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UHD Blu-ray: A Niche of a Niche

  Some of the UHD Blu-ray player suppliers who have dipped their toes into the new format pool are taking different approaches on selling a new packaged media format in a video landscape where fewer consumers will likely show much … Continue reading

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Is UHD Blu-ray The Last Gasp of Packaged Media?

Considering the popularity of UHD TVs and the dearth of 4K content, you’d think UHD TV buyers would be snapping up UHD BD decks and UHD Blu-ray titles. Surprisingly, not so much. Found out what this means here.

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Shhh! Panasonic is About to Debut UHD Blu-ray – But Don’t Tell Anyone

Did you know that Panasonic was on the verge of releasing the world’s first UHD Blu-ray deck? No? Neither did I, or anyone else who doesn’t speak Japanese or work for Panasonic. Read more here.

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The History of DVD

There is a great deal of anticipation – in the industry, at least – of the next-gen video disc, Ultra HD Blu-ray. UHD Blu-ray is, of course, the proposed successor of Blu-ray, which itself was the HD successor to DVD. DVD … Continue reading

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UHD Blu-ray Is Coming – Just Not This Year

If you were expecting the 4K/UHD revolution to receive a Battle of Saratoga-like shot in the arm with the inaugural availability of UHD Blu-ray this fall – forget it. Read more here.

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Europe Ditches Disc Distribution: What Happens to 4K Blu-ray?

UHD Blu-ray (aka 4K Blu-ray) decks will go on sale later this year, mostly next year. But in Europe, it’s hard to find retailers that sell physical media anymore. Could this lack of European distribution spell doom for the new … Continue reading

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