After a quickie Blu-ray dropped in the fall sans-extras, Transformers: Dark of the Moon is getting a full fledged release January 31st complete with 3D and four hours of bonus features. There's actually two versions coming, first up is the $39.
House of Cardsmay be most famous for leading the charge of Netflix's original streaming content, but the show's producer Media Rights Capital is ready forallavenues. Just like thefirst season, season two will get a release on physical discs this summer from Sony Pictures. Frank Underwood's Washington D.C.
Orphan Blackmay have been snubbed by the Emmys, but fans can grab season two for themselves this week as it arrives on Blu-ray. Another disc release we're looking forward to is season on of Adult Swim'sBlack Dynamiteanimated series that's arriving ahead of its return to television with season two, due in October.
Dolby'sAtmos technology, which bombards you with sound from all directions, was undoubtedly built with movie theaters in mind; few have the money or space for that many speakers. However, the company has at lastdevised a wayto bring Atmos to your living room.
Mel Brooks ‘ cowboy genre send-up Blazing Saddles has been available on Blu since 2006. Warner is finally re-issuing the title in a deluxe 40th Anniversary edition, complete with new special features and added googahs. The VC-1 transfer on the original release was decent but was saddled with a weak, lossy Dolby Digital audio track.
A new lower price alone may not havemoved the Xbox One past the PS4 on the sales chart, but Microsoft is still keeping up with itsquick update cycle. TheAugust update previewis arriving for testers, and one of the areas getting a lot of attention is the friends list.
The next big Transformers game for Xbox 360, PlayStation 4, Nintendo 3DS (strangely), and Wii U has been leaked - it goes by the name of Transformers: Rise of the Dark Spark, and it's apparently not just a movie tie-in.
One thing that has been common to all platforms for the incredibly popular game Minecraft is that you had to download the game to play it. Minecraft hasn’t been offered on a physical retail disc of any sort so far. However, that is set to change next month for PS3 gamers.
Netflix may have flinched at the prospect ofmaintaining its disc-by-mail service, but GameFly seems to be embracing it. On April 4th, the company will begin shipping DVD and Blu-ray discs to customers with a 2-game (or higher) GameFly subscription. The program is a test,GameflyCEO Dave Hodess toldVentureBeat, launched in the wake of subscriber pleas for film rentals.
Only years after the first MacBook Air shipped without an optical drive, there’s now only one computer in Apple’s entire lineup that comes with one built-in, and there are rumors that the classic 13” MacBook Pro is going to be cut sooner rather than later.
The bleeding edge for pixel-pushing displays has shifted, and 4K, aka Ultra HD, is theone to watch. Though the once-great 1080p HD specification has now become commonplace, seven years ago, it was an altogether different story.
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Redbox went from duking it out with Warner in 2012 over aproposed 56-day delayfor rentals to cutting a deal for ashorter 28-day delayand implementing UltraViolet support in Redbox Intant, and now the relationship is getting even cozier. Parent company Outerwall announced its earnings today and that Mark Horak, president of the Americas for Warner Bros.
Well, that didn't last long. A couple of weeks after Amazonstopped taking pre-ordersfor Warner Bros. Blu-ray and DVD movies to extract a better pricing arrangement, theWall Street Journalis reporting that the two sides havereached a truce. Swing by Amazon and you'll once again find pre-orders for disc-based versions ofThe Lego Movie,Transcendenceand other upcoming releases.
If the one thing you were waiting for with the Xbox One before nabbing on was 3D Blu-ray support, you’re a strange duck. Support has come, nonetheless, and it’ll be rolling out this month. Along with this Blu-ray excellence, you’ll find a number of other oddities added to the Xbox One including "Last seen" friends list notes.
Facebook has a massive data center that deals with all the data that users of the social network upload on a daily basis. The data centers that Facebook uses are packed with the latest technology for storage and performance. It's a bit surprising to learn that Facebook is also using some low-tech storage methods, namely Blu-ray discs.
Were you aware that not one, but several games coming to Sega Dreamcast this year? The latest bit comes from the game Pier Solar HD, a game which has released its first teaser trailer today. This game is also being released to Steam Greenlight this week. You’ll find that this first title - Pier Solar HD - is a role-playing game the likes of which haven’t been produced for an age.
After years serving only movie rentals, Sky is to finally let Sky Store customers download and keep films in its catalog. Following an earlier expansion that saw itopen the marketplace to everyone in the UK, the media giant today confirmed the launch of its "Buy & Keep" streaming service, complete with a physical twist.