sjl wrote:Steve Jobs was absolutely correct when he described Bluray as a bag of hurt
I never said it was. Matter of fact, content in Australia (where I live) is overpriced, if it's available at all, on iTunes (never mind our appallingly bad broadband situation.) I'd rather buy the physical disks from Big River Co (UK); it's a far better deal that way. My comments were purely about the licensing and DRM issues surrounding BD.JohnC wrote:sjl wrote:Steve Jobs was absolutely correct when he described Bluray as a bag of hurt
Apple's own "solution" of streaming/downloading movies from iTunes is NOT really better, at least for people who value the quality of video/audio.
riviera74 wrote:Thanks for your advice. I suspected that Blu-Ray was not really worth it on a PC, so you guys have verified my suspicions. I will probably ditch that for a DVD burner instead.
JustAnEngineer wrote:Blu-ray works just fine on the PC... after you've installed Cyberlink's PowerDVD. I usually make a point of buying the versions of optical drives that include the OEM version of Cyberlink's software for less than $10 more than the cost of bare drives that lack any software at all.
Sure, my Oppo disc player is better. It's also more expensive, even when on sale.Flying Fox wrote: However, I read that speed and image quality the standalone players are still better. Some of them have additional features too.
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