Big news in the technology world today – it looks like the High-definition format war is over and Blu-Ray has won! Toshiba announced today it is pulling out of the HD-DVD business:
Toshiba Exits HD DVD Business, Ceding Market to Sony’s Blu-ray – WSJ.com:
TOKYO — Blaming the loss of support from a key movie studio, Toshiba Corp. said it is pulling out of the HD DVD business, handing victory to Sony Corp.’s Blu-ray technology in the fierce format war over high-definition DVDs.
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Toshiba said Tuesday that it would cease production of its HD DVD players and recorders immediately and close out the business by the end of March.”
So with the demise of HD-DVD, what to do with your HD-DVD player now? Engadget tackles that question in their post today titled, “Top ten things to do with your now-defunct HD DVD player.