Daily Archives: Monday, March 31, 2008

HD DVD’s Last Gasps, War Becomes BD Versus DVD

A small change in Home Media Magazine reflects the much larger change in the batter for home video. The Nielsen VideoScan pie-charts, which used to show BD vs. HD DVD for the week ended, year-to-date, and since inception now show … Continue reading

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Hollywood Still Doesn’t ‘Get’ Technology Such As TiVo

Denise Howell has a nice write-up of a copyright discussion at the recent Tech Policy Summit over at ZDNet. The discussion panel included Patrick Ross (Executive Director, Copyright Alliance), Fred von Lohmann (Senior Staff Attorney, EFF), Matt Zinn (VP and … Continue reading

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Roxio Releases Toast 8.0.4 And 9.0.2 With Fixes For TiVo And Others

The Mac Observer reports that Roxio has released updates for both Toast 8 Titanium and Toast 9 Titanium, the new versions being 8.0.4 and 9.0.2, respectively. The updates include fixes for several TiVo audio and video sync issues. 9.0.2 also … Continue reading

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TiVo Owning Student Hopes End Of Writer’s Strike Will Restore Popularity

From Student Life, The Independent Newspaper of Washington University in St. Louis Since 1878, comes this article about student Sean Cassidy: Dardick resident and freshman Sean Cassidy has spent the last six months in relative isolation. But all that should … Continue reading

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Hauppauge HD PVR PC Add-On Delayed, Again

Back at CES Hauppauge announced their HD PVR PC USB add-on, which will allow PCs to record high-definition content from component input into H.264/AVCHD video. Originally slated for ’1Q08′, which ends today, it was pushed back to ‘spring’, and now … Continue reading

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