Every year around the holidays, I start to get an anxious feeling. My mind and body instinctively know deep down what’s coming shortly after New Year’s Day: another grueling trek to (and, shudder, within) Las Vegas for the annual Consumer Electronics Show.
If you enjoyed Kevin Spacey as Francis Underwood on the Netflix original series ‘House of Cards,’ then you’ll be glad to hear that the show will become available on Blu-Ray and DVD June 11th. You can pre-order it on Blu-ray for $52.99 or on DVD for $44.99 both on Amazon. Sony Pictures Home Entertainment has more »
Longstanding Dutch brand Philips is leaving the consumer electronics industry to instead focus on medical equipment and lighting. The CE portion of the company was sold to Japanese manufacturer Funai Electric Co. for $201 million. The 80-year-old company was an industry giant in the 1930s as a maker of radios, and over the years launched historic more »
Plex Media Center, a Mac and PC application, allows users to stream content wirelessly as long as they have it hooked up to their TV. The app underwent a name change and is currently referred to as Plex Home Theater versus Plex Media Center. The only small issue with this announcement is the fact that more »
As expected, the newest video steaming service brought to us by Redbox and Verizon has began to open up to a select number of individuals. Redbox Instant by Verizon is now taking registrations from anyone who may be interested in trying out the service before it launches to the general public. If you’re chosen to more »
You may want to dig out any DVDs or Blu-Rays of Warner Bros. films you’ve purchased within the last few years. Chances are those copies included a special code that can be used to redeem a digital copy of the film. Even though some codes are long expired, Warner Bros. decided to extend the expiration more »
Lately I’ve been feeling very nostalgic for older episodes of The Simpsons. My local Fox station rarely shows episodes from the show’s best years, and my digital lifestyle doesn’t make watching the box set DVDs I own very convenient. To make things worst, The Simpsons has managed to steer clear of Netflix. That’s why over more »
We haven’t heard a lot about the joint venture between Verizon and Redbox since it was announced earlier this year. Today, more information about the service known as Redbox Instant by Verizon has come to light. Granted they’re slim details, but we’re more than happy to share them with you.
Amazon has just launched their Never Before on DVD, a new online video store which will feature films and television series which are making their way to the DVD format for the first time. Accessible via Amazon’s “Movies and TV” homepage, the Never Before on DVD store expands Amazon’s current selection of titles and enables more »
I will confess that I rarely watch DVD movies at this point. Mostly because I do not watch all that many movies. But also because I hate having to put a movie in and not being able to watch it immediately. Seriously, the warnings and the promos and those stupid start screens have effectively killed more »
In a few days time, Walmart stores across the United States will begin a new disc to digital conversion program. Around 4,000 DVDs and Blu-ray discs from studios such as Sony, Warner Bros., Paramount, Viacom and others will be eligible for conversion for either $2 (SD conversion) or $5 (HD conversion).
Netflix has once again implemented a change that has made some of its customers angry. Netflix is now preventing streaming-only customers from searching for and rating DVDs and vice versa. I only have a streaming subscription with Netflix and can confirm my searches only contain results that are available for instant streaming.