A touchscreen GPS navigator that works in the wilderness and that you can wear on your wrist? That’s a neat idea, but not one that Garmin’s been able to realize with this new Epix. Allow me to explain.
A hike deep into the woods or unexplored territory is only fun if you know you can find your way back out. And to ensure that adventurers can safely get to or from their destinations without a pack weighed down with gadgets, Garmin's new epix watch straps a full GPS navigator to your wrist, complete with touchscreen…
According to Reuters, Apple is in talks to secure content from three major movie studios for the Apple TV, and potentially for the long-rumored Apple HDTV.
Well, this news is a long time coming for most Star Trek Fans. Apparently, CBS is hard at work remastering the Next Generation as an HD offering, and will beam it to you via Netflix this fall.
Netflix has reached an agreement with Epix to include films from Paramount, Lionsgate and MGM Studios as part of its Watch Instantly offerings, starting September 1. The films will be available on Netflix only 90 days after their pay TV debuts.
Netflix is actively pursuing an exclusive online streaming deal with startup pay-TV channel Epix—a move that would mean access to powerhouse studios Paramount, Lionsgate, and MGM. Netflix will reportedly pay around $1 billion for the five-year deal.
Lionsgate, Paramount and MGM are banding together to create a Hulu-style streaming service called Epix, promising new, pre-DVD-release films at 720p quality. The way they're going about it, though, is a little strange.
If the BlackBerry Storm isn't quite your beat, Verizon's got a surprisingly sturdy brigade of other phones coming out next month, headlined by Samsung's Omnia and HTC's Touch Pro (sorry, XV6850—why won't you just let HTC be, Verizon?). The Omnia's keeping the same crappy UI, but it'll be tarted up red, the way VZW…
The Samsung Epix—the BlackJack III in another dimension where BlackBerry doesn't exist and the acronym BJ doesn't make people snicker—actually seems like a solid successor to the BlackJack II, adding the major things it needs to not get laughed at by every other smartphone today, "world's first optical mouse in a…