Playstation 3 to get 3D picture viewing by end of September
Sony's Playstation 3 is supposed to be ready to support 3D Blu-ray discs in October, but by the end of September it will be ready for 3D picture viewing.
A press release issued today says that the 3D image viewing will be available through the new PlayMemories app, downloadable from the Playstation Store by late September. The images have to be shot with 3D-compatible cameras of course, which include the Cyber-shot models WX5 and TX9 and DSLR models A55V and A33.
The PlayMemories app will be free when it arrives in the next few days.
Netflix to hit Canada on September 22
Netflix CEO Reed Hastings will be in Toronto, Canada this Wednesday to unveil its Canadian offering. The company will only offering streaming video rentals in Canada and, as of now, has no plans to sell hard copy DVDs. This is the first foreign expansion outside fo the United States for Netflix and will probably not be the last. Both Apple TV and the Boxee box are also planned for Canadian release in the future as well.
Amino Freedom enters the crowded set-top box market
There is an endless supply of set-top boxes capable of all kinds of amazing things on the market or coming to market currently. Add Amino's Freedom box to the mix. Capable of 1080p playback, DVR recording and VOD streaming, and augmented by an Intel CE4100m processor, 1 GB of RAM, 500 GB of internal storage, 802.11n Wi-Fi, SD card support, Bluetooth and Nokia's MeeGo operating system, the Amino Freedom box now also runs apps and games.