Archive for the 'HD-DVD' Category

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.

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.

Gartner: It’s Almost Over For HD DVD

HD-DVD price cuts unlikely to stop Blu-ray’s market dominance.

Blu Ray DVD Format Rips Up The Japanese Sales Charts. HD DVD Sulks

Sony-supported next generation DVD format crushes rival format.

Paramount Could Also Drop HD-DVD

Is another studio going to fall into the arms of Blu-ray?

Warners Backs Blu-ray, Gives HD DVD The Elbow

Blu Ray format gets a mighty boost as Warners quits HD DVD support.

Michael Bay: Microsoft Wants HD-DVD and Blu-Ray To Fail

Microsoft wants both Next Gen HD DVD formats to fail, is the allegation that looks to be made by Michael Bay, the US film director & producer of many well known films such as Transformers; Armageddon; The Rock; Pearl Harbour and Bad Boys.

Samsung BD-UP5000 Duo HD Player Actually Released: IFA

Two years after Samsung first announced their intention to sell a dual fomat HD player that would play HD-DVD and Blu-ray – in the same unit. As well as being the first dual format player, the BD-UP5000 Duo HD Player supports both formats interactive formats – DB Java and HDi.

Paramount Dumps High-Def Blu-Ray DVDs

The second-gen DVD format wars heat up as Paramount presses eject on Blu-Ray.