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DVDs, Blu-rays still more popular than streaming

Consumers are still choosing DVDs and Blu-ray Discs (BDs) to watch movies over all other digital video options combined. Over the past three months, 77 percent of consumers reported watching a movie on a DVD or BD and they did…

Panasonic's Blu-ray players get Vudu movie streaming

Panasonic and Vudu have announced that Panasonic's 2010 line of Viera Cast-enabled Blu-ray disc players will offer instant streaming of Vudu's HD movie library (more than 4,000 1080p movies) beginning on November 24. Viera Cast, Panasonic's IPTV, already includes Netflix,…

Pioneer, Buffalo unveil BDXL-supporting Blu-ray writers

Pioneer and Buffalo Technology have announced the world’s first Blu-ray disc burner drive for PCs compatible with the Blu-ray Disc Association’s new 128GB BDXL format announced last April. There will be two models: an external BRXL-6U2 that hooks up via…

Microsoft: Blu-ray is going to be passed by as a format

Microsoft is reinforcing its stance regarding Blu-ray: even though HD DVD lost the war, the software giant is not switching to Sony's offering. Despite constant rumors about the Xbox 360 supporting the format, Microsoft continues to deny that Blu-ray is…

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