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Where's the sweet spot for headphones?
— 12:26 AM on March 19, 2009

The headphone market is littered with an incredible range of options, from the throwaway garbage bundled with cheap MP3 players to audiophile earmuffs that would...

Type: Blog post Tags: Multimedia

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PlayStation 3 developers get free PhysX SDK
— 12:44 PM on March 18, 2009

Nvidia may be promoting PhysX as a way to sell more GeForces, but the company hasn't forgotten about the physics application programming interface's other uses....

Type: News story Tags: Game consoles

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Western Digital's WD TV HD Media Player
— 11:00 PM on March 12, 2009

Could Western Digital's new digital media player be the ideal companion for the company's external hard drives? And does it belong in your entertainment...

Type: Feature article Tags: Multimedia

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Latest iPod shuffle the quintessential Apple product
— 4:57 PM on March 12, 2009

Perhaps more than any other Apple product, the iPod shuffle is the perfect example of the Steve Jobs Reality Distortion Field in action. When...

Type: Blog post Tags: Multimedia Personal tech

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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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Stickin' it to the sat man
— 10:57 AM on March 5, 2009

Generally speaking, Americans believe that more is better—except for, of course, leprosy and Celine...

Type: Blog post Tags: Multimedia Mac

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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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Trent Reznor gives fans remix-ready HD concert footage
— 1:10 PM on January 14, 2009

Nine Inch Nails frontman Trent Reznor is no stranger to releasing goodies on the Internet. Last March, he one-upped Radiohead's In Rainbows release with...

Type: Blog post Tags: Multimedia

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Engineers say Sony R&D cash went into the Xbox 360's CPU
— 9:45 AM on January 2, 2009

The Xbox 360 has turned out to be a formidable competitor to the PlayStation 3, and Sony may have unknowingly contributed to its success. So...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Game consoles

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Zune can't party like it's 2009
— 12:48 PM on December 31, 2008

Why are MP3 players so hard to get right? A few months ago, my year-and-a-half-old and largely babied iPod 5.5G gave up the ghost....

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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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