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Watch the snow pile up in Boston in this awesome 2 minute video

Thirty inches of snow, forty hours, all in two minutes. Watch the East Coast blizzard dump snow on IDG's Boston headquarters.

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These stylish headphones hide a secret: They're a discrete mobile theater with video

The final prototype of the Avegant Glyph is at CES. This mobile theater looks like a pair of headphones that fit over your eyes Geordi LaForge style.

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Twitter's upcoming video publishing feature comes into focus

Verified Twitter accounts can request access to new video publishing tools; the rest of us will have to wait.

How to create and distribute an instructional screencast video for free

It's easy to create professional-looking screencast videos using two free tools: CamStudio and YouTube. Here are the nitty-gritty details.

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How to stop autoplay videos

You open a webpage and start reading. But after a few seconds, you hear someone talking. A video has started automatically without your permission. Here's how to keep this annoyance from happening.

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Windows 8.1 expands video compatibility with app-based MKV support

By adding MKV, the de-facto open standard file extension for high-definition video, Microsoft makes it easier for users to stay within its Windows ecosystem when viewing videos. It'll also be native to Windows 10.

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VLC for Windows Phone enters beta, for old-school video viewers

VLC is legendary for being able to play pretty much any video. Now that streaming services are common, however, it's more of a niche app than it used to be.

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Unreleased Sony movies appear on filesharing sites after devastating hack

Sony Pictures said it's cooperating with law enforcement to address the incident

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Bah humbug: Redbox jacks rental prices by up to 50 percent

Bad news, Redbox fans: Renting movies and games is about to become more expensive.

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Mobile 4K video getting wired to TVs through USB 3.1, MHL

USB 3.1 will support the MHL 3 specification, which can stream 4K mobile video transfers from mobile devices.