Blu-ray Still No Bargain

Posted on Friday, Aug 14 2009 @ 04:07 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
Toshiba just embraced the Blu-ray standard. I've often been accused of being an agent for Toshiba, even though I've never had any financial connection to the side of Toshiba that made the drives, and initially supported Blu-ray. (I switched to HD-DVD when I saw how much the Blu-ray technology cost, and how it destroyed the price structure of the PS3). Sony bought the market, and if you look at their financials you can likely see why that still looks, in hindsight, like it was a really bad idea. The current rumor is they're rushing the PlayStation 4 to market because the PS3 did so badly.

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Thomas De Maesschalck

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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Re: Blu-ray Still No Bargain
by dc740 on Friday, Aug 14 2009 @ 04:43 CEST
If you read this article do not miss the comments below it. They are very useful to understand that the author cannot be trusted as he has been against blu-ray from the begining.



  • Reply by Anonymous on Friday, Aug 14 2009 @ 15:10 CEST

    Meh.

    Five years from now another format/technology will replace Blu-Ray and new battlelines will be drawn.