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Toshiba talks Blu-ray

Toshiba talks Blu-ray

By 10 August 2009

It's been a year and a half since the HD optical disc format war ended and, despite Toshiba's promise of "no plans to make Blu-ray players", the company finally admitted defeat this morning and announced their application to join the Blu-ray Association.... >>

Onkyo unveils TX-SR707 and TX-NR807 streaming AV receivers

Onkyo unveils TX-SR707 and TX-NR807 streaming AV receivers

By 25 June 2009

Onkyo has announced that it's launching two home cinema receivers - TX-SR707and TX-NR807, and a next-gen Blu-ray player - DV-BD507. Both pack DLNA 1.5 Network Audio compatibility, which means that streaming audio services will play through them. That... >>

Warner offers Blu-ray "upgrade" for old HD DVDs

Warner offers Blu-ray "upgrade" for old HD DVDs

By 24 April 2009

In the States, Warner is offering movie collection salvation for those that backed the losing format in the recent high-def disc war. The studio, that backed the Toshiba-led HD DVD format until it u-turned to Blu-ray in January 2008, is offering a kind... >>

Onkyo launches first Blu-ray player

Onkyo launches first Blu-ray player

By 23 November 2008

It was a fervent HD DVD supporter, then it dropped the format and then it promised us a Blu-ray DVD player. Well Onkyo has now delivered. Its first Blu-ray player is the DV-BD606 is claimed to "squeeze every last ounce of benefit out of the new Blu-ray... >>

Netflix stops HD DVD rentals

Netflix stops HD DVD rentals

By 14 November 2008

Although not entirely unexpected, in the States Netflix has put an end to its involvement with the failed HD DVD disc format. Back in February to company stated that with the "industry now having picked a winner in the face-off between the two competing... >>

HD DVD sales "still very strong" in States

HD DVD sales "still very strong" in States

By 30 September 2008

HD DVD sales are currently strong in the States, reports the Financial Times. The doomed high-def disc format was effectively cancelled by backers Toshiba and co earlier in the year, after the rival Blu-ray format emerged victorious, but "tough economic... >>

Toshiba launches HD DVD lite with new XDE DVD player

Toshiba launches HD DVD lite with new XDE DVD player

By 18 August 2008

Toshiba has launched a new upscaling technology and put it straight into a new DVD player that promises to improve your current DVD collection beyond what is currently available in the market. Called the XD-E500, the new technology, announced in the US... >>

Is "Download DL" DVD Toshiba's upscaling Blu-ray spoiler?

Is "Download DL" DVD Toshiba's upscaling Blu-ray spoiler?

By 2 July 2008

Following the reports that Toshiba, losers in the HD disc format war, is prepping Blu-ray "killing" DVD technology, a new logo has been approved by the Tosh-led DVD Forum. The new "DVD Download DL" logo has been given the okay by the Forum during its... >>

Onkyo announces Blu-ray player by end of the year

Onkyo announces Blu-ray player by end of the year

By 1 July 2008

The Onkyo Corporation has made an announcement that it will release what will be its first Blu-ray disc player for the international market in late 2008. The player will be designed to partner with Onkyo's high-definition A/V receivers equipped with full... >>

Toshiba to unveil Blu-ray killer

Toshiba to unveil Blu-ray killer

By 30 May 2008

If you are a little nostalgic for the red versus blue mud-slinging days of the next-gen disc format war then take heart with this news out of Japan - Toshiba is prepping Blu-ray killing tech for launch later this year. The company is working on "an extension... >>


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