Loaded: A whole new Wii
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Loaded: A whole new Wii

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Dish Online customers can now watch HBO, a new iPhone app tracks the latest from Charlie Sheen, and Nintendo announces a new Wii coming in 2012.

IT'S MONDAY, APRIL 25. I'M NATALI MORRIS, AND IT'S TIME TO GET LOADED.[*]THE NEXT GENERATION OF THE NINTENDO WII IS ON ITS WAY. IN 2012. NINTENDO ANNOUNCED THAT THE POPULAR WII CONSOLE WILL GET AN UPDATE NEXT YEAR AND WILL BE SHOWN OFF IN JUNE AT THE E3 GAMING SHOW IN LOS ANGELES. THIS IS A FAST UPDATE FOR THE CONSOLE, WHICH IS ONLY 5 YEARS OLD. [*]THE RUMORS ARE HOT ABOUT GOOGLE AND APPLE'S MUSIC SERVICES. APPARENTLY THE TWO COMPANIES ARE IN A RACE TO LAUNCH A CLOUD-BASED MUSIC SERVICE. APPLE IS REPORTED TO HAVE SIGNED A DEAL WITH WARNER MUSIC. GOOGLE IS SAID TO BE IN TALKS WITH SPOTIFY, THE STREAMING MUSIC SERVICE. WE DON'T KNOW WHO OR WHAT WILL LAUNCH FIRST BUT WE KNOW THAT THESE WILL BE SERVICES THAT LET YOU GET TO YOUR MUSIC LIBRARY OR STREAM MUSIC YOU DON'T OWN WHENEVER YOU HAVE A CONNECTION ON YOUR COMPUTING DEVICE. [*]DISH ONLINE VIEWERS CAN NOW WATCH HBO AND CINEMAX ONLINE. HBO AND CINEMAX HAVE MADE THEIR CONTENT AVAILABLE ONLINE TO DISH SUBSCRIBERS WHO PAY FOR ACCESS TO THESE MOVIE CHANNELS ON THEIR HOME TVS. [*]A COMPANY IN TOKYO CLAIMS IT HAS DEVELOPED THE WORLD'S THINNEST GLASS FOR TOUCH-SCREEN PANELS. THE GLASS IS 0.28 MILIMETERS THICK, WHICH IS ABOUT 15 PERCENT THINNER THAN THE CURRENT GLASS ON THE MARKET. IT COVERS AN LCD SCREEN ON A SMARTPHONE OR TABLET. YOU JUST GOTTA HOPE IT DOESN'T CRACK EASILY. [*]WE DON'T ALWAYS REPORT ON NEW APPS BUT THIS ONE IS TOO GOOD TO PASS UP. IT IS CALLED "THE MASHEEN" AND HELPS YOU FOLLOW ALONG WITH THE RANTING AND RAVING OF ACTOR CHARLIE SHEEN. IT COSTS $2.99 IN THE ITUNES STORE AND HAS SHORT VIDEOS, A FORTUNE TELLER, AND OTHER FUN GOODIES. AN ANDROID VERSION WILL BE COMING SOON. [*]THAT'S YOUR NEWS OF THE DAY. I WILL SEE YOU TOMORROW. I'M NATALI MORRIS WITH CNET AND YOU'VE JUST BEEN LOADED.

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