Archive for the ‘High Def DVD’ Category

Sony Offering Blu-Ray Option on Portable PCs

Wednesday, August 6th, 2008

Sony has recently introduced a new portable PC that offers a number of attractive features. Most notably for those that want there PC to be at the center of their entertainment system, the new Vaio Z series includes an option for a Blu-ray drive. In addition, it will ...

Home Videos In HD

Tuesday, August 5th, 2008

We all love making home videos, so when you make the step up to HDTV, it’s not going to be quite the same if when you play back your home videos, they come out blurred, fuzzy, and looking like standard TV. I know the point in home video is to ...

Exploring Your HD Movie Options

Sunday, July 13th, 2008

If you are wanting to watch movies from home in high definition, you have a few different options available to you. Aside from catching a movie in HD from your satellite or cable provider, you can also watch HD movies with a Blu-ray player, a DVD player with an ...

Blu-ray is Not Taking the World By Storm

Wednesday, June 11th, 2008

Although Blu-ray disc players have won the DVD formatting wars, a recent poll conducted by NPD Group Inc found that most HDTV owners aren’t planning to purchase the players any time soon. In fact, most HDTV owners aren’t planning to purchase a Blu-ray disc player within the next six ...

The Best of the Current Blu-Ray Players

Friday, May 16th, 2008

Hi everybody! The last 2 weeks I've told you about what I thought the best budget LCD HDTV and the best of the 40"-50" HDTV's were. This week, I'm going to take a break from HDTV reviews and tell you what I feel the best Blu-Ray players are. To date, Blu-Ray ...

Is DVD Up-Conversion Good Enough?

Saturday, May 10th, 2008

Many companies these days are touting their DVD up-conversion technology as near high definition. The question is whether or not these players are worth getting or not. Do they really make DVD's look near high definition quality? Are they as good as a Blu-Ray player? The first thing you need to ...

Is Blu-Ray Really Struggling as Much as the Media Claims?

Thursday, May 8th, 2008

Hi everybody. Over the past week or so, many media outlets ranging from Yahoo to CNN have been announcing steady or declining sales of Blu-Ray players since the fall of the HD DVD format. Can this really be true? Have you, the consumer begun to speak and say that DVD’s ...

Disadvantages of Blu-Ray

Wednesday, May 7th, 2008

Hi everybody! Yesterday, I talked about the main advantages of Blu-Ray compared to DVD’s. Now that you know what to expect will be improved if you switch to Blu-Ray, I would like to let you know about the new formats’ flaws. Most of these problems with this new format are all ...

Why You Should Upgrade to Blu-Ray

Tuesday, May 6th, 2008

Many of you are new to high definition and are wondering whether or not Blu-Ray really is better than your current DVD’s. I’m not a person who will try to overwhelm anybody with a bunch of technical specifications, so don’t get mad at me for trying to keep it simple.  Picture! ...

Hauppauge’s HD-PVR Launch Date Delayed

Monday, April 7th, 2008

If you are someone that has been anxiously awaiting Hauppauge’s HD-PVR, you will be disappointed that its late March release date has been pushed back. Now, the company doesn’t expect to get the device out until May or possibly even June. If you hadn’t even heard of the HD-PVR, you ...