DixX Shook Off The Detractors And Became A Success

Despite a rocky start and widespread derision on the Internet, backers of Divx are remaining steadfast in their commitment to the digital, pay-per-view DVD system. Divx debuted nationwide in October 1998–two months late because of delays in obtaining a sufficient number of Hollywood films–amidst reports of sluggish sales during summer test-marketing in Richmond and San Francisco.

dsodDigital Video Express, the partnership between Circuit City, Bloxpress and a Los Angeles law firm that’s pitching Divx, denies that the test-marketing was a disappointment. Josh Dare, Digital Video Express director of communications, says sales went as expected under the circumstances. The launch in Circuit City and good guys! stores in the two cities featured fewer than 100 movie titles and one $499 player

The Benefits of Pristine Herbal Touch Skin Tag Remover

pristineSo you’ve got a skin tag, or maybe tags. You’re probably not really happy with them and wish that they would just disappear. Maybe you have one on your neck or maybe in an awkward place like your armpit. You probably wish there was an easy way to get rid of them that didn’t involve you taking a scalpel to your skin. If you’re looking for a way to get rid of them you’re probably also looking for a permanent way to get right rid of them.

There are several options available in the world of skin tag removal. They involve cutting (this is where the scalpel comes in), threading, freezing or using a topical cream to rid you of them. Depending on your personal comfort zone, many people decide to go with a topical cream. It’s easy, you can usually buy the product in store or online at a site like Amazon, and you can do it in the comfort of your own home.

Of the skin tag removal creams out there, Pristine Herbal Touch® is one of the lesser known ones. This product is usually thought of as only a wart and mole remover but if you read the package close enough you can discover that it actually works on skin tags as well.

Pristine Herbal Touch® has some great benefits and we’ll list and discuss them here:

Affordability

Pristine Herbal Touch® will run you around $70-80 US dollars depending on where you purchase it from. The home site for this product also indicates you can get your money back if you are not satisfied. As well, the package you receive comes with not only the ointment, but it also comes with an emery board, scratch sticks, cotton swabs, anti-bacterial solution, applicator sticks, the cream and a bottle for the cream. That’s a lot of stuff for that amount of money and it allows this product to be an all-in-one package deal. You won’t need to worry if you have the other products available in your house already because they come in the package.

Ease of Use

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HyperLOCK Was Good, But Not Good Enough

Marrying CD or DVD to the Internet to create a more robust Web experience while offering copy protection is a chief aim of HyperLOCK Technologies Inc. The company’s basic technology “cripples” a file and allows the missing parts to be received from an outside source “seamlessly and instantaneously,” giving the control of data use to an outside source. HyperLOCK’s technology shifts file transfer from telephony to the computer’s CPU.

hcdSpecifically, to use a HyperCD or HyperDVD, missing bits must be obtained via a remote server, or a host Web site. These bits, which can be further encrypted in a “bit file,” are pulled from the server by the HyperCD or HyperDVD plug-in, which is loaded at the time of