What does the future look like for DVDs and Blu-rays? Not the most promising, based on recent physical media sales figures.
Amazon reminds customers they don’t own bought digital videos; also, alternatives to buying digital videos
A few weeks ago I wrote about the “Peanuts” holiday specials moving exclusively to Apple TV+, with no digital video versions available for purchase anywhere.… Read More »Amazon reminds customers they don’t own bought digital videos; also, alternatives to buying digital videos
Streaming services continue to gain in popularity with Americans. The home video industry organization Digital Entertainment Group reports that spending on streaming in 2017 clocked… Read More »Streaming services made up nearly half of all US home video spending in 2017
Revenue in the US from subscriptions to digital streaming services (such as Netflix) has finally surpassed those of DVDs and Blu-rays for the first time.… Read More »Streaming video sales surpass DVDs/Blu-rays for the first time
While streaming video’s ubiquitous, actually buying or renting digital video’s not so much. A recent survey by research firm GfK showed 46% of respondents had… Read More »Why isn’t renting or buying digital videos catching on like streaming services?
Fox has reported they plan to halt production of any future DVD and Blu-Ray season box sets for the long-running TV show “The Simpsons.” Showrunner… Read More »Fox to end DVD and Blu-Ray releases of “The Simpsons”
Lately, I’ve been considering going to high definition for future movie and TV show purchases. Between the direction things are moving, my owning an HDTV… Read More »Blu-ray vs. digital media stores: which option’s better for multiple mixed-OS devices?