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Tuesday: November 29, 2011

Snag an enjoyable Mario Kart clone on the Xbox 360 for just $15.Snag an enjoyable Mario Kart clone on the Xbox 360 for just $15.

I played the demo of this a while back and really enjoyed it.  To me it was mario kart with real cars.  I never did buy the full version though.  Seeing at $15 has peaked my interest again.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Deals & Steals @ 10:33 AM | Tags (5) | blur | game | mario kart | racing | xbox 360 |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 14 Clicks | Posted by Anthony


Monday: May 10, 2010

Warner would really like you to upgrade your DVD collection over to Blu-ray.Warner would really like you to upgrade your DVD collection over to Blu-ray.

Do you have a whole bunch of Warner movies still festering on DVD? If those DVDs happen to be in their small list of seventy-five titles - you can upgrade them over to that fancy new Blu-ray format... for a small fee. What, did you think it was free? Silly human.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Movies @ 6:50 AM | Tags (8) | bluray | warner | dvd | exchange | program | betanews | fee | upgrade |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 11 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: December 15, 2009

Lord of the Rings trilogy will be available on Blu-ray next April.Lord of the Rings trilogy will be available on Blu-ray next April.

The April release is just for the standard theatrical cuts and not the extended editions. The extended editions are expected sometime in 2011 closer to the release of The Hobbit.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Movies @ 6:32 AM | Tags (6) | lordoftherings | lotr | bluray | 2010 | april | denofgeek |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 10 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: November 20, 2009

Sony to unveil a brand new digitial distribution service sometime in 2010.Sony to unveil a brand new digitial distribution service sometime in 2010.

Sony plans to launch a new online service to distribute movies, music, books and other content to network-capable TVs, Blu-ray players, ebooks and others in a bid to add value to its hardware.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interesting @ 6:54 AM | Tags (10) | bluray | books | distribution | ebooks | hardware | interesting | movies | music | sony | televisions |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 6 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: October 29, 2009

Some rumored specs leak out regarding the fabled Wii 2 console.Some rumored specs leak out regarding the fabled Wii 2 console.

MaxConsole has some alleged leaked tidbits on Nintendo's next console in which they believe that the device will have Blu-ray support and finally boast high definition capability. Oh, and it will hit stores sometime in late 2010.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Video Games @ 4:58 PM | Tags (11) | 1080 | bluray | consoles | gaming | hd | leak | maxconsole | nintendo | specs | videogames | wii2 |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 24 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: October 26, 2009

Netflix streaming coming soon to Playstation 3 consoles.Netflix streaming coming soon to Playstation 3 consoles.

The bad news: PS3 owners will need to put a special Blu-ray disc in the game console, which will enable streaming via the Blu-ray's BD Live functionality. That's a departure from all other Netflix-enabled devices, which just have the Netflix option as a built-in feature.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Video Games @ 7:42 AM | Tags (10) | bluray | departure | disc | live | netflix | playstation | ps3 | sony | special | streaming |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 6 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: October 22, 2009

Disney would like you to be able to watch your movies anywhere.Disney would like you to be able to watch your movies anywhere.

Disney's new initiative is called 'Keychest' and you just might be able to have your movies delivered via some nifty cloud-computing concepts. They also hope that the initiative will prolong the relevancy of DVDs and Blu-ray so don't go throwing away all of your discs just yet.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Technology @ 8:13 AM | Tags (9) | availability | bluray | cloud | computing | devices | disney | dvds | movies | technology |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 10 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: October 21, 2009

Photoblog: Commuter Blur
Commuter Blur

Snapped while traveling home from work on the rarely photogenic Harlem line. I'm even more pleased with the fact that this shot came from my trusty iPhone.

Location:

Fleetwood, New York

Posted to Photoblog filed in Artsy @ 10:05 PM | Tags (7) | photoblog | artsy | photography | blur | commuter | work | travel |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 2 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: August 26, 2009

Blu-ray won't replacing the DVD drive in computers anytime soon according to analyst.Blu-ray won't replacing the DVD drive in computers anytime soon according to analyst.

At least not until 2013 anyway.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Technology @ 8:00 AM | Tags (5) | bluray | dvd | pcs | computers | betanews |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 4 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: August 25, 2009

Limited edition of Pixar's UP to include your very own Luxo Jr. Lamp.Limited edition of Pixar's UP to include your very own Luxo Jr. Lamp.

Three formats of the movie (DVD, Blu-ray, and digital) plus Luxo Jr. will set you back $140 bucks.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Movies @ 9:39 AM | Tags (6) | bluray | lamp | luxo | movies | pixar | up |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 26 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: August 11, 2009

Blu-ray editions of UP and Monsters, Inc coming out on November 10th.Blu-ray editions of UP and Monsters, Inc coming out on November 10th.

The real news here is the $45.99 price tag. I'll wait for the non-special edition release, thanks.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Movies @ 1:50 PM | Tags (8) | up | monsters | disney | pixar | release | dates | november | bluray |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 4 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: July 17, 2009

Blu-ray disc sales actually up this quarter.Blu-ray disc sales actually up this quarter.

Rentals and overall sales are significantly higher than the were the same time last year. Take that, DVD.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Technology @ 7:39 AM | Tags (6) | bluray | dvd | adoption | profits | sales | revenue |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 2 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: July 7, 2009

Blu-ray discs may not be all that durable as originally thought.Blu-ray discs may not be all that durable as originally thought.

Either that or Netflix doesn't want to change the envelopes that these discs are shipped in.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interesting @ 3:52 PM | Tags (4) | bluray | netflix | durable | crack |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 17 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: June 24, 2009

New type of DVD format can hold 2,000 movies on one disc.New type of DVD format can hold 2,000 movies on one disc.

Commercial release still about five years away though.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Technology @ 7:24 AM | Tags (5) | dvd | bluray | storage | capacity | media |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 24 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: June 23, 2009

Five reasons why Blu-ray is hurting right now.Five reasons why Blu-ray is hurting right now.

Blu-ray by all accounts was supposed to revolutionize personal video with crisp high-definition picture quality and booming sound. But uptake has been slow. Here are five reasons that Blue-ray isn't making the splash it was expected to.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Technology @ 5:07 PM | Tags (4) | bluray | media | dvd | highdef |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 28 Clicks | Posted by Vin


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