New Apple TV: Will the Device Compete With the iPad? Upgraded Interface and iCloud Storage AnnouncedApple’s new iPad has been the talk of the tech community this week, but media gurus shouldn’t ignore the company’s other release: an upgraded Apple TV. Especially since a new software system allows an Apple TV to function almost entirely like an iPad, reported Australian news source News.com.au.
- The folks over at cultofmac.com edited Cook's keynote down to 90 seconds so you can listen to all the new features of the new iPad and Apple TV in an efficient way.
- Over 40 advertisers with the Rush Limbaugh show said they ditched the show because of offensive comments the conservative talk show host made about Georgetown University Law student Sandra Fluke, but Limbaugh is claiming they all lied.
- More technology advertisers, including Netflix (Nasdaq: NFLX), Stamps.com (Nasdaq: STMP) and PolyCom (Nasdaq:PLCM) have withdrawn from the “Rush Limbaugh Show” after the host’s derogatory remarks about a female Georgetown University law student.
- Netflix is in talks with major cable companies over potentially adding the popular online streaming service to cable, Reuters reported.
- At least 29 sponsors have pulled their support from Rush Limbaugh’s radio program--and now it looks like they’re paying the price.
- Last year, Nintendo launched its latest portable gaming device -- the 3DS, though it slipped on sales initially however eventually, it became the company's fastest-selling DS console till present. Further, last week during Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2012, Sony Computer Entertainment announced the official launch of its PSP successor - Sony PS Vita.
- Unfortunately for fans of Toy Story 3, Billy Madison or Mallrats, Starz's contract with Netflix is set to expire on Feb. 29, which makes today and tomorrow the last two days to enjoy more than 1,000 titles from the Starz Play section of the popular video streaming service.
- PlayStation gamers, be sure to get in those last few rounds of “Uncharted” or “Battlefield” with your buddies before Thursday. On March 1st, the Sony PlayStation Network service will be down, according to its official blog. The hiatus, beginning around 11 a.m. and lasting until after midnight, seeks to address bugs, optimize performance, and perform necessary maintenance.
- Gamers and PlayStation fans can check another major event off their calendar. Today, the entertainment and electronics company released the PS Vita, a sleek follow-up to the previous Play Station Portable (PSP). But is this new gaming device geared towards hardcore gamers or mobile app lovers? Unlike its predecessor, the Vita was designed and developed during the age of social networking and smartphones, giving it more of a modern edge. Here are five things to know about the latest Sony release....
- Shares of Los Gatos, Calif.-based Netflix were down more than 4 percent Wednesday following a day earlier announcement that Comcast was jumping into the online streaming foray.
- The nation's biggest cable company, Comcast, is set to unveil its new on-demand video streaming service, Xfinity Streampix, this week, which will be a cheaper alternative to competitor Netflix at $5 per month.
David Cross Confesses to Snorting Cocaine at White House Correspondents' Dinner with Girlfriend Amber Tamblyn [NSFW]Arrested Development star David Cross confessed to snorting cocaine at the 2009 White House Correspondent's dinner, while in the presence of President Obama, in a recent interview with Playboy magazine, according to the NY Daily News.
David Cross Confesses to Snorting Cocaine at White House Correspondent's Dinner with Girlfriend Amber TamblynArrested Development star David Cross confessed to snorting cocaine at the 2009 White House Correspondent's dinner, while in the presence of President Obama, in a recent interview with Playboy magazine, according to the NY Daily News.
- Netflix and the Weinstein Co. announced Tuesday it had entered into a multi-year licensing agreement that will make foreign language, documentary and certain other movies from The Weinstein Company available exclusively to U.S. Netflix subscribers.