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Entries for Monday, March 27, 2006

March 27, 2006

Next-Gen DVDs' Blurry Picture

BusinessWeek article on the troubles facing early adopters of HD-DVD & Blu-Ray. I reckon Comcast & DirecTv are going to win the battle to bring High Def movies into peoples’ homes. The days of shiny discs are drawing to a close.

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Videora TiVo Converter

Free one-click conversion of video files to the specific MPEG format required to copy video onto your TiVo. No messing around with demuxers or codecs required. They also have one that converts to iPod Video format.

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These guys were presenting at ETech. It has to be said, I’m still thoroughly flummoxed as to what problem they think their technology is solving. Seems like a horrible bandwagon-jumping to me.

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About This Site

This is an archive of groovmother.com, the old blog run by Rod Begbie — A Scottish geek who lives in San Francisco, CA.

I'm the co-founder of Sōsh, your handy-dandy guide for things to do in San Francisco this weekend.