All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Digital Downloads’

EA Wants To Grow Origin Beyond A Transaction Interface

Too many PC gamers, Origin, EA’s digital storefront for PC game purchases, is a necessary evil, especially if you are one of those who wants to play Battlefield 3. That is, if gamers didn’t have to have Origin, they probably wouldn’t. It’s safe to say the same cannot be said of Valve’s Steam service, which is, perhaps, one of the …

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Apple and Microsoft Scrutinized by Australian Officials

Australia’s minister for communications, Stephen Conroy, wants to know why people in his country are paying more for digital downloads from companies like Microsoft and Apple than consumers in overseas markets like the United States. The Sydney Harold Reports Australia’s parliament is hoping to draw people’s attention to the discrepancy in order to force a price-drop on downloads. Stephen Conroy …

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Evolution In Action: Universal Studios’ Allows Movies on iCloud

Perhaps this finding should be given the red letter day treatment. I mean, it’s not often you get to see something evolve right before your eyes. Normally, evolution is a slow process, one that moves even slower when the entertainment industry is involved. Apparently, however, Universal Studios decided to rise out of the technological primordial ooze and make their movies, …

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Digital Movies Kill Blockbuster, Stop Wasting Money!!

Over the past holiday weekend I finally had some time to relax. I don’t get much downtime so when the moment arrived I had to ask myself, ” what do I like to do when I have free time? “. The first thing that came to mind was ‘movies’. We (my girlfriend and I) decided we wanted to watch the …

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Many Tablet Owners Are Willing To Pay For News

According the latest Nielsen ratings, many tablet owners outside of the United States are willing to pay for news content over other downloadable media. This is startling news in itself if you ask me. In America, we take the news for granted due to the constant bombardment of breaking stories and sensationalized nonsense. We don’t have to pay for news, …

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Marvel Comics to Receive Free Digital Download Codes

In a move that is very un-Disney like, Marvel has announced that, beginning June 2012, all Marvel super hero comics priced at $3.99 will include codes for free digital copies of those same issues on the Marvel Comics app for iOS and Android devices at no extra cost! “We’re committed to bringing fans the best value in comics. By including …

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Diablo III Gets A Release Date

May 15, 2012. On that date, you can go to hell all over again, because that’s the day the highly-anticipated Diablo III will be available to consumers. With that in mind, you and the rest of your raiding party should be preparing for your trip to Hell, because if the previews are accurate, it won’t be an easy journey. Especially …

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Amazon Tries Lady Gaga Release Again

When Lady Gaga’s newest album Born This Way was released, Amazon offered the release in digital format for $0.99. Naturally, their web infrastructure almost collapsed. The special price was done in order to demonstrate Amazon’s cloud music service, and while the initial results were disappointing — hey, there are a lot of Gaga fans out there — Amazon is try, …

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