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Toshiba's Region-Free HD DVD Laptop

Posted by: , 02:21 AEDT, Sat March 11, 2006

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First laptop with HD DVD hardware that is region free by Toshiba
The first HD DVD-equipped system to ship in Europe will be Toshiba's Qosmio G30 notebook, which the company launched today. Toshiba confirmed the G30's built-in HD DVD drive will not check for region encoding.

Qosmio G30 Laptop

The reason for the lack of region support is due to early HD DVD releases being mostly back-catalogue movies. Studios are not so concerned about those but once new releases start coming out on HD DVD, it may change. More...

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