October 24, 2012
Nintendo is planning to lighten its load before the new holiday offerings by dropping the price of its older Wii in a Bundle with Sports Resort and Sports. Included with the black console is a Wii Remote Plus and Nunchuck at the reasonable price of $129.00. Look for it to debut October 28 to replace the Super Mario Brothers bundle.
Via Nintendo World Report
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October 23, 2012
Sky Movies has the exclusive rights to all eight of Warner Brothers Harry Potter flicks, including the Deathly Hallows - Part 2 that can be screened in 3D. Subescribers can get it on their HD and SD movie channels as well as on demand and mobile platforms. The deal begins in November, so this could quite possible be a perfect pastime during the holidays for anyone who has an Xbox 360, Sky+HD box or mobile device. If you don't have the service, check out their bundles and super deals as a fine gift for yourself.
Via Sky Movies
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October 22, 2012
Like other media that is adopting the interweb, Austin City Limits is beginning to livestream on YouTube. The Roots, the Red Hot Chili Peppers and the Shins were included in their ACL Festival 2012 Oct. 12 - 14. Head over to their channel to catch up if you missed the live feed and make plans now to catch next year's event. In the meantime, cget the free ACL app and you can watch past episodes at your leisure on your iPad (iOS 4.3 or later.)
Via ACL YouTube Channel
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October 19, 2012
Those looking for a reasonably priced pair of headphones can look no further than Audio-Technica's closed-back dynamic Professional Headphones. We bought the ATH-M30 for less than $42.00 when we needed a pair that would have decent sound at very little cost. The 'phones manage to block a lot of exterior sound while capturing both treble and bass nuances. With a 20-20,000 Hz frequency response and an impedance of 65 ohms, they have a very comfortable fit, are lightweight and have a flexible 11 ft. cable. We wanted a 3.5mm connection and it also comes with a ¼" adapter.
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October 18, 2012
Wreck-it Ralph is the latest 3D Disney animated vehicle that comes out November 2 and is based on the arcade game Fix-it Felix Jr. Kids will like the simple plot and adults can wax nostalgic with cameos from the likes of Frogger, Q*bert, Bowser, Inky, Blinky and Pinky, and other video game characters. As per usual, a game is being released the same week on Wii, DS and 3DS so that long after the film is over, you can keep Ralph in your life for hours of endless play.
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October 17, 2012
Want to upgrade to Windows 8 Pro and save a few bucks in the process? Microsoft is now taking pre-orders and if you do so by Oct. 24 you get it for a price of $69.99, a savings of $120.00. Free shipping is included with the disc and if you would rather download, starting Oct. 26 the price is only $39.99.
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October 16, 2012
AppFinity's AppDrive is almost retro in that it is a steering wheel for playing drive games. It can hold an iPhone, iPod touch or Android device and has gyroscopic controlled steering. Download its 2XL MX Offroad racing game then play 16 super cross and outdoor national tracks with different difficulty levels and playability for up to eight opponents in single player mode. There are also 4 customizable buttons for shifting, breaking, etc.
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October 15, 2012
Netflix has reached a settlement with the National Association for the Deaf so all of its movies and TV shows must have closed captioning by 2014. As of today only about 85% of their content has it. Last June, a federal judge found that online sources are also subject to the Americans with Disabilities act. So it is only logical that it would apply here as well. This means that Amazon, Hulu, iTunes and other online streaming services will also have to comply.
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October 12, 2012
Logitech's new Harmony Control has an intuitive color touchscreen. Use it for TV, music or home cinema viewing with access to 50 favorite channels. Swipe getstures, such as volume and pause, are customizable. The universal remote works with over 5,000 brands and 225,000 devices, and has a backlit button layout for easy navigation in the p.m. The Harmony replaces remotes on to 15 different devices and comes with its own charging station.
Via Logitech Remotes
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October 11, 2012
This Halloween, replace those fun-sized Butterfingers with something that will please the neighborhood kids for weeks. PopCap Games and the American Dental Association are offering coupons to give out for the addictive Plants vs. Zombies. The game, usually listed for $19.95, is available for both Mac and PC and the coupon code can be redeemed Oct. 30 - November 10.
The ADA is further getting into the game by offering trading cards at dental offices and freebie downloads on the Stop Zombie Mouth home page, so have fun. Mmmmm, brains.....
Via Stop Zombie Mouth
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