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    During an interview at the GDGT Live event with Tom Merritt from TWiT, Boxee have revealed that the desktop software for Mac, Windows and Linux, won’t be updated to version 1.0 until ‘early 2011’. The new version of Boxee is clearner and more refined than any other version we’ve...
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  • Podcast Episode #50 – The Facebook

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  • Avatar Extended Collector’s Edition coming Nov 24, 2010

    Not content with making more than 2.7 billion (with a B) at the box office, Twentieth Century Fox have announced global release details for Avatar Extended Collectors Edition. It comes in two forms, Blu-ray and old school DVD, each containing 3 discs. The new updated versions with 16 extra...
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