Posts Tagged ‘ DVD ’

The Downward Spiral: Live, A Free Crowdsourced Concert DVD

Oct 24th, 2009 | By | Category: Citizen Media, Internet TV, Streaming Video, Video

When Nine Inch Nails looked into filming their first-ever live peformance of The Downward Spiral, they ran into legal and financial barriers. But crowdsourcing saved the project: On the recent Wave Goodbye tour, we were unable to professionally film the band’s performance of The Downward Spiral at Webster Hall, due to exorbitant fees requested by […]

This Is What A Crowd-Sourced Concert DVD Looks Like – Nine Inch Nails’ 2009 Webster Hall Concert

Oct 14th, 2009 | By | Category: Citizen Media, Internet TV, Video

It sometimes seems like you can’t go to a concert anymore without getting warned that audio and video recording are prohibited. Nine Inch Nails is taking a different approach, though, encouraging fans to not just film and record their shows, but to put together edited DVDs that you can download. The video above is a […]

Playboy Dumps DVD Business For Internet Video

Oct 16th, 2008 | By | Category: Internet TV, Video

Playboy CEO Christie Hefner announced yesterday plans to shut down its DVD business and focus on Internet video: It is unavoidable that we reduce our cost structure to reflect current economic realities even as we continue to invest in our growth businesses. We will also respond to changes in how consumers access content and advertisers use […]

Free Windows DVD Ripper Formats Videos For Portable Media Players

Jul 21st, 2008 | By | Category: Video

If you’re a Windows user, and you need a DVD utility for ripping DVDs for your iPod, Zune, or other media player, check out DVD Catalyst Free. It’s a free version of a commercial application, but it’s still fairly capable, converting DVD to iPhone, iPod, Zune, PocketPC, Palm, PSP and more devices. It can convert […]

Toshiba Kills HD DVD

Feb 19th, 2008 | By | Category: Digital Video Downloads, Video

Toshiba Corporation today announced that it is killing off HD DVD. “We carefully assessed the long-term impact of continuing the so-called ‘next-generation format war’ and concluded that a swift decision will best help the market develop,” said Atsutoshi Nishida, President and CEO of Toshiba Corporation. “While we are disappointed for the company and more importantly, […]

Steve Jobs Is Killing Off The DVD

Jan 19th, 2008 | By | Category: Digital Music, Digital Video Downloads, Internet TV, iPod Accessories, iPods & Portable Media Players, Video

CNBC has an interesting interview with Steve Jobs, in which he confirms our take away from his MacWorld announcements: Apple is killing off the DVD: Don’t underestimate the power of the new iTunes movie rental service either. I asked Jobs whether this meant the format war between Blu-ray and HD-DVD was over, with Apple the […]