Blast to the past

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 DVD annoucements are not something we would normally cover but due to the tech nature of this one its worth mentioning. The second season of the CGI re-done episodes of Star Trek: The Original Series are going to be released on DVD. Not a HD/DVD combo edition as before but only on DVD.
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Sony launches new full-spec Blu-Ray player

Sony BDP-S550 Blu-Ray player

HD-DVD players, look away now because what you see before you is one of Sony’s latest line of Blu-Ray players.

This here (above)-is the Sony BDP-S550 and is the more well endowed of the new players to hit the market in the summer.

It will be able to access new features such as BonusView and BD-Live, which will allow wise Blu-Ray adopters to update their players online via its own ethernet port.

It also has 1GB of storage, 7.1-channel audio outputs and of course there is full 1080p hi-def goodness for the clearest, most vibrant picture possible.

Those wanting to get their mitts on it will have to wait for summer when it will cost $500. Check out the press site for more info.

The Blu-Ray era is well and truly underway.

HD-DVD bites the dust, Blu-Ray cleans up

Blu-Ray wins the format war

It had tech-fanatics going at each other, had two major games consoles squaring up and even had Hollywood studios scratching their heads, but now the hi-def format war is over with Blu-Ray coming out on top.

The Tosh announced today they were planning to halt production, but would still give technical support to those with HD-DVD players and discs.

The result is hardly a surprise given that Warner Bros and most recently Best Buy and Wal Mart had given up on HD-DVD.

This could affect the console war too. 

Sony’s Playstation 3 is now the most affordable Blu-Ray player around, and since Blu-Ray is now the sole high-definition format- this could increase PS3 sales.  

Roll on the next tech-war.

Best of 2007 – June

As you know for the past several days we’ve been writing our Best of 2007 post series. Continuing on here’s June 2007.

Best of 2007:
JanuaryFebruaryMarch April MayJune

June 2007

Touch of the Dead
Zombies gone terribly wrong. A game only the DS can provide. Great…

Fallout 3
Can you believe that this game is real? 2007 was an amazing year for hardcore gamers that have been craving sequels to old games. Starcraft 2 and Fallout 3. Later we’ll reveal Duke Nukem Forever for the third time!

Mortal Kombat Armageddon Giveaway
We hold our first giveaway contest with Mortal Kombat Armageddon as the prize! To bad no one entered…

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