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Redbox DVD Prices Are About To Go Up

Redbox DVD Prices Are About To Go Up

By Chris Crum November 24, 2014

Redbox is raising its DVD rental price by 25%. The price, which has been $1.20 per night, will be raised to $1.50 per night starting December 2. The price for Blu-rays will go from $1.50 to $2.00 per night. Video …

Indiana Jones Is Bringing His Whip To Blu-ray Indiana Jones Is Bringing His Whip To Blu-ray

While the existence of the Indiana Jones Blu-ray set has already been announced, the date which consumers could get their hands on Dr. Jones and his tremendous movie series remained an unknown, until earlier today. The release date for the …

Blu-ray and DVD Will Now Come with Piracy Warnings Blu-ray and DVD Will Now Come with Piracy Warnings
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Blu-Rays and DVD’s will now come with a mandatory FBI and Homeland Security warning, arstechnica is reporting. The US government came out with two new copyright notices that are intended to warn and educate people on the horrors of piracy. …

Star Trek: The Next Generation on Blu-ray in July Star Trek: The Next Generation on Blu-ray in July

CBS this week announced the release date for the Blu-ray edition of the first season of Star Trek: The Next Generation. A six-disc Blu-ray set will be released on July 24. The show has been remastered from original film elements …

Guy Builds Functional Star Trek Phaser in Garage Guy Builds Functional Star Trek Phaser in Garage

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Okay, that “getting laid” part was only speculation, but the “Functional Star Trek Phaser” part is real… sort of. In case you were wanting to up your geek level to uber-status, we present to you a life-like version of the …

Sony Develops 1.5TB Stackable Optical Disks Sony Develops 1.5TB Stackable Optical Disks

The cloud is getting bigger and bigger every single day. But with the cloud comes the increased ability for hackers from either government or non-government entities to access vital information. That makes the need for physical data storage more paramount …

Xbox 720 To Feature Anti-Used Game System Xbox 720 To Feature Anti-Used Game System

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Rumors can be strange and wonderful things, but rarely ever both. The new Xbox 720 rumors fall under both categories. Kotaku is reporting that their sources have told them that the next Xbox, dubbed the 720 for obvious reasons, is …

CES 2012: THX Media Director Makes Watching Movies Easier CES 2012: THX Media Director Makes Watching Movies Easier

THX is showing off a new technology at CES today. THX Media Director is a feature that is already integrated into a variety of home entertainment devices – TVs, Blu-ray players, and more. The purpose of THX Media Director is …

Redbox Now Offering $1.50 Blu-ray Rentals

Coinstar’s Redbox announced today that it is has started rolling out Blu-ray rentals. The company says titles will be available at 13,300 kiosks nationwide.

What Home Entertainment Technology Will Win?

There has been a lot of new news lately around the idea of home entertainment and media and I wanted to write a post reflecting on recent announcements coming out of Microsoft on their Media Center platform in Windows 7, the new XBox 360, an increasing role for Netflix’s "watch now" technology and today’s announcement regarding Netflix by TiVo.

Netflix Strikes Deal With Samsung
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Netflix has announced a major partnership with Samsung Electronics that will allow consumers to stream movies from the Netflix Web site to their television sets via Samsung’s Blu-ray disc players.

LG Blu-ray Player Offers Netflix

LG Electronics has announced it will start selling a new Blu-ray DVD player that will allow Netflix customers to watch movies and TV shows streamed directly from the Internet to their TV sets.

No Blu-Ray For Xbox 360

Microsoft says no Blu-ray for Xbox 360 | Special Coverage | Reuters

Reuters is reporting on comments by Aaron Greenberg, group product manager for the XBox 360, that Microsoft is not currently in talks with Sony or the Blu-Ray Association to integrate Blu-Ray into the XBox 360.

This is disappointing.

Amazon Backs Blu-ray

After Toshiba announced that it will end production of its HD DVD players, Amazon.com says it will more prominently promote Blu-ray hardware and software on its Web site.

HD DVD Cedes To Blu-Ray

Toshiba announced an end to its HD DVD business, leaving the high-definition DVD market to Sony and its Blu-Ray format.

Wal-Mart To Move To Blu-Ray Only

Wal-Mart said today that it will only sell high definition DVDs in the Blu-ray format joining ranks with several other companies and movie studios.

The retailer is following in the footsteps of Best Buy, Netflix, Warner Bros. Studio, 20th Century Fox, Walt Disney Co and Lions Gate Entertainment.

Demystifying Blu-Ray Duplicators

The CD/DVD duplication industry is generating some buzz around Blu-ray technology but all that buzz might get you into something you don’t need. Let’s demystify the Blu-ray duplicator.