said by tango_bob:There has to be a reason my 2011 Mini will play off a third party DVD player with the DVD Player app while the MBP 2010 won't.... I'll figure it out eventually. said by acadiel:
My only complaint when I did this with my MBP is now when I hook up the external DVD to play a DVD, DVD Player tells me there's not a supported SuperDrive attached. I have to use VLC.
According to OWC's site who sell DataDoubler, that is expected behavior.