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Blu-ray's next barriers: DVRs, thinner notebooks

Sales of standalone Blu-ray players are soaring, but the format has inherited an unfortunate legacy from DVDs that could hinder the players' mainstream adoption.

By Dec. 10, 2010


Digital downloads will be Blu-ray's downfall

DVD was the king of packaged media for a decade, but next-generation format successor Blu-ray Disc won't enjoy nearly as long a reign.

By Feb. 23, 2008


Blu-ray's new threat: CBHD--based on HD DVD

HD DVD might win the format war against Blu-ray. No, this is not a repeat from 2006.

By Aug. 4, 2009

Editors' Take

Sony BDP-S1

CNET editors preview the Sony BDP-S1, the company's first stand-alone Blu-ray player for the U.S. market.

By Mar. 29, 2006


Blu-ray's growing cost problem

Blu-ray's growing cost problem

By Nov. 28, 2005


Sony BDP-S300: Blu-ray's been to Weight Watchers

Sony has slimmed down both the price and body weight of its Blu-ray players and announced that the BDP-S300 will be available for a bargain price of $600 this summer

By Mar. 8, 2007


Speakers and art, together at last

Josh Ray's Urban Fidelity Kickstarter project puts art and clever speaker design together in California.

By Jul. 31, 2012


Unlocked Sony Ericsson Xperia Ray is U.S.-bound

Another sleek Sony Ericsson design hits the U.S. The Xperia Ray runs Android 2.3 Gingerbread and has two cameras.

By Sep. 30, 2011


Ray Dolby, sound pioneer and Dolby Laboratories founder, dies

The man responsible for groundbreaking work in noise reduction and inventing surround sound has passed away at age 80.

By Sep. 12, 2013