HP introduced several new products that will support the HD DVD standard, including the dv9000t notebook (pictured). The HD DVD drive in this notebook can play high-definition movies on its 17-inch screen, and the notebook has an HDMI port that can allow it to be used as a DVD player for a big-screen high-definition television.
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