Excerpt: Ten years after the first DVD player wowed us, the next generation of DVD is hitting stores. This time there’s a choice: HD DVD, supported by Toshiba, Microsoft and Thomson; and Blu-ray Disc, backed by Sony, Samsung, Panasonic, Pioneer, Sharp and Philips. LG, for one, has said it might support both.
Pros: Excellent picture and sound
Cons: Slow startup time; no 1080p support; expensive; limited movies available