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Films you should stream this weekend include the Oscar-winning 'Citizenfour'

March 13th, 2015 No comments

Usually when movies win Oscars, it gives them a little boost at the box office, but the folks behind the recent Best Documentary winner decided that it was less important to make money than to allow as many people as possible to see Citizenfour , so they made it available to stream, totally free.

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Start streaming early this weekend; you have one less hour to watch these great films

March 9th, 2015 No comments

This week we get a mix of indie movies and mainstream movies, movies in English and movies in foreign languages, movies about heroes and movies about ordinary people. Quite often, all of these people are misfits or outcasts of some kind, never quite sure of how they fit in. Or, in the case of one creepy chiller, the characters rudely discover that they don’t fit in quite as well as they thought …

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These movies now streaming will make you forget all about 50 Shades of Grey

March 9th, 2015 No comments

The Oscars will be announced this weekend, and so theaters are filling up with the typical “January and February” throwaway stuff ( 50 Shades of Grey being the exception only because it was tied to Valentine’s Day). Movie-streaming services, on the other hand, are highlighting an interesting mix of heavy and light.

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Bad movie: Hackers can raid networks with burnt Blu-Rays

March 2nd, 2015 No comments

Movies a distraction for remote plunder British hacker Stephen Tomkinson has found two Blu-Ray-borne attacks.…

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This optical disc will keep your gumble safe for 2,000 YEARS

February 9th, 2015 No comments

And you thought normal DVDs were posh. How little you know It’s been a long time coming, but then it will be a long time staying

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This optical disc will keep your gumble safe for 2,000 YEARS

Cyberlink PowerDVD 14 review: Media playback app has what you need — almost

April 16th, 2014 No comments

Tired of constantly switching between iTunes, Windows Media Player, VLC, and other programs for different media tasks?

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Cyberlink PowerDVD 14 review: Media playback app has what you need — almost

Facebook puts 10,000 Blu-ray discs in low-power storage system

January 29th, 2014 No comments

If you thought Netflix and iTunes would make optical discs a thing of the past, think again. Facebook has built a storage system from 10,000 Blu-ray discs that holds a petabyte of data and is highly energy-efficient, the company said Tuesday.

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Turn your Mac into the ultimate Blu-ray player

January 10th, 2014 No comments

[ This is a sponsored article written by IDG Creative Lab, a partner of Macworld, and not by Macworld’s editorial staff. ] Out of the box, your Mac can do almost anything, but playing Blu-ray movies isn’t one of them. Not only do Macs not ship with Blu-ray playback software built in, but Apple still doesn’t make a drive capable of reading Blu-ray discs.

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Will New 300GB Optical Discs Be Good For Businesses?

July 29th, 2013 No comments

Two of the leading names in DVD and Blu-ray technology announced a joint effort to develop a next-generation standard for optical discs. Sony and Panasonic will collaborate on a new standard, and plan to produce new super discs that can hold up to 300GB of data on a single disc by 2015

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Review: PowerDVD 13 Ultra media player is loaded with under-the-hood improvements

April 2nd, 2013 No comments

The PowerDVD Ultra series have been the most powerful, feature-laden DVD, Blu – ray , and media players available at retail. On the other hand, each version has also been somewhat slow to launch and sluggish to respond.

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Review: PowerDVD 13 Ultra media player is loaded with under-the-hood improvements