Why iPod and Zune could Kill Blu-ray, HD DVD & even The DVD

Posted on Tuesday, Sep 26 2006 @ 09:10 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
The TechZone has posted Why iPod and Zune could Kill Blu-ray, HD DVD & even The DVD

Are we assisting to the birth of the real battle for the next generation of movies for our home theaters? With the announcement by Apple of the availability of movies on their itune library and the release this fall of the Zune from Microsoft, we have the right to believe so. Other big players, like Amazon, are already going after the movie downloading market which seems to be a very strong social trend. Blu-ray and HD DVD is not a social trend. It is something built from scratch by audio-video manufacturers. Those formats are also for big technology fans with a lot of money in their pockets.

Here are the top 5 reasons why we think movie downloading from the ipod and eventually from the Zune could be the big winner in this battle..

Read on at TTZ.

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Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.

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