3.4 billion views for streamed video versus 2.4 billion for DVD and Blu-Ray
‘Tipping point’ after 30 years of video on disc and tape
Driven by online subscription services such as Netflix
Discs will continue to slump, says IHS Screen Digest
Films ‘streamed’ from the internet will overtake physical videos for the first time this year, according to a report from IHS Screen Digest.
In the U.S., consumers will pay more for online films than [...]
by Matt Rosoff
Microsoft is thinking about building technology into the next Xbox that wil prevent gamers from playing used games.
That’s according to gaming industry news site Kotaku. The site’s sources weren’t exactly sure how this would work, but Microsoft already uses a process called activation to prevent users from installing a single copy of Windows or Office on more than one PC, so a similar process could be applied Xbox games as well.
The console will also ship [...]
My sister buys organic food from farmerâ€™s markets. Organic fruit and vegetables, grass-fed beef,etc., and pays a premium for them. I buy the mass produced stuff from the grocery store for less money, and pay significantly less. But she gets better quality, more nutritious food with no additives or hormones thatâ€™s grown/raised by local farmers with a better environmental impact than corporate farms, so she gets to feel good [...]