Give the gift of good design

Many a Christmas morning is ruined by poorly designed consumer electronics.

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Can Amazon help save Hollywood’s dying DVD business?

Would the prospect of streaming your personal collection of movie titles anywhere, including your new Amazon Kindle Fire, entice you to purchase more flicks? Movie studios desperately hope so and are, according to sources, seeking to align with Amazon to make that vision a reality.

Redbox's $1.50 Blu-ray rentals in 13,000-plus kiosks now, across the US by fall

Redbox, the company behind those now-ubiquitous $1 movie-rental kiosks, has finally announced its plans for Blu-ray rentals. The company is rolling out $1.50 Blu-ray rentals to 13,300 kiosks over the next few months, and it plans to offer them at all of its 26,000  kiosks across the US by fall.