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Retailer will enable consumers to transfer movies from disc to a cloud library, where they can access them through Web-connected devices.
The LG BD590 deftly handles Blu-ray playback, CD ripping, and streaming media services like Netflix from a single box, but you'll have to pay for that simplicity.
Starting April 4, Origin customers will no longer have the option to buy physical game discs as the service goes all digital.
The technology will launch next year with 300GB of possible storage, but that will be upped to 1TB on a single disc, according to the companies.
Vudu offers what seems an easy way to get all your DVDs and Blu-rays into the cloud. It does work, but not for all discs, and it comes with surprises.
The retailer is expanding its Disc-to-Digital service so that consumers can have their DVDs converted without leaving home.
We dropped a staggering £1,033,000,000 on digital video, music and games, an 11.4 per cent rise on 2011.
The retailer's CinemaNow feature can convert your DVDs to digital files from the comfort of your own PC.
John Riccitiello says his company's goal is to become a "games as a service" provider and to leave packaged goods in its past.
All you need is to hook up the jukebox to a Windows Media Center-compatible PC and install its bundled My Movies software to access up to 1,000 Blu-ray, DVD, and CD titles through the intuitive WMC graphics user interface.