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How to grab a freeze-frame from a video

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How to grab a freeze-frame from a video Thc008 asked the Photo Editing forum about saving a video frame as a single photo. Before I tell you how to do this, allow me to give you some caveats and advice: First, none of the techniques I describe below are...
How to grab a freeze-frame from a video
Amended Japanese copyright law to make illegal downloads a criminal offense

How to Skip to the Trailers & Commercials on DVDs and Blu-ray Discs

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How to Skip to the Trailers & Commercials on DVDs and Blu-ray Discs

Highlights Of The Pirate Bay's 'Physibles' Section: The 3D-Printable Chris Dodd

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The other day it occurred to me to have a look at the Pirate Bay's 'Physibles' category for 3D printer plans, to see what's been added since it launched with a 3D pirate ship model earlier this year. Among the odds and ends (both useful and just-for-fun) like a whistle,...
Highlights Of The Pirate Bay's 'Physibles' Section: The 3D-Printable Chris Dodd

Jaws debuts on Blu-ray August 14th remastered and upmixed (video)

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Universal Pictures promised it would celebrate its centennial by bringing classics out of the vaults and onto Blu-ray discs and now one of our most anticipated flicks, Jaws, finally has a release date. Steven Spielberg's 1975 hit will come home in "digitally remastered and fully restored" form with an...
Jaws debuts on Blu-ray August 14th remastered and upmixed (video)

Internet to surpass DVD in movie consumption, not revenue

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Consumers will watch more movies online than on DVDs in 2012 for the first time, but will spend far less doing so, according to a new report. The number of movies rented or bought online from outlets like Netflix and iTunes will grow 135% this year to 3.4 billion, according...
Internet to surpass DVD in movie consumption, not revenue

ScanFLX makes mobile Netflix disc management a snap

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Twice as many Netflix customers are streaming vs having discs mailed to them, but that doesn’t mean it should be difficult to manage a Netflix disc queue. ScanFLX, a nifty new $0.99 iOS app, makes it easier to add titles to your list of DVDs or Blu-Ray movies by using...
ScanFLX makes mobile Netflix disc management a snap
3D TV is dead

Broadcom Ushers In H.265 Video

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Broadcom Ushers In H.265 Video: Stephen Shankland for Cnet: H.265 brings two notable features. First, it can match the quality of H.264 with half the network bandwidth, in principle either improving streaming video at the same data rate or reducing network usage at the same quality. Second, it supports UltraHD...
Broadcom Ushers In H.265 Video
Qwikster Rebaptized: Netflix’s Name Game With Disc-Only Subscriptions
10 Observations From Really Smart People On The Next Generation Of Video Game Consoles (MSFT, SNE)

Jim Carrey hit as eBay users sell memorabilia for gun money

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After star's anti-gun lobby skit rouses right-wing ire, eBay listings say Carrey products will raise money for NRAEbay has found itself caught up in the ongoing row over Jim Carrey's recent pro-gun control comedy skit, in which the Canadian-born comic riffed on former NRA chief Charlton Heston's famous "cold dead...
Jim Carrey hit as eBay users sell memorabilia for gun money
Netflix stops hating on physical media, DVD-only plans are back

PS4 rumours: '50% more powerful than Xbox 720'

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Unnamed developers claim insider knowledge of next-gen specifications after CES briefings - PS4 processor coming out top, but Xbox 720 ahead on RAMA new batch of rumours has surfaced surrounding the next generation games machines from Sony and Microsoft - you'd better get used to this from now on. Gaming...
PS4 rumours: '50% more powerful than Xbox 720'

Watch out, Netflix: Redbox Instant priced at $8 per month

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Redbox parent Coinstar and Verizon today announced more details about their joint venture streaming video service, confirming its pricing model and new agreements with big movie companies. Later this month, Redbox Instant’s invitation-only beta product will offer unlimited streaming of thousands of movies at $8 per month, along with four...
Watch out, Netflix: Redbox Instant priced at $8 per month

Must See HDTV (May 13th - 19th)

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The flood of season finales continues, and this week it even includes some notable series coming to an end. Doctor Who, Castle, and Arrow are among those taking off for the summer, but they will be back. Look below for the highlights this week, followed after the break by...
Must See HDTV (May 13th - 19th)

Top 40 must-have Blu-ray discs

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Check out CNET's roundup of must-have Blu-ray discs to show off your home theater with. We'll be updating our picks as new discs come out....
Top 40 must-have Blu-ray discs

Answer Line: Where can I rent 3D Blu-rays?

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Douglas Kelner has a 3D HDTV and 3D Blu-ray player. He doesn't like buying discs, and wants to know where he can rent 3D movies. [Email your tech questions to answer@pcworld.com or post them on the PCW Answer Line forum.] Last August, I discussed the 3D content shortage in...
Answer Line: Where can I rent 3D Blu-rays?

Pioneer 15x Blu-ray burner coming soon for under $100

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Pioneer announced a new Blu-ray drive this week. The BDR-2208 will be the fastest drive available on the market--an internal 15x Blu-ray burner--and offers small businesses a cost-effective means of backing up and archiving important data. The press release from Pioneer describes a number of features that consumers will...
Pioneer 15x Blu-ray burner coming soon for under $100

Barnes & Noble launches Nook Video in United Kingdom

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Literary retail chain Barnes & Noble has opened its Nook Video movie and TV store in the United Kingdom. The video service is also the first digital retailer in the UK to offer UltraViolet titles for sale, allowing customers to buy films through the system as well as registering codes...
Barnes & Noble launches Nook Video in United Kingdom

Online movie streaming in U.S. to top DVDs for the first time in 2012

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Online movie streaming in the United States is expected to top both DVD and Blu-ray use for the first time ever in 2012, according to a study from IHS Screen Digest. The study suggests that in 2012, Americans will legally stream 3.4 billion movies online — twice the 1.4 billion...
Online movie streaming in U.S. to top DVDs for the first time in 2012
Facebook invests in 55-terabit intra-Asia submarine cable system

Xbox One installs discs to the HDD, friends list capped at 1,000

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The Xbox One's 50GB Blu-ray discs will automatically rip to your 500GB harddrive, Microsoft tells us, and it looks like you won't have to wait 'til they're done to get going. That's according to the Xbox One landing page on Xbox.com, spotted by our friends at Joystiq, which says,...
Xbox One installs discs to the HDD, friends list capped at 1,000
Wal-Mart using special ink to stop Disc-to-Digital cheaters

The Complete Indiana Jones Blu-ray Collection finally brings the entire set home in HD this fall

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It's taken forever to come about, but the first three Indiana Jones movies will be released on Blu-ray for the first time later this year. Paramount announced it will deliver The Complete Indiana Jones Blu-ray Collection this fall (no exact date yet), without explaining how it could possibly be...
The Complete Indiana Jones Blu-ray Collection finally brings the entire set home in HD this fall

Xbox One: does the Microsoft console have anything new to offer?

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Microsoft claims it can do everything, from the traditional playing of games and films to reading your heartbeat and making conference calls. But is that what customers want?It does everything. But is everything what we want? When Microsoft unveiled its new games console, the Xbox One, yesterday, tech fans struggled...
Xbox One: does the Microsoft console have anything new to offer?
DVDs and Blu-rays to carry two unskippable government warnings

Disney Pulls Plug On Online Movie Service

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Disney Movies Online will cease to exist at the end of the year, Disney announced today. The little-known Internet movie service will close as of December 31, said the company in an email to users and on the site. “The digital environment is rapidly evolving and Disney Movies Online does...
Disney Pulls Plug On Online Movie Service

DVDs and Blu-rays will now carry two unskippable government warnings

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You know those FBI warning messages that appear at the beginning of DVDs and Blu-ray discs? They're getting an upgrade—and they're multiplying....
DVDs and Blu-rays will now carry two unskippable government warnings

Redbox refuses to push Warner movie delay to 56 days, will rent flicks as they go on sale

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Two years after bending to Warner's demands and delaying its kiosk rentals 28 days in exchange for lower acquisition costs and a steady supply of Blu-ray discs, Redbox announced the agreement has expired. This comes as a result of Warner's desire to extend the delay between the time movies...
Redbox refuses to push Warner movie delay to 56 days, will rent flicks as they go on sale
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