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Samsung PN50B550 Plasma Full HDTV Review

Samsung PN50B550 Plasma Full HDTV Review

The 50-inch Samsung PN50B550 Plasma Full HDTV was introduced this year and it is definitely going to be a hot TV to watch for a...

Oct 29 2009, 1:42am CDT

Xbox 360 Gets A Blu-ray Drive Says Steve Ballmer?

That comes out of now where. Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer says in a new interview just published on Gizmodo that the Xbox 360 ge...

Oct 22 2009, 2:23am CDT

Blu-ray Disc Association Talks 3D

The Blu-ray Disc Association (BDR) has announced its plans to incorporate 3D video into the Blu-ray format. The BDR says that i...

Sep 2 2009, 8:00am CDT

Toshiba Applies to Join Blu-ray Disc Association

You might recognize the name Toshiba as the company that backed the failed HD DVD format in the format wars against Blu-ray. To...

Aug 10 2009, 6:08am CDT

Toshiba Will Launch Blu-ray Player by Christmas

It's only been a few years now since Blu-ray defeated HD DVD in the format wars. Toshiba was the champion of the HD DVD format...

Jul 20 2009, 6:59am CDT

HDTV Popular but Blu-ray Adoption Lukewarm, HD DVD Still Growing!?

HDTV Popular but Blu-ray Adoption Lukewarm, HD DVD Still Growing!?

According to Harris Interactive, the Blu-ray format may have won the format war, but consumers are still very slow to adopt the...

Jun 18 2009, 6:09am CDT

DVDs Capable of Storing 10,000 Movies Coming

DVDs Capable of Storing 10,000 Movies Coming

The format wars between Blu-ray and HD DVD are still fresh in many minds and already researchers have devised a new format of D...

May 21 2009, 6:56am CDT

The even higher HD Future is Near

The even higher HD Future is Near

So, after thousands of dollars and hundreds of hours on Amazon you've finally got your brand-new top-of-the-line HD TV, HD-DVD...

May 4 2009, 7:00am CDT

Adult Filmmaker Digital Playground releases 100th Blu-ray Title

Adult Filmmaker Digital Playground releases 100th Blu-ray Title

Forgotten are the times when Joone the founder of Digital Playgrounds said at the AVN 2007 that he has to release his adult HD...

Mar 24 2009, 11:09am CDT

Blu-ray Movie 2009 Release Line-up

Despite the HD online movie streaming Blu-ray still offers some more quality especially in the sound area that still make it a...

Jan 30 2009, 12:20am CST

JVC Everio GZ-HD300, GZ-HD320 and GZ-HM200 HD Camcorder debut at CES 2009

JVC Everio GZ-HD300, GZ-HD320 and GZ-HM200 HD Camcorder debut at CES 2009

JVC unveiled new JVC Everio camcorder for 2009 at the CES 2009 in Las Vegas today. The 2009 JVC Everio line includes three HD...

Jan 7 2009, 1:16pm CST

Onkyo Announces Blu-ray Player

Onkyo Announces Blu-ray Player

Onkyo was one of the heavy backers of HD DVD and didn’t offer Blu-ray players while the format wars were raging. With HD DVD, g...

Nov 24 2008, 7:02am CST

Samsung BD-P1500 Blu-ray Player Review

We identified the Samsung BD-P1500 as the cheapest Blu-ray player on the market two weeks ago. Our review partner Digital Trend...

Oct 15 2008, 10:15am CDT

Why you should be dreaming of a Blu Christmas

Remember the good ol' days when you couldn't pick up a techie magazine without finding some article about the intense battle be...

Sep 14 2008, 10:00am CDT

Toshiba XD-E500 Review

Toshiba XD-E500 Review

We already picked the new Toshiba XD-E500 upscaling DVD player as one of our Top 100 Holiday Gift Tips. Now our review partner...

Aug 29 2008, 1:13am CDT

Toshiba XD-E500 DVD Player is I4U Top 100 Holiday Gift Tip #3

We are starting easy on the Hometheater components holiday gift tips as we still expect several new announcements in the Blu-ra...

Aug 21 2008, 12:00pm CDT

Toshiba XD-E500 DVD Player with XDE unveiled

Toshiba XD-E500 DVD Player with XDE unveiled

Toshiba as you know lost the HD DVD format war and had to bury their HD-DVD format and leave the field to Sony's Blu-ray. Toda...

Aug 18 2008, 8:29am CDT

ASUS BC-1205PT SATA Blu-ray Disc Optical Drive Review

ASUS BC-1205PT SATA Blu-ray Disc Optical Drive Review

Benchmark Reviews published a test report of the ASUS BC-1205PT SATA Blu-ray Disc Optical Drive. Quote from the review: "The...

May 21 2008, 12:00pm CDT

Xbox 360 with Blu-ray for the Summer?

During the format wars the gang form Microsoft were firmly behind the HD DVD format and while the Xbox 360 game console never o...

May 5 2008, 10:42am CDT

Blu-ray uphill Battle ahead this Holiday Shopping Season

According to sales statistics by Market Research Company NPD, Blu-ray is not a selling as well as one would expect after HD-DVD...

May 5 2008, 5:00am CDT

Toshiba Qosmio G45-AV690 Review

Toshiba Qosmio G45-AV690 Review

The test lab at our review partner Digital Trends published a review of the Toshiba Qosmio G45-AV690 AV notebook. Biggest drawb...

Apr 11 2008, 3:00pm CDT

Shuttle Announces SFF Blu-ray & HD DVD PC

Shuttle Announces SFF Blu-ray & HD DVD PC

Shuttle announced a new small form factor PC today called the XPC G5 6801M that features a dual format Blu-ray and HD DVD drive...

Apr 10 2008, 1:42pm CDT

Microsoft Says No Plans for PS3 Blu-ray

Microsoft Says No Plans for PS3 Blu-ray

Since the demise of the HD DVD format there have been rumors that Microsoft, an early backer of HD DVD, would offer Xbox 360 ow...

Apr 7 2008, 10:43am CDT

HD VMD Denies Rumor of Confiscated Money in EU

I have mentioned before that I think HD VMD is simply doomed from the start. The HD VMD format was a third participant in the f...

Apr 7 2008, 7:44am CDT

Blu-ray Predicted to Sell 18.8 million Units this Year

Blu-ray Predicted to Sell 18.8 million Units this Year

Only those who bet on HD DVD aren’t glad the format wars are over. Figures released today predict that Blu-ray hardware will ri...

Mar 27 2008, 10:23am CDT

Plextor Introduces Two New Blu-ray Internal Drives

Plextor Introduces Two New Blu-ray Internal Drives

Plextor announced new internal Blu-ray drives today with a pair of drives that combine HD DVD and Blu-ray into one device. The...

Mar 24 2008, 9:00am CDT

Best Buy Awards Over $10 Million in gift Cards to HD DVD buyers

Best Buy Awards Over $10 Million in gift Cards to HD DVD buyers

The end of the format wars between HD DVD and Blu-ray was good for most people, but for the early adopters out there who had ba...

Mar 19 2008, 8:08am CDT

Batman Begins Coming to Blu-ray

Batman Begins Coming to Blu-ray

Warner Home Video announced today that Batman Begins is coming to Blu-ray for the first time. Batman Begins was previously avai...

Mar 17 2008, 8:46am CDT

CyberLink PowerProducer 5 Launched

CyberLink PowerProducer 5 Launched

CyberLink announced today that it has released PowerProducer 5 designed for authoring HD discs including Blu-ray and AVCHD DVDs...

Mar 11 2008, 10:12am CDT

Circuit City Lets HD DVD Buyers Swap for Blu-ray

Circuit City Lets HD DVD Buyers Swap for Blu-ray

DailyTech is reporting that Circuit City is allowing people who bought HD DVD players from it to exchange them for Blu-ray play...

Mar 7 2008, 4:00pm CST

New Medium Enterprises Says Three HD Formats Was a Crowd

New Medium Enterprises Says Three HD Formats Was a Crowd

New Medium Enterprises who promotes and makes players and movie titles for its own VMD HD movie format says now that HD DVD is...

Feb 28 2008, 1:18pm CST

Blu-ray Players to be Highest Volume Internet-enabled Electronic Devices by 2012

Blu-ray Players to be Highest Volume Internet-enabled Electronic Devices by 2012

A new report from MultiMedia Intelligence says that Blu-ray players will be the highest volume consumer devices that are Intern...

Feb 27 2008, 9:35am CST

NEC PlasmaSync 60XC10 60-inch Plasma Review

NEC PlasmaSync 60XC10 60-inch Plasma Review

Today we are looking at the NEC PlasmaSync 60XC10 HDTV. This TV is aimed at business and educational use more than hometheater...

Feb 25 2008, 1:18pm CST

Xbox 360 HD DVD Player discontinued

Xbox 360 HD DVD Player discontinued

A Microsoft employee run blog issued a statement saying that Microsoft is discontinuing the Xbox 360 HD DVD player. This come...

Feb 24 2008, 1:00am CST

Toshiba Regza with Carbon Fibre Surround

Toshiba Regza with Carbon Fibre Surround

Good ol’ Toshiba is having a bad week with pulling out of its dead HD DVD format and all. However, its Regza line of TVs is sti...

Feb 21 2008, 10:25am CST

Dixons.co.uk Says Searches for Blu-ray are up 150%

Dixons.co.uk Says Searches for Blu-ray are up 150%

Many of us have been wondering if there will be a surge in the adoption of Blu-ray players now that Toshiba has pulled out of H...

Feb 20 2008, 10:09am CST

Amazon announced its Support for Blu-ray

Amazon sees it necessary to announce now that they have put their support behind Blu-ray. As part of this announcement, Amazo...

Feb 20 2008, 9:00am CST

LG Says it Still Backs HD DVD

LG Says it Still Backs HD DVD

With all the news today of Toshiba dropping the HD DVD format it’s a bit hard to imagine someone still actually backing HD DVD....

Feb 19 2008, 12:21pm CST

Blu-ray has won, Electronics Companies get to work now

For some reason it does not feel like a historic day, but it kind of is. The HD format war is over and HD DVD is history. Now t...

Feb 19 2008, 7:42am CST

Official: Toshiba stops HD DVD

Toshiba just issued a statement that they have decided to stop HD DVD. Toshiba will continue, however, to provide full product...

Feb 19 2008, 2:00am CST