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Computer downloaded games

I have put myself in a pickle. In my home there is no tv, computer, or internet usage(outside of school work) for my children until the weekends. Okay, maybe we make American Idol an exception. My two teenage boys are like all other teenage boys, game junkies, when allowed to play, after 3pm on the weekends. I purchased the Spore computer game for my 13 year old. It is perfect for a creative kid who isn't into the racing type games. I wanted to put the game on one of our non-internet computers… Continue

Added by Ellen Bonner on January 14, 2009 at 8:14pm — 3 Comments

Nintendo Wii - Is it any better than the traditional video game systems??

Against my better judgement (and without my knowledge) our family recently got a Nintendo Wii. It was a famiy Christmas gift from my mother-in-law...need I say more?? We have let our 4 kids have almost no video game exposure until now. They are ages 10,6,3 and 8 mths. I have always been especially worried about our boys becoming obsessed with video games because I know how addicting they can be. I also felt like once they were in the house it would be too hard to impose limits restricting when… Continue

Added by Andrea Nelson on January 14, 2009 at 9:47pm — 1 Comment

Are the New Gaming Systems Worth The Money?

The new gaming systems have been blowing my mind. Everything is so real! I don’t play video games that often and even though these new systems are incredible I have never thought that it would be worth the expense and I will just stick with my Madden on PS2. I dare anyone to try to convince me that it is worth spending half a grand on a new system. I have played some games on the new Xbox and I have to admit it is fun. However, I think I will just mooch of my friends’ gaming systems instead of… Continue

Added by Ben on August 4, 2008 at 1:30pm — 1 Comment

Games, Games, and More Games

I want more E (everyone)Rated Games for my kids. I wish our Playstation could prohibit the use of M(mature) games, much like you can do on your television. I think some parents hold out on getting these gaming boxes because most of what is out there is too violent or sexual. It's frustrating.

Added by Ellen Bonner on January 25, 2009 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Wii Fit -- the downside

Santa brought us a Wii system this year and I quickly added the Wii Fit board and game. I have visions of skipping my gym membership and instead working out in the comfort of my own home. The system is very cool and its amazing how it can evaluate your balance and strength. The program/game has lots of options but it takes a while to go through a set of exercises. For example if I do 4 yoga poses and 3 strength moves it can take close to an hour but only bank 16-18 minutes on my workout timer.… Continue

Added by Wendy Brown on January 14, 2009 at 10:15pm — No Comments

Family Friendly Technology Needs-My Two Cents

On the note of family freindly technology, I would like the following wish list:

1-The ability to read my childrens cell phone text messages and be emailed or text'd when a x rated word is used.

Accidentally, I found some poor unforunate girl's texts to my son that showed her efforts to enlighten my son on things of the sexual matter. He said she was this "nasty" girl who won't stop texting him and he ignores her. I had to send her a text asking her to leave my son alone… Continue

Added by Ellen Bonner on February 4, 2009 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Happy Streaming Kids in Control...

"The kids have taken control of their own programming", I said to my husband, yet, he looked at me with a no surprise look on his face. "They now want a larger tv in their room because the 40 inch Roku TV they now find it to be too small to watch their favorite programming", I continued. Although my husband thinks nothing about my kids programming habits or their wants, I've realized that in the past few years the kids, boys age 3 and…


Added by Alicia A. Perez on June 11, 2016 at 10:30pm — No Comments

Sony Adds Netflix: OTT Video Catch-Up or Leapfrog?

Not to be outdone by rivals Vizio, Panasonic, LG, Samsung, and other HDTV manufacturers, as well as gaming consoles like… Continue

Added by Brian Mahony on July 13, 2009 at 8:30am — No Comments

TV Watching as a Mom

As a mom tv watching in my household is very limited. I also find that watching tv in itself has evolved. For the most part, I find that instead of spending countless hours in front of the tv soaking in hours of programming we are now on-the-go and choosing what we want to watch and when. There's also so much content available and ways to obtain it that it can be quite overwhelming.

While at home I am constantly multi-tasking while preparing a meal for my family, organizing the home,…


Added by Alicia A. Perez on April 26, 2015 at 12:37am — 1 Comment

Addressable Advertising in Pay-TV at the Precipice: One Step Back and One Step Forward

As the pay-TV sector continues to try to match or best the online world where demographic, behavioral and geo-targeting of advertising is possible by using location and other data mined from ISPs and IP addresses, with set-top box data being mined primarily in the pay-TV sector’s case, the recent news from Canoe Ventures of discontinuing its first product test was at minimum a small set-back. The much hyped… Continue

Added by Robert A. Clark on June 24, 2009 at 10:28am — No Comments

Like VoIP Before It, Video Quality Is the Final Measure of OTT Success

Since the beginning of my career, first in software and then in telecom, quality has…


Added by Brian Mahony on January 14, 2016 at 10:43am — No Comments

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