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A Reuters blog posting from Japan reports that even with strong Blu-ray DVR sales, discs are still tough to find on rental shelves and suggests that Japanese makers have been reluctant to commit to the format so far. We're Redboxing and Netflixing it up on this side of the Pacific so the (likely lon

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By and large, one Blu-ray recorder is just the same as the another. Not so with Sony's latest duo, which both come ready to toast material to blank BD-R media and tap into the wide world of internet video. Both the BDZ-A750 (320GB) and the BDZ-A950 (500GB) are able to stream and download video from

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In the next step for the download-to-own movement, Tsutaya TV offers Japanese viewers the opportunity to download high definition (1080i) videos from Paramount, Warner, NBC Universal or Disney and burn them to a Blu-ray disc to keep permanently. In a trial run, AV Watch downloaded a full length 8.8

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For all the digital download pundits who are quick to harp on the \"limited viewing window\" of downloadable material, chew on this. In a move that can only be described as \"miraculous progress,\" Japan's own Tsutaya has somehow twisted the arms of four US film companies in order to allow HD content t

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For all the digital download pundits who are quick to harp on the \"limited viewing window\" of downloadable material, chew on this. In a move that can only be described as \"miraculous progress,\" Japan's own Tsutaya has somehow twisted the arms of four US film companies in order to allow HD content t

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