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Netflix Abandons Qwikster DVD Name - Goes Back to Unified Netflix Name

Remember how much I hated that Netflix was spinning off their DVD-by-mail service to a new name called Qwikster? Well it appears I was not alone in thinking this was a bad move. Netflix has apparently had a change of...

Netflix DVD Now Qwikster - I Hate it!

Netflix is owning up to their mistake when they raised their price. I received an email from Reed Hastings, Co-Founder and CEO, Netflix which is quite interesting. I messed up. I owe you an explanation.It is clear from the feedback...

Netflix Drops Add to DVD Queue from Streaming Devices

Netflix today announced on its blog that it’s removing the “Add to DVD Queue” feature from streaming devices causing a revolt amongst Netflix users. Thus, you will no longer be able to add titles to your DVD queue from your iPhone,...

Jailbreaking and Ripping DVDs Now Legal in One Fell Swoop!

The copyright overlords have shined brightly this day upon us jailbreakers, phone unlockers, and DVD rippers. The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) today won three exemptions to the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) anti-circumvention provisions, which will bring a smile to...

Netflix Increases Blu-ray Prices from $1 to $4!

Just got this email from Netflix saying they are increasing my Blu-ray access from $1 to $4 per month. What the hell? I have to pay 4 times what I was paying before? Way to screw your most loyal...

It's Going to be a Blu-ray Christmas

Some experts are skeptical about whether consumers will buy Blu-ray DVD players this Christmas - I am not one of them. Many are saying it's going to be a "blue" Blu-ray Christmas. I disagree. I went shopping for a...

Anybody Buying Blu-ray?

There are ads for them all over the place as everybody seems to be pushing Blu-ray as the better version of DVD -- much like DAT was the new audio cassette (but at least that's digital vs. analog, not better...

Run Mac OS X on a PC

Want to run Mac OS X on a PC? Well, Steve Jobs notorious for forcing his loyal fans to run only Apple-approved hardware let the cat outta the bag once he announced Intel support (previous utilized PowerPC processors.). It was...

We Keep Doin' the Gadget Redo ...

Consumers remain willing to spend money on consumer electronics -- for replacing older units or buying new ones with more advanced technology -- even though most homes already own those same products, according to a new report from The NPD...

Teaching an Old Blockbuster a New Trick

Blockbuster to roll out DVD rental kiosks!  Yes, in another tactical shift, Blockbuster will begin testing 50 DVD rental kiosks to compete with Redbox, which rents DVDs for $1 per night.According to The Hollywood Reporter and Variety, Blockbuster plans to roll out 10,000...

Dymo DiscPainter Review

Printing CD and DVD labels can be a chore. It often requires special labels and only certain printers can accept CD/DVD labels. Certainly burning CDs and DVDs has become more popular so users are looking for quick, easy, and...

Economy Ticking Upward, Buy a Gadget This Weekend

With the latest economic news showing a little bit more consumer confidence (how could it get must worse), we can all do our own little bit by buying a gadget this weekend. Perhaps it's just a cell phone charger for...

Blu-ray Buy 2 DVDs, Get 1 Free Promotion

Cool Blue-ray promotion from Amazon I thought I'd share. Buy 2 Blu-ray DVDs get 1 DVD free. Sweet! I keep threatening to buy a Blu-ray player, specifically a Sony PS3, but I just can't seem to pull the trigger. Could...

Blu-ray in Your Plans?

Seems that Blu-ray sales have not taken off, despite the all-but-official demise of HD DVD. You can read more at Ars Technica here. Really hard not to see why, when prices remain high and supply remains low -- besides,...

Blu-ray DVD - Buy 2 Blu-ray DVDs Get 1 Free on Amazon

Amazon is offering a buy 2 Blu-ray DVDs get 1 Free Blu-ray DVD now that the Blu-ray vs HD DVD war is over. I just got this email now. Funny how Amazon was very diplomatic when they wrote "Now that...

R2-D2 Home Theater System DLP projector

Who wouldn't love R2-D2 in their living room projecting not just Princess Leia, but any damn movie you please. Hammacher Schlemmer, who carries the Skype R2-D2 I oggled over, has done it again with The R2-D2® Home Theater System...

Star Trek Season One Boxed Set on HD DVD

Star Trek fans will be ecstatic that the first 29 episodes (Season 1) of their favorite TV show are finally available on HD DVD - perfect timing for Christmas, but they might be a little peeved at a few "improvements"....

Arrgh! The Pirate's Life for Me

Can you believe that so many of us Americans pirate movies off of the Internet? Yes, indeedie, this report says that 25 million Americans have done just that -- are you one of them? Would you admit it? (Don't forgt to...

Qflix copy protection aims to enable DVD movie downloads

Hollywood studios have approved a new DVD copy-protection technology called Qflix that they claim will remove a major obstacle consumers now face with burning movies they buy digitally over the Internet and burn onto a DVD that will play everywhere....

Fix Scratched DVD problems

A scratched DVD can certainly leave you frustrated, especially if it's one of your favorite movies, but at least the DVD can be replaced. Now imagine the scratched DVD is a home video of your most cherished family memories and...

LT-2006 20" TV and DVD player

No, that's not an iMac G5, but they sure look similar. OPPO Digital, Inc., a consumer electronics manufacturer, on August 1st will release the stylish and sexy LT-2007 20-inch LCD TV and DVD player combination wrapped in a fashionable translucent...

WiJET.e gadget streams DVD video over WiFi

The new WiJET.e from Pegasus Wireless Corporation is a cool new wireless video streaming gadget that can connect to your home entertainment system and stream 5.1 surround sound audio and high definition video (up to 2048 x 1536) in real...

MovieLink offers DVD downloads

Movie download service Movielink announced that it has licensed technology from Sonic Solutions to allow consumers to download a movie and burn it onto a DVD for use in standard DVD players. This is a huge move since before MovieLink...

Sony offers Camcorder Trade-Up Program

Sony announced a camcorder trade-up program.  According to Sony, "You can trade in that old camcorder, help the environment, and receive Sony credit. Use the credit for a brand new Sony camcorder purchased online at SonyStyle.com. They have an online...

Download DVD quality movies

Is Hollywood embracing digital downloads of digital high-quality movies in the popular DVD format? Can this be? I just received an email from Movelink, which states, in part: As a reader of VoIP & Gadgets, I wanted to make sure...
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