As anyone who's jumped on the web based video bandwagon knows, there are a few things you'll have to give up. Up until Vudu's HDX debut, video quality was one of those things, but it's only one of the hurdles that digital distribution has to clear.
So many new televisions, receivers and Blu-ray players coming with YouTube access baked right in, and with the exception of a few decent resolution concerts you can find on the service, there’s the nagging problem of content. Sure “Charlie Bit Me” is funny, but does it need to be 60” and 7.1 channels of funny?
So, you’re into the whole 3D craze and you’re stocking up on the gear you need to make it happen in your home. After much comparison shopping you’ve finally decided on the 3D Blu-ray player and 3D HDTV that will make your setup complete. Your home theater is going to be 3D ready, but will you?
Some companies really get digital distribution. Netflix for example. They know that some consumers are willing to sacrifice quality of picture and sound for an inexpensive and convenient way to view content. Kingston on the other hand, seems to be missing something. Combining the inconvenience of physical media with the low quality video of streaming media, Kingston and Paramount have teamed up to deliver Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen on a USB drive.