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Walt Disney Hails Color TV as Greatest Innovation in all of Entertainment

That was the headline in 1962. Bob (Terre Hill, Pa) was kind enough to scan it for us. Just for the record. This article was published 6 days before I was born. I hope you enjoy it as much as I did!


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VUDU's Unique Streaming Movie Service, Largest Library of HD Movies, enhance LG 'NetCast Entertainment Access' LCD and Plasma HDTVs 

NEW YORK, July 29, 2009-- LG Electronics will be the first to introduce broadband HDTVs with the instant-access high-definition (HD) movie service from VUDU Inc., a leading provider of digital on-demand entertainment services, the companies announced today. VUDU on-demand movies will be available on LG's LH50 1080p LCD series and PS80 Plasma 1080p series with "NetCast Entertainment Access," beginning next month.

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Western Digital 1TB My Passport Portable Drive Now Available

Western Digital announced that they are now shipping 750GB and 1 TB versions of its popular My Passport line of external hard drives. Both drives are bus (USB 2.0) powered so it makes it easy to take all your content with you. The one TB version goes for $299.99 and the 750GB model is a hundred dollars less at $199.99.

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Toshiba Announces Stainless Steel TV for the Kitchen

Available in September for about $350 the 19 inch TV will include:

  • Built in DVD player
  • ATSC and QAM Tuners
  • Officially DivX Certified
  • Have HDMI, Component, PC, and analog inputs
  • VESA wall Mountable

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If I need to watch something in the kitchen I use my Macbook Pro. That way when I am done I put it away. My counters are already a bit crowded. Granted the screen on the Toshiba is 4 inches bigger. Plus you have to get a signal to your TV. I can use my Slingbox Pro witch gives me a great near HD experience on my local network. Is this something that interests you? Let us know what you think!

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Experience the Power of Blu-ray Hi-Def Like Never Before on Fast & Furious Through Enhanced Blu-ray Bonus Features for iPhone(TM) and iPod Touch(R)

Groundbreaking Blu-ray Experience: The very first iPhone/iPod touch-enhanced Blu-ray bonus feature debuts on the July 28th Blu-ray release of the blockbuster movie Fast & Furious. (PRNewsFoto/Universal Studios Home Entertainment)

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Blockbuster and Samsung Sign Agreement to Deliver BLOCKBUSTER(R) OnDemand Services to Select Samsung HDTVs, Home Theater Systems and Blu-ray Players

RIDGEFIELD PARK, N.J., and DALLAS, July 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/-- Blockbuster Inc. (NYSE:BBI) (NYSE:BBI.B) , a global leader in entertainment, and Samsung Electronics America, Inc., a market leader and award-winning innovator in consumer electronics, today announced they are joining forces to enable consumers to access Blockbuster's vast and growing library of premium digital entertainment via select new Samsung HDTVs, home theater systems and Blu-ray players. The new services will be available in the fall of 2009 and are expected to provide millions of homes across America access to Blockbuster's digital library of movies. Additionally, as part of the agreement, Blockbuster OnDemand will have preferred positioning on the Blu-ray interfaces.

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