Tag: DVD

Feb 25 2016

SlySoft Closed. It’s Gone, Done, Over – And There Was Great Sadness

I guess it had to happen at some point; SlySoft offered decrypting software that could be thought of as the standard when it comes to allowing users to rip DVDs and Blu-rays. AnyDVD had a subscription-based service a huge customer base and their support forums were always active with people willing to help. The immense …

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Jan 11 2016

Media Servers: Are You Okay With Sharing Your Media?

When you think about having the ability to share all of your personal media to practically any device, one of the first applications you should be thinking about, or using, should be Plex media server. It does a great job of curating your media and being able to provide it to a wide range of …

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Apr 20 2015

Review: LEAWO Blu-ray Ripper Version 7

As more people are moving to digital media libraries and running their own media servers, it’s nice to have options for converting your old disk libraries into digital ones. I was recently given the opportunity to review some software to RIP Blu-ray and DVD discs. Based on my opinion, the most common users don’t know how …

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Mar 12 2015

Review: DVDFab 2D to 3D Converter

A couple of weeks ago, I received a copy of DVDFab v9 and I’ve been in the process of doing a review on the different levels of its abilities. Most people recognize DVDFab for being able to make copies of DVDs and Blu-ray discs, but DVDFab also has additional video conversion abilities that makes it …

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Feb 13 2015

Review: DVDFab DVD Copy for Mac

A couple of weeks ago, I did a review on DVDFab DVD copy for the PC. It dawns on me that people with Apple computers needed ability to copy DVDs too. I can remember the days where family and friends bought VHS tapes. They built up this huge library of movies they loved, but when DVD …

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Feb 04 2015

Streaming Video: Being A ‘Cord-cutter’ Isn’t For Everyone

    Being a ‘cord-cutter’ is an attractive decision if you’re looking to save some money, but the truth is that it’s even more attractive if you’re a tech person. With everyone pushing for streaming services like Netflix and Hulu, with all their programing/shows/movies, one would ask, “Why do I need to pay for cable …

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Jan 26 2015

Problems with Windows Movie Maker 2012?

It’s a bit entertaining to spend time in the Windows support forum for Windows Movie Maker 2012. It’s like watching a cycle of highly repetitive issues that are never getting addressed by Microsoft. This past week, Microsoft announced that they’re going to be releasing Windows 10 and because Microsoft seems to be renewed on their …

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Jan 12 2015

Techie Review: DVDFab 9 – DVD Ripper

Just about everyone has old DVDs and anyone who has a library of old DVDs would love to build/convert those into a digital format so that they can be made portable. In addition to making an old DVD library/collection into a digital format, those old DVD movies can be integrated into a media server system where …

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Jan 07 2015

Techie Review: DVDFab 9 – DVD Copy

In a time where streaming media seems to be the common way to get entertainment and where technology experts keep saying that Blu-ray and DVD technologies are dead, I would argue that’s wrong. I think that Blu-ray and DVD technologies/media are going to be with us for a while. Until there’s a change in how …

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Jan 05 2015

Is RedBox and Netflix keeping DVD alive?

As a person that uses technology proactively, I use smartphones, tablets, Roku and Android TV and other stuff, but I still like using DVDs too. A lot of articles have declared DVD’s dead. They even say Blu-Ray is going away, but I raise my hand to say wait just a second; I’m not convinced just …

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