DVD

How CD, DVD, Blu-ray Copy Protection Software Works

The software and movies you buy on a CD, DVD or Blu-Ray are often copy protected, meaning you can use the content on them but you will be unable to copy them onto another medium. In other words, the production houses will equip the CDs, DVDs and Blu-Rays with Digital Rights Management (DRM) to discourage […]

How-To: Desk-Top Terrarium with a DVD/CD Spindle

My office is a bit barren of life – green plant life that is. While I would love to sit in some solarium all day, that isn’t an option where I work. The other difficulty with trying to keep a green space in the office is the lack of natural light. That’s why this Desktop […]

Redbox Acquires Blockbuster Express DVD Rental Kiosks

Like the film camera, the typewriter, and the telephone booth, the video rental store has become a modern-day relic. Last year, Blockbuster Video filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in a highly publicized event. The company’s remaining stores in the US were closed down and their assets were sold to Dish Network at auction. However, the […]

Imation Announces Secure DVD and Blu-ray Recordable Discs at CES [VIDEO]

In the world of data storage, security matters. At this year’s CES, Imation announced a new product line of secure DVD and Blu-ray recordable discs. These blank discs come pre-loaded with special software that allows users to encrypt and then burn their data on to write-once discs. The software is compatible with both PC and […]

Samsung SE-208BW External CD/DVD Burner Goes Wireless

Just a few years ago, setting up a wireless home network was a relatively simple task. There was a modem, a router, and perhaps one to three computers to worry about. Today, most wireless networks include these things plus Internet-connected game consoles, Blu-ray players, tablets, smartphones, printers, and perhaps a network-attached storage (NAS) device such […]