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Today I needed to grok some low-impact, non-fat, lead-free, farm-fresh, semi-technical info about DVD's and HD DVD's and whether or not, or to what degree, the two formats were compatible. The bottom line is that you can play your DVD's on an HD DVD player, but not the other way around.
Here is a concise and easy-to-understand explanation of DVD and HD DVD technology at HowStuffWorks.com.
Okay, now back to online gift shopping.