Toshiba Making Upconverting DVD Players Because HD DVD Loss Still…

Poor Toshiba's still not quite over the HD DVD defeat earlier this year, as evidenced by its president saying that they will "not market DVD players that are compatible with Blu-ray," instead opting for upconverting DVD players to bide their time before Blu-ray becomes so prevalent that the company has no choice. » 6/02/08 7:40pm 6/02/08 7:40pm

Oppo DV-981HD Upconverting DVD Player Reviewed (Verdict: 1080p Alchemy)

I just reviewed the Oppo DV-981HD Universal DVD Player, and like its brandmate the Oppo DV-970, the player does a great job of up-rezzing regular old garden-variety DVDs to high definition. This one takes it a step further, though, up-rezzing that unwashed standard-def signal all the way to the holy-grail 1080p… » 12/26/06 12:02pm 12/26/06 12:02pm

Oppo Digital DV-970HD Up-Converting DVD Player

What do you do when you have an HDTV sitting in the middle of a stack of DVDs that aren't high definition? One solution to that problem is the Oppo Digital DV-970HD up-converting DVD player, which claims to be able to make standard-definition content look better on an HDTV. Similar to that Helios HVD2085 we mentioned… » 5/31/06 8:46am 5/31/06 8:46am