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TWC’s twisted Plan for the Glowing Video Streaming Business

TWC’s twisted Plan for the Glowing Video Streaming Business

The Lucifer of 2nd largest cable provider is back in taunting mood. A small city with population of 110,000 at southeast Texas about to experiment the new Satanist plan from Time Warner Cable. Starting first quarter this year, new cable subscribers at Beaumont, Texas will have to weight their all-you-can-eat buffet at the counter. The chief is complaining 5% of their customer bases consume over the threshold, extra charge will be weighted by scale for the big eater, but they wish to continue the buffet business as usual. Oh wait… No money back if you eat less.

Helio Mysto hitting mass market today

Helio Mysto hitting mass market today

So the Helio Mysto, the second phone Helio stole from Samsungs top of the line Ultimate Edition line, is finally hitting the market so everyone can get one. If I may remind you, they had a 2-day sale of them in just a couple stores for the two days right after Christmas and then that was it.

BluFocus launched Services for Blu-Ray Quality Control

BluFocus launched Services for Blu-Ray Quality Control

If you aren’t much of ps3 game console user but own a standalone Blu-Ray player, there’s one service that may spark you interest. BluFocus, a new company launched to provide movie studio an advanced testing and advisory service Specialist for Blu-ray movie titles. Yes, the hi-def hardware is too sophisticated they need a dedicated software specialist in Quality control.

My Cable Company offers to Cut Down the Service Cost, Voluntarily

My Cable Company offers to Cut Down the Service Cost, Voluntarily

You don’t get these every day. When was the last time you heard anything positive about the tyranny Cable company? Bad service, terrible manner, incompetent technical support, excessive service cost…and the list go on. I am sure most of you been there and done that but I experienced something different today, something positive for a change.

The Future of Blockbuster Plan on the Move

The Future of Blockbuster Plan on the Move

Mark Cuban mentioned the future of movie rental business is having larger storage media and movies purchase at local electronic chain store or freight, forget about disc. Look like Blockbuster is doing it, Jim Keyes, the CEO of Blockbuster announced at CES 2008 about their plan to become entertainment convenience store by having an electronic downloadable kiosks at brick and mortar stores front. Media will be selling via flash device instead, at least that's what they are working on it. But there’s more to the future of Blockbuster.

CES 2008: Polaroid Freescape

CES 2008: Polaroid Freescape

Imagine combining the best of the TiVo and the best of a SlinBox all into one and you have a pretty good idea of what Polaroid is offering up with the Freescape. It’s a DVR, is a wirelessly streaming media hub, and it’s a place shifter, it is the ultimate in digital entertainment hardware.

Archos TV+ is everything the Apple TV should have been

Archos TV+ is everything the Apple TV should have been

I hate comparing one product to another, but the Archos set top box DVR is everything the Apple TV should have been and even has an equally slick appearance. Alright, lets start with the fact that it comes in your choice of 80 or 250 gigabyte capacities, and, since its made by Archos, I wouldn’t be surprised if some enterprising modders found a way to increase that.

CES 2008: SanDisk Cruzer Titanium Plus comes with online backup service

CES 2008: SanDisk Cruzer Titanium Plus comes with online backup service

So at CES this year SanDisk, BeInSync, Amazon, and BoomerangIt will all be coming together on a fairly impressive flash drive. Sure, you might see the flash drive as what it is physically, four gigabytes of flash storage, but thanks to Amazon you get 6 months free of an equal amount of online storage, and thanks to BeInSynce those four gigabytes on the flash drive and the 4GB online will be the same.

BlackBerry gets blessed with ColorWare treatment

BlackBerry gets blessed with ColorWare treatment

For those of you not in the know, ColorWare is a company that was started roughly 7 years ago and the service they offer is that they will alter the color of a large number of consumer electronics ranging from computers, iPods, gaming systems, all the way up to BlackBerry’s now. They will officially begin offering the color-changed devices on the 31st of December.

Mozilla Weave backs up your FireFox data online

Mozilla Weave backs up your FireFox data online

Mozilla is stepping into the services world with their new web-based service Weave. Essentially it works with Firefox to save a copy of your bookmarks, passwords, preferences, stuff like that, all to the Mozilla servers for easy access, and easy sharing should you decide to do so.

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