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The 9 best movies streaming this weekend

March 20th, 2015 No comments

It’s March 20. Have you watched these great movies, yet?

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The 9 best movies streaming this weekend

Mac 911: Making DVDs from old iMovie projects and slideshows

March 16th, 2015 No comments

I still remember the glorious day when I first encountered writable CDs.

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Mac 911: Making DVDs from old iMovie projects and slideshows

Where to find the best streaming holiday music and movies

December 23rd, 2014 No comments

The holidays come with trappings and tradition; with family, flavors, and favored evergreens among them. Adding to the atmosphere is holiday entertainment—the sentimental songs and movies entirely inappropriate in mid-March that are the perfect December accompaniment. Given that this media has such a limited shelf life, most of us don’t bother to acquire it.

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How to automatically add movies to your Mac media server

July 28th, 2014 No comments

Reader Jason Enns would like to streamline his media acquisition workflow. He writes: I know you’re a fan of the Mac mini media center and I’ve tried to follow your example.

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How to rip a Blu-ray disc

June 12th, 2014 No comments

Transcript [Editor’s note: The MPAA and most media companies argue that you can’t legally copy or convert commercial DVDs or Blu-ray discs for any reason. We (and others) think that, if you own one of these discs, you should be able to override its copy protection to make a backup copy or to convert its content for viewing on other devices.

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How to rip a Blu-ray disc

How to extract audio from a Blu-ray disc

May 14th, 2014 No comments

Reader Derrick Crandall has one chunk of media that he’d like to turn into more.

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How to extract audio from a Blu-ray disc

Disney Movies Anywhere promises wide access to a magic kingdom of movies

February 25th, 2014 No comments

Disney aficionados—and, really, movie buffs in general—can now have instant access to a large number of titles in Disney’s library with a new cloud-based service, Disney Movies Anywhere .

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How to play .avi movies in Mavericks

February 19th, 2014 No comments

Reader Jon Nunes has old movies and a new operating system that don’t see eye to eye. He writes: I have a lot of old .avi movies from the days when I was using a Windows PC.

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Microsoft's Xbox One won't play 3D Blu-ray movies

November 11th, 2013 No comments

But nobody cares about 3D movies anyway.

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Microsoft's Xbox One won't play 3D Blu-ray movies

Vudu and Sony dabble in DVD-style extras for streaming movies

October 23rd, 2013 No comments

Beyond mere deleted scenes, the effort between Vudu and Sony brings extras tied to the digital nature of streaming flicks.

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