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Alfred Hitchcock: The Essentials Collection (DVD)
This deluxe box set brings into a single collection the five most acclaimed and legendary features of the "master of suspense," Sir Alfred Hitchcock: REAR WINDOW (1954), VERTIGO (1958), NORTH BY NORTHWEST (1959), PSYCHO (1960) and THE BIRDS (1963).
ITEM#: 13796823This deluxe box set brings into a single collection the five most acclaimed and legendary features of the "master of suspense," Sir Alfred Hitchcock: REAR WINDOW (1954), VERTIGO (1958), NORTH BY NORTHWEST (1959), PSYCHO (1960) and THE BIRDS (1963).
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How to Organize Your DVDs
Many people love to collect favorite movies, programs and television shows on DVDs, whether it's a collection of classics, documentaries, children's movies or everything in between. Most people cherish their collection of DVDs, but you might not know it from the messy pile those DVDs make when shoved into a box or crammed haphazardly onto a shelf. If you've ever spent almost as much time searching for a movie as you have watching it, then it's probably time for you to organize your DVDs. Some attractive media bookshelves can be a great place to start.
DVD Player Buying Guide
Movies played on a DVD player provide a much clearer picture than the old VHS tapes and VCRs. DVD players are an essential part of a home theater system, allowing you to watch your favorite movies with amazing audio and video clarity. You'll find a variety of home and portable DVD players to enjoy entertainment anywhere. This DVD player buying guide offers tips to help you know what to look for when adding a DVD player to your entertainment system.
How to Transfer Your VHS Tapes to DVD
Do you have an old collection of VHS tapes? The magnetic tape in those VHS cassettes can deteriorate over time, so they won't last forever. But there's no need to throw them out. You can digitally transfer all your old home videos and movies to disc before the tapes go bad. You can connect your old VCR to a DVD recorder or use a VCR/DVD combo to transfer your videos. Then you can enjoy all your old movies on your DVD player.
FAQs about DVD Players
For average users, DVD players aren't much of a mystery. DVD players produce high-quality video, especially when compared to old VHS tapes. Additionally, you can get a whole lot more from your DVD collection if you know the details of DVD player technology and what your options are. Here are some answers to more advanced questions about DVD players to help you get the best entertainment possible.
FAQs about Upconverting DVD Players
Now that you've upgraded to an HDTV, your DVD collection, played on a regular DVD player, may not be looking quite as sharp. The lower resolution video of DVDs simply doesn't take advantage of the full resolution of a high-definition screen; but with upconverting DVD players, you can play your DVDs with higher clarity and definition on your HDTV. These answers to frequently asked questions about DVD players should give you more insight into how you can improve your entertainment experience with your existing movie library.
How to Build a DVD Library for Kids
A cheaper alternative to taking the whole family out to the movies is to watch DVDs at home. Having a library of DVDs to choose from lets you and your kids pick their entertainment. A DVD library is a great resource for entertaining when your children have friends over, too. Having children's DVDs at home also lets you control what your kids are watching. You can give your kids a variety of children's movies and TV shows to enjoy that you're sure are appropriate for them. Here are some tips for building your children's DVD library.
Best Features of DVD Recorders
Dynamic features of advanced DVD recorders can offer a lot of flexibility when it comes to transferring your old tapes to disc or just DVD-recording your favorite TV shows and movies onto custom discs. Watch for a few of these features to narrow your search down to highly functional DVD recorders.
Disc Formats Your DVD Player Can Read
Not all recordable disc formats are compatible with all DVD players, but most players support a core collection of the most common disc formats, allowing you to watch movies and listen to music in certain formats through your DVD player and home theater system. Check descriptions for the following disc formats to see whether the DVD player you're considering will play them.
Road Trip DVD Player Checklist
A couple of your family's favorite movies can help keep boredom at bay during your next road trip. All you need is a simple DVD player setup for your vehicle and a few accessories to help you create a mobile entertainment center. Here are some basic items to include with your portable DVD player to keep everyone happy on your next long trip.
Blu-ray Movie Buying Guide
Though it is still developing, Blu-ray technology has decisively conquered HD DVDs, and Blu-ray movies are now poised to replace DVDs as the most common medium for watching movies at home. However, you can't help but wonder if it's really worth it to spend the time and the money to replace your DVD set with Blu-ray movies. While the answer to that question is ultimately up to you, there are some great reasons for upgrading your movie collection to Blu-ray. Keep reading to learn about a few ways in which Blu-ray movies can enhance your viewing experience as well as a few ideas for shopping for Blu-ray movies.
Blu-ray Buying Guide
If you're still using a DVD player, now may be the right time for you to upgrade your home theater system to Blu-ray players. This Blu-ray buying guide will help you determine how to buy a Blu-ray player that will fit nicely into your existing home entertainment setup.
FAQs about CD Cases
If you're a music enthusiast, you may have a sizeable collection of CDs. All of your CDs and DVDs need to be properly stored to stay playable and scratch-free. But all of those CD jewel cases can take up a lot of space on your shelves. It's much more convenient and compact to keep them in CD cases. Here are some frequently asked questions to use as a guide for selecting CD case to hold your music collection.
TV Stand Buying Guide
Lately, television consoles, stands and storage racks have been exhibiting updated designs, sporting storage for your media essentials in models that are tastefully coordinated to the rest of your living room furniture. Compact TV stands and corner TV stands are convenient in smaller apartments, dorm rooms and offices, but even large homes can benefit from the clean look and discreet presence of a television stand. As more people upgrade to lean flat-panel televisions, they are seeing that the smaller size of a TV stand is all they need. The furniture industry usually reserves the term "entertainment center" for the largest TV furniture, big enough for the television, a cadre of audio or video components and a full CD-DVD collection. TV stands tend to be smaller than full entertainment centers while still having enough shelves for a few components and some media storage. For smaller homes or for smaller rooms in larger homes a stand may be all the TV furniture you need.
CD Packaging Types Fact Sheet
Protect your media with the right CD packaging. With all the time and money you've invested in building your music and movie collections, it makes sense to do what you can to protect the discs. Different types of CD packaging work better than others, depending on the number of CDs and DVDs you own. This fact sheet will give you more information on CD packaging characteristics that may help you decide on the best way to protect your media.
How to Choose Blu-ray Movies
When you purchase your first Blu-ray player, you want to choose movies that show off the technology's strengths. Although you will most likely want to expand your collection to include those titles you previously owned on DVD, your best choice is to start purchasing those movies that will really show off Blu-ray's capabilities and will allow you to get your money's worth out of your player quickly. Many of the new releases available on Blu-ray include all the bells and whistles needed to allow you to enjoy your new player to the fullest. This article should help you learn how to choose Blu-ray movies.
Tips on Organizing an Armoire
When you need a little extra storage space for jewelry, clothing or even your computer or home entertainment system, an armoire is a cure-all for nearly every room in your home. With so much additional storage space, figuring out how to organize your armoire is a must. Obviously, the type of armoire you have will dictate your organizing techniques. After all, if you are stashing a stack of DVDs in your jewelry armoire or hanging a dress in your computer armoire, then you have bigger organizational problems. Here are a few tips on how to best organize some of the most popular types of armoires.
Yoga Equipment Buying Guide
Within the last several years, yoga has become one of the most popular exercise routines in the world. Whether you've seen yoga classes popping up or have passed a yoga DVD in the supermarket, yoga might have recently caught your eye. Although there are many pieces of fitness equipment you can buy for yoga, you only need a few to get started since your yoga workout relies almost completely on your own body.
Tips on Transferring Files with USB Flash Drives
When you want to transfer files between computers, you have several options to choose from. Using USB flash drives to move files around is arguably the fastest, most portable way to transfer your important data. Many high-capacity flash drives can hold more data than traditional CD-ROMs and DVD-ROM discs. Here are a few tips for transferring your files with USB flash drives.
Essentials to Carry in Your Laptop Bag
When you take your laptop with you everywhere, you already know you need a quality laptop bag. Did you also know there are certain essential supplies you should always carry in your laptop cases, too? These essentials will keep your computer in top shape and your work moving forward no matter where you are. Read on to discover the five laptop bag essentials to carry with your computer.
Essential Bedroom Furniture
Taking the time to arrange your bedroom furniture to your liking is well worth the effort. Investing in quality bedroom furniture will not only make your bedroom look fabulous, but would you believe it can also make you feel fabulous as well? Your bedroom acts as your sanctuary at the end of the day, and unless it's fully equipped, your mental and physical health could suffer. Without enough needed sleep and relaxation, your body and mind can easily become tired and confused. We've compiled a list of essential bedroom furniture which should help you decide which pieces of furniture to invest in.
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