21st Century Fox just acquired a controlling interest in YES Network, the Yankees cable channel. 21st Century Fox is part of the Rupert Murdoch empire. It's one of the two companies that came out of the 2013 News Corp split up. (21st Century Fox is the FOX previously owned 49% of YES. Now it owns 80%.
(1953, Blu-ray released November 19, 2013 – MSRP $39.95) THE FILM: This is one of the most important Blu-ray releases of 2013. Ozu is one of the finest filmmakers of the last century and Tokyo Story is commonly accepted to be his best work so it pleases me to say that this disc does the master and his film proud.
The streaming wars are heating up between Netflix and Amazon Prime Instant Video. Netflix typically gets all the cool shows as an exclusive, but that is changing. Amazon has announced that it has added a new FX show to its line of streaming programs as an exclusive for Prime Instant Video Streaming subscribers.
AndroidGuys is launching a Samsung Galaxy S III BAK Wallet Case Giveaway Contest! That’s right folks, we’re giving away four (4) FREE BAK CASES to Galaxy S3 Owners!!!The BAK Case, (the name comes from the three
HBO content can be tough to get hold of. You need a subscription to HBO for he HBO GO app to matter much, and that doesn’t come without heavy caveats from the cable company. For US customers, the Play Store was a source for content, as we could readily purchase shows, starting at $2.99. Starting today, the UK Play Store will also have HBO content, with no interruption on availability.
Sanjay Bakshi has spent a lot of time with monsters. He knows precisely how their hair moves as they terrorise humans, how their eyeballs swivel when they sight their prey, and how their fangs gnash when they eat. As technical director for Disney's Monsters University he led a team responsible for visualising a population of suitably monstrous students, and then animating them.
Redbox went from duking it out with Warner in 2012 over aproposed 56-day delayfor rentals to cutting a deal for ashorter 28-day delayand implementing UltraViolet support in Redbox Intant, and now the relationship is getting even cozier. Parent company Outerwall announced its earnings today and that Mark Horak, president of the Americas for Warner Bros.
It's all coming to an end this week. AMC will air the final 75-minute episode of Breaking Bad on Sunday night, and we can't wait to see it. While that show wraps up it's run, there are several new entries on the schedule including Hostages, The Blacklist, Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
This week's highlight release is Call of Duty: Ghosts, bringing the fast-paced shooter back for another go-round just before it's released on next-gen consoles (check out Joystiq's impressions across the Xbox 360, PS3 and PS4 here).
Back in October 2013, the first grumblings that a new game in the classic horror/sci-fi Alien franchise was in the works surfaced. The game had a working title at the time called Alien: Isolation. That working title has been confirmed this week by Sega and Twentieth Century Fox Consumer products to be the official title for the game.
14 Diet Tips From Homer Simpson Diets are hard — just ask Homer Simpson . You can't put sprinkles and pink frosting on kale, but there are a couple things you can take away from Homer when it comes to better health . Before you scream "D'oh!" for slipping up on your next juice cleanse, take a tip from Springfield's sloppiest patriarch.
iLounge has announced our 2014 International CES Best of Show Award winners and finalists. We’ve picked the absolute best products we’ve seen at CES — a very select list of Best of Show winners and Best of Show Finalist winners. ZeroChroma took home the Best Overall Product award for its Folio Slide for iPad mini with Flux-Stand.
Editor’s note: Derek Khanna is a technology policy consultant and columnist. He previously worked for the House Republican Study Committee where he authored their report on copyright reform. He spearheaded the national campaign on cellphone unlocking that resulted in proposed legislation to legalize unlocking your phone . Derek regularly writes for The Atlantic, National Review and Forbes.
Sony Pictures Home Entertainment and the Walmart video streaming service Vudu have announced a tie up that will bring an enhanced viewing experience to movie watching fans. The new service is Vudu Extras+ and it allows streaming viewers to enjoy the same sort of extras typically available on DVD and Blu-ray titles.
Velocity Micro has announced a new line of desktop computers that use compact enclosures and still offer nice hardware inside. The line of computers is called the SmallBlock desktop line and the machines are fully customizable. Velocity Micro is shipping the machines right now starting at $749.