RealNetworks' hardware DVD ripper facing legal trouble

<img src="http://crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/04/photo_library_172_610x457.jpg" alt="facet" />RealNetworks is currently entangled in a legal case over a prototype hardware DVD ripper called

CrunchDeals: Complete 'Kids in the Hall' series on DVD for $109

If you haven’t seen The Kids in the Hall, you haven’t LIVED! Put it on your bucket list! If you’ve seen and enjoy the wonderfully weird sketches, you may be interested to know that Amazon is sel

BarTor Android application scans DVD barcodes, downloads using BitTorrent

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/03/bartor.jpg" />This is tremendous. It's an application for Android called BarTor that you use to automatically download movies using BitTo

Warner Bros launches on-demand DVD service

With the massive onslaught of downloadable and/or streaming content from service providers like Netflix, Vudu and Hulu; Hollywood studios are hurting for revenue from DVD sales, but Warner Bros may ha

Coinstar gobbles up Redbox

<img alt="" src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2008/11/redbox01.jpg" title="Redbox" />Redbox, the wonderful dollar-a-day DVD rental kiosk company, is currently owned by a number of part

Denon's DVD-A1UDCI universal Blu-ray player will come later than expected

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2008/12/denon_universal-560x302.jpg" />Denon announced the DVD-A1UDCI, a universal player that supports Blu-ray discs, SACDs, CDs, DVD-Audio and

LG busts into the ultraslim DVD gala

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/01/dv4s_dv4m_lg_1.jpg">Samsung dropped the swanky <a href="http://www.crunchgear.com/2009/01/07/youll-be-able-to-mount-this-samsung-blu-ray-

AMEX Digital BD-P1 – a cheap Hong-Kong made Blu-ray player

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/01/amex_digital_bd_p1_1.jpg"> DVD wasn't a success until that first Christmas when players were available for less than $40 and <a href="ht

RealNetworks totally thinks RealDVD will be back

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/01/homerreal.jpeg" /> Remember <a HREF="http://www.crunchgear.com/2008/09/30/realdvd-now-available-for-download-dead-simple-dvd-copying-but

Japan gets world's first Blu-ray/DVD hybrid title

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2008/12/blu_ray_dvd_hybrid-560x420.jpg" /> Tokyo-based <a href="http://www.infinity-ism.com/index.html">Infinity Storage Media</a> [JP] is the w

Mercedes first to implement SPLITVIEW COMMAND

We told you about it back in February, but Merc is the first company to have it in a production vehicle. The system will allow you to have two viewers using the same screen, while viewing different co

Yay? Blu-ray recorders now more popular than DVD recorders in Japan

Blu-ray is now officially more popular than plain ol’ DVD in Japan. Wait, let me rephrase that: there are now more Blu-ray disc recorders in Japan than there are DVD recorders. More than 50 perc

CrunchDeals: ‘Lost’ Seasons 1-3 for $58.99

A little personal information about me: I’ve never seen a single episode of Lost. I understand it’s quite popular, though. A co-worker of mine at a previous place of employment was so adamant that

Sony, Universal begin rolling out PoP vending machines

Frankly, I’m surprised it’s taken this long for such a thing to transpire. I think it’s safe to say that most of us have seen vending machines spewing out electronics at airports and other rando

Can we get it over with and declare Blu-ray dead already?

Who else thinks Blu-ray is doomed? I mean, other than Steve Jobs? ZDNet’s Robin Harris does, and he makes a decent argument. Consider the following: only 4 percent of movie discs sold in the U.S

RealDVD now available for download: Dead simple DVD copying, but with odd DRM

Those of you in the market to buy bridges for a $1, you should probably know that Real’s RealDVD is now available for download. A quick primer on what RealDVD actually does: the $30 Windows-only

RealNetworks Files Suit Against Hollywood Over RealDVD

<img src="https://beta.techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2008/09/logo.gif" alt="RealDVD" class="shot" /> <a href="http://www.beta.techcrunch.com/2008/09/30/realdvd-launches-for-those-who-dont-mind-dr

Maxell producing synthetic leather covered DVD-R disc, perfect for sports and photo albums

So you’re thinking ’bout going cheap inexpensive this Christmas by throwing some pics on a DVD and calling it your mom’s present. She will probably love it ’cause you made i

RealDVD: Real Networks gets into the DVD copying games

Hold onto your hats, folks, as we’re about to be inundated with more and more chatter about fair use, your rights, and whether or not Real Networks just committed the worst crime in history. It

RealNetworks Lets You Copy DVDs to Your Hard Drive — And Keep the DRM

<img src="https://beta.techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2008/09/realdvd_movie_detail.jpg" alt="RealDVD" width="550" /> As anyone with a lick of tech knowledge knows, ripping a DVD onto your hard dri
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