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ripping blu-rays


RIP Panasonic plasma TVs: Reactions from industry experts

Panasonic recently announced it would no longer manufacture plasma televisions. For many experts in the industry who care deeply about TV picture quality, that came as major news. Here are a few of their reactions, in their own words.

By November 6, 2013


LG's 2012 Blu-ray lineup looks a lot like 2011 lineup

LG's 2012 Blu-ray lineup doesn't have many improvements over last year's players, with no major changes occurring to the Smart TV platform.

By January 9, 2012


LG BD690 review: Blu-ray player meets CD-ripper

The LG BD690 has a superb feature set and unique CD-ripping functionality, but it's expensive and a little more complicated to use than it needs to be.

By September 21, 2011


Get five free DVD-to-digital conversions from Flixster

Just pop any movie you own into your Windows PC or Mac and Flixster will add it to your cloud collection for easy viewing on other devices.

By June 14, 2013


Get Digiarty WinX Blu-ray Decrypter for free

From now until Sept. 15, you can score this powerful Blu-ray backup utility--which normally sells for $50--absolutely free. No strings attached.

By September 1, 2011


Vudu's in-home Disc to Digital service: Promising yet lacking

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.

By February 24, 2013


Component video is missing or crippled on 2011 Blu-ray players: Here's why

Many 2011 Blu-ray players will lack component video outputs and even if they have them, they'll be limited to standard-definition signals, thanks to outdated copyright protection rules.

By March 17, 2011


LG's BD590: CD ripping, Netflix streaming, Blu-ray playback in one box

CNET reviews the LG BD590, finding that it 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.

By March 18, 2010


Blu-ray set to hobble component outputs with standard-def picture

It's soon going to be much more difficult to use the Blu-ray player you paid for to do the things you thought it could do when you bought it. We're outraged, and here's why.

By January 31, 2011


LG's flagship Blu-ray player has a hard drive, more streaming services, and 3D

LG has announced an updated version of its hard-drive-equipped Blu-ray player, the LG BD690, allowing you to rip CDs and play Blu-ray movies from the same unit.

By January 5, 2011