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YouTube is pretty strict about its stance on not allowing downloads of its videos. Even many popular browser plugins that once supported downloading of YouTube videos are now blocked from the site, so it should come as no surprise that any apps that once allowed you to do the same have been patc...

May 28th 2014 at 12:30pm 0 Comments
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Lion is a multi-gigabyte download, coming in around 4 GB, but when you start there is no onscreen indication of how it's going aside from the tiny progress bar in the Dock. Where's the little graph like the one you get in Safari when you are downloading software in the Mac App Store? Well, the...

July 20th 2011 at 2:30pm 0 Comments
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Even as the supply of great Blu-ray discs continues to increase, so do the competing ways to get movies, even in HD. So we're wondering if the advent of streaming and downloading is cutting into your disc based movie habits yet, or if you're still addicted to those old platters. Let know how it's g...

March 27th 2011 at 2:01pm 0 Comments
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It's patch day, of course, and people are having plenty of troubles with upgrading their clients to the latest 3.1 version. But worry not -- most of the issues we're seeing, while relatively widespread, should be fixed by the time the realms come back online. Here's a few tips to help you get throug...

April 14th 2009 at 1:30pm 0 Comments
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Maybe we're just off our rocker, but we can't figure out what NPD Group hoped to actually discover from this here survey to save our lives. Apparently these folks asked around 1,500 movie buyers (read: clearly not movie thieves) if they preferred purchasing a video that included digital copy or simp...

December 14th 2008 at 6:40pm 0 Comments
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Have you ever downloaded a file using Safari and ended up with an extension like .dmg.bz2, only to find that no amount of double clicking will actually get you to a mountable disk image? Here's the down and dirty: Safari has a habit of guessing at what you're downloading and appending an extension f...

January 22nd 2008 at 10:30am 0 Comments
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It's a notion that may surprise some folks at first listen, but truthfully, it tends to make sense. Download-to-own video didn't see stellar growth in 2007, and according to a number of industry execs on a panel at CES, content guardians distributors could be opting for ad-supported streaming to pu...

January 14th 2008 at 4:04am 0 Comments