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How to Use Plex to Get Media From PC to Roku Box

If you're savvy, you can use the free Plex Media Server to access your personal photos, music, and videos on your Roku.

Reader Q&A: Troubleshoot DVD Drive, Customize Windows Media Player

Learn how to troubleshoot (and possibly fix) a confused DVD drive and tell Windows Media Player where to get its music.

Beginner's Guide to Managing Mobile Movies

Are you wondering how to put your movie collection on your brand-new smartphone or tablet for some on-the-go video goodness? Read this collection of how-tos to find out how to rip your DVDs and Blu-ray movies, convert them in HandBrake, and sync your iTunes purchases.

How to Rip a DVD With HandBrake

Want to watch your DVDs on your smartphone, tablet, or netbook? Here's how to rip copies of your movies to your PC with HandBrake.

Free Tools Consolidate Reward Cards, Share Files, and More

These free online services and apps let you create one reward card to rule them all, share huge files, and use Windows as your weather service.

How to Fine-Tune Your HDTV

Tools and tips for getting a better picture on your your high-definition television, including color, brightness, and contrast settings.

How to Buy a Camcorder

Whether you want shots of your new baby or to be the next Stanley Kubrick, there's a digital camcorder out there for you. Let us be your guide.

Hack: How to Play DVD Movies on Your Nintendo Wii

How to play DVD movies on your Nintendo Wii using the Homebrew Channel. No warranty voiding mod-chip required.

5 Cool Hacks for Your Entertainment Gadgets

Add external storage to your TiVo, beef up your Xbox 360, rip DVDs to your media player, play your iTunes purchases on any device, and use your standard cable remote to skip commercials.

How to Calibrate Your HDTV

If you haven't calibrated your HDTV, you're probably not seeing the picture you paid for. Here's how to get a near-perfect image on your high-def screen without breaking the bank.

How to Install a DVD Drive

Step-by-step guide to adding an optical drive.