Is it safe to buy Blu-ray?

A winner is declared

[Updated] The war is over. Toshiba, the force behind HD DVD, has thrown in the towel leaving Blu-ray victorious. But this only begs even more questions: where does that leave those of us who bought into HD DVD? Is it now safe for the rest of us to upgrade to HD? Or does Blu-ray still have problems of its own, which the format war has obscured?

We'll be looking at all of this over the next few days as we bring you our definitive view on whether you should upgrade to Blu-ray. We'll analyse what's happened, what it means for you, and what the best Blu-ray options are for you. Check back each day and find out.

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