Tag Archives: DVD

9 Shows You Should Be Watching


These 9 shows (both past and current) are shows touch on every variety of niche and are 9 shows that you should at least give a shot. Chances are that you have heard of or seen most of these but if not, grab your popcorn and prepare to get sucked in!

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The Wonder of Bootleg DVDs: Battlestar Galactica Edition

Fans of Battlestar Galactica who don’t live in China have really been missing out. Apparently there is a whole different series featuring a “Saw-like” ending, while still maintaining its ability to be a “good-hearted tween comedy.” But frankly, I trust “Jom Monaghis of the Geiroit Free Press” over the San Francisco Chronicle (?) any day. Not to mention that this ...

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VHS Tape iPhone Case

If you’re a little embarrassed to be lugging around a brand new iPhone, even though all of your other gear is vintage-core, this VHS Tape iPhone Case will help disguise your device as a piece of retro tech history. The real painful part is going to be transferring all of your contacts to DVD once you wise up to the ...

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Behind The Scenes At Netflix: How It All Works

Did you think that all of your movies were shoved into those little red envelopes using a huge array of machines? Up until today, we thought that much of the Netflix system was ran by software and machinery, but as it turns out, a lot of manual human labor goes into the Netflix shipping cycle. At the Netflix plant in ...

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Farewell VHS, We Hardly Knew Ye

It seems like only yesterday I was paying $20 dollars for every hot movie that hit store shelves in VHS format. Today, I can go into a store and buy three tapes for just a dollar. Whoever said that a dollar can’t buy you anything was full of shit. Ever since the creation of DVD, VHS has been on a ...

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Ice Hockey On A Portable DVD Player

This portable entertainment center is the only one in existence advertised with the Ice Hockey game for the NES playing on it. Despite all the expected features of a portable DVD player like a 14-inch crystal clear TFT LCD screen, multi-format disc play (including MP3 and DivX) and a high quality TV tuner for use all over the world; this ...

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The Beat Goes On and On and On

The musical trio from Tokyo, Japan known as d.v.d. sound like a blast to see live. The group consists of drummers Itoken and Jimanica and visualizer Takashi Yamaguchi. As the drummers play and beat on the drums, Takashi projects and manipulates brilliant imagery on a screen. The sounds trigger geometrical shapes and landscapes via Processing (just like Metamorphosis 2), ensuring ...

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RealNetworks Releases RealDVD, Hollywood Cries

Have a Windows PC and a Netflix account? Perfect. Grab your credit card and get ready to hand over $30 to RealNetworks. Yes, that Real. The one with the obsolete streaming audio format. Yes! That’s the one! You see, Real just released RealDVD. It’s a legal application that allows you to rip DVDs to up to five computers without ramifications. ...

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Sony’s New Blu-ray Recorder Bribes You

If there’s one thing that’ll interest you about Sony’s third generation internal Blu-ray optical drive, the BWU-300S, it’s not the specs. So, what if it can write single and dual layer BD-R discs at up to 8X speed, or if it writes DVDs at up to 16X, CDs up to 48X and supports DVD-RAM recording. No, we don’t care about ...

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