Posts Tagged ‘ dvd ’

Blu-ray ‘gone in five years’, Samsung exec claims

Sep 5th, 2008 | By David Harper | Category: Products

Samsung expects Sony’s Blu-ray technology to be superseded within five years, despite winning the high definition format war in February. “I think it [Blu-ray] has 5 years left, I certainly wouldn’t give it 10″, Andy Griffiths, Samsung UK’s director of consumer electronics, told website Pocket-lint.

Toshiba DVD goes back to the future

Aug 19th, 2008 | By David Harper | Category: Entertainment, Products

In a demonstration to reporters last week, Toshiba played the same DVD in an XDE player and a standard, $US70 upscaling model on side-by-side LCD HDTVs. The new player produced a subtle but noticeable sharpening of the image.

Nobody Wants Blu-ray — Study

Aug 8th, 2008 | By David Harper | Category: Products

While half of the survey respondents rated Blu-ray’s quality as ‘much better’ than standard DVD technology, another 40% termed it only ’somewhat better,’ and most are very satisfied with the performance of their current DVD players.

Review: Star Trek Remastered Season Two DVD Set

Aug 3rd, 2008 | By David Harper | Category: Science Fiction

If you don’t already have Season Two on DVD then this set is a must buy, especially at the reasonable street price of $60. However, the calculation gets harder if you already have the standard set from 2004 and/or if you have a Blu-ray player.

Great TV DVD Box Sets Coming Soon

Jul 27th, 2008 | By David Harper | Category: Featured Articles, Television

We take a look at our top five picks for TV on DVD box sets that are due to be released this month, both nationally and in the United States.