Redbox lands deal with Warner to rent DVDs on the same day they go on sale in physical stores

DVD and Blu-ray rental kiosk operator Redbox announced a deal with Warner Bros. today that allows it to begin offering new releases on the same day they go on sale in physical retail stores. Redbox’

Walmart’s Vudu app now converts your physical movies to digital for $2 each

Want to build a movie library without having to re-purchase all the DVDs and Blu-rays you already purchased? Walmart's streaming video service Vudu has you covered, with a new feature available via it

Your Brain Waves Could Replace Passwords

Researchers at Binghamton University have discovered that, with a bit of training, your computer can identify you based on the way your brain reacts to certain words. This means that instead of a pass

Netflix Sharpens Focus On DVDs With DVD.com, But Don’t Cry Qwikster. (It’s Staying)

Netflix has been making a few moves to separate its DVD business more from its streaming operation, and today brings news of the latest move in that direction: the company has bought the domain name D

Hitachi And Mitsubishi Stop Domestic Production Of TVs, Optical Discs

Two big Japanese electronics companies, namely <a href="https://techcrunch.com/tag/hitachi">Hitachi</a> and <a href="https://techcrunch.com/tag/mitsubishi">Mitsubishi</a>, are to stop producing parts

Decline In DVD Sales & Rampant Piracy Force Indie Wrestling To Internet Pay-Per-View

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/10/dvdsalesdgusa.jpg" />The move to all-digital distribution is already well under way, and it poses a problem for businesses that have base

Apple Again Snubs iDVD In iLife '11: Are We Approaching The Format's End Of Life?

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/10/byebyedvd.jpg" />Having essentially <a HREF="http://www.crunchgear.com/2010/10/20/apple-has-unveiled-ilife-11/">liveblogged the iLife '11

The Unholy Union: Comcast And Blockbuster

Now why would a cable company that handles pay per view movies and programming team up with a video store? I have no idea. But for whatever reason (perhaps desperation?) Comcast has joined forces with

Sony announces portable DVD player with LED backlight and 7.5 hours of battery life

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/05/sony_DVP-FX950_a-620x488.jpg" /> We have numerous super-light <a href="http://www.crunchgear.com/tag/laptops/">laptops</a>, a plethora o

RealNetworks settles RealDVD lawsuit: Has to cough up $4.5 million, stop supporting the software

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/03/reallogo.gif" />Right around the time the world's financial markets started to collapse, back in 2008, RealNetworks, the folks behind Rea

Japanese Twilight/New Moon DVD box includes a movie on microSD

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/01/new_moon_twilight_dvd_box-620x465.jpg" /> Teenage movie sensations <a href="http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1099212/">Twilight</a> and <a hr

Time to Hibernate: Get 100 classic action films for $45

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/12/78149.jpg">If you live in a northern climate, tomorrow marks the first real day of hunkering down for the cold, cold winter with nothing

Redbox is making life very difficult for the movie industry

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/12/redbox_kiosk.jpg" />Proving once again you can find a study to prove almost anything, a report came out today showing that Redbox will br

A DVD that lasts 1000 years (but is it scratch resistant?)

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/11/cranberries.JPG" />New kid on the block Cranberry claims that their new DVD will last 1,000 years. Of course no one will be around to dis

Transformers 2 sells 7.5 million DVD & Blu-ray discs. Can't you people find a better movie to buy?

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/10/autobot_1680.jpg" />This is just wrong. I'll admit, I didn't enjoy "Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen". I thought the plot was weak and

Portable HDTV and DVD player costs $300

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/10/77574.jpg">If you long for the ability to watch high definition TV on a seven-inch screen that's resolution is a mere 480x234 but you als

Man faces 5 years in prison after stealing 3,000 Netflix DVDs

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/09/netflix1.jpg" />Some <a href="http://www.crunchgear.com/tag/netflix/">Netflix</a> news for you this morning. It looks like a 49-year-old

CrunchDeals: 22-disc Family Guy box set for $75

<img src="http://crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/07/5202c060ada019b5fb69d110.L.jpg" alt="family guy" />Amazon's lopped over $60 off the 22-disc "Total World Domination Collection" of Family Guy

Toshiba still ignores Blu-ray, releases three DVD-based DVRs in Japan

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/08/toshiba_rd_x9-620x465.jpg" /> Toshiba, the company behind the now dead HD DVD format, first talked about joining the Blu-ray bandwagon <

Will anybody give a damn about your burnt DVDs 1000 years in the future?

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/07/1000dvds.jpg" />A Utah company claims to have developed a DVD that will last 1,000 years under normal, everyday conditions. (You don't ha
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