George Ou Says HD Bitrates Mean They Suck, Forgets About Codecs

George Ou over on Zdnet wrote an excellent piece outlining why those too-good-to-be-true HD downloads we see in Xbox 360, ABC.com and even Apple TV are a bit bogus. He points out that while these services deliver on their 720p resolution promises, the encoded bitrates are so low, compressing the data to such small… » 1/19/08 2:00pm 1/19/08 2:00pm