Sharp to Release Blu-ray Disc Player This Fall

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This fall, Sharp Electronics plans to release its first Blu-ray player: the BD-HP205. The player will support 1080p output at both 24- and 60-FPS, and will include on-board Dolby TrueHD decoding, along with the requisite...

Total HD High-Def Disc Launch Delayed

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With Hollywood studios still split over competing formats for high-definition DVDs, Warner Bros. will delay the launch of a dual-format disc until next year. Earlier this year, the studio introduced a method to playback both...

John Woo Snags First Blu-ray Movie, Game Combo Disc

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A collector’s edition of John Woo’s Stranglehold game on PlayStation 3 will include a full-length, 1080p version of John Woo's critically acclaimed action film Hard Boiled on the same Blu-ray Disc. Stranglehold collector’s edition will...

Blu-ray Disc Sales Surpass HD DVD

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Data from Nielsen indicates that sales of Blu-ray media for the first time has outpaced that of HD DVD; however, as expected, both camps in the high-definition format war have different ways of interpreting the...

More Windows Vista Packaging and Disc

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Take a look at how the Windows Vista packaging will open up to reveal the media inside. Also, it is our first peak at what the Windows Vista discs will actually look like. I like...

First 50GB Blu-ray Disc to Debut

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In the form of Adam Sandler's "Click", Sony has made available the first 50GB dual-layer Blu-ray disc. The movie will contain a second layer of data, essentially doubling the capacity of other Blu-ray movies released...

Support Grows for Blu-ray Disc

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Key backers of the new Blu-ray Disc optical storage technology turned out in force at the IFA consumer electronics show in Berlin to announce a string of content and equipment offerings. The flurry of announcements...

TDK Develops 100GB Blu-ray Disc

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TDK has developed a prototype Blu-ray Disc that can store twice as much data, and record it at twice the speed, as existing Blu-ray Discs. The disc, unveiled at a TDK exhibition in...

Blu-ray Disc Goes Home

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You've just set up a slick, new 42-inch plasma HDTV and you're ready to record your favorite shows in all their high-definition glory. But there's a problem: Today's DVD recorders can't handle HD content or...

PlayStation 3 to feature Blu-Ray disc

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Sony has revealed that its next-generation games console will use the Blu-Ray disc format, which is an evolution of the current DVD system that is designed to hold five times as much data on a...

New optical disc made from paper

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Japanese electronics conglomerate Sony Corp and Toppan Printing Co Ltd have developed a new optical disc, made mostly from paper, that they say will be compatible with next-generation DVD technology. In a...

Rebel Strike bonus disc

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LucasArts will be packaging in a special bonus disc with the latest game in the Rogue Squadron series. LucasArts has informed GameSpot of the contents of a bonus disc that will be...

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