Tuesday, February 19, 2008
Toshiba Announces Discontinuation of HD DVD Businesses
all the stuff you hear about the format war is now over. hddvd is history. few people know exactly why bluray won so let me enlighten you. bluray took the lead when the playstation 3 came out, then most people figured they would rather have 50gb discs instead of 30gb, then there was a protection on bluray discs called bd+ introduced which is virtually uncrackable. bd+ is the ultimate reason bluray won. anyone who says different is ignorant. then bluray players went way down in price for christmas, then warner switched to bluray only, then walmart said bluray only, and that's it.
hypothetically bd+ can be cracked, but in reality i don't see that happening for at least two years. (the main guy behind bd+ worked on it for over three years.) this means the content of the studios is protected to the best of anyones ability.