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Tech Review: Google Play

This tech review is going to be just a little bit different from prior ones (and not just because it’s actually current; I think at least half of the old ones are for software that has since stopped existing). Most … Continue reading

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Digital Downsizing

I am no prophet. I don’t see into the future, and if I make any prognostications that turn out to be correct, it is only because I have looked at the existing situation, connected the dots, and extrapolated ahead. I … Continue reading

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Tech Review: iTunes Movie Rentals (Win XP)

When it comes to digital movie software, I’ve reviewed several of the major packages by now. Flixster, VUDU, CinemaNow (twice), and Amazon Unbox have all been examined (check the Tech Reviews category if interested in any of the reviews). But … Continue reading

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Tech Review: Nook for PC

I’ve always been a reader, for as long as I can remember. I was reading before I entered school, which had the benefit that I learned to read for fun before schools could turn it into a chore. As a … Continue reading

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Tech Review: CinemaNow Player

CinemaNow was the first digital service I tried, thanks to a free movie promotion Best Buy was running, and it was one of the first I reviewed. However, at the time that review was written, CinemaNow was not using UltraViolet … Continue reading

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Roadblocks for the Digital Revolution

According to futurists and technophiles, one day all our entertainment will be delivered digitally. Physical media will cease to exist as a concept, saving us all space. To hear some tell it, this day is fast approaching, or even has … Continue reading

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Tech Review: VUDU To Go

It seems like more and more companies are loading on to the digital movie bandwagon. I’m still rather skeptical on the whole thing (for a number of reasons that will merit a post of their own), but I’m certainly interested … Continue reading

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Tech Review: Amazon Unbox

It’s been a little while since I’ve reviewed any movie-viewing software; this is largely because opportunities and reasons to try out different software doesn’t crop up very often. But I’m nothing if not an opportunist, and Amazon.com periodically hands out … Continue reading

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Tech Review: CinemaNow & RoxioNow

About a month ago, I wrote a review detailing my experiences with Flixster Desktop. It occurred to me that I had already had some experiences with one of Flixster’s competitors, but had not yet reviewed the competing service, and that … Continue reading

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Tech Review: Flixster Desktop

A few days ago, I discovered that Flixster is offering some free movie downloads for people who sign up for an account, and who do some social media blurbs for them (if you’re like me, and don’t want to pester … Continue reading

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