Category Archives: Eastwick Communications

Seagate featured in Big Bruin Tech News and Reviews: Seagate FreeAgent GoFlex 500GB Ultra Portable Drive

The choices that consumers have these days for external storage has grown by leaps and bounds over the last few years, and most recently the size and performance of those drives has closed in on internal drives. Seagate is one of the premier storage leaders and has been for may years thanks to both their internal and external solutions.

By Chris McInnis

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Computer History Museum featured in The Blog of Phil McKinney: Moderating The Plato@50 Innovations In Hardware Session at Computer History Museum (CHM)

I was recently requested by the Computer History Museum to moderate a session on Plato Hardware that was part of a two day event celebrating the 50 year aniversary of Plato.

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Computer History Museum featured in Tech Republic: Top 10 computer history Web sites

If you’re a computer history buff — or you just want to revisit the tech of your youth — check out these museum sites featuring articles, pictures, forums, and even the first TV commercials for PCs.

 I love visiting computer history sites and watching computer history shows. Why? When I visit these sites, I gain a perspective on a part of my life that I did not have at the time I was passing through it. For example, when I first started programming in Applesoft on an Apple II computer, I thought it would be a great business language.

By Tim Malone

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Computer History Museum featured in Cnet: The man behind the essential geek travel guide

I’m about to start Road Trip 2010, my fifth annual journey through a region of the United States in search of some of the most interesting places to write about and photograph.

 As in previous years, the trip will focus heavily on what interests me–and hopefully my readers–as a self-professed geek. After all, this blog is called Geek Gestalt. And that will take me to high-tech research labs, military bases, a motorcycle factory, NASA facilities, and much more.

By Daniel Terdiman

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Bridgelux featured in Semiconductor Today: Bridgelux launches neutral-white LED arrays, delivering 4100K color temp

LED lighting and chip making firm Bridgelux Inc of Livermore, CA, USA has announced the commercial availability of its ES and RS LED Array products in a neutral-white color temperature (4100K). The new arrays extend Bridgelux’s portfolio across the white color spectrum, aiming to drive the increasingly rapid transformation of high-volume outdoor area and commercial lighting applications.

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Sonic Solutions featured in SF Gate: Sears teams with Sonic Solutions for digital video service

Novato’s Sonic Solutions Inc., which is rapidly shifting its business to take advantage of a new wave of consumer electronics devices that can play digital movies and video delivered directly from the Internet, on Tuesday announced another key retail partner.

Sears plans to launch its own online movie and video service later this year using Sonic Solution’s RoxioNow platform.

By Benny Evangelista

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Sonic Solutions featured in Reuters: Sonic and Sears strike deal on online TV and movies

The California-based Sonic has similar deals in place with Blockbuster Inc and Best BUY Co Inc.

Under Sonic’s latest multiyear deal, the operator of Sears and Kmart stores has licensed Sonic’s RoxioNow platform to sell digital entertainment under the Sears and Kmart brand names.

Sears is expected to launch the portal later this year, which will allow consumers to access Hollywood content on TVs, Blu-ray players and mobile phones.

 By Alex Dobuzinskis

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Sonic Solutions featured in NewTeeVee: Sonic Signs Up Sears to Use Its RoxioNow Digital Storefront

Sonic Solutions has signed up another retailer to use its RoxioNow streaming video service, which delivers Hollywood content to a wide range of consumer electronics devices. Sears has agreed to a multi-year licensing deal through which it will offer movies and TV shows for rental or purchase on the RoxioNow platform.

By Ryan Lawler

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Sonic Solutions featured in Home Media Magazine: Sears Eyes Movie Downloads

Sears Holdings, parent company of Sears and Kmart, and Sonic Solutions June 22 said they have entered into an agreement to facilitate distribution of movies from the Internet via myriad devices, including televisions, Blu-ray Disc players and mobile phones.

Sears said it will incorporate and promote nationwide Sonic’s RoxioNow download technology in a variety of other digital services later this year. The platform enables retailers and consumer electronics companies to engage in the rapidly evolving entertainment supply chain through diversified product offerings, and better inform customers about digital distribution.

By Erik Gruenwedel

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Sonic Solutions featured in Cnet: Sears, Kmart to offer streaming movie service

Here’s how you know streaming video has gone mainstream: when mass market retailers are getting in on the game.

 Scheduled for a holiday release is a new digital video service that will be available on TVs and Blu-ray players sold at Sears and Kmart. It’s called Alphaline Entertainment, and will be available on devices from Sharp, LG, Sony, Samsung, Panasonic, and RCA by the end of the year. Customers will be walked through the set-up inside the store by customer service representatives so that they can just take it home and begin watching movie content at once.

By Erica Ogg

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