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Target Launches Family-Friendly Digital Video Service

Target Corporation announced the U.S. launch of its new “family-friendly” Target Ticket digital video service, which is currently available on PC, Mac, Android, iOS, Roku and Xbox 360, as well as Samsung televisions and Blu-ray players.

Drinking and 3D Don’t Mix

Samsung Australia has published an informative series of health and safety (liability) warnings with regard to watching 3D content on its TVs. Among other concerns, some will lament not being able to enjoy their beer while watching the big game in 3D.

Samsung to Discuss Future of LCD and 3D TV

Parks Associates announced that Scott Birnbaum, Vice President, Samsung LCD Group, will deliver the morning keynote, “TV Technology in the New Age of Consumer Buying,” at CONNECTIONS on June 9, 2010. According to the statement, CONNECTIONS: The Digital Living Conference and Showcase, in its 14th year, will take place June 8-10, 2010, at the Santa [...]

Technicolor Streams Video for LOVEFiLM UK

Technicolor announced that it is providing an online streaming service for, a European film and TV subscription service, delivering film and TV shows instantly to subscriber’s PC’s and in the living room to their TV’s, as well as through its postal DVD rental service.

Samsung Unleashes 3D HDTVs in Canada

Samsung Electronics Canada announced it will make its 3D televisions available to consumers beginning March 26, 2010. 3D technology will be available in the LED 9000, 8000, and 7000 series models, as well as the 750 series LCD televisions, plasma 7000 and 8000 series televisions and the BD-C6900 3D Blu-ray Disc (BD) player.

Seagate Ranks Number One in HDD Shipments

iSuppli Corp. announced that Seagate Technology LLC in the fourth quarter of 2009 maintained its lead as the world’s largest manufacturer of Hard Disk Drives (HDD), fending off a strong challenge by perennial second-ranked Western Digital Corp.

Blockbuster and Warner Bros. Agree on DVD and Blu-ray

Blockbuster Inc. announced a new agreement that continues to provide immediate availability of Warner Bros. titles in BLOCKBUSTER stores and by-mail. The digital agreement already in place remains unchanged.

Samsung Blu-ray Players and HDTVs Feature BLOCKBUSTER On Demand

Blockbuster Inc. announced that BLOCKBUSTER On Demand will reach millions more homes across America through the latest models of Samsung connected HDTVs, Blu-ray Disc (BD) players and Blu-ray integrated home theater systems. According to the statement, BLOCKBUSTER On Demand is part of the newly-launched Samsung Apps, the first HDTV-based application store where users can download [...]

Samsung Adopts Technicolor mp3HD Format

Technicolor announced that its mp3HD format, introduced in 2009, is featured in the Samsung “IceTouch,” the company’s first mp3HD portable player, which was recently unveiled at CES 2010.

WD Launches My Passport AV Portable Media Drives

Western Digital (WD) announced that it has introduced its new My Passport AV portable media drives. According to the statement, designed specifically for video storage and playback, the new My Passport AV portable media drives deliver a plug-and-play experience for digital media enthusiasts. Available now at select retailers and WD’s online store, the My Passport [...]

Samsung Announces App Store

Samsung Electronics America Inc. announced that it has launched Samsung Apps, the first HDTV-based application store where users can download applications from select 2010 Samsung HDTVs, Blu-ray Disc (BD) players and home theater systems via the upgraded Internet@TV – Content Service.

Samsung Announces Availability of Full HD 3D LED TV

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. announced the world’s first-available Full HD 3D LED TV and full lineup of 3D home entertainment products to consumers worldwide. Samsung also announced today the expansion of its strategic alliance with DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc. to feature an exclusive offering of the company’s Shrek film series in its entirety in 3D [...]

Samsung Announces 2010 Plasma HDTV Prices

Samsung Electronics America Inc. announced the U.S. availability and pricing of its 2010 portfolio of Ultra-Slim Plasma HDTVs, with three series ranging from 50 inches to 63 inches. According to the statement, six of the eight models of this year’s Ultra-Slim Plasma HDTV line (8000 and 7000 Series) are 3D-enabled, giving consumers the ability to [...]

Samsung Unveils Pricing and Availability of Blu-ray Home Theaters

Samsung Electronics America Inc. announced the U.S. availability and pricing of the company’s next-generation Blu-ray Home Theater Systems. According to the statement, as announced at CES, the lineup includes the HT-C6930W, HT-C6730W, HT-C7530W and entry-level HT-C6500 and HT-C5500. All five models introduce a new, no-grill speaker design. They also offer Samsung’s newly-introduced immersive Crystal Amplifier [...]

Samsung Reveals Pricing and Availability of 2010 Blu-ray Players

Samsung Electronics America Inc. announced the U.S. availability and pricing of its 2010 lineup of Blu-ray Disc (BD) players. According to the statement, as announced at CES, the BD-C6900 leads the lineup, featuring built-in 3D playback. For design and performance-conscience consumers, the BD-C7500 is the slimmest Blu-ray player to date, with a nature-inspired, contemporary form [...]