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“Mistaken” DMCA Notice Kills Benefit for Children’s Miracle Network

Well here we go again: another live stream killed by overzealous, negligent, and ultimately abusive application of the DMCA. Tonight’s UMG Gaming COD tournament was unexpectedly cut short, with viewers now seeing the following page:   What’s so much worse about this specific case is that all proceeds were supposed to go to the Children’s

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Xbox One & Playstation 4 Capture Features Compared

So at this point we’ve got a pretty decent idea of how we’ll be able to capture the next-gen consoles. It’s kind of hard to keep track of though – that’s where this chart comes in! Below are details on capture options for both platforms. These are what will be available at launch, with notes

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Xbox One Release Date 11/1?

I noticed something interesting today on the Amazon Affiliates site. The Affiliates program has a lot of different custom banners and ad units that they create for people to include on their sites – and since new consoles are launching this fall, they’ve created some to drive pre-orders. These promotional banners have Start and End

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Xbox One Capture: Good News and Guarded Optimism

Published on August 1, 2013, by in Gaming, Tech.

Today Polygon reported that the Xbox One will support external video capture. While this is consistent with Microsoft’s ongoing messaging regarding capture – that it’ll work “the same as on the 360” – it’s got a lot more weight to it coming from Microsoft Game Studios VP Phil Spencer. I finally believe that this might

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Criminalizing Gameplay Capture Hurts Everyone

Published on July 2, 2013, by in Featured, Gaming, Tech.

Since E3 we’ve been talking a lot about what the gameplay capture landscape will look like when the new consoles launch this fall – specifically, whether or not we’ll be able to capture using anything besides Sony’s or Microsoft’s built-in tools. This centers around HDCP – High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection – and whether or not

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OUYA Videos: Review, First Impressions, and Emulators

Published on June 18, 2013, by in Gaming, Tech.

Ramping up to E3, Ty and I spent a lot of time with the OUYA. We documented our first experiences with it, played some games, emulated some NES and other classics, and finally returned a review. Here’s all those videos in one place.              

 
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It’s the End of Game Capture As We Know It

How’s that for a clickbait headline, huh? Sadly, it’s also pretty much true. Yesterday both Sony and Microsoft held their E3 press conferences. I won’t bore you with the details, but there were big screens, lots of games, and less dubstep than one might expect. But we also finally got a look at the PS4

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Mid-June Madness: E3, WWDC, and More!

June is going to be pretty nuts for those of us in the tech/content space. E3 and WWDC plus some big product launches from Adobe and Avid mean it’s going to pretty hard to keep track of everything. But not to fear! I made myself a handy list of all the events – and more

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Xbox One is a DVR for Recording Sports?

Published on May 28, 2013, by in Gaming, Tech.

The Xbox One is going to watch everything you do! It’ll sell your viewing habits to the highest bidder! It’s a privacy nightmare! It’s a…DVR? While everyone’s been yelling about the patent application for TV-watching achievements, here’s one I find more interesting:   A video recording system that controls recording of television programming relating to

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How Xbox One Controls Your Cable TV Box

Published on May 21, 2013, by in Featured, Gaming, Tech.

Sorry guys – you can’t throw away your crappy cable boxes yet. While the just-announced Xbox One does some fun things, based on what we’re being shown, tuning television is not one of them.     See that IR Output? That’s how the Xbox One will control your cable box: exactly like your existing remote

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