HDTV & Home Theater Podcast #751: Format Wars
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Episode 751 of the HDTV & Home Theater Podcast looks at the history of the format wars. It’s more than just HD DVD vs Blu-ray, competing format standards date back hundreds of years. With the increasing popularity of smart home technologies, consumers are poised to be victims of yet another battle as major tech companies vie for home automation supremacy.
Other Notes & Topics from the Show
- Ultra HD Blu-ray makers cut prices ahead of Xbox One S launch
- Philips Pushes Out Dolby Vision TV Series Availability To 2017
- Apple puts Siri to work in iPhone remote control app for Apple TV
- Mobile expected to be the first screen for Rio 2016 Summer Olympics
- Staples Unplugging From Staples Connect Smart-Home Platform
- You Do AV
- Sling vs Vue Comparison
- 7 Top Smart Home Trends
- Apple Doesn’t Know Jack, Part 2
- The History of Format Wars and How Sony Finally Won… For Now