UltraViolet Format Makes its Debut

The past decade has been a turbulent one for the movie industry as it struggles with the convergence of physical content and digital entertainment. Peer-to-peer file sharing, high-profile lawsuits, and the global market for pirated content have made movie studios more vigilant than ever about protecting their films. Now, a new platform called UltraViolet may […]

Columbia House Launches Blu-ray Disc Club

If you picked up a magazine or newspaper at all during the 1980s or 1990s, you have probably seen an ad for Columbia House. The music-by-mail outfit relied heavily on advertising campaigns that lured in new customers with promises of a dozen tapes or compact discs for just pennies when you joined their club. After […]

Kaleidescape Disc Vault Stores 320 DVD or Blu-ray Movies

What’s the difference between a movie watcher and a movie enthusiast? A movie watcher seeks entertainment in the company of friends and family while the movie enthusiast seeks a dramatic story, great acting, and amazing special effects. A movie watcher will use a laptop, smartphone, or TV to view a movie. An enthusiast prefers the […]

How to Play Blu-ray Discs on Your Computer

If you have purchased a new desktop or laptop computer within the past year, chances are good that it may include a Blu-ray disc drive. It may surprise you to learn that playing back Blu-ray movies on a computer is a bit more complicated than watching them on a PlayStation 3 or standalone Blu-ray player. […]

Blu-ray Security: A Cause for Concern?

Blu-ray is the preferred home movie format for consumers because of its amazing picture and sound quality. Movie studios love Blu-ray discs because they contain strong anti-piracy technologies that prevent people from making illegal copies of HD movies. However, recent developments have caused the security of the Blu-ray format to come under scrutiny. It wasn’t […]