Netflix in 1080p HD Hoax

8 02 2010

If you look on all of the big tech news websites right at this moment you will see they are claiming there will be a netflix in full hd coming this year. But CNET has now made and update:

Editors’ note, 4:30 p.m. PST: Netflix now claims that it incorrectly acknowledged 1080p streaming in the company’s 2010 development road map. A Netflix representative has clarified that the company plans to bring 5.1 surround and closed captioning to its streaming HD videos later this year, though 1080p Watch Instantly is not on the books for this year. The text below is the original story, based on earlier conversations and e-mails with this Netflix representative.

These were the details that rumor had made it seem would come in 2010:

  • Full 1080p HD Video
  • 5.1 Surround Sound Audio
  • Possibly accompanying the arrival of Silverlight 3
  • No word on how this will fit into Netflix on Xbox
  • No details on when it will be released

Source: CNET

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DDOT#2- HTC Incredible Leaked Photos

8 02 2010


Yesterday photos of the HTC “Incredible” were leaked onto the internet via the website pocketnow.com. This cellphone codename started a while back and now it seems to be the real deal. Theres even a video of this device, scroll down for the link.

Leaked Specs:

  • Android 2.1 OS with HTC Sense
  • Snapdragon CPU.
  • 3.5-3.7″ WVGA screen
  • Screen possibly AMOLED.
  • rumored 256MB of RAM
  • Dual LED flashes
  • Runs on Verizon Wireless

Video showing the HTC Incredible





DDOT#1- Windows Phone

7 02 2010

Your daily dose of tech today is about the upcoming windows phone. Although nothing is clear about the windows phone here are the current rumors drifting around the interwebs

  • Zune-Like interface
  • No multitasking
  • UI (codenamed METRO) that’s described as “very clean”
  • No Flash Support
  • OS is said to have full Xbox gaming integration
  • More details to come