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Samsung Blu-ray Player boot loop caused by a single XML file

Samsung Blu-ray Player boot loop caused by a single XML file

It has almost been a month since Samsung Blu-ray DVD players and entertainment systems all over the world suddenly started randomly crashing and rebooting over and over again. Although Samsung's response did come swiftly, it was a solution few probably wanted to hear. They basically needed to send in their device for Samsung to service and fix. No other solution was possible as it needed low-level hardware access that few people will even know how to do. All of these thanks to a single file that is designed to respect users' privacy.

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Microsoft Flight Simulator can be bought as a 10-disc set in Europe

Microsoft Flight Simulator can be bought as a 10-disc set in Europe

When was the last time you bought a PC game that came in more than one or two dual-layer DVDs? Heck, when was the last time you actually bought a PC game on a DVD? While still very common on consoles, digital distribution has become the prevalent way most PC gamers buy these days. That's why the revelation that Microsoft's upcoming Flight Simulator will have a multi-disc physical edition is, in itself, already surprising. That the set will have 10 dual-layer DVDs is nothing short of mind-blowing.

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Samsung Blu-ray DVD players have suddenly stopped working

Samsung Blu-ray DVD players have suddenly stopped working

Entertainment has become one of the biggest tools for keeping sane during these trying times but while many companies are aggressively pushing their streaming services, others still prefer owning the media they buy in physical form. That mostly means DVDs and Blu-ray discs which, of course, require appropriate devices to play them. But what if those devices all suddenly stopped working for no apparent reason? That's the rather eerie and frustrating situation that owners of Samsung Blu-ray players are now experiencing around the world with no answer or solution yet in sight.

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Deadpool Blu-ray DVD Digital Super Duper Cut Review

Deadpool Blu-ray DVD Digital Super Duper Cut Review

Take a quick peek at this newest last-ditch effort to get you to spend money on Deadpool 2. It's a plastic box with four different fancy disks inside it. One each for each of the most important characters other than Domino inside it. Because Domino was lucky enough to avoid getting her face plastered on a disk some poor goofball went out and bought from 20th Century Fox - lucky her!

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Amazon locks Star Wars, Marvel DVDs and Blu-rays behind Prime paywall

Amazon locks Star Wars, Marvel DVDs and Blu-rays behind Prime paywall

Amazon has mildly annoyed some consumers by locking Star Wars and Marvel physical movie discs behind a Prime paywall. Anyone who tries to order DVDs and Blu-ray discs from either franchise via the online retailer must subscribe to Prime, otherwise the purchase is unavailable. The good news is that Amazon is only one of many online retailers and you don't need it to get any of these movies.

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Apple Disk II floppy drive is a Blu-ray/DVD drive in disguise

Apple Disk II floppy drive is a Blu-ray/DVD drive in disguise

While retro has always been a thing, nostalgia can only take you so far down memory lane before you have to backtrack to present day reality. Not unless you’re able to take something old and something new and put them in one glorious and totally working nod to the past. That’s exactly RetroConnector on Etsy is doing for used and pre-loved Apple Disk II boxes. But don’t bother trying to push in one of those flexible 5 1/4-inch floppies. This one only accepts CDs and DVDs.

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If you owned a DVD drive in the past decade, you could get $10

If you owned a DVD drive in the past decade, you could get $10

Lawsuits can drag on for years and years, sometimes even decades. When and if the long arm of the law reaches the culprits, sometimes it may no longer matter, which is why delaying tactics are often employed in cases. Such as this antitrust class action lawsuit against certain makers of optical disk drives or ODDs, a.k.a. DVD drives. After more than 7 years, the defendants finally settled the matter, but it might be a tad too late for consumers to dig out their decades-old receipts to claim their $10 share of the settlement.

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Batman: The Killing Joke can now be preordered on Blu-ray

Batman: The Killing Joke can now be preordered on Blu-ray

Warner Bros announced plans last year to create an animated adaption of “Batman: The Killing Joke,” an R-rated movie with Mark Hamill voicing the Joker. The movie made its limited theatrical debut this month as promised, giving the first round of fans a chance to catch the movie before everyone else. Now, for everyone who enjoyed it or haven't yet had a chance to see it, the Blu-ray and DVD versions are available for preorder from Amazon.

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Warcraft arrives on DVD and Blu-ray this September

Warcraft arrives on DVD and Blu-ray this September

Can't wait to grab the disc version of Warcraft for your movie collection? There's a little less than two months remaining before you can get the Warcraft DVD, Blu-ray, and Digital HD editions, per a new announcement. You can preorder the unit now if you want to make sure you get it as soon as possible, otherwise you'll be able to pick it up from your nearest retail store starting September 27.

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New Star Wars: TFA movie footage explores Maz’s Castle in brief

New Star Wars: TFA movie footage explores Maz’s Castle in brief

With a bit of support from the new "The Star Wars Show" and to give a boost to the "Jabba Flow" music track, Lucasfilm has released additional The Force Awakens footage. This is a clip that's basically pickups - or B-roll. Extra footage. Stuff they might have used to show more diversity in aliens in Maz Kanata's castle if the need would have arisen. As it is now, it's just a bit of extra video that's not available on the DVD. More, I tell you, more!

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Deadpool DVD and 4K Blu-ray release detailed

Deadpool DVD and 4K Blu-ray release detailed

The Blu-ray DVD combo-pack as well as the fully massive 4K version of Deadpool are coming on the 10th of May. Today the folks at 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment have suggested that both versions of the film will be released on the 10th of May "with maximum effort" - their words, and Deadpool's. This release of the movie will have so many extra bits and pieces that you'll freak out fully.

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Return of the Living Dead Collectors Edition Blu-ray is truly ghoulish

Return of the Living Dead Collectors Edition Blu-ray is truly ghoulish

The Return of The Living Dead returns to physical format with a Collectors Edition Blu-ray that'll be published and released by the folks at SCREAM FACTORY. This is what its creators call a "definitive set" - the likes of which have never been released before. A cult classic such as The Return of The Living Dead deserves such treatment - it wants BRAINS!

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