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Microsoft Store – Fortune Favors the Bold Microsoft Store – Fortune Favors the Bold You may have heard that Microsoft now plans to open a chain of retail stores. It’s a sure way to present your products and encourage Windows shopping at the same time. But, given the economic…
Blockbuster Changes Total Access Policy Blockbuster Changes Total Access Policy Blockbuster has changed its terms of service for its Total Access DVD-by-Mail-or-Store service. As far as we can tell it's potentially a good or bad change depending upon how you typically use the…
Guitar Hero Takes Lynyrd Skynyrd Down a Letter Guitar Hero Takes Lynyrd Skynyrd Down a Letter If there is one thing makers of popular video game franchise Guitar Hero should know, you’d think it would be their classic rock bands. But that knowledge didn’t stop a small goof from appearing in…
Man Shoots TV Over Broadcast Switch Confusion Man Shoots TV Over Broadcast Switch Confusion An article over at Broadcasting & Cable had us wondering if this DTV switch just might be more than some people can handle... Apparently, while most of the early market transitions have been going…
Vizio Proves Cheap HDTV Sells Vizio Proves Cheap HDTV Sells Some are hailing it as a sign of good-news in this foul economy! Vizio, maker of the sort of cheap HDTVs you’d find at Wal-Mart, is actually growing and breaking sales records. But the real success…
Best Buy Cuts Jobs, Refocuses on More Online Sales Best Buy Cuts Jobs, Refocuses on More Online Sales Best Buy laid off 250 employees at its Richfield, Minnesota headquarters today, while simultaneously creating 210 new positions.These layoffs are a pretty quick succession to 500 workers being…
Digital TV Conversion: How Do You Spell SNAFU? Digital TV Conversion: How Do You Spell SNAFU? We’re only a day into the new Digital TV age and things just haven’t gone right so far. The switch to Digital TV has been confusing enough for the average consumer. Only a year ago the switch was…
Liberty Media Frees Sirius XM From Bankruptcy Liberty Media Frees Sirius XM From Bankruptcy Sirius XM just dodged a bullet that lets it avoid an immediate Chapter 11 filing. In an interesting twist, the saving grace for the ailing satellite radio company didn’t come from Charles Ergen as…
Snell Folded into McIntosh by D&M Holdings Snell Folded into McIntosh by D&M Holdings According to an article at Twice.com and repeated by CE Pro, D&M Holdings is moving the manufacture of Snell products to a dedicated facility on the McIntosh campus in Binghamton, N.Y. The…
Vizio Ceases Plasma TV Production Vizio Ceases Plasma TV Production This week Pioneer wasn't the only company indicating it will retreat from the plasma TV industry, Vizio has now made it official that they will no longer produce sets with the technology. Vizio is…