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 […]

Blu-ray Region Codes Explained

DVD and Blu-ray discs make it very easy to play, store, and transport movies. Unfortunately, this convenience also makes optical discs a popular format for movie piracy. In an attempt to prevent movies from being illegally distributed, a system of digital rights management, or region codes, was built into the DVD and Blu-ray disc formats […]