Format wars

01.16.11
Google defends H.264 removal from Chrome, says WebM plug-ins coming to Safari and IE9
01.16.11

Google defends H.264 removal from Chrome, says WebM plug-ins coming to Safari and IE9

Google renewed a heated discussion when it said it was dropping H.264 support from Chrome's HTML5 v...

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02.25.08
Microsoft unloading remaining HD DVD add-ons for $50
02.25.08

Microsoft unloading remaining HD DVD add-ons for $50

Attention, people who collect obsolete technology -- here's the perfect chance to, um, add some obs...

By Kyle Orland,   02.25.08
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02.19.08
It's official: HD DVD has officially died an official death
02.19.08

It's official: HD DVD has officially died an official death

We were pretty certain when we first heard the rumors, and we were even more certain when other sour...

By Kyle Orland,   02.19.08
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02.18.08
Rumor: Xbox 360 Blu-ray player could be out by May
02.18.08

Rumor: Xbox 360 Blu-ray player could be out by May

We've heard over and over and over how a Blu-ray movie player add-on for the Xbox 360 was a distinct...

By Kyle Orland,   02.18.08
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03.26.07
Rumor: Blu ray add-on for 360 if format wins?
03.26.07

Rumor: Blu ray add-on for 360 if format wins?

Over at Next Generation is an article discussing the possibility of a Blu-ray adapter coming to Xbox...

By David Dreger,   03.26.07
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01.04.07
Stop the format wars! This disc is both Blu-ray and HD DVD!
01.04.07

Stop the format wars! This disc is both Blu-ray and HD DVD!

Warner Bros has announced it will unveil a videodisc next week, dubbed Total HD, that plays in both...

By Ross Miller,   01.04.07
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12.06.06
PS3 will not impact format wars, says Time Warner CEO
12.06.06

PS3 will not impact format wars, says Time Warner CEO

The fate of the Blu-ray will not have a big impact by the inclusion of a Blu-ray player in the PlayS...

By Ross Miller,   12.06.06
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11.16.06
Newsweek: Blu-ray the movie winner
11.16.06

Newsweek: Blu-ray the movie winner

On his Newsweek blog, N'gai Croal explores the format war between HD-DVD and Blu-ray movies in relat...

By Zack Stern,   11.16.06
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09.05.06
Samsung announces BD-P1000 release for Europe
09.05.06

Samsung announces BD-P1000 release for Europe

Much like Pioneer, Samsung is still bumming us out by not whipping up a combo Blu-ray and HD DVD pla...

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