Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 9th Jan 2007 14:40 UTC, submitted by archiesteel
Windows Microsoft has been forced to acknowledge that a substantial number of PCs running the new version of its Windows operating system will not be able to play high-quality DVDs. The Vista system will be available to consumers at the end of the month. However, in an interview with The Times, one of its chief architects said that because of anti-piracy protection granted to the Hollywood studios, Vista would not play HD-DVD and Blu-ray Discs on certain PCs.
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RE: Another interesting article...
by pepa on Tue 9th Jan 2007 23:32 UTC in reply to "Another interesting article..."
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So what are the implications? I guess Apples will play this type of content withut having implemented 'tilt' bits? Or will they also have to have those??

How about Linux? Can HD-DVD's and Blu-ray's be played on Linux at all? (Sorry, still ignorant about all this...)

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