Software, cloud can copy DVDs to iPad If you don't want to stuff up your iPad's storage with movies, which can take up several gigabytes apiece (and much more for Blu-ray versions), consider having your DVDs stored in the cloud. [...] nobody converts anything. The group includes Paramount, Sony, Twentieth Century Fox, Universal and Warner Bros. - but not Disney. Funny you should ask, because on Dec. 13, a new federal law goes into effect prohibiting TV stations from blowing your ears out during commercial breaks. Cable operators and TV stations are supposed to make sure that the new rules are followed. Depending on your version of Gingerbread and your phone model, that can be easy - with a one-click program - or hard, involving multiple steps and files. Aside from cosmetic changes and a few more system management features, Ice Cream Sandwich and Jelly Bean aren't much better than what you already have. [...] since there are no official releases of those upgrades for your phone, you'd have to install a custom system (called a ROM), which probably would be missing some features and might not work with 4G networks. [...] with smartphones, it's all in the apps, and most Android apps work just fine on Gingerbread.