A little back story before we get to the good stuff: The Star Trek:TOS Season 2 HD DVD
While at the movies last weekend watching Tropic Thunder, we heard one of the characters mention the Blu-ray vs. HD DVD format war.
Blu-ray discs have officially gone on sale in China via Amazon China this week in limited quantities, for 175 Yuan which is about $25.53USD according to 022 Net.
We have received word from our longtime commenter Bigmelt and his friends from the bomb shelter that UK corporation “Channel 4″ is planning on releasing new HD DVD titles.
ZDNet China got a chance to preview the CBHD technology a few days ago (CH DVD), it seems the player will indeed be going on sale next month in time for the Olympics in small quantities.
There was a interesting article over at Forbes, the article talks about how Sony followed up the HD DVD Paramount announcement in August, believe it or not the announcement had done more damage to Sony then previously thought.
O.k., we know full well that “bookmarking” wasn’t the hottest feature on HD DVD, but we’ll be honest, it was one of our most favorite, and underrated features on the ill-fated format.
Chinese publication 022 Net is reporting on various legal battles currently happening in China involving EVD and CH DVD.
We have just received word from Wesley Tech that Toshiba has announced their new line up of Qosmio laptops which will feature the new CELL chips along with the much “anticipated” up-conversion technology.
We were at the DVD Forum site today and found DVD DL guidelines last updated in April of 2007, currently its the closest we will have to the truth.