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Turn your Mac into the ultimate Blu-ray player

(Sponsored) A simple software solution to let you use your Mac to play Blu-ray discs.

TechHive: Fox to try releasing movies as downloads before DVDs

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Twentieth Century Fox is testing to see what happens when it releases movies as downloads from the iTunes Store and elsewhere before DVDs and Blu-rays go on sale.

Panasonic, Sony, Samsung, others launch HD content security initiative

Panasonic, Sony, Toshiba, Samsung, and SanDisk Monday announced plans to jointly develop better security for memory cards, embedded memory, and other flash storage devices.

Expo Notes: OWC Mac mini-based home media system

Creating a Mac mini-based media center and finding the right combination of hardware and software can be a lot of hard work. At Macworld 2011, OWC demoed its attempt to simply the process.

CES: Orb Networks introduces Orb BR

On Friday, Orb Networks announced Orb BR, software that lets you use your Internet-connected Blu-ray player to stream content from your computer to your TV.

Hulu Plus leaves preview, drops price

Video streaming site Hulu announced on Wednesday that its Hulu Plus subscription service is now available to all at a lower price and with a new hardware partner.

Samsung launches portable Blu-ray 3D player

Samsung announced its first portable Blu-ray 3D player and a new 3D TV priced at $1100.

Sonic and Widevine to bring movie streaming to the iPhone, iPad

Sonic Solutions and Widevine have announced they're joining forces to help bring streaming movies to iPhone, BlackBerry, and Android devices.

Macworld's Gift Guide for Grads

Whether your grad is exiting high school or college remind them that it's not all just pomp and circumstance with this selection of potential gifts. There's something for everybody who's about to take their first step into a larger world.