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LG to Offer HDTVs That Download Movies Direct From Netflix

LG Electronics has announced a range of Internet-enabled televisions that can stream movies from the Netflix rental service.

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LG Teams with YouTube, CinemaNow

New streaming standards plus access to thousands of movies online should give cable companies a headache.

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Will 2009 (Finally) Be Blu-ray’s Year?

Sony won the standards war, but's still battling for our hearts and pocketbooks.

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7 Home Theaters for a Wide Range of Budgets

These seven setups offer true surround sound and a DVD or Blu-Ray player to turn your existing TV into an irresistable cultural and technological oasis--maybe. And the price limit for these makeovers ranges from $500 to $3000.

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Could it be a Blue Christmas for Blu-ray?

OK, Blu-ray won the standards war, but it's still struggling in the marketplace.

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The Blockbuster Set-top Box Has Arrived

Movie rental maven Blockbuster has officially entered the set-top box arena. Its offering, MediaPoint, will go head-to-head with other online DVD rental services that have inked deals with hardware partners.

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Netflix Stops Selling DVDs

Company exits the previously-viewed DVD market to focus on rentals and streaming video.

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Recession Hits Blu-Ray Where it Counts

Blu-ray is the supposed format winner, but why isn't it setting sales records?

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Drop That DVD-Copying Software Now!

Don't expect to be making legal copies of your DVDs any time soon. A judge has extended the order banning sales of the RealDVD copying software. Hollywood is happy, but are consumers getting a raw deal?

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Sanyo Laser to Enable Faster, Higher Capacity Blu-ray Discs

Sanyo Electric has developed a laser diode that will help lay the ground towards higher capacity and faster Blu-ray Disc systems.

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