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Pirates Debut Super-Smooth Video Torrents

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Frame rate is a term used to describe the frequency that a device is able to capture or replay consecutive images required for the creation of moving video. If each image was played back, say, once per second, the viewer would see a series of static images, but by presenting...
Pirates Debut Super-Smooth Video Torrents
Wii U Reportedly Hacked To Allow Users To Run Games From USB Devices

BBC Worldwide announces first four Blu-ray / DVDs with UltraViolet digital copies

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Coming nearly on the anniversary of its US launch, the UltraViolet digital locker system is getting a boost in the UK from BBC Worldwide. The BBC's commerical wing is releasing four Blu-ray / DVD titles that are UltraViolet-enabled and is partnering with Warner-owned Flixster to allow users to redeem...
BBC Worldwide announces first four Blu-ray / DVDs with UltraViolet digital copies

Engadget Giveaway: win a Sony 40-inch 1080p HDTV, courtesy of NBC Universal!

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It's movie time, folks. The bad news is that you have to bring your own popcorn. The good news, on the other hand, is that the feature film and the TV are on us! Thanks to the folks at NBC Universal, there's a 40-inch 1080p HDTV up for grabs....
Engadget Giveaway: win a Sony 40-inch 1080p HDTV, courtesy of NBC Universal!

Jurassic Park 3D Blu-ray comes home April 23rd after its one-week theatrical return

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We've known since last year that Jurassic Park would make its return to theaters in 3D this April, but now Universal has also dropped the details about its Blu-ray 3D release, as well as the 2D release of all the flicks individually in March. Just to fill in the...
Jurassic Park 3D Blu-ray comes home April 23rd after its one-week theatrical return

Batman Beats James Bond.... On BitTorrent

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This week there are four newcomers in our weekly chart of most pirated movies. The Dark Knight Rises is back again, this time as a DVD/ Blu-ray release. In a few days the film was downloaded more than a million times. The Batman movie beats James Bond’s Skyfall, which leaked...
Batman Beats James Bond.... On BitTorrent

Must See HDTV (January 14th - 20th)

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As we return from CES (and dive headlong into the North American International Auto Show) we've got a number of our favorite TV shows returning from break. While sci fi fans wave good-bye to one high profile series they can welcome another this week, and sports fans are just...
Must See HDTV (January 14th - 20th)

Acer Aspire V3 coming to Japan for $1,100 with right processor, wrong ppi

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Want a 2.1GHz Ivy Bridge Core i7 in your next media laptop? Mmm, yes please. And a 1080p LED backlit display to devour movies on? Well, of course. Then keep looking, because the Acer Aspire V3 maxes out at just 1366 x 768 -- despite being equipped with a...
Acer Aspire V3 coming to Japan for $1,100 with right processor, wrong ppi

Disney may be next with forced 28-day Netflix delays

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Disney is reportedly considering imposing a 28-day delay between DVD or Blu-ray movie releases and availability through rental chains such as Netflix and Redbox. The company's chief executive, Bob Iger, noted the potential strategy change during a quarterly conference call with investors and analysts.......
Disney may be next with forced 28-day Netflix delays

The biggest trends spotted at CES 2013

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LAS VEGAS-- We saw 4k HDTVs, a Blu-ray resurgence, smart refrigerators and other intelligent appliances, cool PCs, slews of tablets, and much more. Here is a round-up of our trend stories from CES 2013: OLED and 4K at CES 2013: The fantasy and the reality (video)  Tablets rule: Every...
The biggest trends spotted at CES 2013
Where are they now? Catching up with … Xbox 360 HD-DVD

When Blu-ray Isn't Better: LOTR Edition [Movies]

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Blu-ray transfers are notorious for overzealous noise (film grain) reduction, and as avsforum points out, Lord of the Rings looked better on a 17Mbps MPEG-2 broadcast than it does the upcoming 23Mbps VC1 Blu-ray. More »...
When Blu-ray Isn't Better: LOTR Edition [Movies]

Indie Film Maker Is Creating A DRM-Free Open HD Video Format

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In most areas of entertainment, DRM is an option. If you want to publish an ebook, you don't have to use DRM. Same for video games and music. While these others areas of entertainment are moving away from DRM, there is one prominent holdout on the DRM front: movies. Every...
Indie Film Maker Is Creating A DRM-Free Open HD Video Format

PowerDVD 12 Gets 2D to 3D Conversion with TrueTheater

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As far as features are concerned, the freshly released PowerDVD 12 is quite impressive. CyberLink equipped the latest release of their Blu-ray and media player with more than 30 new features and extends the list of supported formats (lossless FLAC and OGG and MK3D included). Among the most notable modifications...
PowerDVD 12 Gets 2D to 3D Conversion with TrueTheater

Is Avatar's Blu-ray Success Bad News for 3D TV?

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Is Avatar's Blu-ray Success Bad News for 3D TV?

Must See HDTV (February 4th - 10th)

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It's finally over -- pro football is done for the year. In its absence we have a number of big returning shows to look forward to, including favorites like Community and The Walking Dead. Also of note, Syfy will air Battlestar Galactica: Blood & Chrome this weekend, a show...
Must See HDTV (February 4th - 10th)

6 questions for Raiders of the Lost Ark's Karen Allen

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Karen Allen was in New York to promote the Blu-ray release of "Indiana Jones: The Complete Adventures Blu-ray." She sat down with CNET for a brief chat. [Read more]...
6 questions for Raiders of the Lost Ark's Karen Allen

Valentine's day deal roundup: Free Infinity Blade, up to 90% off EA Games, $1269 Retina MacBook Pro, more

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From 9to5Toys.com: If you’ve procrastinating in gifting a gift for your loved one you’re in luck because our 9to5Toys team is here with the best current deals for Valentine’s Day and even some early Presidents’ Day sales.  Be sure to check back with 9to5Toys often because we are adding new deals...
Valentine's day deal roundup: Free Infinity Blade, up to 90% off EA Games, $1269 Retina MacBook Pro, more

Samsung and Qualcomm form Alliance for Wireless Power

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Samsung and Qualcomm have formed the Alliance for Wireless Power (A4WP) in order to mount a challenge to Qiís Wireless Power Consortium. The move may result in a battle analogous to Sonyís battle with Toshiba over the Blu-ray and HD-DVD formats as one side seeks to establish its technology as...
Samsung and Qualcomm form Alliance for Wireless Power

iTunes in the Cloud for Movies Matches Digital Copies Included with Disc Purchases

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Tech of the Hub notes (via Wired) that the new upgrades to the iTunes in the Cloud services to include movies purchased from the iTunes Store have another benefit: matching of iTunes Digital Copies that are sometimes included with the purchase of films on DVD or Blu-ray.I purchased the...
iTunes in the Cloud for Movies Matches Digital Copies Included with Disc Purchases

Velocity Micro unveils Raptor MultiPlex home theater PC

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Velocity Micro has made available a new Home Theater PC, said to be the most powerful living room computer on the market. The Raptor Multiplex offers customers an extremely capable gaming PC that also provides DVR functionality with up to four concurrent recordings through its digital TV tuners, as well...
Velocity Micro unveils Raptor MultiPlex home theater PC

E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial Blu-ray full specs revealed, arrives in October

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We already got an early peek at the trailer, but Universal has finally issued a press release that breaks down everything that will be included in the E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial 30th Anniversary Blu-ray. The disc will include only the 1982 theatrical version of the movie, a Dolby Digital 7.1...
E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial Blu-ray full specs revealed, arrives in October

Microsoft's Xbox Live gets Redbox Instant in exclusive deal

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Microsoft’s Xbox group and Redbox parent Coinstar are just down the road from one another, so maybe this shouldn’t be a surprise. The new Redbox Instant by Verizon streaming service will be available “in the very near future” on Microsoft’s Xbox Live, according to a post today by Larry Hryb,...
Microsoft's Xbox Live gets Redbox Instant in exclusive deal
VLC 2.0 available now, includes faster decoding and experimental Blu-ray support

Lenovo intros IdeaCentre Q190 HTPC, new C-series all-in-ones for the space-saving set

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Most of Lenovo's big Windows 8 desktop push has centered on the mid-range and up. Happily, the company is at last swinging its attention to those who the entry-level crowd, and most of all those who want their PCs as tiny as the price. The highlight of the refresh...
Lenovo intros IdeaCentre Q190 HTPC, new C-series all-in-ones for the space-saving set

Must See HDTV (February 6th - 12th)

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The Super bowl is over, the ads have aired, and now we're trying to fill a football-sized hole in our TV schedules. Luckily there's a few new shows airing that may help us get through the winter, unless of course we get more Glee clones that push us outdoors...
Must See HDTV (February 6th - 12th)

MakeMKV - Make MKV from Blu-ray and DVD

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MakeMKV - Make MKV from Blu-ray and DVD
Commodore relaunches storied Amiga brand with high-end Amiga Mini

Maybe There’s Something to This Social Media Thing After All

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A few months back I became a fan of Universal Studios Home Entertainment on Facebook. I did this solely because they were giving away Blu Rays every day throughout the month of January. That was it. I had no other attachment to Universal Studios. Sure, I probably own a ton...
Maybe There’s Something to This Social Media Thing After All
Next-generation Xbox might be delayed to 2014 due to chip production issues
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