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Today, 05:55 AM
15
Sep 2014
Posted By: Athlon646464


Netflix officially says 'enchanté' to France
 
(engadget.com) - The streaming media service has finally launched in France, and it's expected to go live in five other countries later this week, too. The kicker? France hasn't exactly been thrilled with the idea of an American media company swooping in and romancing its customers with the lure of Orange Is The New Black or (the seriously excellent) Bojack Horseman. Competitors like CanalPlay, a video-on-demand service run by Canal+, have been busy fleshing out their catalogs and snapping up rights to shows like House of Cards while Numericable just gave its customers free access to hundreds of shows to boot....
 

Sep 12 2014 04:19 AM
12
Sep 2014
Posted By: Athlon646464


Verizon eyes 2015 launch for internet TV service, chats à la carte options
 
(engadget.com) - During remarks at the Goldman Sachs Communacopia conference in New York, CEO Lowell McAdam said that the launch of the wireless company's online TV service would arrive "probably late in the first half of 2015." What's more, McAdam also explained that the days of bundled channels could soon be over, saying "nobody wants to have 300 channels on their wireless device." This could lead to a transition towards a more à la carte line-up including "customized channels" that target specific groups of viewers...
 

Sep 12 2014 04:18 AM
12
Sep 2014
Posted By: Athlon646464


STARZ Considering Going Direct To Consumer Via Web Without Pay TV Tie-In
 
(deadline.com) - Add Starz CEO Chris Albrecht to the list of premium channel chiefs who are seriously thinking about using the Internet to offer his programming directly to consumers — including those who don’t buy the pay TV bundle. “It’s not about a la carte,” he told the Goldman Sachs Communacopia investor confab in NYC. “It’s about adapting the technology and our businesses to what’s happening demographically” where 15% of millennials don’t subscribe to pay TV. The issue isn’t so much whether they’ll be so-called cord-nevers: Since most subscribe to broadband, “the question is whether they’ll be video nevers.”...
 

Sep 11 2014 05:01 AM
11
Sep 2014
Posted By: Athlon646464


A Guide To What's On Your TV This Fall
 
 
Fall Preview (tvguide.com)
Fall 2014 TV Premiere Dates (rottentomatoes.com)
Fall TV schedule 2014 (insidetv.ew.com)
2014 College Football TV Schedule (usatoday.com)
 

Sep 11 2014 04:59 AM
11
Sep 2014
Posted By: Athlon646464


Viacom brings 22 channels to Sony's upcoming internet TV service
 
(engadget.com) - Sony's future cloud-based TV service shouldn't be hurting for content. Viacom has forged a deal that will bring 22 of its networks (including Comedy Central and Nickelodeon) to the streaming platform when it launches late this year -- the first time Viacom has provided its channels to any live internet TV service....
 

Sep 10 2014 10:30 AM
10
Sep 2014
Posted By: David Bott


Epson announced new groundbreaking Pro Cinema projectors with laser technology

 

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Today at the CEDIA Expo 2014, Epson announced new groundbreaking Pro Cinema projectors with 3LCD Reflective laser technology, as well as the new Home Cinema 3000-Series of 2D and 3D Full HD 1080p projectors to bring big-screen, blockbuster experiences to the living room.

 

Highlights from the announcements include:

 

·         Epson Launches New 3LCD Reflective Laser Pro Cinema Projectors Elevating Home Theater Viewing to an Enthralling Movie Theater Experience: The Pro Cinema LS10000 4K Enhancement Projector and Pro Cinema LS9600e Wireless 1080p Projector deliver phenomenal image quality and color brightness that elevates any screening to an enthralling cinematic experience. Combining 3LCD Reflective panels and a laser light source, these projectors deliver Absolute Black contrast and bright, true-to-life colors with one of the widest color gamuts in the industry. With 4K Enhancement Technology — available on the LS10000 — all of the subtleties that the filmmakers originally captured become visible in beautiful, crisp clarity.

 

·         New Epson Home Cinema 3000-Series Projectors Bring Versatile and Bright  2D/3D 1080p Blockbuster Performance to Living Rooms: The Home Cinema 3600e, Home Cinema 3500, and Home Cinema 3000 feature up to 2,500 lumens of color brightness and 2,500 lumens of white brightness with up to 70,000:1 contrast ratio to bring an immersive 2D and 3D 1080p experience to today’s living rooms. With wide vertical and horizontal lens shift, 1.6x zoom lens and a 26 percent smaller footprint than preceding models, the new projectors are designed for big-screen entertainment almost anywhere in minutes. 

 

For more information on Epson’s announcements at CEDIA Expo 2014, including the full press releases, fact sheets and images, visit: https://epsonpress.app.box.com/EpsonCEDIA14


Sep 10 2014 08:55 AM
10
Sep 2014
Posted By: Athlon646464


DBSTalk is proud to release the First Look of the SWM-13 LNB
 
13 Tuners on a single wire
3-lnb - Receives 99, 101 & 103 satellites
Designed for use with the DIRECTV Slimline dish
Direct replacement for SWM-3 LNB
Dish alignment may not be needed
 

Sep 10 2014 04:54 AM
10
Sep 2014
Posted By: Athlon646464


DirectTV's Android App for Tablets Updated
 
Version 3.1.6 adds:
 
Free Movie Filter:  Now you can easily find FREE movies by selecting the ‘Free’ filter .
Recently Watched On Demand:  Can't finish a show that you're watching On Demand? Now you can pick it up right where you left off, on the go! Resume watching from your tablet, mobile phone or computer, no matter where you are.
On Demand Streaming Module:  Get quick access to all of DIRECTV's newest movies and TV shows available to stream to your device.
 

Sep 10 2014 04:53 AM
10
Sep 2014
Posted By: Athlon646464


Netflix makes it easier to marathon shows using your Chromecast
 
(engadget.com) - Netflix is releasing new versions of both its Android and iOS apps that enable the serial viewing option when you're using Google's streaming media stick. It works much like you'd expect if you were watching on the mobile device itself, but gives you extra time to reach for that phone buried in the couch cushions. You should see both apps surface within the next few days, and PC support is due "soon."...
 

Sep 10 2014 04:52 AM
10
Sep 2014
Posted By: Athlon646464


Netflix's newest show is all about food
 
(engadget.com) - "Chef's Table" is scheduled as a six-part series headed up by David Gelb. If that name doesn't sound familiar, perhaps one of his most prominent works does: Jiro Dreams of Sushi. The show, Netflix says, debuts next year and will focus on half-a-dozen international chefs and should fit in nicely between the likes of Exit Through the Gift Shop and Herzog's Into the Abyss....
 



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