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Sam Fisher Smashes Faces Through Urinals in Splinter Cell: Conviction

A few new moves for our hero heap even more violence onto the upcoming Splinter Cell title.

Gaming

Pandemic Hijacks Nazi Hijinks in The Saboteur

A neck-snapping gameplay demo from the upcoming stealth title had us pining for Nazi blood.

Gaming

Activision Calls Roll on 10 New Titles for E3

Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare 2, Guitar Hero 5, and Tony Hawk: RIDE will be among the new games on display.

Gaming

iSuppli: When Times Get Tough, The Tough Watch Television

According to iSuppli, the recession is having an interesting impact on the HDTV market: sales were up in the U.S. and Canada during the first quarter of 2009.

Home Theater

Budgeting for Your Home Theater

Before jumping in credit-card-first, sit down and scratch out a few numbers to stay realistic.

Home Theater

10 Best Online Blu-ray Players

Pull content from all over the Web – not just Blu-ray discs – with these Internet-connected players.

Buying Guides

DTV Soft Test Prompts 55,000 Help Line Calls

A nationwide "soft test" that had television broadcasters shut down analog transmission for 5 minutes prompted 55,000 calls to the FCC's DTV help line.

Home Theater

Stop the Funai Business: Vizio Sues Over Patent Infringement

Low-cost LCD maker Vizio has filed suit against Japan's Funai, claiming the company violates Vizio patent making cut-rate LCD TVs for other brands.

Home Theater

Microsoft Brings Netflix to Windows Media Center

In a major content deal, more than 12,000 movies and television episodes from Netflix are available for instant viewing in Windows Media Center.

Home Theater

300 DVDs On A Single Disc?

Researchers have come up with a new optical recording method that could see 1.6TB - or 300 DVDs - fitting on a single disc.

FCC to send out DTV transition reminder on June 12th

TV stations around the country will replace their analog broadcasts for a few minutes Thursday with reminders that those broadcasts will disappear completely in three weeks.

Home Theater

Researchers create DVDs with massive storage

'Five-dimensional' discs with a capacity 10,000 times greater than current DVDs could be on the market within 10 years, researchers reported on Wednesday.

Home Theater

Comcast, DirecTV, Cox up in customer satisfaction

Comcast Corp. showed the biggest gain in customer satisfaction among cable and satellite TV operators, a survey showed Tuesday.

Home Theater

LG Pours DivX Into Its BD390 Wi-Fi Blu-Ray Player

Need a Blu-ray player? Need it to handle BD Live via Wi-Fi? Need it to handle DivX? Then LG wants you to know about its new LG BD390.

Home Theater

Blu-ray Player Sales Rising as Prices Fall

According to market research firm NPD, sales of Blu-ray players has increased 72 percent in the last year, fueled by falling prices and growing consumer awareness.

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