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Today's most interesting stories in technology, media and entertainment:

Sony just revealed its new PlayStation Move motion controller. The new controller is similar to the Wii controller in that it moves seamlessly with the user, with Sony calling it an "extension of your body." The Move uses the PlayStation Eye camera to sync the gamers motions to the screen, and will be available by the end of 2010.

ARM microprocessing company recently stated that the iPad will have at least 50 competitors this year. One will be Dell's Mini 5, a color touch-screen tablet that may feature Amazon Kindle compatibility. In addition, new screen shots show that the Android-based device will include an Amazon MP3 player and instant access to the Amazon's digital music, video and book store.

Harmonix announced that Rock Band 3 will be available in-stores before the holiday season. The latest version of the popular gaming franchise is expected to be available on all major gaming platforms, and may let users import tracks from previous versions.

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Shelly Palmer is a consultant and the host of MediaBytes with Shelly Palmer a daily show featuring news you can use about technology, media & entertainment. He is Managing Director of Advanced Media Ventures Group LLC and the author of Television Disrupted: The Transition from Network to Networked TV. Shelly is also President of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. You can join the MediaBytes mailing list here. Shelly can be reached at For information about Get Digital Classes, visit