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Honestly, we were taken aback when Toshiba released version 3.0 firmware for its launch HD DVD players two years after release, but that has been replaced by absolute shock, at a 4.0 software update for the long-dead format. The whole family can join in on this one, either via the player or downloa...

September 27th 2008 at 7:44pm 0 Comments
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There's really never been a better time to jump into HD disc land. The format war isn't going anywhere anytime soon, the players are the cheapest yet, and there are free discs by the bucket-fulls just for signing up. The latest promo on Amazon gets you three free HD DVDs if you buy an HD-A2, HD-A20...

August 28th 2007 at 10:31am 0 Comments
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There's really never been a better time to jump into HD disc land. The format war isn't going anywhere anytime soon, the players are the cheapest yet, and there are free discs by the bucket-fulls just for signing up. The latest promo on Amazon gets you three free HD DVDs if you buy an HD-A2, HD-A20...

August 28th 2007 at 10:31am 0 Comments
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Though we've already waxed rhapsodic about Toshiba's HD DVD players of late, the firm is finding a way to keep the recently discounted standalone players in the news. This time around, the firm is getting official about the rumored 24p output, as we now know that at least the HD-XA2 and HD-A20 will...

July 4th 2007 at 7:19am 0 Comments
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There is no doubt that both Hi-Def disc formats are a work in progress, and the latest update (for second-generation HD DVD players only) from Toshiba keeps HD DVD's interactive content at least one step ahead of Blu-ray. This latest update will help HD DVD fans enjoy web-enabled content included on...

July 2nd 2007 at 12:01pm 0 Comments
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There is no doubt that both Hi-Def disc formats are a work in progress, and the latest update (for second-generation HD DVD players only) from Toshiba keeps HD DVD's interactive content at least one step ahead of Blu-ray. This latest update will help HD DVD fans enjoy web-enabled content included on...

July 2nd 2007 at 12:01pm 0 Comments
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Although money talks, nothin' speaks volume to major manufacturers like, well, volume. In a presumed attempt to keep the recently increased flow of HD DVD player orders steady, Toshiba has reportedly announced a final decision to stick with the prices seen in recent promotional deals. More specific...

June 29th 2007 at 7:40am 0 Comments
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With the first year of the format war under our belt, the second generation hardware is starting to hit the streets and we had a chance to spend some quality time with the new Toshiba HD-A20. The A20 fits nicely in the Toshiba HD DVD player lineup, offering 1080p60 output, the Silicon Optix Reon ch...

May 11th 2007 at 11:25am 0 Comments
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Toshiba's latest HD DVD player, the HD-A20, is hitting the streets and we were lucky enough to get one to review and snapped these pictures of the unboxing. You can expect a review to follow, just as soon as we get done watching a few HD DVD movies. Toshiba HD-A20 unboxing

April 16th 2007 at 9:17pm 0 Comments
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Attention owners of the HD-XA2, HD-A20, HD-A2, HD-A2W, or HD-D2 - really all of the second-generation HD DVD players. Toshiba just released a new firmware for your player that should addresses certain disc playback and HDMI/DVI related problems. O.K. there is two ways to get the update: 1st - simply...

April 13th 2007 at 8:51am 0 Comments
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As promised, Toshiba is shipping the HD-A20 to retailers with a MSRP of $499, but can probably be found online for even less. The HD-A20 fits right in the middle of Toshiba's trio of HD DVD players, which make up all of the stand alone HD DVD players available. The extra benjamin over the HD-A2 gets...

April 11th 2007 at 8:15pm 0 Comments
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As promised, Toshiba is shipping the HD-A20 to retailers with a MSRP of $499, but can probably be found online for even less. The HD-A20 fits right in the middle of Toshiba's trio of HD DVD players, which make up all of the stand alone HD DVD players available. The extra benjamin over the HD-A2 gets...

April 11th 2007 at 8:15pm 0 Comments