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A quick look at Psyko's 5.1 PC Gaming Headset
— 11:00 AM on April 22, 2010

Psyko's 5.1 surround-sound headphones promise to envelope gamers in a perfect room filled with accurate positional audio. But can fancy waveguides really trump a proper...

Type: Feature article Tags: Multimedia

TV shows could drop to $1 an episode on iTunes
— 11:17 AM on February 11, 2010

Apple may have strayed from flat 99-cent pricing for songs, but TV shows may soon drop to that level. According to the Financial Times, Apple...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia

Zune HD gets a price cut, slips to $190
— 6:00 AM on February 3, 2010

Is Microsoft getting sick of all the attention Apple has been getting lately? Microsoft's Zune HD media players have received a surprise price cut,...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Personal tech

Steve Jobs bets on HTML5 video, slams Adobe
— 4:49 PM on February 1, 2010

The evidence seems clear at this point: much like the iPhone and iPod touch, the Apple iPad will lack support for Adobe's Flash technology. Don't...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Internet Personal tech

Asus CES booth tour covers notebooks, nettops, speakers, mobos, and more
— 7:37 PM on January 12, 2010

Visiting Asus' booth at a trade show is always an experience. The company makes, well, just about everything. At the Consumer Electronics Show,...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Multimedia Mobile computing

Blu-ray 3D specification finalized
— 6:00 AM on December 21, 2009

Folks who saw Avatar in 3D this weekend may soon be able to reproduce that experience in their living rooms—provided they can afford some new,...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia

A couple of months with SanDisk's Sansa Clip+ MP3 player
— 10:33 AM on December 11, 2009

SanDisk's Sansa Clip has been the best mini MP3 player for a couple of years. Now there's a new model: the Clip+. We spend...

Type: Feature article Tags: Multimedia Personal tech

AMD to showcase stereoscopic Blu-ray
— 1:06 PM on December 7, 2009

Unlike Nvidia with its GeForce 3D Vision initiative, AMD hasn't really attempted to meld stereoscopic 3D and PC games. The company isn't shunning stereoscopic...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Multimedia

Kingston, Paramount offer movies on flash drives
— 11:36 AM on November 3, 2009

Is this the beginning of the end for DVDs and Blu-ray? Only time will tell, but today's news still seems like a step in that...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Storage

Apple may be prepping $30-a-month TV service
— 3:01 PM on November 2, 2009

How would you feel about ditching your cable TV subscription and paying Apple for the same service, instead? Judging by a story by All Things...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia

Google may be planning a music service
— 9:43 AM on October 21, 2009

Good thing Google's CEO left Apple's board of directors. After a smart phone platform, web browser, and operating system, Google may soon unleash a...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Internet

Could Microsoft target iPod users with Zune services?
— 9:41 AM on October 8, 2009

When you think about the Zune software, you probably think about Microsoft's new Zune HD (and, possibly, the older Zune devices that won't be...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Personal tech

Microsoft confirms Zune HD apps, games
— 9:20 AM on September 15, 2009

Those little hints we came across over the past few days and weeks weren't false. In its press release announcing the availability of the...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Personal tech

Zune HD to stay U.S.-only for now
— 6:00 AM on September 11, 2009

Microsoft's Zune HD might show a lot of promise, but it'll be tough to get for folks outside the States. Ars Technica has received confirmation...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia

Steve Jobs introduces new iPods, iTunes 9
— 2:04 PM on September 9, 2009

Apple had few surprises in store at its "rock and roll" event this morning, aside perhaps from the return of charismatic co-founder and quasi religious...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Software Personal tech

Microsoft to kill off non-HD Zunes
— 3:13 PM on September 3, 2009

The second-generation Zunes that launched two years ago had a lot going for them: low prices, Wi-Fi syncing, built-in radio tuners, and the Zune...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Personal tech

Report: YouTube in talks with studios over movie rentals
— 11:31 AM on September 3, 2009

Could YouTube become the next major online service to offer movie rentals? Maybe so, according to CNet News, which quotes a Wall Street Journal report...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Copyright

Apple confirms September 9 event
— 1:23 PM on August 31, 2009

Well, it's official: new iPods are coming out next week. AppleInsider says Apple has sent out invitations to members of the press for an...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Personal tech