Pioneer Denies Combo Blu-ray/HD DVD Burner Plans

We reported last Friday that Pioneer was planning to release its BDR-103 burner as a combo HD DVD/Blu-ray drive, but now the company denies any such thing. A Pioneer rep said his comments made to the press last week were "taken out of context," and when asked if the company had any plans to support such a combo drive,… » 9/05/06 9:31am 9/05/06 9:31am

Pioneer BDR-103: HD DVD/Blu-ray Combo Burner to Ship Next Year

Pioneer announced it will release a dual-format HD DVD and Blu-ray writer sometime next year. The BDR-103 will integrate both formats into one drive, and it will support recordable and rewritable discs on both formats as well as play back prerecorded content. » 9/01/06 11:29am 9/01/06 11:29am