Tuesday, November 21, 2006

The Suicide of Sony begins...

what do DAT, Beta, MemoryStyx, and Bluray have in commmon? all Sony attempts to force media standards on the world that failed/will fail but in the most esoteric corners of media. its oddly obvious this time. calling it blu-ray. hd-dvd...hmmmm...can the consumer guess what hd-dvd has that dvd doesn't? what about blu-ray?

sony employees have a favorite river: de nile

NYTimes slams the PS3 here

RIP

i'll be enjoying my wii60 through the holidays.

3 comments:

Anonymous said...

add to that list Mini Disc, yet another sony format that didn't catch on.

kim said...

In the US!

I was surprised to see how many retailers carry (and prominently feature/place) a wide selection of MD players in Japan. I'd imagine it's indicative of a sustainable market there.

adam lake said...

yes, i realize japan in the one place that sony is able to have success with their initiatives. i recall dats being popular there as well.