Blu-ray Player

Vudu to Offer 1080p Streaming Content to Panasonic’s Viera Cast Blu-ray Players

Vudu to Offer 1080p Streaming Content to Panasonic’s Viera Cast Blu-ray Players

Oh my goodness! Vudu is back in a big way, yes? This most recent resurgence covers Panasonic's DMP-BDT350 (with full HD 3D), DMP-BDT300 (with full HD 3D), DMP-BDT100 (with full HD 3D), DMP-BD85, DMP-BD65, and DMP-B500 (the portable Blu-ray disc player). Starting November 24th, all of these devices will get complete access to the Vudu library - that is 4,000+ 1080p movies, all of them streaming, all of them promising to be totally frigging amazing. This system will work something like RedBox, with each title being available for $2 for a two-night rental. Firmware updates are on the way.

Continue Reading

Blu-ray Disc Given Emmy Award for Technology and Engineering

Blu-ray Disc Given Emmy Award for Technology and Engineering

If you're hanging out at the 2011 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) you might see Panasonic Corporation, Royal Philips Electronics, Sony Corporation, and TDK Corporation being given a 62nd annual Technology and Engineering Emmy Award for their contributions to the Blue Laser Optical Systems for Consumer Playback. What a mouthful, here comes some more: this was announced by the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences and their contributions were said to be "fundamental for the distribution and recording of full HD content on optical discs at consumer price levels."

Continue Reading

Sony NSZ-GT1 Blu-ray Player with Google TV Announced, Costs $399.99

Sony NSZ-GT1 Blu-ray Player with Google TV Announced, Costs $399.99

Sony's announcement about their upcoming Google TV effort didn't revolve solely around the release of HDTVs integrated with Google TV. They decided to go one step further and also release a Blu-ray disc player with integrated Google TV, too. Not only is the Blu-ray player the first to feature Google TV, but it also features a very unique design, with a fan on the back that no one will be able to ignore.

Continue Reading

Sony PS3 v3.50 Update Available Now, Adds 3D Support for Blu-ray Movies and More

Sony PS3 v3.50 Update Available Now, Adds 3D Support for Blu-ray Movies and More

Word had it, late last week, that Sony would be updating their home video game console, the PlayStation 3, to version 3.50 on September 21st, which would bring plenty of good features to the console. And, if you're still upset that you aren't in Japan and can't get your hands on that ceramic white PS3, then maybe getting some 3D support for Blu-ray movies will be enough to tide you over, for now.

Continue Reading

Plextor PX-B120U USB-Powered External Blu-ray Drive Costs Only $100

Plextor PX-B120U USB-Powered External Blu-ray Drive Costs Only $100

Getting a Blu-ray player now-a-days isn't the hardest thing in the world, but it can still be one of the more expensive things you do. Sure, there are alternatives, but some times you just want to be able to get a Blu-ray player, and nothing else. Well, if you're in the market to get your laptop to play Blu-ray movies, then Plextor probably just made your day. They've introduced their brand new PX-B120U, and it's a completely USB-powered Blu-ray player.

Continue Reading

1 2 3 4