Verbatim begins shipping the World's first 2x-speed HD DVD-R(W) discs

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This announcement just came in from Las Vegas, where the CES will rule this week’s news. Verbatim announced that they will start shipping the World’s first 2x-speed HD DVD-R and HD DVD-RW…

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Maybe it’s just me, but this announcement should have been made 6 months ago. I really want the HD DVD format to win, but they don’t make it easy. It doesn’t really matter, I guess. I think I’ve decided to wait for x264 players. Then I’ll just download the hi-def movies and burn to DL DVD+ (cost=$1) or save to a HTPC. Sony may be on the upswing in this war, but they’ll never see a penny of my money. :slight_smile: