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Windows 10 tip: How to play back DVD movies for free

Microsoft’s official Windows DVD Player costs $14.99. Skip it and use a free alternative. Click to enlarge DVD drives might be a vanishing species, but they are not yet completely extinct. New desktop PCs often include a DVD drive, as do older PCs that have been upgraded to Windows 10. And external USB DVD drives are easy to find. On ...

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Sunil Grover opens up on fallout with Kapil Sharma

New Delhi: Kapil Sharma and Sunil Grover are two big names in the Indian television industry. Both had a terrific comic timing and fans loved to watch them perform on ‘The Kapil Sharma Show’. However, in 2017, they had an ugly fallout as a result of which Sunil quit Kapil’s show midway followed by a few others. Time and again, ...

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Why Cloverfield 3 Needs To Be A Theatrical Experience

Thinking back to both Cloverfield and 10 Cloverfield Lane, I remember seeing both films in a theatrical setting, and while they vary in the scope of their stories, they share the common bond of intense spectacle. In both cases, that level of spectacle is not only best seen, but also best heard, on a movie theater setup. Now granted, that ...

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India sense ODI opportunity in de Villiers’ absence

Big picture Inevitably, everyone wants another Test between South Africa and India after the three-match series ended 2-1, with South Africa dominating the early stages and India getting progressively better. A fourth, maybe even a fifth Test would have been a fitting finale. Instead, six ODIs will take place in the space of 16 days, two of them at the ...

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Ransomware crooks test a new way to spread their malware

GandCrab ransomware encrypts files with a .GDCB extension. Image: iStock A new form of ransomware has emerged which is — unusually — being distributed by two separate exploit kits – one of which was thought to have disappeared – and demands payment in less well-known form of cryptocurrency. First seen on January 26, GandCrab has been spotted being distributed via ...

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Lunar Eclipse 2018: Watch NASA’s Live streaming

New Delhi: Both Solar and Lunar Eclipses hold a special significance as per Hindu calendar. Today happens to be the first Lunar eclipse of the year where the moon will appear red in colour and much bigger in size. This Lunar eclipse is more special because the first time in 152 years, a supermoon, a blue moon and a blood ...

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Mominul’s domineering ton flattens Sri Lanka

Tea Bangladesh 250 for 2 (Mominul 107*, Mushfiqur 47*)v Sri Lanka Mominul Haque slices behind point Associated Press Mominul Haque – free and flowing – sailed to a rapid hundred in the second session, while Sri Lanka toiled – wayward, wicketless, and already struggling in the Test. Even in the periods in which Sri Lanka bowled well to Mominul, he made ...

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Key NBN takeaways from ABC’s Cabinet documents

Australian Cabinet-in-Confidence documents published by the ABC on Wednesday have shown what the National Broadband Network (NBN) funding and negotiation plans looked like back in 2009. Two of the documents — which the ABC obtained after someone purchased a filing cabinet during an ex-government sale that had the papers locked inside — detailed the government’s position on negotiating with Telstra ...

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Best Roles of Preity Zinta

New Delhi: The gorgeous dimpled beauty, Preity Zinta turned a year older today. The actress made her Bollywood debut with Dil Se (1998) followed by Soldier in the same year. Both the roles were poles apart, and the actress got noticed for the freshness she bought on screen. On her special day, here’s a look at her five best roles ...

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