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April 16, 2007
by sjvn01
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Sony DRM Hell Revisited

You can’t make up stuff like this. Sony has once more shot itself in the foot with an idiotic DRM (digital rights management) scheme. Back in 2005, Sony introduced XCP DRM technology on to some of its CDs. The technology … Continue reading

November 29, 2006
by sjvn01
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Blu-Ray, HD-DVD, or None of the Above?

This holiday season, if you have big bucks for your home theater, you’re probably thinking about adding a Blu-Ray or HD-DVD player to the entertainment center. On the one side, Intel, Toshiba, and Microsoft are pushing HD-DVD while Blu-Ray has … Continue reading