Ready for a Next-Gen DVD Player?

As high-definition DVD machines hit the market, confusion reigns. Here's what you need to know

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You've got the popcorn, and you're getting the next-generation DVD player. But being the first kid on the block with these new whiz-bang gizmos, which promise crystal-clear pictures and dynamic sound, may come with problems that turn what you thought would be your summer blockbuster into a bomb. So as you settle into your comfy couch and fire up the Blu-ray disc or HD-DVD, we figured we'd provide some helpful hints to make it all worthwhile.

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