Rip DVDs for your iPhone, iPod, and Mac

With nearly everyone in the developed world in possession of at least one iPod, people are losing patience with media that plays on only one kind of device. Chief among that media is the commercial movie DVD. In this episode of the Macworld Video I present options for converting these DVDs to a format playable on your computer, iPod, and iPhone.

Download Macworld Video #137

  • Format: MPEG-4/H.264
  • Resolution: 480 x 272 (iPhone & iPod compatible)
  • Size: 8MB
  • Length: 5 minutes, 3 seconds
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Macworld's editors present the 25th Annual Eddy Awards

Every year, we see literally hundreds of Mac products. From those hundreds, we pick a handful to receive our annual Editors’ Choice Awards. We've already showed you, in slideshow form, all 10 hardware winners and all 13 software winners.

Now here’s a video featuring most of the editors from Macworld—Live! From our offices!—describing all the winners and why we chose them. Featured editors are Jason Snell, Chris Breen, Chris Holt, Roman Loyola, Kelly Turner, Heather Kelly, Jonathan Seff, Jackie Dove, Dan Moren, Dan Frakes, Rob Griffiths, Dan Miller, and Philip Michaels.

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2009 Gear Guide video short: Pillow talk

As you might have noticed, we've posted three slideshows of products in our annual Gear Guide. Check out gifts under $50, then view gifts under $150, and finally take a peek at great gifts over $150.

Now you can see the products for yourselves in a series of short videos featuring Macword's Editorial Director, Jason Snell. In this final video, spirited away from Santa's undisclosed underground hiding place, Jason shows us the strangest—and softest—gift idea yet: the Icon Collection Pillows from Throwboy.

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2009 Gear Guide video short: iPod accessories

As you might have noticed, we've posted three slideshows of products in our annual Gear Guide. Check out gifts under $50, then view gifts under $150, and finally take a peek at great gifts over $150.

Now you can see the products for yourselves in a series of short videos featuring Macword's Editorial Director, Jason Snell. In this video shot deep in Santa's underground hideout, Jason shows us a grab bag of iPod accessories: the Wallaby Wallet for iPod by Proporta, the Headphone Adapter for iPod Shuffle from Belkin, and the tapStick from Scosche.

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