Our friends over at Engadget obsessively cover everything new in gadgets and consumer electronics, which is why we compile this daily roundup of their top stuff (or, at least, what we think is tops). For more details on any of these stories, click on the Engadget links in each story below.
Zune HD Interface Filmed
Just last week Microsoft showed off the Zune HD
at an event in San Francisco, but didn't let anyone shoot video of the thing. Wouldn't you know it; some enterprising souls didn't listen
Webcycle Brings Pedal-Powered Internet
Upgrading from a slow to fast connection usually takes a call to an Internet provider -- but not with the Webcycle
. With this device, users need to work for their downloads, faster pedaling equaling faster speeds.
Netflix Watch Generates 20x More Money Than Pay-Per-Download
It remains to be seen what the future of video rental will be, but it's looking like pay-per-download services are on the out. Information released by Versaly Entertainment indicates that subscription services are far more profitable
Group Streams Concert to iPhones
Apple and Google Agree to Not Steal Employees
I-O Data Brings Mobile TV to iPhone and PC
We have it better than we once did, but it's still occasionally the case that Japan gets cooler stuff than anyone else in the world. The latest example is the IO-DATA SEG Clip, which brings TV-recording straight to the iPhone