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  • Q: about playing regions 1 & 2 DVDs on my PC (vanity)

    10/24/2017 4:44:51 PM PDT · by sushiman · 13 replies
    10/25/17 | sushiman
    Greetings from a Japan . I have a made for Japan Dell PC / Windows 7 with Windows Media Player as well as Cyberlink Power DVD pre-installed . I've used only the Windows Media Player since buying the PC 4 or so years ago and I'm pretty sure the drive is locked in to region 1 ( don't recall if I ever tried to play a region 2 DVD on it ). My daughter gave me a new external DVD drive that I would like to use for region 2 discs on the Dell ( prefer this over downloading VLC...
  • Freeper Advice Requested

    04/11/2017 12:03:49 PM PDT · by ExGeeEye · 32 replies
    That...would be me.
    I would like to make fair use copies of DVDs in a compressed format for viewing on my laptop or android phone. I have a DVD burner on a Win10 laptop. Any recommendations (other than "throw away that stoopud WinBox and get a Mac or the latest Linux distro")?
  • DVD DRM Circumvention Firm Shuts Down Surrounded by Mystery

    02/25/2016 10:21:16 PM PST · by Utilizer · 10 replies
    SOFTPEDIA ^ | Feb 25, 2016 18:37 GMT | Catalin Cimpanu
    SlySoft Inc. is a software company registered in the Carribean country of Antigua and Barbuda. For the past few years, the firm has been a thorn in the side of Hollywood studios and game makers by creating and releasing software that would circumvent DRM and copyright protections on CDs and DVDs. Its product line includes tools like AnyDVD, AnyDVD HD, Clone CD, CloneDVD mobile, Virtual Clone Drive, Game Jackal, and Game Jackal Enterprise. With no doubt, the company's most known product is AnyDVD, a device driver used by many movie, game, and software piracy groups (and even home users) to...
  • The Rebel: The Complete Series [The Collector's Edition] Released Aug. 18 [Johnny Yuma]

    07/12/2015 9:56:12 PM PDT · by WilliamIII · 10 replies
    shoutfactory ^ | June 2015 | shoutfactory
    'Til his dyin' breath, he'd search his soul and gamble with death. Finally available in a fully authorized, complete series collection, The Rebel rides into your living room on DVD! The Rebel follows the exploits of former Confederate soldier Johnny Yuma. Haunted by his experiences in the Civil War, and obsessed with chronicling his adventures in his journal, the young and intense Yuma wanders the West in search of causes to champion, wrongs to be righted… and his own inner peace.
  • Over 100 more movies that really ought to be on DVD

    07/30/2014 2:39:02 PM PDT · by SMGFan · 35 replies
    New York Post ^ | July 30, 2014
    I’ve learned a lot from the outpouring of reader response to my two recent columns — 64 clips of movies you can’t find on DVD and Even more clips (70, in fact) of flicks you can’t find on DVD — about movies you can’t find on DVD.
  • Recording youtube clips to DVD

    03/01/2014 9:33:05 AM PST · by TurboZamboni · 22 replies
    muhself | 3-1-14 | TZ
    Wanting to record some "how-to" videos to a DVD disk for future use in a portable , battery-operated DVD play-only device. is there a way to do this and do so without signing up for a youtube account?
  • Batman TV Show Is Coming to DVD

    01/16/2014 11:27:13 AM PST · by SMGFan · 72 replies
    TVGuide ^ | January 16, 2014
    The original Batman TV series from the 1960s, starring Adam West as the Caped Crusader, is finally going to be available to own. ... The series, which ran from 1966 to 1968 on ABC, featured guest stars including Milton Berle, Vincent Price, Liberace and Zsa Zsa Gabor, as well as Lee Meriwether and Eartha Kitt as Catwoman.
  • Animal Farm dvd's in bulk quanities?

    09/27/2013 1:12:18 PM PDT · by eccentric · 12 replies
    vanity | Sep 27, 2013 | Linda Martinez
    I would like to get all my friends and family dvd's of the old "Animal Farm" movie for Christmas. I saw it for sale at Dollar Tree once, so I know they are available cheap somewhere in the public domain. Does anyone know where I can buy some?
  • Help with DVD Blu Ray Drives

    09/14/2013 5:25:27 AM PDT · by raybbr · 27 replies
    FReerepublic ^ | 9/14/2013 | raybbr
    Help! I have a Blu Ray R/W drive that I added to my HP PC. It also has the original DVD R/W drive. The other day I ripped a Blu Ray disc and it worked fine. Today neither drive recognizes that a disc is in it. I have a dvd in each drive and they both come back empty when I look at them in Explorer. I have W8. The Blu Ray is a LITE-ON Blu Ray 3D Feature IHBS112-04 - OEM. It has been working fine till now. The DVD is a the original HP install. I have uninstalled...
  • 'The Bible' Miniseries Breaks New DVD Record; Set for World Release

    06/29/2013 10:38:27 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 3 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 06/29/2013 | By Stoyan Zaimov
    The History Channel's "The Bible" miniseries continues reaching impressive milestones, with news on Thursday that it has sold 1 million units across Blu-ray, DVD and DigitalHD™ platforms. "We are thrilled that THE BIBLE series continues to be enjoyed by millions across the country. The response to the series on television was overwhelming and clearly families are now wanting to own the DVD and enjoy it with family and friends," said husband and wife team Mark Burnett and Roma Downey, who co-produced the 10-part miniseries. "There are many people that are gifting it to others to share the good news far...
  • 'The Bible' Shatters Home Video Sales Records in First Week

    04/09/2013 12:13:28 PM PDT · by cotton1706 · 24 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | 4/9/13 | Breitbart News
    The History Channel's just-wrapped miniseries The Bible isn't done changing the pop culture landscape quite yet. The program's ratings gave the cable channel a massive boost, holding firm against even the season finale of AMC's The Walking Dead. Now, the miniseries' home video debut has become the biggest selling TV on DVD in the last 5 years and the biggest miniseries of all time on Blu-ray, Digital HD and DVD in its first week of release. According to the Association for Christian Retail, The Bible is the fastest pre-selling faith based title in its 60-year history. It also ranked first...
  • Dish to close 300 Blockbuster stores, 3,000 jobs may be lost

    01/22/2013 9:40:57 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 22 replies
    Reuters ^ | January 22, 2013 | Liana Baker in New York and Sakthi Prasad in Bangalore
    Dish Network Corp plans to close 300 Blockbuster stores in the United States in the coming weeks and could lay off as many as 3,000 employees, a move that comes days after the DVD rental firm's UK unit went into administration. Dish is trying to shed unprofitable Blockbuster outlets as online retailers like Amazon.Com Inc and download sites like Apple Inc's iTunes eat away at Blockbuster's business model. The potential job cuts represent about 40 percent of Blockbuster's U.S. workforce of 7,300 people. "We continue to see value in the Blockbuster brand and we will continue to analyze store-level profitability...
  • Anti-Obama DVD floods local mailboxes

    10/25/2012 5:12:27 PM PDT · by sheikdetailfeather · 52 replies
    Orlando Sentinel ^ | 10-18-2012 | Jim Stratton
    A conservative, California-based filmmaker said this week that his company is distributing more than a million free copies of a conspiracy-laden DVD that claims much of what the public knows about President Barack Obama's early life is false. The movie — called "Dreams From My Real Father" — began appearing in Central Florida mailboxes sometime last week. It is the work of Joel Gilbert, a director whose other movies have focused on everything from militant Islam to Bob Dylan to Elvis Presley. He said the DVD is being sent to swing states, including Florida and Ohio, but would not say...
  • Obama 2016 Out on DVD

    10/21/2012 9:58:12 PM PDT · by GonzoII · 31 replies
    American Catholic ^ | Sunday, October 21, 2012 A.D | Donald R. McClarey
    Dinesh D’Souza’a Obama 2016 is out on DVD.  It has no special features, but I would recommend purchasing it if you didn’t see the movie.  During its theatrical release earlier this year it earned a stunning 33,000,000 which is fantastic box office for a documentary.  Here is my review which I originally posted on September 2 after seeing the film in a theater:My family and I went to see the documentary Obama 2016 yesterday.  The documentary is based on Dinesh D’Souza’s book The Roots of Obama’s Rage which posits that the key to understanding Obama is that he is motivated by...
  • Look Out, Netflix! Her Comes Verizon & Redbox!

    12/09/2011 2:31:59 PM PST · by Las Vegas Dave · 21 replies
    tvpredictions.com ^ | December 8, 2011 | Phillip Swann
    Washington, D.C. (December 8, 2011) -- Verizon may be planning to launch a service next spring that would compete directly with Netflix and could involve a partnership with Redbox, according to several news reports. Reuters reported Tuesday that Verizon was negotiating agreements with media companies for the right to stream their content. The wire service added that Verizon was interested in launching a streaming offering in areas outside of its FiOS TV markets. For instance, if you could not subscribe to FiOS where you live, you could subscribe to Verizon's Netflix-like streaming service. And TechCrunch, the AOL tech site, reports...
  • Can Anyone Tell Me Where I Can Get The DVD "A Boy Ten Feet Tall"?

    11/18/2011 3:35:59 PM PST · by Dallas59 · 21 replies
    A young boy living in Port Said, Egypt, narrowly escapes a bomb blast that destroys the apartment block where he lives. After discovering that both his parents were killed in the explosion, he decides to travel (on foot) to Durban, South Africa, to be with his only living relative, an aunt. During his 4500 mile journey across africa he has many adventures including a first hand experience with the slave trade and living for a time with a band of poachers and criminals. After several months of travel he finally arrives at his destination. Saw this movie on TV...
  • Redbox: New Daily DVD Rental Price

    10/27/2011 7:01:00 PM PDT · by matt04 · 12 replies
    Email from Redbox
    Redbox is making an announcement about its prices today, and we want to make sure that you hear it from us first. Starting on Monday, October 31, the daily rental charge for DVDs will change to $1.20 a day.* The price change is due to rising operating expenses, including new increases in debit card fees. Daily rental charges for Blu-ray™ Discs and video games won't change.** Additional-day charges for DVDs rented before 10/31 won't be affected, either. In order to make the transition easier, Redbox will discount the first day of all online DVD rentals to $1.00 from 10/31 through...
  • Well whaddya know: Netflix changes it's mind about splitting

    10/10/2011 11:07:24 AM PDT · by hoagy62 · 28 replies
    my wife's email | 10/10/11 | Netflix
    My wife just received the following email... Dear xxxxxxx, It is clear that for many of our members two websites would make things more difficult, so we are going to keep Netflix as one place to go for streaming and DVDs. This means no change: one website, one account, one password…in other words, no Qwikster. While the July price change was necessary, we are now done with price changes. The email goes on to advertise what neat things they now offer, etc. etc. Looks like the feedback from the general public caused someone high up in the ranks at Netflix...
  • Palin "Undefeated" DVD Parties (Vanity)

    09/25/2011 8:53:36 AM PDT · by ak267 · 25 replies
    ak267 | 9-25-2011 | ak267
    Since the moment Sarah Palin stepped on the national stage, her followers from O4P, C4P, and Team Sarah (to name a few) have been working in the background to promote her, defend her, and lay the foundations for a 2012 POTUS run. With the DVD release on October 4th, Palin supporters have an opportunity to sway voters to her cause. So, fellow Palanistas, if you have an "Undefeated" movie night, have it listed.
  • Netflix about to make a big mistake.

    09/19/2011 5:56:25 AM PDT · by Usagi_yo · 173 replies · 1+ views
    netflix ^ | September 19, 2012 | -Reed Hastings, Co-Founder and CEO, Netflix
    On Mon, Sep 19, 2011 at 7:49 AM, Reed Hastings, Co-Founder and CEO of Netflix wrote: Dear Chris, I messed up. I owe you an explanation. It is clear from the feedback over the past two months that many members felt we lacked respect and humility in the way we announced the separation of DVD and streaming and the price changes. That was certainly not our intent, and I offer my sincere apology. Let me explain what we are doing. For the past five years, my greatest fear at Netflix has been that we wouldn't make the leap from success...