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By: Digital Home  09-12-2011
Keywords: Content Management, Consumer Electronics, Video Game

Sony this week is releasing new firmware (Version 4.0) for its Playstation 3 video game console which will enable the device to act as a content management server the Playstation Vita.

The PlayStation Vita, also known as “PSVita” or “PSV,” is the upcoming handheld game console from Sony which is set to be released in Japan and parts of Asia on December 17, 2011 and in Europe and North America on February 22, 2012.

Sonos, makers of wireless music systems for the home, announced today the release of Sonos System Software 3.6 along with a new Sonos Android Controller app which supports Android tablets and the Kindle Fire.

In addition to taking advantage of the tablet’s larger screen size, new features of the app include alarms, music library management and Twitter support.

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Following a recent iPad announcement, Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc. announced today its encyclopedia is now available as an iPhone App through the Apple App Store.

The Britannica App gives iOS users the ability to find information and explore subjects which has been researched and edited by professional editors and expert contributors.

Telecommunications giant Bell Canada this week began notifying consumers that it is raising phone, internet and television rates in the New Year.

Effective January 1st, 2012, Bell is raising television rates by $3 a month, phone rates by $2 a month and internet rates by $2 per month plus the maximum usage overage fee will be increased by $20.

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The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) is federal agency responsible for regulating and supervising the Canadian broadcasting and telecommunications systems.

The regulator`s mandate is to ensure that both the broadcasting and telecommunications systems serve the Canadian public.

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CinemaNow, an internet video download service owned by Best Buy, has officially begun offering service in Canada.

The service, which hopes to compete with similar services from Sony and Apple, gives movie lovers the ability to rent or buy more than 10,000 standard and high definition movie and television shows over the web.

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Bing, Microsoft’s web search engine today announced its Top 10 lists for the most searched people, news stories, celebrity events, and consumer electronics in 2011.

Apparently the software giant is unaware that there is another month left in 2011 but why let a dose of reality spoil some fun.

The information in this article was current at 06 Dec 2011

Keywords: Consumer Electronics, Content Management, Content Management Server, Game Console, Library Management, Music Systems, Professional Editors, Telecommunications Systems, Video Game, Video Game Console, Wireless Music,

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