Items tagged with High-Definition

Early adopters get to sample new products and technologies long before everybody else. But the price they pay for the opportunity and the bragging rights is often spending a lot more money than if they had only waited longer, potentially problematic hardware that hasn't had all the bugs worked out yet, and (in a worst-case-scenario) sometimes investing in a technology that has a very short shelf life. With the possible exception of buggy hardware, this is exactly what happened to those who jumped onto the high-definition (HD) movie disc bandwagon and invested in HD-DVD players and titles. HD-DVD and Blu-ray technologies both hit the market around the same time (technically, HD-DVD launched first)... Read more...