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(Blu Ray v HDDVD) v Microsoft !?

Postby Dobski » Fri, 07 Dec 2007 3:31 pm

http://www.reghardware.co.uk/2007/12/06/bay_blames_ms/

I tend to agree that downloading will probably be the most poular way of getting movies in a few years time........

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Postby durain » Fri, 07 Dec 2007 5:18 pm

the only reason why microsoft is pushing for HD-DVD is because they did some of the software for it (dont know exactly what but i think it could be like the menu, etc whereas Blu-Ray use Java for the menu). and also the xbox use HD-DVD.

agreed the easy way is to download a movie but that's a lot of gigabyte to download for HD stuff. and how about your home hard disk? you will be needing terrabyte soon!

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Postby Dobski » Mon, 10 Dec 2007 9:35 am

Agree - it's all a bit of a long reach to say that's why MS are pushing HDDVD - and yes, they do opt for HDDVD on the xbox - maybe they developed HDDVD for xbox just to prolong the format war and buy themselves time to perfect downloads ! :shock:
hehe - conspiracy theories are great - you can take them as far as you like :P

Home internet speeds are rocketing - my first modem, about 10 years ago, was 9.4k, now I got 100Mb !!!!
not sure file size will be a problem regarding downloads for long.....
Also, some smart ass will come up with a better format to compress HD media.

Also, don't worry about personal storage space...... just archive all your movies to some kind of removable media - eg, Blu Ray disk..... err..... oh....... :lol:


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