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Cyberlink PowerDVD 14 review: Media playback app has what you need -- almost

PowerDVD 14 has no peer in playing Blu-ray and video, but it's still a tad shy of Cyberlink's espoused goal of making it the only media player you need. There are also some bugs.

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Facebook uses 10,000 Blu-ray discs to store 'cold' data

Who says optical discs are dead?

Microsoft's Xbox One won't play 3D Blu-ray movies

But nobody cares about 3D movies anyway.

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4 ways to disaster-proof your data backups

Protect the lifeblood of your business with at least one—and ideally, two—of these proven techniques.

HP Envy 700-030qe review: It's the components that matter

HP makes some good component choices for the Envy 700-030qe, but the overall package is somewhat imperfect.

Lenovo IdeaCentre Q190 review: Call it a full-figured micro PC

This well-rounded and affordable mini-PC is larger than the smallest competition, but sports optical-drive options and better thermals.

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The secret to buying a good HDMI cable: They're all good

Sean asked me what he should know before buying HDMI cables

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Blu-ray looks ahead to 4K

Seven years after the Blu-ray Disc Association announced the spec for the format, budget players are available and disc sales are strong. The introduction of HDTVs that support a 4K resolution presents Blu-ray fans and promoters with their next challenge.

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4K TV faces a long road to the mainstream (video)

Jason Snell walked the CES show floor looking at 4K TVs. He saw a clear picture, but not a clear path forward for the format.

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Where can I rent 3D Blu-rays?

Douglas Kelner has a 3D HDTV and 3D Blu-ray player. He doesn't like buying discs, and wants to know where he can rent 3D movies.

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