A number of analysts are voicing their criticism of the ongoing marketing war between HD DVD and Blu-ray technologies. Because both technologies are still emerging and have yet to catch on with most consumers, many industry insiders are calling the current war of words unnecessary.
The delayed release of "Grand Theft Auto IV" could help drive holiday profits for both Activision and Electronic Arts, both of which have new releases scheduled for the market. "I expect Activision will benefit significantly this holiday [and] shares could climb higher," said Janco Partners analyst Mike Hickey.
AMD announced today that it had expanded its line of ATI TV Wonder products, which deliver cable HDTV programming to PCs. The company added three new models, which are capable of picking up Clear QAM high-def content.