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  1. Shawn Perron

    Funimation goes Blu-Ray exclusive

    http://dvd.ign.com/articles/804/804901p1.html Some anime for Blu-Ray.
  2. Shawn Perron

    This can't make the HD-DVD studios very happy...

    The first commercial HD-DVD ripper. http://www.slysoft.com/en/anydvdhd.html Some of the bulletpoints: # Removes encryption (AACS) from HD-DVDs # watch movies over digital display connection, without HDCP compliant graphics card and HDCP compliant display. # playback of discs on the PC...
  3. Shawn Perron

    Interesting article about MLP AKA TrueHD

    http://www.highfidelityreview.com/fe...mlp_encode.asp ----- While all these people quoted are music producers proud of thier work, I wouldn't put it past Hollywood studios to cut a few corners to make dealines and hit specific targets. In the long run uncompressed PCM may be the way to go...
  4. Shawn Perron

    Microsoft's motives questionable?

    http://www.microsoft.com/presspass/p...eliveryPR.mspx 6 dollar 720p movie rentals and many popular shows in 720p. Microsoft announces this mere days before the HD-DVD add on is released. Seems like they are sabotaging thier own product launch. Has Microsoft launched it's first salvo against...
  5. Shawn Perron

    HD-DVD players actually in homes, general consensus on picture quality is just OK

    This is the average poster that actually has watched the launch movies on an HD-DVD player over at AVS Forums. I was thinking about trying to get a player, but I think I'll wait after seeing the initial reactions. Maybe Sony was right about sticking with mpeg2?
  6. Shawn Perron

    Looks like Managed Copy isn't quite what people were expecting

    From the bits interview with pioneer: A lot of people were under the impression they'd just be able to load a jukebox full of thier software. Well, it loks like you will be able to, but how much is it going to cost you for the convenience? And before the HD-DVD people chime in, it's most...