Posts Tagged ‘ format wars ’

Blu-Ray Death Watch Starting

Feb 23rd, 2008 | By | Category: Digital Video Downloads, Streaming Video, Video

Back in June of last year, we suggested that in the fight between Blu-Ray and HD DVD, Internet TV would be the winner: Internet TV is plagued by the same problems as Blu-Ray and HD DVD, though: limited content, complex setup and high cost for hardware. Nevertheless, Internet TV is already good enough to make […]

HD DVD Dead; Blu-Ray Next?

Feb 17th, 2008 | By | Category: Digital Movie Store, Digital Video Downloads, Internet TV, Streaming Video, Video

It looks like Toshiba is giving up on HD DVD, making Blu-Ray the de facto high-definition DVD standard. The format war, often compared to the Betamax-VHS battle in the 1980s, has confused consumers unsure of which DVD or player to buy. The HD DVD standard has suffered crippling blows in the last few months, though, […]