Next Gen

Rumor of Duh: Next-gen Xbox will let you keep your gamertag, achievements, etc.

Sometimes we come across rumors that are kind of no-brainers, things you know are pretty damned likely, such as this one from Joystiq claiming that the next version of the Xbox, due a few years out, w

Onkyo latest to cause grief to HD DVD camp

[photopress:ONKYO .jpg,full,center] Oh no! Yet another manufacturer is dropping support for HD-DVD, this time coming from home theater heartthrobs Onkyo. While not committing to total abandonment of t

Next-Gen disk sales outpacing original DVDs from the '90s

[photopress:11353_news_image.jpg,full,left]This might not be news to everyone, but I found it rather interesting. Way back in the late 1990s, DVDs came out. They were slow to catch on, as the players

Next-Gen iMac Photos Surface

Ooooh! Oooooh! Oooooooooh! Those shifty dudes over at Gizmodo got some pictures of the new iMac e-mailed to them this morning. Of course, the photos are blurry and low-rez, so they’re most likel

HP Working On HDTVs With Direct Movie Buying

With more and more people buying HDTVs, demand for HD content is increasing ten-fold each month. While HP may not care about printers so much anymore, it’s definitely working hard in the televis

Next-Gen Format Copying May Become Legal

Though Blu-Ray and HD-DVD are readily available in a store near you, the cost for either format isn’t cheap. If I had to plunk down $30+ for a movie, I’d certainly want to be able to make

Patent Reveals Next-gen iPod and iPhone Nano

Now that the iPhone has almost arrived, Apple is starting work on a new version of the iPod and possibly the iPhone. A recent patent filing reveals a new full-screen iPod that uses touch controls loca

Blu-Ray Takes The Lead! Over 1 Million Discs Sold

Take a guess at who just whooped HD-DVD in sales? Home Media Research today announced that Blu-Ray had surpassed the 1 million sales mark, making it the first next-gen format to do so. The report rele

Pink, Orange Zunes On the Horizon Plus Next Gen Specs

No sooner are we welcomed to the social that a little bird tells us that orange and pink first gen Zunes might be ready for us all around the holidays AND that one-point-five gen Zune specs are finali

The Top 10 Annoying Things About Next Gen

The bashing, ranting, and rumors of the console wars have begun – and only one of the three next gen consoles is out on the market. If you’re already sick of hearing about the console wars