PlayReady to Appear in Nokia Handsets

DRM Watch has followed up on our announcement regarding bundling PlayReady with Nokia phones.  I’m very excited about this deal because this means that we will hopefully be seeing a more broad adoption of our technology in more devices as Nokia furthers our product as an industry standard.  Congratulations to all of the business development…

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Microsoft Extends Xbox 360 Warranty to 3 years for consoles with the red ring

This is pretty good news.  To my chagrin, my 360 recently died (red ring) and I paid to have the xbox serviced.  While it was away, I’ve actually bought a second console.  There’s more information on the warranty extension in the press release: Microsoft Expands Xbox 360 Warranty Coverage REDMOND, Wash. — July 5, 2007 —Microsoft Corp. today announced that it will…

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Unofficial HDMI cable for Xbox 360, the white one!

Here’s an interesting article that hints that an unofficial HDMI cable is right around the corner for the White Xbox 360. Maxconsole.net has exclusive details and should be publishing an update soon on this.  It’s not the biggest news ever, but the upsell for the Elite will become a little smaller once this accessory hits…

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Xbox 360 Sales are way up in Japan This Week!!!

From Kotaku: Nintendo DS Lite – 118,684 Wii – 65,521 PSP – 33,359 PlayStation 2 – 11,974 PLAYSTATION 3 – 9,481 Xbox 360 – 7,583 Game Boy Advance SP – 472 Game Boy micro – 371 Almost passing the PS3 this week!  That’s pretty big news in Japan, a huge import-averse country.

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GTA 4 Episodic content coming only to Xbox 360

I heard rumors before that the Xbox 360 version of GTA 4 would be the only one that would have episodic content but now it’s confirmed by gaming site Kotaku. This is a huge score for the Xbox biz-dev guys, let’s hope it pulls a few more hardcore gamers in 🙂

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Halo 3 Viral Campaign Begins, and just a few months to launch

Sept. 25th.  That date sounds like a long ways away for me right now, but I’m sure it will arrive soon enough.  That’s the announced launch date for Halo 3.  For those who didn’t play in the beta, Halo 3 is more than just a graphical upgrade to the Halo 2 engine, it makes advances…

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Microsoft IPTV gets a new name with the latest release

Sounds like we’re switching Microsoft TV: IPTV Edition to Mediaroom.  Microsoft TV is something of a less strong brand so I think this is going to be a good sign of coming changes and a major release. More details can be found in the Seattle PI article. I wonder if this release will have anything to…

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Short Seattle traffic rant…

I just thought I’d make a quick rant on Seattle traffic.  It is crazy the way that people are constantly trying to go faster than the car in front of them.  It makes the drivers here go nuts and my friends and I believe that it may be the cause of our traffic problems on…

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Better late than never, or, the Xbox 360 compatability update with many sought after games

I just noticed this press release on the Gamerscoreblog regarding an update to the BC list for the Xbox 360: Tenku (Japan only) Avatar: The Last Airbender (US) Avatar: The Legend of Aang (EMEA/ANZ) Breakdown Call of Duty 2: Big Red One Call of Duty 3 Cars Crash Bandicoot 5: Wrath of Cortex Daisenryaku VII…

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