Click to viewWe got the LG BH100 in the mail yesterday. It does what claims to do — be the very first high definition disc player that is compatible with both Blu-ray and HD-DVD. But don't wave the white flag in the format war quite yet. Our first grope reveals a few flaws that keep me from recommending this player… »
We're all painfully aware of the high-def war going on between Blu-ray and HD DVD, but CE Pro's Jason Unger brings the frontline a little closer to home as he talks with reps from both sides of the camp. »Meow! Here's what the Blu-ray folks had to say in response. At this rate, it looks like the war is gonna…
Despite all the controversy, it appears LG's dual-format DVD player has safely made its way into Gadgetaholic's headquarters, and lucky for us, they were nice enough to give the BH100 the ritual unboxing it deserves. The unit clearly has the official Blu-ray logo, but not the official HD DVD logo, so all that earlier… »
We just got tipped off that Best Buy now has the LG Blu-ray HD-DVD Combo Player available for order online, despite its Feb 4th release date.
First we heard it was getting canned, then we found out it'd be available, but sans the DVD Forum's approval, and now we hear rumors on AVS Forums that LG's all-loving high-def player is already on sale at a certain CompUSA in Dallas, Texas. An AVS member was even able to take a few shots of the player in the wild.… »
While it looked for a minute there like the DVD Forum people (the dudes behind HD DVD standards) were about to piss all over LG's dual-format campfire, all they ended up being able to do was keep the HD DVD logo off the new player. Their beef was with the player's lack of support for HDi, meaning you can watch an HD… »