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Amazon undercuts iTunes with high def movie rentals

Amazon undercuts iTunes with high def movie rentals

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In the States, Amazon.com has gone a step further in rivaling Apple's iTunes offering with the news that the company is now offering rentals of films and TV shows in high definition from Amazon Video On Demand. Customers can select from more than 500... >>

Warner Bros offers made-to-order DVDs

Warner Bros offers made-to-order DVDs

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In the States, Warner Bros has opened its "film vault" to customers with a new made-to-order DVD service. Rather than go to the expense of getting older titles, with uncertain customer demand, manufactured and distributed the studio is making the discs... >>

Motorola closes movie store

Motorola closes movie store

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Motorola has closed down the online movie downloads store it launched just 9 months ago. The store, that was launched in conjunction with movie studio Paramount, was aimed at mobile phone owners to download films on their PCs and then sideload them to... >>

iTunes offers HD movies in the US

iTunes offers HD movies in the US

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Apple has announced that iTunes customers in the States can now purchase and rent films in "stunning" HD through the iTunes Store. The company is offering "box office favourites" such as new Bond outing "Quantum of Solace" and teen vamp flick "Twilight"... >>

Samsung launches mobile movie downloads

Samsung launches mobile movie downloads

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Samsung Mobile has moved to rival Apple's iTunes and launched "Samsung Movies", a dedicated movie store for Samsung customers. The new download store offers 500 movies and TV shows for watching on compatible Samsung phones with another 500 promised by... >>

Music-sharing websites to be blocked in Ireland

Music-sharing websites to be blocked in Ireland

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Irish internet users will soon be blocked from accessing popular music sharing websites, after pressure from the country's music industry was placed on service providers. Eircom, the country's biggest internet provider, has agreed to start blocking its... >>

New website launches for DIY videos

New website launches for DIY videos

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A new web based application is now live that allows you to create your own movies from clips. The team that has created it explains: "Masher.com is a web-based application that combines data from more than one source into a single piece of content, allowing... >>

Pirate Bay peers hit 22 million mark

Pirate Bay peers hit 22 million mark

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They may riding a storm of controversy, but the swahbucklers behind the notorious P2P website, The Pirate Bay, are celebrating massive growth. Despite measures by the music and movie industries, and several governments, to shut them down, it seems, as... >>

ITV brings vids to Friends Reunited

ITV brings vids to Friends Reunited

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We knew that they were looking into it in August, but now ITV has confirmed that it is going to bring some of its video content to the networking website Friends Reunited. Videos will be added to all four of the ITV owned websites - Friends Reunited,... >>

ESPN gets new sports video player

ESPN gets new sports video player

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Live and on-demand sports coverage from the States is soon going to be available online for sports fanatics in the UK. ESPN is launching a new online video player at www.ESPN360.com in the UK. The service is already available in more than 40 countries... >>