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New iPod shuffle still has no display, now lacks buttons
— 1:10 PM on March 11, 2009

Attention, trendy joggers and celebrities everywhere: the third-generation iPod shuffle is out. Apple has...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia

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iTunes DRM-free upgrades are now available track-by-track
— 1:14 PM on January 29, 2009

Apple has quietly updated its DRM upgrade policy on iTunes. According to iLounge, folks wishing to strip digital rights management protection from their songs

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Copyright

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Analog Devices passes SoundMAX torch to Conexant
— 3:43 PM on December 15, 2008

When Analog Devices said it would stop developing PC audio codecs this summer, we expected the move to empower other audio codec providers. That's...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia

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Microsoft adjusts Zune pricing, undercuts Apple
— 11:01 AM on November 20, 2008

If you need a new MP3 player this Christmas and Apple's "Get a Mac" ads have rubbed you the wrong way, good news: you...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia

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No new Dell MP3 players coming this year
— 1:37 PM on November 11, 2008

Despite some of the things we heard this summer, Dell may hold off on resuming its battle with the iPod. eWeek says the Wall Street...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia

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Get ready for full-length movies on YouTube
— 9:50 AM on November 6, 2008

Google is in for a direct collision course with Hulu, according to CNet News. The news site has learned from an "executive with a major...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Internet

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AMD closes deal with Broadcom, gets $142M
— 12:39 PM on October 28, 2008

A couple of months ago, AMD announced that it had struck a deal to sell its digital TV business to Broadcom. The transaction would...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia

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New Walmart MP3 store has cross-platform support
— 10:51 AM on October 28, 2008

In the face of heated competition from Amazon and Apple, Walmart looks to be working hard to make its new MP3 downloads store more compelling....

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia

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Badaboom 1.0 uses Nvidia GPUs to transcode video
— 5:01 PM on October 23, 2008

Nvidia has made lots of noise about its CUDA general-purpose programming interface in recent months. While the company still boasts about CUDA's benefits for...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Multimedia

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Microsoft denies Xbox 360 Blu-ray rumors, again
— 5:08 PM on October 10, 2008

Yesterday, rumors of a Blu-ray drive for the Xbox 360 re-emerged after several months of silence. Supposedly, Microsoft had contracted Toshiba-Samsung Storage Technology to...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Game consoles

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Walmart postpones DRM server shutdown indefinitely
— 9:16 AM on October 10, 2008

Surprise, surprise. Barely two weeks after announcing plans to shut down its digital-rights-management authentication servers, Walmart has backpedaled. Engadget says the company has...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Copyright

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Xbox 360 Blu-ray drive still looms, says report
— 11:08 AM on October 9, 2008

Shortly after Toshiba called it quits on the whole HD DVD thing earlier this year, the rumor mill ground up to full speed and started...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Game consoles

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Apple threatens to shut iTunes if artist royalties increase
— 2:03 PM on October 2, 2008

The iTunes Store has made Apple the top music retailer in the United States, and it has likely played no small part in promoting...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Copyright

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Like Yahoo, Walmart plans to shut down DRM servers
— 10:58 AM on September 29, 2008

Remember back in July, when Yahoo announced the impending demise of its DRM servers and urged customers to burn their music to CDs? Despite...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Copyright

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GAudi lets you find words inside videos
— 4:54 PM on September 17, 2008

Wouldn't it be neat if you could not only search YouTube for video names, tags, and authors, but also actual spoken words inside videos? Believe...

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Industry coalition pushes flexible, 'domain-based' DRM
— 3:42 PM on September 15, 2008

After years of attempting to shove digital rights management down users' throats, the music industry finally got the message. Today, "DRM-free MP3" is the new...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Copyright

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New, thinner iPods launch alongside iTunes 8
— 1:37 PM on September 9, 2008

At Apple's "Let's Rock" event in San Francisco earlier today, a still-emaciated Steve Jobs unveiled a batch of refreshed iPods along with a matching...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Personal tech

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Microsoft spills the beans on new Zunes
— 10:15 AM on September 9, 2008

Now that information about its new Zunes has popped up on gadget sites worldwide (and a couple of online retailers have mistakenly listed the devices),...

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