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Sony Pictures Bundles UMD With DVD

Sony, the king of proprietary formats, has announced they will begin bundling select UMDs with their big brother DVDs. The two packs are expected to retail for $28.95–a dollar short of the current price of a standalone UMD. Initial releases will include Sony flicks Resident Evil, Underworld, and the Fifth Element, but more titles should […]

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Big Guys In The Videogames Business

Who are the “BIG GUYS” in the videogame business? According to Wall Street Journal writer Nick Wingfield, these are “some of the people … who are reshaping the videogame busines.”

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Blu-Ray Read Speed

One of the biggest talking points about the PlayStation 3 has been its Blu-ray drive and how that will allow more gaming goodness on one disc. No one can deny that a Blu-ray disc can hold substantially more information than standard DVD, but what about the read speed of a Blu-ray drive?

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Nintendo Unveils TV & Web Features For DS

Japanese fans of Nintendo Co. Ltd.’s dual-screen DS portable game machine may soon be able to surf the Web and watch high-definition television programs on their devices in addition to playing games.

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Sony PS3 Launch Could Be Delayed

Sony Corp.’s launch of its next-generation PlayStation 3 video game console could be delayed if industry specifications for some of its technology are not finalized soon, although it is still aiming for a spring rollout, it said on Monday.

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Amazon To Unveil Its Own Portable Digital Music Player

Amazon is preparing to launch its own portable digital music player in direct competition to Apple’s iPod. The plan is interesting for its business model. It plans to offer unlimited download on a monthly or yearly fee.

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IBM starts selling Cell

The Cell processor has been one of the major marketing tools thus far for the PS3. The Cell is essentially 8 fast microprocessors being coordinated by one IBM Power processor.

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