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HD DVD's interactive layer has had sort of an identity crisis, officially the DVD forum considers it is an implementation of their Advanced Navigation, but we like to remind them that it's the only implementation. During development, Microsoft code named it iHD, but later renamed it to HDi -- we be...

September 20th 2007 at 3:05pm 0 Comments
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Considering that some retailers are already implementing larger floor displays for HD DVD / Blu-ray discs, and the wee fact that we've already got a combo player out on the market to appease the fence-sitters, we suppose it follows logic that an off-the-wall group be formed to push the formats and t...

February 18th 2007 at 11:50pm 0 Comments
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In the world of technology there are more than enough acronyms and different names for the same thing. Then there are those people who insist on trying to pronounce them even when they end up sounding like an idiot. The world of HDTV isn't any different and with the new Hi-def media formats come new...

January 25th 2007 at 6:29pm 0 Comments
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LGs combo HD DVD/Blu-ray player could very well be the killer blow for HD DVD. What's that you say? Well, the combo player fully supports Blu-ray's interactivity, BD-J, but the BH100 seems to have forgotten all about HD DVD's interactive features, iHD. That's right, none of it - no PIP, next-gen men...

January 9th 2007 at 11:55pm 0 Comments
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The third installment of the Fast & the Furious movie franchise is finally on store shelves in HD DVD format so we can stop posting about it right? Not quite, as it's the first 30GB/9GB HD DVD/DVD combo disc, and includes HDi features at level we haven't seen before. The reviewer at High Def Di...

September 26th 2006 at 4:23pm 0 Comments
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Summer blockbuster Superman Returns has a date from Warner Home Video, and VideoBusiness says you'll be able to see it no matter what side of the format war you're on. While The Lake House will still be the first triple-release later this month, you can pick up Superman Returns on DVD, HD DVD &...

September 21st 2006 at 6:38pm 0 Comments