Brother's newest inkjet multifunction printer, the MFC-6490CW is a milestone for the company--it's their first color inkjet that can print, copy, scan, and fax on 11 inch by 17-inch tabloid sized paper. This is also the first in a new line of "Professional Series" printers that accommodate the creative and innovative consumer.
The printer will have ports for direct printing from USB flash drives, PictBridge compatible ports, and external multimedia cards. In addition, the MFC-6490CW is also wireless and includes a built in auto-document feeder, dual paper input trays, and a four ink cartridge bay. We'… Read more
From the outside looking in, it sure seems to be going from bad to worse at Yahoo, where Jerry Yang and Sue Decker appear unable to stop the hemorrhaging in the executive ranks.
But before getting flagged for piling on, is the rush of recent departures at the company really is as bad as it appears to 99.9 percent of the blognoscenti? Let's pause and think about that for a moment. With no disrespect to any of the people who are departing for greener pastures in the last couple of weeks, Yahoo's not losing any superstars. (Check … Read more
LOS ANGELES--Only the mouse appears to thrive in a music sector pulverized by digital technology.
As the top four recording companies continue to see CD sales shrink and as they scurry to find profitable business models in the digital age, Walt Disney Records has grown 40 percent from last year according to Matt Fitz-Henry, the label's director of New Media.
Fitz-Henry, who spoke at a panel session at the iHollywood Conference on Monday, said that it's no secret how the company has found success in such a gloomy environment.
"What everybody in the music business is now … Read more
Six years ago, Warner Bros. developed digital technologies to make copies of damaged or decaying film negatives and return the movies to their original viewing quality. But the latest project came with added pressure: director Francis Ford Coppola looking over technicians' shoulders as they digitally remastered his masterwork, The Godfather. CNET News.com's Greg Sandoval tells intern Holly Jackson the story of the painstaking restoration process.
All-in-one (AIO) printers touting three to four features such as copying, scanning, and faxing are aplenty. But when we received news of a 9-in-1 model, it nearly blew us away.
Brother's MFC-885CW has to be one of the most feature-packed printers we've seen this year. This color inkbox can not only print, scan, copy, and fax, but it is also capable of direct photo printing from a flash card or USB drive and PC fax. That's six features already. Then the Wi-Fi-enabled printer goes to the next level, incorporating a cordless phone, built-in speakerphone, and, to sweeten … Read more
There is no right to privacy at international borders. For those of us with laptops, this presents a pretty major problem: How do we get through U.S. Customs with our beloved portable devices, without having Uncle Sam peeking at every e-mail we've sent, every MP3 we've listened to, and every "home movie" we've made?
The obvious solution, encryption, is not enough. Non-Americans have no right to enter the U.S. Don't want to hand over your encryption keys? No problem--but you will be put on the next airplane back to your home country (… Read more
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Back in the old days (like 2007), the marketing strategy for new albums included a prerelease "rolling thunder" PR campaign. First came a single, followed shortly by the video.
Then a few chosen reviewers would get early copies with "NOT FOR RESALE" imprinted across the front, allowing them to have their reviews ready slightly before or on the release date. Retail outlets would receive promotional matter, like cardboard cutouts of the band standing in front of the album cover. A few warm-up shows would feature songs from the record. Meanwhile, somebody--a reviewer, a disgruntled record … Read more
In the meanwhile, the hosts of the 404 talk about: Tina Fey being cute, but not so funny; Sarah Silverman and Amy Winehouse looking exactly alike; Ben Stiller's new movie featuring Robert Downey Jr. in blackface (?Qu??); terrible airplane movies; and the return of 30 Rock with Will Arnett and … Read more