Sony's Playstation 3 Movie Download Service to Launch this Summer

We had a rumor about this news back in April but as part of a new corporate Strategy Update, Sony has just confirmed it: video downloads will come to the PS3 "this summer". That's first in the US, with a Europe and Japan roll-out later in the year. Plus, Sony will expand the service across their other video-enabled… »6/26/08 4:48am6/26/08 4:48am

Digital Distribution Tangling Up Writers Guild of America Talks, Strike Looms

In case you were unawares, the contract between Hollywood producers and the Writers Guild of America was supposed to expire a few hours ago, leading to a possible strike, meaning bad things could happen. One of the major issues is digital content and distribution—after getting screwed over by the terms of how they… »11/01/07 3:15am11/01/07 3:15am

SanDisk Sansa TakeTV and Fanfare Video Service Beta Reviewed (Verdict: Wait and See)

Over the weekend, blabbed on SanDisk's Sansa TakeTV, formerly previewed as USB TV. Now available, the TakeTV mobile video player will cost $100 for 4GB and $150 for 8GB. also mentioned the Fanfare video service, now in beta. It just so happens we got to play around with both, shoot some galleries and… »10/22/07 3:00am10/22/07 3:00am