Why are DVDs still made?
When it comes to new technology, I tend to be an early adopter, so when DVDs came along, I jumped at the chance to move from video cassettes to discs. It was an easy choice. I hated tapes, and DVDs had a much better picture, so I quickly started building a library of well over 1000 DVDs. As far as I was concerned, I was building a library that would last forever. Then HDTV came along and my entire library was out of date. Oops.
When Blu-Ray was introduced, both the players and the discs were super expensive, so I although I didn't make the jump to Blu-Ray, I did stop buying DVDs. I couldn't see the point of replacing all my DVDs, and I could't justify paying a premium price to jump to Blu-Ray.
Now that Blu-Ray players are as low as $50, why... [More]