RealNetworks Sued for DVD Copying Software That Nobody Wanted Anyway

Almost reflexively, six studios have filed suit against RealNetworks for their brand-new DVD copying software. RealDVD, as it is (was?) called, was tepidly received » 10/01/08 6:15am 10/01/08 6:15am on account of crippling DRM which only allows for viewing of a ripped DVD on one PC, precluding the portability that might account for someone wanting to…

RealNetworks RealDVD: Legal DVD Backup, No Real Point

Unlike other DVD backup software that has succumbed to movie industry pressures, RealNetworks' RealDVD gives you a new way to copy DVDs to your computer caked with so much DRM that you'll question why you went through the trouble in the first place. (But maybe that's the point.) Fully approved by the DVD CCA » 9/08/08 8:34am 9/08/08 8:34am, RealDVD…

iPod Video Unlocked: RealPlayer Now Available

After a five month beta, iPod owners can finally look outside of iTunes for their video content thanks to RealPlayer. As part of the RealPlayer Plus package, it is now possible to transfer downloaded video content to the Apple iPod Nano, iPod Classic and iPod Video. Naturally, that opens up a world choc-full of… » 11/15/07 8:30pm 11/15/07 8:30pm

Motorola to Ship ROKR E6 Sans iTunes: Stepping Aside for the iPhone?

Motorola announced it will ship its ROKR E6 music phone later this month but conspicuously absent from its feature list is iTunes. That'll be replaced by the loathsome RealPlayer. Doing damage control on a phone that was doomed from the start, Motorola is positioning this candy bar as a PDA. » 12/06/06 9:55am 12/06/06 9:55am