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#195032 - 14th Jan 2008 9:33pm Blu-ray Future In Tatters
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Originally Posted By: BBC News
Owners of Blu-ray DVD players may find themselves frozen out of future developments in the technology because their machines are not upgradeable.

The Blu-ray camp has recently rolled out new features for players, which include picture in picture options.

But the majority of Blu-ray players sold to date do not have the necessary hardware to offer the features.

Some discs already come with a note telling users that they may need to upgrade software in their machine.

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#195036 - 14th Jan 2008 9:35pm Re: Blu-ray Future In Tatters [Re: MattLFC]
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So glad i don't own one, wait a few years then upgrade when everything is offered at a fair price.
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#195039 - 14th Jan 2008 9:39pm Re: Blu-ray Future In Tatters [Re: Cali_16v]
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If I were forced to pick a format, it would be HD-DVD. However neither actually interests me much, HD is not the be all and end all of television like manufacturers would like us to believe; hell I can still quite happily watch things recorded on to SVHS when my Sky+ had problems!

So long as its watchable, clear etc, it is good enough for me! And the vast majority of people! I dont want to see Gary Linekers ever-increasing wrinkles on MOTD thank you very much!!

Imho, IPTV is the future of television. And there will never be enough capacity to stream HD resolution IPTV content...

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#196321 - 19th Jan 2008 4:11pm Re: Blu-ray Future In Tatters [Re: MattLFC]
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THe only think that interests me at the minute is the flexible screens, made from some new technology.

HD TV - Nar
Blu-Ray - Nar

As Matty said if i can watch it i'm happy.
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#196408 - 19th Jan 2008 8:50pm Re: Blu-ray Future In Tatters [Re: Cali_16v]
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I still prefare DVD and VHS smile HD-DVD , Blu-Ray doesnt intrest me to be honest..
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