How to speed up DVD ripping process

Generally, when you rip and convert a movie it takes the time as long as the movie is. In fact, there are many factors will affect the conversion speed. Such as computer performance, the original file properties, the output settings, computer environment etc. Many users have such a question? How to speed up the DVD conversion speed. Now, according to my own experience, give you some tips.

Tip One. Firmware Update breaks the DVD drive speed limits

Some DVD-ROM manufacturers purposely limit the DVD ripping speed of their drives to try and prevent customers from making copies of retail DVDs. Normally, the limitation can be bypassed by flashing your DVD-ROM drive with an updated or hacked firmware (which also may allow you to make your DVD-ROM drive region-free).

Tip Two: Setting High Priority can help

Every program running on your computer is assigned a priority. Priority is typically determined by how important a program is in maintaining system stability and insuring the system is still responsive to your commands. The browser you’re using to read this article has a higher priority than any number of non-critical background tasks going on in your computer. When you’re using DVD Ripper, it operates in the foreground and gets a generous helping of processor time out of your computers busy schedule. Once the DVD ripping process has begun, press CTRL+ALT+DELETE and select “Task Manager”. Find the DVD ripper in Process, right-click on it and set its Priority to High. Your DVD should now rip more quickly, but keep in mind it is a very intense process. Depending on the file size and duration of your videos it’s not unreasonable for it to take as long (sometimes longer) as the DVD’s actual running time.

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DVD Guide: How to move DVD movies to Nexus 10 tablet

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Google Nexus 10 is considered as the best 10 inch android tablet. To be honest, it’s a larger version of its impressive Nexus 7 (See also: New Nexus 7 Review). The last two iPads have had an impressive Retina quality screen as a great selling point. The Nexus 10 goes even further with a whopping 2560 x 1600 resolution – the same as the 13in MacBook Pro with Retina display. Google calls it the “world’s highest resolution tablet display”.


A pixel density of 300ppi is nothing short of incredible. Everything displayed on the screen looks super sharp and detailed. We found the screen very responsive and viewing angles are astounding. And at 16:10 the aspect ratio is good for watching films.

Some Nexus 10 users often ask me such a question, “how can i watch dvd films on Nexus 10 tablet?”. Obviously, DVD discs can’t be played by tablets directly, even if the DVD backup ISO or IFO image files. In fact, as long as you pick up a DVD ripping program, you can easily make it. The most famous is handbrake. Which is freeware. But, according to my own experience, this one can’t rip copy-protected DVDs (ie: Disney and other animated discs). Handbrake actually convert MPEG video (including DVD-Video) into an MPEG-4 video file, but only limited to these DVD-like source: VIDEO_TS folder, DVD image or real DVD (CSS will not be supported and must be dealt with externally with third-party software and libraries. So you’ll need to add an intermediate step to get protected DVD movies onto Nexus 10.

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Easy to use – Canon printer announced support for iOS devices

After take photos with mobile phone, some friends may want to print down to take appreciation in the hand. Canon has announced a new printer product PIXMA MG3520, it allows users to easily through wireless means, instant print photos in iOS devices.

PIXMA MG3520 has a AirPrint wireless printing technology certification. In addition to photos, e-mail, information, documents and other contents also can print from iPhone, iPad and iPod touch in transmission to the printer. A high evaluation of AirPrint technology from Canon, it make the printer becomes more suitable for home use.

Canon said, using the PIXMA MG3520 does not require any tutorial or description, as long as the version of the iOS system user is in 4.2 or above, can print through simple operation.

It is reported, PIXMA MG3520 sold for $79.99, the color is black, red, and white.


Attach external Subtitles to MP4 video files by using Pavtube video converter Ultimate

At times, we do need to download subtitles for movies. Because the movies aren’t using our mother tongue. It’s very easy to get the subtitles we want by searching in google. For example, you can type ” toy story 3 english subtitle ” in the search box, most of the time,  the results is just what you want. Two of the most common formats for subtitle files are “.srt” and “.sub“.

After the subtitles have been downloaded on your PC. You can use a common media player like Quicktime or VLC to play the movie, you can also display subtitles simply by putting the subtitle file in the same folder. The only requirement is that both the movie and the subtitle files should go under the same name but with different extensions. Something like “title.mp4” and “”.

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New Nexus 7 Review – Running the Android 4.3 Jelly Bean

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As expected, the new Nexus 7 is a 7-inch tablet running the Android 4.3 Jelly Bean operating system. The 16GB Wi-Fi-only version will be available for $229, with a 32GB Wi-Fi-only model coming for $269. A 32GB 4G LTE (unlocked) version will retail for $349.

Among the key features are an HD screen (with 1,920×1,200-pixel resolution); front and rear cameras (1.2- and 5.0-megapixel, respectively); Bluetooth 4.0; a 1.5GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 processor; 2GB of RAM; NFC; and an Adreno 320 GPU (the same graphics chip used in the Samsung Galaxy S4). There’s also support for dual-band 802.11 a/b/g/n Wi-Fi and wireless charging using any Qi-compatible charger.

The large top and bottom bezels from the first-generation Nexus 7 return.

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