The Panasonic DMP-BD30 is the world's first Profile 1.1 Blu-ray player. A certain amount of deserved fanfare is in order, as some of you will be aware that the BD market has been cursed by dithering standards. Profile 1.1 (also amusingly know as the Final Standards … [Read more...] about Panasonic DMP-BD30 1.1 Blu-Ray Player Review
Microsoft chief executive Steve Ballmer has stated that the company will now support Blu-ray, the winner of the next-generation DVD format war. "We've already been working on, for example, in Windows, device driver support for Blu-ray drives and the like, and I think … [Read more...] about Ballmer: Microsoft will support Blu-ray
This year, as last, Sony held its annual line show at the Paris hotel in Las Vegas. While it is intended primarily for dealers—which explains the introduction of everything from televisions to digital voice recorders, computers, cameras, cell phones, and alarm clocks (in short, … [Read more...] about Sony Annual Line Show, Las Vegas 2008
Despite Paramount's official statement that they are sticking with the flagging HD DVD format as their next-gen disc of choice, rumours still abound online that the company will go Blu-ray in the not-too-distant future. Adding fuel to those particular flames of rumour is the … [Read more...] about Paramount Blu-ray movies spotted on Amazon.co.uk Images
The move by Warner Bros. to produce only Blu-ray movies is already beginning to push HD DVD out of stores, says a report from Video Business. Several retail chain owners, including Trans World Entertainment and Video Buyers Group, have revealed that they will either emphasize or … [Read more...] about Retailers already pushing Blu-ray over HD DVD?