Posts Tagged ‘media’

Two small steps for Microsoft, one giant push towards convergence

Tuesday, October 31st, 2006

Today Microsoft released a major update to the X-Box 360 dashboard as well as Windows Media Player 11. In concert, these upgrades allow you to stream video to your X-Box 360 from your PC, flash drive, CD/DVD, or soon-to-be Zune! The 360 dashboard upgrade is rather exhaustive, but the video sharing features are the most compelling. (more…)

Atomic Content vs. the B-Side

Wednesday, July 26th, 2006

Traditional media tends to offer package deals. Television networks, magazines, albums, … — each of them aggregates content in wholesale manner that, when done successfully, offers the consumer more than they want. But why should consumers pay for the excess bundled content that they don’t want? (more…)