Monday: May 17, 2010
- YouTube now gets about two billion hits on a daily basis.
YouTube has decided to share this information just as they turn a whopping five years old. According to the source article, the first video ever posted to the service can still be found on their site to this day (and you can view it here). Congratulations and a happy birthday, the Interwebs have enjoyed many a rickroll thanks to you.
Tuesday: April 13, 2010
- Season finale of House filmed entirely via a Canon 5D Mark II digital camera.
This is quite an endorsement for Canon, with a network giant entrusting the finale of one of its most popular shows to the 5D Mark II (which happens to be the first digital camera to take the Presidential portrait as well).
Tuesday: March 9, 2010
- Brand new trailer for Tron Legacy finally surfaces on the Interwebs.
Apparently this took a great deal of sifting through viral sites for the trailer to be unearthed. Thankfully though when the Internet wants something they don't stop until they get it and the result is said brand new Tron Legacy trailer in glorious high definition.
Monday: March 8, 2010
- New trailer for Iron Man 2 now available online for your viewing pleasure.
Well then, this trailer certainly reveals more about the plot than the previous one did. For awhile I thought it was just going to be Tony Stark versus Randy the Ram - guess that's not the case anymore.
Tuesday: February 9, 2010
- Take a video tour of the International Space Station in HD thanks to YouTube.
Always wanted to know what life would be like aboard a working space station? This seven minute video will give you a good indication of just that. Enjoy, future space travelers.
- Netflix streaming to get a 1080p boost with an added helping of surround sound as well.
A limited number of titles will be available to view in 1080p format (just six percent according to source article) - but hey it's a start. This is good news for the resolution-obsessed-quality console gamer such as myself.
Wednesday: December 9, 2009
- Everything you always wanted to know about wireless HD video streaming protocols.
If everything goes well, all the bits are reassembled into a glorious, 60Hz 1080p signal at the receiving end. If they're not, the first things to go are subtle details that aren't likely to be noticeable.
Friday: November 13, 2009
- Full 1080p resolution playback coming to YouTube next week.
Uploaded videos will still be subject to a ten minute maximum, but the maximum file size will almost certainly need to be increased from the current two GB.
Friday: October 30, 2009
- Twelve things you need to know about the recently released Apple TV 3.0.
Everything you really need to know about Apple's expensive music store / television gateway device. Hey, have you downloaded one of those fancy new iTunes LPs yet? Apparently they work great on this little device.
Thursday: October 29, 2009
- Some rumored specs leak out regarding the fabled Wii 2 console.
MaxConsole has some alleged leaked tidbits on Nintendo's next console in which they believe that the device will have Blu-ray support and finally boast high definition capability. Oh, and it will hit stores sometime in late 2010.
Tuesday: September 29, 2009
- Five Zune HD features that Apple should appropriate in the near future.
CNET makes some great observations on a few key features that the new Zune actually does pretty well. It would be nice to have wireless syncing for my beloved Apple-branded devices.
Monday: September 21, 2009
- President of Square Enix predicts brand new Nintendo Wii by 2011.
Mr Wada expected Nintendo to release a new Wii by 2011, with functionality more like that of Microsoft’s Xbox 360 or Sony’s PlayStation 3, and possibly a different controller.
Thursday: September 17, 2009
- Five things to hate about HDTV according to MSNBC.
MSNBC doesn't care for black bars. Or television stations that don't broadcast correctly. Or overpriced HDMI cables. Or the messy artform that is color calibration. I don't like them either.
Friday: August 14, 2009
- Sorry, Best Buy will not honor tremendous online pricing errors.
Did anyone honestly think they would sell 52-inch HDTV for just ten bucks?