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The 10 Video Formats HD DVD Will Meet in Heaven: Buzzword

This year is shaping up to be a year of technology battles-Microsoft vs. Google, iPhone vs. Android-but just last month, we saw the end to a momentous tech showdown. On Feb. 19, the high-definition disc format war was finally over. And when the dust settled, Toshiba's HD DVD technology lay beaten on the ground-left for dead by its former friends (Warner Brothers, Amazon, Best Buy) in favor of Sony's Blu-ray format.

HD DVD, someone had to go. Sure, your picture quality was every bit as stunning as Blu-ray's, your price point was mildly more tolerable and your multimedia functionality probably would have been pretty good if it had ever really had a chance to develop. Nevertheless, members of the buying public weren't going to go out and buy two machines, so the world had to pick one-and it just wasn't you.

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decapitator3325d ago

HD DVD is probably in bed with Beta Max right for all we know.

Sheddi3324d ago

haha that made me laugh

meepmoopmeep3324d ago

i feel sorry for their offspring... o_O

DwightOwen3324d ago (Edited 3324d ago )

... VHS.

Also, Beta didn't "die." Sony may have abandoned the consumer version but Beta has been the broadcast industry standard for 20 years and counting.

beoulve3324d ago (Edited 3324d ago )

NO MiniDisc?

Are they still alive?
If so will you get them?
If you want to get them,How many?

Sorry too much survey for today

lim_ryan3324d ago

still need any hddvd post?....its dead already move on