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Sensio is no new arrival to this 3D thing, claiming 10 years of investment, but count us among those surprised to find out its 3D technology has been deemed an optional DVD standard by the DVD Forum in a letter vote. Currently the only 3D standard for the home market that's quite a feat especially...

January 29th 2009 at 8:22am 0 Comments
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Toshiba's been demoing a triple-layer hybrid HD DVD / DVD system for a couple years now, but it's been all unofficial until today, when the DVD Forum steering committee voted to approve the spec as part of the official HD DVD standard. The third 15GB layer bumps the total capacity of HD DVD up to 51...

November 15th 2007 at 9:11pm 0 Comments
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Although we had heard that "another studio" would be mimicking the approach taken by Warner Home Video on the forthcoming Harry Potter DVD, now we're learning the who, what and when. Apparently, 20th Century Fox will be including an "electronic copy of the complete movie [that's Live Free or Die Ha...

October 18th 2007 at 4:58am 0 Comments
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Although we had heard that "another studio" would be mimicking the approach taken by Warner Home Video on the forthcoming Harry Potter DVD, now we're learning the who, what and when. Apparently, 20th Century Fox will be including an "electronic copy of the complete movie [that's Live Free or Die Ha...

October 18th 2007 at 4:58am 0 Comments
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Users clamoring for alternate (read: easier) ways to transport commercial DVD footage to portable media players will likely enjoy knowing that the next Harry Potter DVD will reportedly feature "two downloadable digital files" for easy viewing on devices other than a vanilla DVD player. According to...

October 10th 2007 at 11:33pm 0 Comments
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Users clamoring for alternate (read: easier) ways to transport commercial DVD footage to portable media players will likely enjoy knowing that the next Harry Potter DVD will reportedly feature "two downloadable digital files" for easy viewing on devices other than a vanilla DVD player. According t...

October 10th 2007 at 11:33pm 0 Comments
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We haven't yet seen any official confirmation of the news, but it's been reported that the 51GB triple-layer single-sided HD DVD Toshiba first announced at CES has been approved by the DVD Forum. (The last we heard about this, the new format had been submitted for approval.) Of course, this might me...

September 9th 2007 at 3:37pm 0 Comments
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We haven't yet seen any official confirmation of the news, but it's been reported that the 51GB triple-layer single-sided HD DVD Toshiba first announced at CES has been approved by the DVD Forum. (The last we heard about this, the new format had been submitted for approval.) Of course, this might me...

September 9th 2007 at 3:37pm 0 Comments
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Just when every patient, fence-sitting individual finally rejoiced that a single unit was being introduced to solve the HD DVD vs. Blu-ray dilemma, we had a hunch things wouldn't be perfectly peachy. Sure enough, the BH100's dirty little secret could keep the machine a secret altogether, as it repor...

January 14th 2007 at 6:00am 0 Comments
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We suppose being the most-populated nation on the planet, home to many CE manufacturers -- and having a huge black market -- can afford one such "privileges". As such, the DVD Forum recently defined the Chinese version of HD DVD they've been working on since early this year and expect to complete by...

October 9th 2006 at 10:37am 0 Comments