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      01-10-2006, 08:06 AM   #1
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Google video goes commercial...

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I wonder how long all the free and probably illegal content is going to last (i.e. Top Gear episodes).
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      01-10-2006, 10:29 AM   #2
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wow, i didn't even notice that. that's crazy! and it requires windows to purchase the videos! crap, i can't buy my favorite episodes of macgyver now!
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      01-29-2006, 06:06 AM   #3
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you can download the videos for free? i don't really want to install that google video player if they're not free.
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Looks like Googles answer to Apple's video podcasts....
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      01-29-2006, 04:25 PM   #5
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I noticed this the other day, seems like a good idea. And I havent downloaded any yet, but generally the quality is shit.

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yep just watched a bit of CSI, the quality is utter shit. Not worth paying for.

itunes videos are relatively low resolution, but I'd say look 10x better.
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Did you notice the link to pay says high quality? I'd guess for the commercial stuff they'll give you a short teaser at lower quality and the one you pay for would be higher. Just a guess though.
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Did you notice the link to pay says high quality? I'd guess for the commercial stuff they'll give you a short teaser at lower quality and the one you pay for would be higher. Just a guess though.
Someone let me know.
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