Editorial

Blu-ray vs. DVD vs. 4K

HDTVs are now not the only television sets offering consumers a high definition viewing experience. 4K dimension TVs are in, and they produce extremely crisp details that make you feel like you’re viewing things firsthand. 4K TVs, however, work best with 4K resolution images. So what happens if DVDs and Blu-rays were played through a […]

New Anti-Piracy Warnings on DVD and Blu-ray Discs

DVD piracy is undoubtedly squeezing out millions from film industry revenue in the US, as is elsewhere. It is amusing that anti-piracy warnings are attached to DVDs and Blu-Ray discs that are bought legally, which makes it like telling buyers not to take what they are paying for! However, it is about making a statement […]

Blu-ray vs. iTunes 1080p

iTunes, having come out with the improved 1080p, has made a great improvement over the 720p format in quality but also an increase in file size. The REAL comparison then is between the new iTunes 1080p and Blu-ray disc quality. Blu-ray has been the picture quality champion since its release but now the portability of […]

Sony Blu-ray Disc Players to Stream from the Cloud

Blu-ray disc players have been around for more than 6 years and in such an arguably short period of time, they have evolved for the better. They used to be simple and expensive, and they only played discs–which is what they were basically manufactured for and expected to do. Even Blu-ray discs were just as […]

UltraViolet Format Makes its Debut

The past decade has been a turbulent one for the movie industry as it struggles with the convergence of physical content and digital entertainment. Peer-to-peer file sharing, high-profile lawsuits, and the global market for pirated content have made movie studios more vigilant than ever about protecting their films. Now, a new platform called UltraViolet may […]