Sunday, February 17, 2008

Death knell for HD-DVD?

An unconfirmed report suggests that Toshiba may be preparing to withdraw its HD-DVD format offering, effectively ceding the market to Sony's Blu-ray technology.

I've never had the chance to view a side-by-side comparison of the two competing formats, but let's just hope this isn't another VHS v. Beta competition in which Beta, the superior technology, lost to VHS.

2 comments:

darkpixel said...

Fear not... the superior standard has won out... But probably not because it was superior.

And as I posted elsewhere:

My...purchase of Blu-ray player that also has a video game console (A/K/A PS3) looks better and better (well, to me and the kids… still looks like waste o’money to Mrs darkpixel).

Eric said...

Well, I think it just might be time to go out and get a Blu-ray player. I've been holding out to see which way this goes.

Of course, with the new player, I'm not gonna be satisfied with my 7-year-old 1080i HiDef TV...