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ThunderCats Ho! New Anime Cartoon Network Series Planned [Anime]

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Grab your sword of omens, we need sight beyond sight! Yes, the ThunderCats are planning a return, with the Cartoon Network commissioning an anime series from the same studio that did The Animatrix . [ HollywoodReporter via SFX ] More

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DivX Acquired By Sonic Solutions With Hollywood Streaming in Mind [DivX]

by on Jun.02, 2010, under 2, 3, 300, 5, 7, 787, 7d, Ac, Acquisitions, Act, Ad, Ads, ally, and, ANT, Ants, AR, ash, Bp, business, cat, CDs, clear, cnet, code, Codec, Content, Content Delivery, Corporations, current, dash, de, Display, DivX, down, download, Downloads, Ds, dvd, DVDs, E, Ea, EC, Et, ff, future, Gizmo, gizmodo, Hd, Help, hollywood, Home Automation, HTML, Id, Ie, Im, In, Intern, internet, Io, Ion, ions, Ir, Isp, kin, La, Labels, Legal, live, media, Mergers, mid, mind, Ming, Mod, movie, Movie Downloads, Multimedia, Net, News, Ny, Of, om, One, order, Ovi, Pet, PI, Ping, Pixel, Platform, Play, Port, Q, quant, Rc, Red, Roxio, RSS, Rv, serve, Solutions, Sonic, SonicSolutions, Stream, Streaming, Style, tech, ted, Tent, The Internet, TI, time, TV, Ui, Us, V, Vide, Video, Wise, Wood, work

DivX Inc, the company that owns the codec which made your early 2000s movie downloads look actually not too bad, is being acquired by Sonic Solutions, a content delivery company, for a reported $300 million. Sonic’s been working in circular media like CDs and DVDs for years—they own the popular Roxio brand—but is now looking to the internet as the content delivery platform of the future. DivX, a current competitor of Sonic’s, has been helping deliver video content to internet users, legally and otherwise, for years. More

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Stethoscope Headphones Are So Obvious, It’s Surprising They Haven’t Been Done Before [Headphones]

by on May.26, 2010, under 1d, 2, 2010, 3, 5, 7, 7d, Ac, Act, Ad, Add, Ads, age, Ai, Air, ally, and, ANT, Ants, AR, audio, Av, Bp, cat, Cf, clear, color, Concepts, de, Display, Ds, E, E3, Ea, Earbuds, EC, Electron, Electronics, Et, F1, ff, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, Hd, headphone, Headphones, Home Automation, Id, Im, images, In, Ink, Io, Ir, Isp, Job, La, Labels, Lost, Mac, MER, mid, Mod, Nes, nin, NK, Obvious, Of, om, One, order, Os, Padd, phone, Phones, PI, Ping, Pixel, Play, Pr, Q, quant, Rc, rom, RSS, Rv, S1, serve, Shop, shopping, Stethoscope, Stethoscope headphones, Style, Tag, tech, TI, Tron, TV, Up, Us, V, white, Wood, X1

Couple a white pair of these headphone stethoscopes (or are they stethoscope headphones ?) with a blue pinnafore and job done, you’re practically Jack from Lost. Only, listening to Fleetwood Mac. But no-one needs to know that.

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Stethoscope Headphones Are So Obvious, It’s Surprising They Haven’t Been Done Before [Headphones]

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Hollywood Considering $20-$30 Movie Theater Sidestep [Movies]

by on May.25, 2010, under 1d, 2, 2010, 3, 5, 7, 7d, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, age, and, ANT, Ants, AR, Art, Bp, C6, Cable, California, cat, Cf, clear, color, day, de, Display, Ds, E, Ea, EC, Et, F1, ff, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, Hd, hollywood, Home, Home Automation, Id, Ie, Im, images, In, Io, Isp, itc, La, Labels, Les, Los Angeles, mid, Mod, movie, movies, N8, om, One, order, Os, Ovi, P3, Padd, People, PI, Pixel, Play, Q, quant, Rc, release, RSS, Rv, serve, step, studio, Studios, Style, Tag, tech, theater, TI, time, Time Warner, Time Warner Cable, TimeWarner, TV, Us, V, Vr, War, Warner, Watch, Wood, X1

Time Warner Cable just pitched the major Hollywood studios a new idea: “home theater on demand.” It would allow people at home to watch movies just 30 days after they’re released in the theater for $20-$30. More

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Did Your Favorite Geek TV Show Get Canceled? [Television]

by on May.15, 2010, under 1d, 2, 2010, 3, 360, 5, 7, 7d, A4, A8, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, age, Ai, and, ANT, Ants, AR, Art, ash, Av, Bp, C5, Cancellations, cat, Chuck, clear, color, de, Display, Ds, E, Ea, entertainment, Et, Fastforward, ff, flash, Ge, Geek, Gizmo, gizmodo, good, Hd, Heroes, History, hollywood, Home Automation, Id, Im, images, In, Ion, Isp, La, Labels, Led, Lg, live, mid, Mod, Ms, Nbc, Nes, nex, next, Of, om, One, order, Os, Padd, PI, Play, Port, Pr, Pro, programs, Q, quant, Ram, Rc, RSS, Rv, sea, seas, serve, Show, Shows, studio, Studios, Style, Tag, tech, television, TI, time, TV, Up, V, vision, Vw, War, WD, Wood, X1

It’s that time of year again, when TV studios pick up a bunch of new shows and decide the fates of old ones. V and Chuck will live to see another season ; Heroes and FastForward will not. Good riddance! More

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Home Depot Ordered To Pay $25 Million For Stealing Inventor’s Safety Gizmo [Lawsuits]

by on May.14, 2010, under 17, 2, 2010, 3, 5, 7, 7d, A9, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, age, ANT, Ants, AR, Bp, cat, cc, clear, color, Custom, de, dev, Display, diy, Ds, E, Ea, emp, Employees, Et, Fb, ff, Finger, fingers, flo, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, Hd, Home, Home Automation, HomeDepot, Id, Im, images, In, Inventions, Inventors, Ion, Isp, itc, La, Labels, Law, Laws, Lawsuit, Lawsuits, MER, Mic, Michaelpowell, Mod, om, One, order, Padd, PI, Play, Pot, Q, quant, Rc, Red, retail, RSS, Rv, safety, Saws, serve, Style, Suit, Suits, Tag, Tea, tech, TI, TV, Ui, Us, Wood, work, Workers, X1

Years ago, Floridian inventor Michael Powell pitched Home Depot a device that would keep its employees’ fingers safe when cutting wood for customers. It worked so well that they stole his idea. Now Powell’s getting sweet, $25 million justice. More

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Hands-On: Sony Alpha NEX-5 Interchangeable-Lens Camera [Sony]

by on May.11, 2010, under 17, 2, 2010, 3, 300, 360, 3D, 5, 7, 7d, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, age, and, ANT, Ants, AR, Arri, Av, C5, C6, Cam, Camcorders, Camera, Cameras, change, clear, cnet, Concept, concept designs, de, design, Designs, Display, Ds, E, Ea, Et, Evil, Feature, Features, flo, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, hand, hands, Hd, Home Automation, Id, Im, In, ipa, Ir, Isp, Lens, Les, Loc, Lock, MER, mid, Mod, Model, Models, Net, News, nex, nex-5, NK, om, One, order, Os, Padd, photo, photography, Play, Pma, Pr, price, Q, Rant, Rants, Rc, Republished, Show, Signs, Sony, Style, T1, Tag, ted, TI, Wood, X1, Zoo

Eagerly anticipated ever since Sony floated its wood-block concept designs at the PMA show in February, Sony’s Alpha NEX-5 and NEX-3 have finally arrived. Its debut models are the smallest entrants to date, and are agressively priced given their features. More

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Don’t You Dare Wipe Out On this $20,000 Makaha Surfboard [Surfing]

by on May.09, 2010, under 17, 2, 2010, 3, 5, 5D, 7, 7d, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, age, and, AR, Art, ash, Av, Bada, bus, business, clear, dash, Dc, de, Display, Ds, E, e1, E3, Ea, Et, Fb, Fun, Gallery, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, good, hand, Hd, Home Automation, Id, Ie, Im, In, Ion, Isp, kin, mid, Mod, Nes, Of, om, One, order, Os, Padd, PI, Ping, Play, Port, porting, Ports, power, Pr, pre, price, Q, raf, Rc, Rf, Roy Stewart, Shop, shopping, Sport, sports, Style, surf, Surf boards, Surfboard, Surfing, Tag, ted, TI, Ui, Us, Via, War, Water, Wave, Wood, X1

This $20,000 Empress wood surfboard beast is a pricey piece of art and completely functional. It’s also nearly one of a kind— Roy Stewart says only 50 of these handcrafted beauties will be made.

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FCC Grants Hollywood Control Over Your TV [Fcc]

by on May.08, 2010, under 2, 2010, 2D, 3, 3D, 5, 7, 7d, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, age, america, Analog, ANT, Ants, AR, Ati, bus, business, Cable, cat, cc, Cf, Cia, clear, communication, D3, de, Display, Ds, E, Ea, eco, Et, Fcc, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, Hd, Help, hollywood, Home, Home Automation, Id, Ie, Im, In, Intern, internet, Ion, Isp, ISS, MER, mid, mission, Mod, motion, movie, movies, Mpaa, Ms, My, Nes, Net, Of, om, OnDemand, One, order, Ovi, Padd, PI, Play, Q, Rant, Rants, Rc, release, remote, rom, Selectableoutputcontrol, soc, streams, Style, Tag, ted, Telecommunications, television, The Internet, TI, TV, Us, vision, Watch, Wood, X1

Hollywood wants you to watch new release movies at home, but it doesn’t want you copying them to the internet. They just got some help from the FCC, who granted them permission to remotely disable analog streams from cable boxes. More

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