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Windows 8 Dumps Default DVD Playback

Microsoft's Windows 8 will not ship with support for DVD playback. It says DVD playback will require a "marginal cost" OS upgrade or a third-party solution.

Wal-Mart to Expand Disc-to-cloud Movie Service to 30 Countries

The new cloud movie service, officially launched earlier this month, is expected to give Netflix a run for its money.

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The 12 Best Free Entertainment Services and Apps of 2012

Looking for free streaming video and music, creative tools, or just a little something to pass the time? Try Crackle, Picozu Editor, Planetarium, or any of our other picks for no-cost entertainment.

The Best Free Software, Mobile Apps, and Web Services, 2012 Edition

59 terrific tools for getting your work done, finding great deals, planning a trip, keeping yourself entertained, and more.

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Wal-Mart Launches Vudu Disc-to-Digital Store Program: Here's How It Works

Is Wal-Mart's new disc-to-digital conversion program worth its price? We investigate.

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How to Get Your Business Started on YouTube

As Internet users turn increasingly to video for their daily LOL, how can your small business take advantage of the trend? Follow these secrets to success on YouTube.

Google Glasses All Hype or Reality?

Defying the critics, consumers remain optimistic and hopeful that Google augmented reality glasses are coming soon.

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Amazon Expands Cloud-based Live Streaming Functionality

Amazon has added the ability for CloudFront to stream live content to Apple iOS devices and Microsoft Silverlight clients, the company says.

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Netflix Interested in HD iPad Streaming

A recent update to Netflix's iPad app provides Retina display graphics for menus and navigation, but not for the streaming videos themselves.

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How to Make and Publish Movies for Free

Learn how to use free editing software, and the best free audio and video material available, to make and publish your own movies--all without spending a dime.

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