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HD Report | August 18, 2017

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DC’s ‘Batman and Harley Quinn’ releasing to Blu-ray & 4k Blu-ray

August 16, 2017 |

The DC Universal Original Movie Batman and Harley Quinn will release to Blu-ray, Ultra HD Blu-ray, and DVD on Tuesday, August 29. Written by Bruce Timm and directed by Sam Liu, the animated film partners Batman, Nightwing and the devilish Harley … Read More

Best Ways To Save Battery Life On iPhone & iPad

August 16, 2017 |

Is your iPhone battery getting older? Or do you just run too many apps to maintain decent battery life on your phone or tablet? The reality is apps can demand a lot of battery power, especially ones that stay in … Read More

New on Blu-ray: Alien: Covenant, Blacklist S4, The Case for Christ, & more

August 15, 2017 |

This week in Blu-ray Ridley Scott’s Alien: Covenant is at the top of the Best Sellers, followed by the upgraded release of the 2012 prequel, Prometheus to 4k Blu-ray. Both films come with a Blu-ray and Digital copy, as well … Read More

Vudu 4k now features over 30 Dolby Vision / Atmos titles

August 14, 2017 |

Vudu has been a bit of a pioneer when it comes to digital movie distribution, first offering 4k UHD movies with Dolby Vision and Dolby Atmos almost two years ago. The dual combo allows for greater color depth (via HDR) and multichannel immersive surround … Read More

New 4k Blu-ray Releases This Tuesday

August 13, 2017 |

This coming Tuesday, August 15th will bring the biggest week of new 4k Blu-ray releases this month with two Ridley Scott films (Alien: Covenant and Prometheus), the Western Hickok, and the crime drama The Lincoln Lawyer. Both of Scott’s films feature HDR color specs for TVs … Read More

How To Cut-the-Cord and Watch Free HD Channels Over-the-Air

August 12, 2017 |

Have you been thinking about “cutting the cord” and going with internet-only based programming from a service such as CBS All Access, Sling TV, or Hulu? There sure are many options out there, but what about local channels? And what … Read More

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 is cheapest new 4k digital release yet

August 11, 2017 |

Fandango, Google Play, and Vudu are a few of the services that offer digital movies in 4k Ultra HD. New releases, however, are usually quite expensive — even more than some Ultra HD Blu-ray Disc titles. A new Digital 4k movie typically … Read More

HBO’s ‘Westworld’ getting released to 4k Blu-ray Limited Edition

August 10, 2017 |

Season 1 of the HBO series Westworld will release to disc on November 7, and along with conventional Blu-ray and DVD formats will come a 6-disc 4k Ultra HD Limited Edition in special metal case. This is the first HBO Original … Read More

The latest 4k Ultra HD content on Netflix

August 9, 2017 |

As more and more 4k TVs are sold, Amazon, Google, Netflix, and Vudu continue to add streaming content that actually matches the resolution of an Ultra HD TV. And, some titles even feature HDR specifications for improved color depth.

Last … Read More

Here’s Where to Buy ‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2’ Early Digital Release

August 8, 2017 |

Whenever there’s a blockbuster digital release we like to take a look around and find the best place to buy it. Keep in mind, sometimes there are bonus features included with the digital release and sometimes not — so look … Read More

New Blu-ray, 4k, & Digital Releases This Week

August 6, 2017 |

This Tuesday it’s gonna be hard to pass up the early digital release of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, especially if there is some bonus material included. But if you can hold out two more weeks there are several … Read More

Ridley Scott’s ‘Prometheus’ releasing to 4k Blu-ray Disc

August 2, 2017 |

Ridley Scott’s 2012 film Prometheus will release to 4k Ultra HD Blu-ray on August 15th, along with the first disc editions of Alien: Covenant in both standard Blu-ray combos and exclusive retailer editions.

With the Alien franchise providing a built-in audience, Prometheus was … Read More

New Netflix Titles You Can Download

August 2, 2017 |

This month Netflix is adding a bunch of new movies and TV series to their streaming library, but did you know some of them can be downloaded for viewing offline? The ability to download makes a great option for watching Netflix on … Read More

‘Kung Fu Yoga’ Blu-ray Giveaway

August 1, 2017 |

We’re giving away a copy of Kung Fu Yoga starring Jackie Chan on Blu-ray!

To enter the giveaway, simply Follow Us and Retweet to your followers. One random winner will be chosen after the contest ends on Tuesday, Aug. 8th at midnight. … Read More

Tuesday’s New Blu-ray Releases: Going in Style, The Circle, & more

August 1, 2017 |

Welcome to our weekly review of new Blu-ray releases! Although we’re lacking any new 4k Blu-ray releases today (Read: 4k Blu-rays in August), there are plenty of conventional Blu-ray discs to consider adding to your collection.

Going in Style is a great little comedy … Read More

Here are the 4k Blu-ray releases in August

July 31, 2017 |

Not every new movie release is available in 4k, but each week there are at least a couple new Ultra HD Blu-ray discs to choose from. The new format plays only on Ultra HD Blu-ray players, and most titles feature … Read More

How to Download Movies & Shows from Netflix

July 30, 2017 |

Netflix first started offering downloads at the end of 2016, and since then has greatly increased the number of eligible titles you can save to a mobile device for offline viewing. And, updates to the Android, iOS and Windows apps … Read More

How To Get Digital Movies & TV Shows Cheap

July 29, 2017 | 1

Digital movies can be expensive, even though you figure they should be cheaper than packaged media because there is no disc manufacturing process, printing of packaging, or distribution involved. With digital downloads and streaming video there seems to be only the cost … Read More

What’s New on Netflix in August?

July 28, 2017 |

August is yet another big month for new Netflix programming, with a wide variety of TV shows, series, and movies ranging from Netflix Originals to blockbuster studio films such as Sing and Cloud Atlas.

The first seasons of the Netflix … Read More

Ghost in the Shell digital code redeems 4k UHD on Vudu

July 25, 2017 | 1

One of the most exciting (and sometimes disappointing) aspects of buying an Ultra HD Blu-ray disc is finding out whether or not the digital copy will redeem 4k UHD. Vudu is one service that’s offering UHD copies through UltraViolet, and … Read More