Blockbuster Unveils Set Top Box

November 29, 2008 by · 5 Comments 

Remember that set top box Blockbuster teased during their latest conference call? It has finally been revealed! Dubbed the “MediaPoint”, the box will allow users to progressively playback DVD quality video directly to their living rooms. The box is essentially free for those who rent 25 movies from Blockbusters video service with a total value [...]

Netflix: HD DVDs are Going Bye-Bye

November 13, 2008 by · 4 Comments 

We all knew that the day would come when Netflix would discontinue their HD DVD delivery service, but up until now, many of us (stalwart HD DVD supporters) were left holding our breath. Well, it’s official.  On December 15th, HD DVD’s will no longer be available for rent on Netflix. Straight from the horse’s mouth: [...]

“P2″ The Last HD DVD Released

October 28, 2008 by · 8 Comments 

What is supposedly the world’s last “HD DVD” release is now available exclusively at DVAspecial. The title in question is P2, a 2007 horror film which performed poorly at the box office, the title is available for $26.99. Interestingly, Brad Kugler the CEO of DVA claims to have inked a deal with an unknown studio [...]

CBHD Wins Innovation Award

October 16, 2008 by · 8 Comments 

The Hong Kong Electronics Industry Association of Innovation and Technology held their awards ceremonyon October 14th, 2008. The CHDA took home three awards for their CBHD technology, they won under the following categories: consumer electronics group, the group of mobile electronics, and industrial electronics group. The CBHD technology itself took home the “audience award for [...]

DVD On Its Last Leg in China?

October 8, 2008 by · 1 Comment 

We have received some rather disturbing news from CBINews, it seems more pressure has been put on the Chinese DVD market. Manufactures now have to pay over $20US per patent in fees to distribute DVD Players in the region. In turn royalties and decreased profit prospects await Chinese companies.

HD DVD Software Sales Still Going Strong

September 30, 2008 by · 11 Comments 

Despite losing the format war months ago, HD DVD sales are still going strong

Toshiba Releases HD DVD Firmware 4.0 Update

September 26, 2008 by · 37 Comments 

Despite pulling support for the format months ago, Toshiba still remains sincere to those who had purchased players during the format war.

Toshiba Reaffirms Blu-ray Stance

September 22, 2008 by · 14 Comments 

Speaking at a conference, Toshiba Senior Vice President Yoshihide Fujii once again clarified the companies stance on Blu-ray

DVD Forum Steering Committee Meeting Details Revealed

September 17, 2008 by · 31 Comments 

The DVD Forum had their 43rd steering committee meeting today, here’s what they had to say

Yet Another Doom Article about Blu-ray Disc

September 15, 2008 by · 11 Comments 

Today I see another article predicting the doom of Blu-ray, this time by 2012.

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