Review: Sony's Complete Bravia Link Home Theater System

While many of us have our collection of nice electronic toys, most of us can't afford to walk into a store, take a look at a company like Sony's complete line of Bravia media add-ons and walk out with it all. And your conscience might stop you anyway-even if your wallet could take the hit, you know enough to look… »11/17/08 12:01pm11/17/08 12:01pm

State of The Infinite Format War: Get Ready for Five Long Years of Set-Top Battle Royale

One year ago, we predicted that the infinite format war would rise from the ashes of the HD DVD/Blu-ray format war-that a million online services and set-top boxes would suddenly promise to deliver movies and video to your computer or TV. And that each one would essentially be their own format, since none of them are… »6/13/08 1:00pm6/13/08 1:00pm

Amazon-Pepsi Promotion Gets Official and Awesome: Free MP3s, Unbox Downloads, DVDs, CDs and Gadgets

Good news on the Pepsi-Amazon MP3 contest front: It's official, it's not a contest and they've giving away more than MP3s. It's a point-based promo that launches on Feb. 1, with 4 billion Pepsi products carrying points that you can bank on for MP3s from Amazon store, which now has tracks from all four… »1/14/08 12:55pm1/14/08 12:55pm

$300 TiVo HD Unboxed and Fondled (Verdict: Hell Yes!)

If you've been saving up your nickels to get a $800 TiVo Series3, you just got yourself a $500 bonus prize. Today TiVo releases the TiVo HD, a scaled-back version of the original Series3 that lists for just $299. We got our hands on one, and managed the even more complicated task of convincing Cablevision to install… »7/24/07 12:01am7/24/07 12:01am

Hands-On: Amazon Unbox On TiVo, Working Together for Movie Downloading Hijinks

Click to viewThe Amazon Unbox movie download system is now firmly linked up with the TiVo service, and if you have a TiVo Series 2 or Series 3 box, now you can download Amazon Unbox movies right into your Now Playing list just as if they were another TV show or movie. We gave it a try, winding our way through its… »3/15/07 4:00pm3/15/07 4:00pm

Xbox 360 HD Movie/TV Downloads Doing Well, More on the Way

The ability to download HD movies on the Xbox 360 was deemed by industry insiders to be the most successful story in digital downloads of 2006. Movie downloads for sale or rent from the Xbox Live Internet service are doing surprisingly well, and Microsoft is in talks to procure more content from all the major studios,… »1/02/07 8:25am1/02/07 8:25am