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TiVo Gets Bailed Out By Netflix

Step aside Microsoft, there’s a new Netflix streamer in town. Today, Netflix announced that it has added TiVo to its growing list of streaming partners. Being that TiVo’s subscriber base hasn’t grown much since 2005, we’re thinking TiVo needs this partnership more than Netflix; considering Netflix has already partnered with LG, Microsoft and Samsung. Netflix will be available to TiVo ...

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Yoda Spotted In Madrid

While enjoying my European adventure I saw the renowned Jedi Master Yoda in Madrid’s historic Plaza Mayor. Apparently, Yoda’s fallen on hard times since filming the Star Wars movies and now he’s resorted to begging for money from tourists in Spain. It was cool seeing my favorite sci-fi hero in the flesh, but I’d rather have a chance to get ...

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RAMBO: THE ARCADE GAME

So SEGA is still in business somehow and it’s latest offering comes in the form of a Japanese arcade unit called RAMBO. Based on the latest Sly Stallone flick, this light gun shooter is packed with cheesy movie clips and horrible gameplay. For instance: All you do is press one button and kill (almost) everything on the screen that moves. ...

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RealNetworks Releases RealDVD, Hollywood Cries

Have a Windows PC and a Netflix account? Perfect. Grab your credit card and get ready to hand over $30 to RealNetworks. Yes, that Real. The one with the obsolete streaming audio format. Yes! That’s the one! You see, Real just released RealDVD. It’s a legal application that allows you to rip DVDs to up to five computers without ramifications. ...

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Truth: Amazon Launching Mobile Music, Movie Store For Android

The rumor that Amazon will be launching a music and movie store for Android-based cellphones has been confirmed by Vince. Like Vince mentions, this will make Amazon a direct competitor to Apples iTunes Music Store. The Apple advertisement team is probably hard at work making up some nice bashes they can throw in Amazon’s direction. I guess we’ll just have ...

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Rumor: Amazon Launching Mobile Music, Movie Store For Android

Oh snap! Today will mostly consist of news about Google’s Android platform and the T-Mobile G1 smartphone. The latest rumor to hit our inbox involves the almighty Amazon.com and content distribution. Apparently, Amazon could be releasing a music and movie store just for Android-based cellphones. That would instantly make Amazon a direct competitor to Apple’s iTunes Music Store and we’re ...

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Kaws Stormtrooper Figurine

Design superstar Kaws got the inspiration for his latest creation from the iconic Star Wars Stormtrooper. This figurine combines Kaws’ signature skeleton with the classic uniform of the evil Imperial clone troops. Details about the Kaws stormtrooper are in short supply, but Hypebeast says it’s rumored to be a limited release for the OriginalFake store in Tokyo. This isn’t the ...

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IMDb Offering Over 6000 Free Movies, TV Shows

Finally, Amazon has made a move that will no doubt shake up the world of online video. One of it’s hottest properties, IMDb.com, will now be offering over 6,000 full-length films and TV episodes for – wait for it – free. Yes, free. Amazon is actively promoting this and is encouraging other directors and filmmakers to get involved. The flicks ...

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Dude Makes Full Size Star Wars Landspeeder In His Garage

Daniel Deutsch made a lifesize working replica of the Star Wars landspeeder. Deutsch’s masterpiece is 1:1 scale and was built with “a custom aluminum chassis, fiberglass body, and an electric drive system that hits lightspeed at 25 mph.” It is driveable, but there’s no word on whether or not this landspeeder is street legal. Even if it’s only able to ...

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