Dish Hopper with Sling: HD DVR almost has it all
LAS VEGAS--How do you top the Hopper, Dish's kangaroo-themed HD DVR system?
Well, according to Dish CEO Joe Clayton, it's pretty simple: you upgrade it with a faster 1,305MHz Broadcom processor add Wi-Fi, integrate Slingbox, and serve up a new feature called Hopper Transfers that allows you to transfer recorded programming to your iPad for viewing on the go without an Internet connection.
It's pretty cutting-edge stuff and helps Dish make a strong case that its HD DVR is the most advanced out there.
Blu-ray vs HD DVD: which video format is for you?
Is Blu-ray bang for your buck? Is HD DVD hot to trot? Which next-generation video format should you choose and why?
Verbatim fires blanks, nudges Blu-ray ahead
Verbatim today announced the immediate availability of blank BD-R and BD-RW Blu-ray media, joining TDK and Sony as the three manufacturers shipping blank Blu-ray discs to Australia at this point in time. In contrast, HD-DVD blanks are still yet to arrive.
Warner joins Blu-ray DVD camp
Warner Bros. Entertainment said Thursday that its home video division will release DVDs in the high-definition Blu-ray format. The move further tips the scales in an industry weighing the merits of two rival next-generation technologies.
Next-gen DVD truce?
Sony and Toshiba are reportedly negotiating a single next generation disc standard, which could spell an early end to the Blu-ray versus HD-DVD battle.
Watch where you go
CNET.com.au looks at your options for portable video playback.
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