DISH Reaches Carriage Agreement with CBS

Thursday, November 23, 2017 10:04 pm MST ENGLEWOOD, Colo.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–DISH Network L.L.C. has reached a multi-year carriage agreement with CBS Corporation for its owned and operated local stations, as well as CBS Sports Network, Pop, and Smithsonian Channel. The channels are currently being restored to DISH customers. “We are grateful […]

TiVo Wins Comcast Patent Case

TiVo shares rose more than 12% in after-hours trading Tuesday after the International Trade Commission handed down a final ruling finding that Comcast had violated two TiVo patents, formerly held by Rovi, that allow users to program their DVR via a mobile phone app. The ITC decision means that Comcast’s X1 set-top boxes […]

FCC Chairman Announces Plan To Repeal Net Neutrality

FCC Chairman Ajit Pai circulated a proposal today among fellow commissioners to roll back Title II classification of internet access providers in a planned Dec. 14 vote. That means they will no longer be considered common carriers subject to mandatory access requirements. The current guidelines were put in place in 2015 to […]

Dish Network Drops CBS in Contract Dispute

In what is becoming more common in this age of digital entertainment, Dish Network today has dropped CBS-owned local stations as well as CBS Sports Network, Pop, and Smithsonian Channel services as they renegotiate a carriage deal with CBS. The outage affects 28 local channels in 18 markets including Los […]

Gamevice Controls DJI’s Drone and Sphero’s Robot This Holiday

GAMEVICE PUTS GADGETEERS IN FULL CONTROL OF THE HOLIDAY’S HOTTEST TECH Company Announces Full Support for DJI’s Spark Drone and Sphero’s Programmable Robot LOS ANGELES, CA – November 21, 2017 – Gamevice, the makers of the zero latency and direct connected controller, announced today that it will provide full support to Spark, an easy-to-use, fun-to-fly […]

SVS Subs Black Friday Promotion on SVS SB12-NSD and PB12-NSD

As of today, and as part of its Black Friday campaigns, SVS is offering two of its ‘legendary’ and critically-acclaimed subwoofers at knock-down prices until they’re all gone. The SVS SB12-NSD and the PB12-NSD will be sold for $399.99 (down $280 from $680), and $499.99 (down $400 from $800), respectively. […]

Logan Lucky Blu-ray Review

Going for a hillbilly variation on his own Oceans Eleven, director Steven Soderbergh’s Logan Lucky doesn’t quite manage to pull off the same kind of inspired caper film, but it boasts a fair share of downhome humor and a brace of amusing cameo appearances by stars willing to overact like […]

Vudu Launches HDR10 Support

In an effort to expand the number of devices capable of streaming movies in UHD, Vudu added HDR10 support to their service on November 16, 2017. Vudu previously only supported Dolby Vision for high dynamic range, which was only available on a handful of devices when compared to the number […]

Hellraiser (Arrow) Blu-ray Review

As an admirer of horror films of all shapes and sizes, Hellraiser is certainly one of the very best. Its sequels have been a series of increasingly diluted and evermore generic episodes that capitalized on the Cenobites and Pinhead in particular, but the original remains the benchmark film and perhaps […]

Weekly RoundUp 11-21-2017

  Where to find the Best Deals on Movies & TV Shows on Blu-ray and DVD… The Features – Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets – 2017 – The Hitman’s Bodyguard – 2017 – Jabberwocky – 1977 – Cease Fire – 1953 – Leap! – 2016 – Jungle […]