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Yet another claim of a coming dual-format HD DVD and Blu-ray player has now turned into yet another denial of an upcoming combo player. Pioneer has now stated to cdfreaks that previous reports of a coming BDR-103 were based on quotes "taken out of context" and gave the now-familiar "w...

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September 4, 2006 at 11:48AM
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Pioneer was among the first to release a Blu-ray burner with their BD-R101A, now they've announced two follow-up products, one of which will include HD DVD compatibility. The BDR-102 will add the CD compatibility that was missing from the in previous drive, although speed, connectors and other speci...

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Samsung got our hopes up and then dashed them. Same with LG. But ever since Ricoh announced its "smart" blue laser diode that can recognize what type of disc has been inserted and adjust the beam accordingly, we've been cautiously optimistic that someone, somewhere would release a drive and / or pla...

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