Dylan Tweney and Chris Peri

VBWeekly: Megaupload, Kodak and iBooks

In this week’s installment of our weekly video show, Christopher Peri and I talk about one of the most entertaining news stories so far this year: The colorful indictment of alleged pirate content site Megaupload.com. The site’s founder, Kim Dotcom, is an amazing character, who lived large (in a New Zealand mansion surrounded by gorgeous, rare cars) and became the #1 ranked Modern Warcraft 3 player, amazingly enough. We’ll be watching this story closely to report on the allegations and Megaupload’s spirited defense.

Fanhattan aggregates videos on your iPad (video)

There are plenty of movies and TV shows available to watch online or on your mobile device. The trouble is, they’re spread across too many sources, so it can take a lot of searching across sites like Netflix, Hulu, iTunes, and Vudu to find what you’re looking for.

SoftKinetic brings Kinect-like controls to the PC (video)

SoftKinetic is one of many sensor companies promoting 3D cameras in the wake of Microsoft’s success with the Kinect motion sensors for the Xbox 360. But while Microsoft has already sold 18 million Kinect system, Michel Tombroff, chief executive of SoftKinetic, says motion-sensing technology is just getting off the ground.