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Is Lending Disks Illegal? Turn day into night in your living room. Watch Revision3 in your living room without an extra gadget. Ben Hur, Citizen Kane and Star Wars coming to Blu-ray. 10 new receivers from Denon: affordable and 3D-ready! The Blu-ray releases for April 27th, 2010.
HBO's The Pacific is a great series, and Patrick loves everything about it... except the compression artifacts! Gah! Maybe it would be worth waiting for the Blu-ray instead. On a lighter note, Citizen Kane and Ben Hur are each getting a Blu-ray release in 2011, and both are undergoing "comprehensive restorations", so the transfer should be excellent. Watch the video to find out what you can expect from these exciting releases.
The new Blu-ray releases for this week include Saving Private Ryan, Escape from L.A., Doctor Zhivago Anniversary Edition, Dirty Dancing: Limited Keepsake Edition and many more! Watch the video for the full list.
Anchor Bay's DVDO Edge offers smart switching, video scaling, picture controls and more. With 6 HDMI ports, 2 component video inputs, an HDMI output, with a separate audio-only HDMI output, more than 30 setup and test patterns, prioritized input switching, and much more, this gadget is a prime candidate for your new media center hub. Watch the video to find out if Robert Heron is bolting this thing to his TV stand.
Sources say a Blu-ray set with all six Star Wars movies is coming soon, and rumor has it maybe as soon as October 2011, though there's no date on Amazon. The only question is what version of the movies will be included. Patrick's favorite webcomic, xkcd, mocks HDTV and 24fps. Avatar sold 6.7 million copies in four days, but certain Blu-ray players wouldn't cooperate. Could it be a firmware issue, or is it a DRM issue? Denon is celebrating 100 years by releasing a new line of receivers, including two that will be 3D ready! Watch the video for more details on this week's hottest topics in HD news.
What's the best way to keep your room dark for the ideal movie-watching environment? Viewer Ian wants tips for a pet-friendly method of blacking out his living room. Watch the video to find out what kind of blinds work best, or if you should go with curtains instead.
Is it illegal to borrow a movie from a friend? Viewer Vishal's worried about violating the DMCA when he dips into a friend's movie collection. Watch the video to find out if you need to worry about the government coming after you even if you don't copy a film.
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Verizon DROID Apps have access to every tool the phone has-including the compass, GPS, accelerometer, video player, image capture, etc. The power of the Android apps allows them to run in the background for multi-tasking, give background notifications and enhance each other's performance. Verizon's dominant Network and 3G coverage create an unparalleled mobile data solution to keep you connected to the Web and allow you to run heavy data-rich features anytime, anywhere. And with the ever-expanding Android Market you'll always be able to quickly download the apps you need to get the most out of your DROID. Go to DroidDoes.com to learn more.
GameFly is the largest online video game rental service and offers you a choice from over 7,000 new and classic titles across all consoles and handhelds. With plans starting at $15.95 a month, GameFly members can rent one to four games at a time and keep them for as long as they like. There are no late fees, no due dates and shipping is always free. Once you're done playing a game, send it back and GameFly will send you the next available game on your list. If you really like the game you're playing, simply click "keep it" on the GameFly website and the game is yours, at a discounted price. GameFly will even mail you the case and manuals free of charge!
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@suknat Check that both HDMI cables work between Blu-ray player and HDTV, then a different HDMI port, then factory reset AVR and update it!
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Good news, @rajiv, the long @hdnation, the Tech Feed edition, will be on our RSS feed and http://t.co/J0BEzwg56w June 19th!
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@wswenlock We'll have to do some testing on this one! What kind of files re you using? Blu-ray ISOs? Let us know!
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@baishen Open in the sense of open source, or open in the sense of runs Netflix, Amazon Prime, your own video collection, etc?
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