Acer offers PC with Blu-ray/HD DVD combo drive

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Australian? Not sure whether to go with Blu-ray or HD DVD? Who cares?

Not exactly "new" news but Acer recently released a computer in your neck of the woods with a combo drive made by LG. Expect other computer makers to follow suit.

This is why the Blu-ray vs. HD DVD thing doesn’t matter in the grand scheme of things. It’s going to end up being the same situation as DVD-R vs. DVD+R back when recordable DVDs came out.

Instead of waiting around who-knows-how-long to declare a winner, hardware manufacturers will just start making combo drives knowing full well that many consumers will opt to future-proof their systems. Everyone’s a winner (except early adopters).

Acer claims PC first for Blu-ray/HD DVD combo [iTWire]

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