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Smart TV: How to Fix Your WiFi Connection

Q. I love watching Netflix and Hulu on my new Smart TV, but I’ve noticed that I sometimes lose my WiFi connection. I didn’t notice this when I used to watch Netflix on my Roku player. Is there a reason why my Smart TV would lose the WiFi connection? Can this be fixed? — Brenda,

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Why Your DVD & Blu-ray Disc Won’t Play

Q. I love watching Blu-ray movies. The picture is just awesome! But sometimes when I put in the disc, a message on screen says ‘no disc” or ‘disc error.’ Is there anything I can do to eliminate this? — Ellie, Boise, Idaho. For starters, make sure the disc is compatible with your player. Some older

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Redbox: Will It Offer 4K Blu-ray Rentals?

Q. I like renting discs from Redbox, but it irks me that they don’t have 4K Blu-rays. It’s impossible to rent 4K discs so it would be great if Redbox would. Any chance of that? — Ed, San Francisco. See an update on this story. Ed, I have some good news and some bad news.

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Redbox Adding 32 New Titles In April

Redbox, the kiosk disc rental service, will add 32 new DVD and Blu-ray movies in April, the company has announced. The new titles will include Phantom Thread, the critically-acclaimed drama about a fashion designer (Daniel-Day-Lewis) who becomes obsessed with a young waitress. Directed by Paul Thomas Anderson (Boogie Nights, There Will Be Blood), the film

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Home Theater Projectors: How Good Is the Picture?

Q. I have been thinking of building a Home Theater in my Man Cave, but I was wondering if I should get a projector with a big wall screen or just a big-screen TV.  I hear a projector doesn’t offer as good a picture as a regular TV because the picture is not as sharp.

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Redbox Movies: Everything You Need to Know

Q. I love the way Blu-ray movies look. The picture is so much better than streaming or even my DIRECTV. But it’s expensive to buy movies. I’m thinking of Redbox for rentals, but I’m not sure how it works and where I can find one of those kiosks in my area. Can you help? —

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