Daily Archives: Sunday, February 17, 2008

Toshiba To Kill HD DVD – Finally

Both Japan’s NHK and Reuters are reporting that Toshiba is finally ready to concede the obvious and pull the plug on HD DVD, with an announcement to come as early as this week. Reuters cites an internal company source which … Continue reading

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Retailers Have Been Promoting Blu-ray Already

TWICE is reporting on a study by J.D. Power and Associates and Market Force Information which shows that retailers have been heavily promoting Blu-ray to shoppers, even before the recent announcements. In January they sent secret shoppers into 200 retail … Continue reading

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DVR’s Increase Viewership

A new report from Nielsen, reported in Brodcasting & Cable, reports that DVRs actually increase TV viewing – which is probably not a surprise for DVR owners. Comparing viewing by 18-to-49 year olds in November 2005 to viewing in November … Continue reading

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Dr. Phil Gives Audience Slingbox PRO & HD Connect Bundle

Personally I really can’t stand the guy, but he (or someone who works on his show) seems to have good taste in tech. As part of his 1000/1001 show celebration, Dr. Phil gave every audience member a Sling Media Slingbox … Continue reading

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Thank You Deborah

Deborah, thank you for the TiVo Rewards Referral.

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