Blu-ray Player

Samsung Ready to Unveil World’s Thinnest 3D Blu-ray Player

Samsung Ready to Unveil World’s Thinnest 3D Blu-ray Player

Despite the fact that Samsung may be ready to show off the brand new, world's thinnest 3D Blu-ray player, we'll have to wait a bit longer before we get an official announcement from the company, plus our own eyes-on with the device. Samsung has made it known that they plan on showing off the new 3D Blu-ray player at CES 2011, at the beginning of January.

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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.

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Sharp BD-HP90 3D Blu-ray Player Lands in Japan November 20th

Sharp BD-HP90 3D Blu-ray Player Lands in Japan November 20th

Yesterday, Sharp announced that the company's GALAPAGOS mobile phones would be getting 3D gaming, courtesy of Capcom and others, but that's not all the 3D love the company has in store for the future. Sharp has officially unveiled their brand new BD-HP90 3D Blu-ray player as well, packing plenty of features into an extremely small package.

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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."

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Dixons offers 50″ Samsung 3DTV package for £999.00 in UK

Dixons offers 50″ Samsung 3DTV package for £999.00 in UK

Home theater fans in the UK that have been wanting to get some 3D action in their living rooms may find that Dixons has the best deal going on a 3D package for the home. The retailer is offering a very good price on a Samsung 50" 3D TV that comes with all the trimmings you need to watch 3D Blu-ray and other 3D content.

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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.

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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.

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Zotac shows off ZBox mini-PC with Blu-ray

Zotac shows off ZBox mini-PC with Blu-ray

Zotac has unveiled a cool new mini-PC this week that is the first to put a Blu-ray player inside such a small chassis. The new machines may be the perfect HTPC systems for the user without much space wanting the ability to watch and stream 1080p content to their TV. The Zotac ZBox mini-PCs use next-generation NVIDIA Ion graphics.

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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.

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Toshiba unveils BDX2500 and BDX2700 Blu-ray players

Toshiba unveils BDX2500 and BDX2700 Blu-ray players

I just mentioned that Toshiba would be adding Blockbuster On Demand streaming access to its latest Blu-ray players called the BDX2500 and the BDX2700. Toshiba is now offering up the full details on both of those Blu-ray players after the Blockbuster announcement landed first.

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Toshiba adds Blockbuster On Demand to latest Blu-ray players

Toshiba adds Blockbuster On Demand to latest Blu-ray players

Blockbuster is taking a beating at the hands of movie rental kiosks such as Redbox and others. The rental company is also finding that physical movie rentals are not what they used to be with Netflix and on demand streaming becoming more common.

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LG BX580 3D Blu-ray player Shows up on Amazon

LG BX580 3D Blu-ray player Shows up on Amazon

LG's first network Blu-ray player has just shown up on Amazon. Even if it's everything that you may have been waiting for from the Life is Good company, don't get too excited just yet. There's always a catch, and as much as we'd love to say that it's something as simple as, "Hey, it comes in pink!" That's simply not the case. You'll have to test your patience level a bit longer, we're afraid.

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