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This page contains all the news items for the tag "HD" for the month of August 2008. To view all news items without being the current tag filter, please click here.

 

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Samsung BD-Live Blu-ray Player

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Samsung just released their new Blu-ray player that supports BD-Live straight out of the box ... Read more ...
Aug
31
2008



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DivX H.264 Codec a.k.a. DivX 7 Available

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Coming from the Project Rémoulade beta test, the DivX H.264 decoder is a multithreaded DirectShow filter supporting high profile bitstreams and is capable of decoding all streams from the current version of x264 with incredible playback performance ... Read more ...
Aug
29
2008



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BD Live Expands Interactive Capabilities

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BD-Live is a feature of Blu-ray that enables you to access or interact with special content associated with that disc bringing endless and unique activities ... Read more ...
Aug
28
2008



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New ESPN HD Channel

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ESPNU is the new HD channel by ESPN that not only has football but also has baseketball, baseball, and lots more ... Read more ...
Aug
27
2008



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High End Blu-ray Player by Yamaha

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Yamaha just announced a new $1200 High-End Blu-ray player that has great and unique features ... Read more ...
Aug
27
2008



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Microsoft Goes Blu-ray

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The once avid supporter of HD-DVD quietly issues a update to allow burning on Blu-ray media on Windows PCs ... Read more ...
Aug
20
2008



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HD-DVD Returns from the Dead

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Trying to bounce back after the defeat from Sony's Blu-ray, Toshiba is now offering a new DVD player that promises 1080p quality ... Read more ...
Aug
19
2008



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Paramount Offers $10 Discount to Upgrade

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Paramount is offering consumers that purchased the standard DVD version a $10 rebate when they upgrade select Paramount and DreamWorks titles to Blu-ray Disc ... Read more ...
Aug
16
2008



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Plasma TV that Will Out Live You

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Panasonics New Viera line is rated at 100,000 viewing hours before it even hits half-brightness stage ... Read more ...
Aug
15
2008



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VuDu Super Sale on Set Top Box Movie Rental

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VuDu is a set top box rental company is slashing its rental prices to just ¢99 ... Read more ...
Aug
14
2008



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Sonys New Networking TVs

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Sony will launch its new Bravia line which supports any DLNA networking device so that you may enjoy your multi media content anywhere in the house ... Read more ...
Aug
13
2008



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Hitachi Brings New HD Camcorder

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The new hybrid HD camcorder has a 30GB built in hard drive recording in 1920 X 1080 resolution ... Read more ...
Aug
12
2008



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Invisible Speakers in TV Stand

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Sony has a new TV stand that has built in surround sound speakers, WiFi, and Bluetooth ... Read more ...
Aug
7
2008



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Netflix Charges More for Blu-ray

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Netflix will mark up the rental fees to customers who want Blu-rays HD video quality ... Read more ...
Aug
6
2008



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Pioneer Comes Out With 500GB Disc

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Pioneer found a way to cram 25 layers on a Blu-ray disc each holding 25GB of memory ... Read more ...
Aug
6
2008



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CyberLink BD Advisor Updates to Version 2.0

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CyberLink BD (HD) Advisor lets you test if your system is ready for Blu-ray (and HD DVD) playback ... Read more ...
Aug
5
2008



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Dish Network Upgrades HD Service

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On August 1st Dish Network is rolling out there new "Turbo Charged" HD system offering 1080p and ... Read more ...
Aug
1
2008



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Top 7 Blu-ray Players

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Here is a list of the 7 best Blu-ray Disc players currently on the market ... Read more ...
Aug
1
2008



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Blu-ray Player + Netflix

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LG electronics is releasing a new Blu-ray player that can stream Netflix movies straight to your TV ... Read more ...
Aug
1
2008