• Blu-ray wins format war, now Sony can't meet demand?

    After Blu-ray beat our HD-DVD for the title of HD format earlier this year, demand is predicted to substantially grow over the next 12 months. Estimates are around 48 million, the problem is Sony (the largest Blu-ray manufacturer) only has capacity to manufacture around 38 million per year. The...
  • Microsoft Xbox 360 HD DVD Player Officially Discontinued

    Well, I now have a piece of history. Turns out it cost me $250 to play the 4 HD-DVD’s I bought. I’m glad the war is over now, it’s a lot less confusing for consumers. read more | digg story...
  • Blu-ray is the next generation DVD format.. well almost

    A lot of tech sites are calling the next generation DVD format war between Blu-ray and HD-DVD over. Why now ? Well, we all knew the HD-DVD camp were on their last legs, with companies jumping ship, left, right and centre. The main driving force behind the format, Toshiba,...
  • Warner Bros goes Blu-ray only, blow to HD-DVD

    Time for an update on the next gen DVD format war. In a surprising move by Warner Bros, the movie studio have decided to move to exclusively Blu-Ray after previously supporting bloth Blu-ray and HD-DVD. This is in contrast to Paramount’s decision last year to move to support only...
  • Blu-ray Australia giving away 5 free Blu-ray movies

    If you own one of the following Blu-ray player models – Sony BDP-S300, Sony BDP-S500, Sony BDP-S1E, Samsung BDP-1000, Samsung BDP-1400, Sharp BDHP20X, Panasonic DMP-BD10, Panasonic DMP-BD10A, Pioneer BDP-LX70, Pioneer BDP-LX70A, then you can get yourself 5 free Blu-ray movies. Unfortunately you can only select one from each category...
  • JB Hi-Fi now adds support for HD-DVD

    After previously deciding to sit fairly and squarely in the Blu-ray camp, JB Hi-Fi have now announced they will sell HD-DVD players and HD-DVD movies along with Blu-ray. Check out the Press Release from Toshiba....
  • Transformers hits DVD / HD-DVD

    What can I say other than.. it’s about time. I’ve been hanging out for this since seeing the movie in the cinema. Of course the only option for me is to add to my HD-DVD collection, this movie is the exact reason we need high definition, to see all...
  • Acer joins the HD-DVD

    Ok this one is from a couple weeks ago, but still newsworthy. Acer, the worlds 4th biggest PC vendor,  has now joined the HD-DVD camp and will begin to include HD-DVD drives in their systems.  They join the likes of Microsoft, Intel, HP, Universal, Toshiba, Warner Brothers and many more in supporting HD-DVD. Official...
  • HD-DVD now moving to 51Gb ?

    Currently HD-DVD can hold 25Gb, if the rumors are correct, HD-DVD will be upgraded to 51Gb. The good news is that players may simply need a firmware update to support the update. Once this is confirmed, we’ll finally be able to end the size argument between HD-DVD and Blu-ray formats. More...

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