The Death of the Disc
The Death of the Disc – Why HD-DVD and Blu-ray are dead on arrival.
By Sean Cooper of Slate.com
The movie studios and electronics manufacturers think—wrongly—these new high-def formats will extend the market for home-entertainment media indefinitely. Both formats will fail, not because consumers are wary of a format war in which they could back the losing team, a la Betamax. Universal players that support both flavors of HD should appear early next year. No, the new formats are doomed because shiny little discs will soon be history. Here are four reasons why. read the full article here