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External DVD drive/player that works with both laptop and TV?

I am looking for an external, portable DVD drive that plugs into a TV (via USB would be most convenient) and functions like a standard DVD player, while also connecting to a laptop to play CDs/install software. I can only envisage using the drive to watch DVDs on my TV, rip CDs and install software, so the ability to write to disk is not important. [more inside]
posted by cincinnatus c on May 13, 2014 - 8 answers

How to scale up DVD playback on Mac?

In Apple's DVD Player app for Mac (or in VLC), how can I scale the footage beyond the screen resolution? (Or specifically, scale the footage to the full width of the screen.) [more inside]
posted by kidbritish on Nov 29, 2009 - 3 answers

Why won't all my DVDs play as they should?

How do I burn VIDEO_TS folders to DVD Video discs that work on standalone players? [more inside]
posted by hippybear on May 3, 2009 - 18 answers

Fastforwarding subtitles?

Does your DVD player display subtitles while fast forwarding? [more inside]
posted by ellanea on Jan 23, 2009 - 8 answers

Boredbaby filter: Portable DVD player for car

I need recommendations for a DVD player that straps to your headrest. [more inside]
posted by beccaj on Jun 12, 2008 - 6 answers

HDMI, Upconvert, 1080i, What is all this stuff?

I want to buy my mother a new DVD player for her birthday/mother's day. She wants one that can record VHS to DVD. When I went on Amazon to look for such a thing, there were an overwhelming number of possibilities. Can you help explain to me what some of the features are? [more inside]
posted by bluefly on May 8, 2008 - 4 answers

"Ugh, get that filthy thing out of me at once."

Why is my Mac's DVD player so stupid? [more inside]
posted by greytape on May 7, 2008 - 9 answers

Upconverting DVD Players for Less Than $100

Can anybody recommend an upconverting DVD player that costs less than $100? It needs to play CDs and CD-Rs as well.
posted by NoMich on Jan 2, 2008 - 14 answers

PS2 plays some DVDs and not others?

Why does my roommate's PS2 play some DVDs and not some others? Is there anything I can do about it? [more inside]
posted by carsonb on Nov 25, 2007 - 6 answers

Mac DVD player that can increase playback speed while preserving audio quality?

Is there a Mac DVD player that will allow me to increase the playback speed while not causing the actors to sound like Karen Walker from "Will and Grace" or the resident munchkins from Oz? [more inside]
posted by HotPatatta on Apr 18, 2007 - 15 answers

Cheapo electronics advice

Two cheapo electronics questions: Is there any bargain-basement DVD player on Amazon that's better than any other (in terms of quality/longevity more than features), and which of the following used monitors should I get for my Mac Mini? [more inside]
posted by blueshammer on Sep 1, 2006 - 12 answers

Best portable DVD player?

What is the best portable DVD player in terms of quality and price? We will mainly use it for travelling with small children.
posted by jacobsee on Sep 27, 2005 - 5 answers

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