High Definition Optical Disc Format War


Xbox One won't Play 3D Blu-ray Movies at Launch But PS4 will

Xbox One won't Play 3D Blu-ray Movies at Launch But PS4 will

Microsoft confirms that Xbox One will not support 3D Blu-ray movies playback despite of having a built-in Blu-ray player at lau...

Nov 9 2013, 9:47am CST

Pioneer Introduces New Blu-Ray Burner for PCs

Pioneer Introduces New Blu-Ray Burner for PCs

New SATA Blu-ray burner for PCs...

May 1 2012, 2:30pm CDT

LG BD670 3D Wireless Network Blu-ray Player Bestseller at Amazon

LG BD670 3D Wireless Network Blu-ray Player Bestseller at Amazon

This Blu-ray player comes equipped with Smart TV....

Apr 18 2012, 7:01am CDT

LG Blu-ray Disc Player One Time Offer Only $65.00

LG Blu-ray Disc Player One Time Offer Only $65 at Walmart Stores

A Blu-ray Player is a great holiday gift idea....

Nov 16 2010, 8:14am CST

Black Friday 2010: This Could Be The Best Year To Go Blu

Could we see $5 Blu-ray movies?...

Oct 21 2010, 5:35pm CDT

Disney Blu-Ray 3D Titles To Be Sony Exclusives

Disney Blu-Ray 3D Titles To Be Sony Exclusives

Blu-ray 3D movies still being very elusive...

Sep 8 2010, 6:08am CDT

PS3 Blu-Ray 3D Support: Not Until October

PS3 Blu-Ray 3D Support: Not Until October

Firmware update taking longer than expected...

Sep 3 2010, 5:15pm CDT

$70 Blu-Ray Players Hit The Streets

Blu-ray players are getting cheaper and cheaper. If you thought the $99 models that sold this Black Friday were an impressive d...

Mar 16 2010, 10:48am CDT

Black Friday: $99 Blu-Ray Players?

Black Friday: $99 Blu-Ray Players?

Are you looking forward to Black Friday? The recession and plumetting price of consumer electronics could make this year one of...

Oct 29 2009, 9:22am CDT

Black Friday Blu-ray Player Deal Predicted At $49

Blu-ray player prices are in free fall compared to last year. Sales analyst NPD even sees a $49 Blu-ray player deal as conceiva...

Oct 26 2009, 6:00am CDT

Is It Already Black Friday? LG BD 370 Netflix Blu-ray Player Only $150

It was not that long ago that the Sony PS3 was the most affordable Blu-ray player. Prices really just dropped dramatically last...

Oct 13 2009, 12:33am 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

Toshiba lost the HD Disc war last year. Today the company announced that they have applied to become a member of the Blu-ray Di...

Aug 10 2009, 6:00am CDT

Blu-ray Players predicted to drop below $150 on Black Friday

We are observing the Blu-ray player prices since a couple of weeks very closely and have identified the Samsung BD-P1500 as the...

Oct 28 2008, 10:37pm CDT

New Sharp Blu-ray Player BD-HDW30, BD-HDW25 and BD-HDW22

New Sharp Blu-ray Player BD-HDW30, BD-HDW25 and BD-HDW22

Sharp announces three new Blu-ray Player with Hard-drives in Japan. The Share BD-HDW30 Blu-ray player features a 1TB HDD, the...

May 19 2008, 2:46am 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

Toshiba Dropping HD DVD?

Since CES 2008 in Las Vegas where Warner announced that it would be producing its movies exclusively on Blu-ray HD DVD has been...

Feb 18 2008, 9:02am CST

Paramount could drop HD-DVD too

The Financial Times has a report saying that Paramount can drop out of their HD DVD contract in case Warner decides to back Blu...

Jan 8 2008, 4:05am CST

HD DVD Throws in the Towel

HD DVD Throws in the Towel

We have already talked about the big Warner announcement that it decided to go all Blu-ray after the HD DVD group came to CES e...

Jan 7 2008, 10:15am CST

LG BH100 HD-DVD/Blu-ray Player Review

LG BH100 HD-DVD/Blu-ray Player Review

Our review partner Digital Trends reviews dual HD format player from LG - the LG BH100. Quote from the review: "In addition...

May 16 2007, 9:00am CDT

Toshiba to Drop Entry Price for HD DVD Players

Toshiba to Drop Entry Price for HD DVD Players

Last week we talked a bit about which format might win the Blu-Ray vs. HD DVD war. This week’s salvo in the battle comes from t...

Mar 20 2007, 1:08pm CDT

Should the HDTV Lover go HD DVD or Blu-Ray?

Should the HDTV Lover go HD DVD or Blu-Ray?

This morning I posted a bit about my woes trying to watch a Blu-Ray flick on my PS3 and invited everyone to let me know if they...

Mar 14 2007, 4:29pm CDT

Three-layer TWIN Format Disc for DVD and HD DVD

Three-layer TWIN Format Disc for DVD and HD DVD

Toshiba and Memory-Tech show a single-sided, three-layer ROM disc supporting storage and playback of both DVD and HD DVD format...

Sep 11 2006, 1:00pm CDT

Sony Blu-ray Player BDP-S1 Shipping Date Delayed Again

That Samsung really went ahead and started to ship their Blu-ray Player BD-P1000 gets more startling every day. Sony's online s...

Jun 22 2006, 4:00am CDT

Blank HD-DVDs Announced By Hitachi and Mitsubishi

Blank HD-DVDs Announced By Hitachi and Mitsubishi

I don't have the best memory in the world, but I remember thinking that commercially available blank DVDs came out at least a y...

Jun 9 2006, 1:00am CDT

Blu-ray not Launching This Summer?

Blu-ray not Launching This Summer?

I had two interesting conversations yesterday at the High End 2006 about Blu-ray. One was with Pioneer and the other with Panas...

May 26 2006, 7:52am CDT

Sony Announces Blu-ray Disc Pricing

Sony Announces Blu-ray Disc Pricing

Sony announced the pricing for the upcoming Blu-ray disc movies. Sony introduced the Blu-ray Disc Movie Titles for 2006 at th...

Feb 8 2006, 8:04am EST

Sony Playstation 3 will support Blu-Ray DVDs

Sony made official comments to support Blu-Ray Technology in the Sony PS3. Blu-Ray Discs can hold 25GB on a single layer and...

Aug 5 2004, 3:47pm EST