Archive for the 'Physical Formats' Category

Blu-ray Content Market Soars In US And UK

Content Market for Blu-ray almost triples in the US in 2008

RealDVD Brings Lawsuit From Hollywood

A strong sense of Deja Vu is flowing thick around the Digital-Lifestyles offices today as we hear that ‘Hollywood’ is to take legal action against Real Network for their DVD copying software, RealDVD. Five years ago last month, the collected legal might of the Hollywood studios took a disliking to 321 Studios as they too [...]

XD-E500: Toshiba XDE DVD Niggles At Blu-ray

Toshiba haven’t given up trying to needle Sony and the rest of the Blu-ray companies. Their latest idea is XDE.

Blu-ray Failing To Prove A Hit

Survey finds that most folks are still happy with their trusty old DVD player.

LG GSA-E5ON Slim Portable CD/DVD Rewriter Review (76%)

We check out LG’s ultra compact, USB 2.0-powered CD/DVD drive.

Teac Reference DR-H300DAB DVD Receiver – Review Part 2/2 (74%)

Yesterday we gave an overview of the Teac Reference DR-H300DAB and looked at its usability. Viewing tests The Teac did a pretty job playing back DVDs through a conventional TV and it even had a pretty good stab at upscaling to 720p and 1080i video resolutions, although a few jagged edges and over-bright colours occasionally [...]

Teac Reference DR-H300DAB DVD Receiver – Review Part 1

Compact receiver packs hi-fi performance and DVD playback in a stylish package. Looking dapper with its old-school looks, stylish brushed steel finish and promising oodles of hi-fi goodness is Teac’s DR-H300DAB DVD Receiver. Aimed at space-strapped folks looking for a lorra entertainment without the need to fill up the room with half of ton of [...]

Philips DVD Micro Theatre MCD299

Stylish do-it-all player serves up some decent specs at a low price

HD-DVD To Exit – Blu-ray Wins

As you no doubt now know and as everyone and their favourite carrot have been predicting, Toshiba has officially dropped out of the Next Gen disc format wars.

Toshiba Set To Dump HD-DVD. Shares Surge

Speculation mounts that Toshiba is to concede defeat to Sony’s rival Blu-Ray format.