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  • Lovefilm ditches Flash: Another nail in the coffin
    Home Cinema

    Lovefilm ditches Flash: Another nail in the coffin

    By 1 December 2011

    With Netflix's imminent UK arrival casting a threatening shadow over Lovefilm, the last thing that the Amazon owned video rental service would have wanted was to have to reshuffle its PC streaming setup. But that's exactly what has happened after the...

  • Tesco to offer "digital copy" movies and networked extras
    Home Cinema

    Tesco to offer "digital copy" movies and networked extras

    By 9 September 2009

    Tesco is to offer "digital copy" versions of movies, with the launch of "virtual DVDs", due to be on sale this autumn. The retail giant has teamed up with Microsoft on the tech side of things, with the extras, due to be played on PCs and Macs, powered...

  • Microsoft adds Photosynth to Virtual Earth with Silverlight
    Online

    Microsoft adds Photosynth to Virtual Earth with Silverlight

    By 7 May 2009

    Microsoft has announced updates to its 3D Photosynth technology that will let businesses and Virtual Earth customers create detailed 3D views of "anything from places to products and from hotels to homes". Apparently the first commercial use for Photosynth,...

  • Microsoft releases Seadragon Mobile for iPhone
    Phones

    Microsoft releases Seadragon Mobile for iPhone

    By 15 December 2008

    Microsoft has launched its first iPhone application with the release of Seadragon Mobile for iPhone and iPod touch. Seadragon, previously available as a Silverlight application for desktop use, has been reworked for the iPhone platform. The software lets...