News "HD" August 2012 News Archive

Date Select

2006    2007    2008    2009    2010    2011    2012   
2013    2014    2015    2016    2017    2018    2019   
January    February    March    April    May    June   
July    August    September    October    November    December   

Description

This page contains all the news items for the tag "HD" for the month of August 2012. To view all news items without being the current tag filter, please click here.

 

News item teaser image

Visual Test: HEVC Much Better Than H.264

Posted by:
HEVC not just better on paper than H.264, visual tests involving 30 people proves that HEVC is superior, sometimes vastly superior, for ultra high definition content ... Read more ...
Aug
30
2012



News item teaser image

Sony Ceasing CD, DVD, Blu-ray PC Drive Production

Posted by:
Sony to cease making PC optical drives under the Sony Optiarc brand, and instead will focus more on drive-less devices such as smartphones and tablets ... Read more ...
Aug
30
2012



News item teaser image

Blu-ray sales stats for the week ending 11th August 2012

Posted by:
Check out the US Blu-ray sales stats for the week ending 11th August 2012 ... Read more ...
Aug
29
2012



News item teaser image

Is Hollywood Encouraging Piracy?

Posted by:
Tech journalist David Pogue says Hollywood is still reeling from the death of traditional DVD rentals, and their fear of the Internet is driving them to encourage movie piracy by putting up too many hurdles for online rentals ... Read more ...
Aug
23
2012



News item teaser image

Blu-ray sales stats for the week ending 4th August 2012

Posted by:
Check out the US Blu-ray sales stats for the week ending 4th August 2012 ... Read more ...
Aug
21
2012



News item teaser image

Weekly News Roundup (19 August 2012)

Posted by:
Weekly News Roundup for the week ending 19 August 2012 ... Read more ...
Aug
19
2012



News item teaser image

MPEG Announces New Video Format, HEVC, Twice As Efficient As H.264/AVC

Posted by:
New video format promises to be twice as efficient has H.264/AVC, with support for 8K video, but requiring up to 3 times as much computational power ... Read more ...
Aug
17
2012



News item teaser image

Avatar Blu-ray 3D *Finally* Makes Its Way Hitting Shelves This October

Posted by:
Avatar and 3D fans will finally be able to buy the retail version of the hit film on Blu-ray 3D, but is it too little, too late to keep the 3D hype alive? ... Read more ...
Aug
16
2012



News item teaser image

Blu-ray sales stats for the week ending 28th July 2012

Posted by:
Check out the US Blu-ray sales stats for the week ending 28th July 2012 ... Read more ...
Aug
14
2012



News item teaser image

Blu-ray sales stats for the week ending 21st July 2012

Posted by:
Check out the US Blu-ray sales stats for the week ending 21st July 2012 ... Read more ...
Aug
7
2012



News item teaser image

Weekly News Roundup (5 August 2012)

Posted by:
Weekly News Roundup for the week ending 5 August 2012 ... Read more ...
Aug
6
2012



News item teaser image

Subscription VOD Spending Up 430% From A Year Ago, DEG

Posted by:
New data shows huge growth in subscription video-on-demand services like Netflix, offsetting big losses in DVD and rental income ... Read more ...
Aug
1
2012