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Denon DBP-2011UDCI and 166UD universal Blu-ray players debut

Denon DBP-2011UDCI and 166UD universal Blu-ray players debut

Denon have outed their latest range of Blu-ray players, complete with 3D "readiness", which slot into the company's "universal" range.  That means the DBP-2011UDCI and DBP-1611UD won't just play Blu-ray and DVD discs, but CD, DVD-Audio and SACD as well.  In fact, Denon reckon the pair can handle "virtually all 5-inch silver discs", which seems like an invitation to a lawsuit to us.

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ASUS N61JV brings NVIDIA Optimus to UK

ASUS N61JV brings NVIDIA Optimus to UK

ASUS USA may have beaten them to it when it comes to getting a NVIDIA Optimus notebook on the market, with the U30jc, but ASUS' UK arm has a 16-inch machine of their own that takes advantage of the automatic graphics switching tech.  The ASUS N61JV packs a 2.27GHz Core i5-430M CPU along with 4GB of DDR3 memory, but of course the interesting part is the dual-GPU thanks to both Intel GMA 4500MHD and NVIDIA GeForce GT 325M 1GB graphics.

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Sony 2010 3D HDTVs coming June with PS3 3D upgrade

Sony 2010 3D HDTVs coming June with PS3 3D upgrade

Sony UK have announced their 2010 3D HDTV range, which is set to go on sale from June.  Interestingly, rather than outing a flagship first and then gradually pushing out cheaper sets, Sony reckon their 3D debut - the BRAVIA HX800/HX803 - will be "affordable", though exact prices aren't yet revealed and you'll need to shell out a little extra for the necessary 3D glasses and IR emitter unit.  Meanwhile the PS3's 3D firmware upgrade will arrive in sync with the 3D HDTVs, complete with some free 3D games for those who buy a new set.

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Dell Precision M4500 hits virtual shelves: Core i5/i7 and Quadro FX graphics

Dell Precision M4500 hits virtual shelves: Core i5/i7 and Quadro FX graphics

If you're in the market for a beastly mobile workstation then Dell have you covered; the Dell Precision M4500 has finally gone up for sale, complete with a choice of dualcore Core i5 or i7 CPUs or Intel's quadcore Core i7 chips.  Either one or two hard-drives can be specified (either up to 500GB HDD or 256GB SSD) and a choice of NVIDIA Quadro FX 880M or FX1800M graphics.

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Samsung BD-C6900 3D Blu-ray deck finally on sale

Samsung BD-C6900 3D Blu-ray deck finally on sale

Having been spotted up for sale once before, before being unceremoniously yanked from the virtual shelves a few hours later, Samsung's 3D-capable Blu ray player, the BD-C6900, is now finally shipping.  Announced back in January at CES 2010, the BD-C6900 obviously supports Full HD 1080p content but also includes both wired and WiFi connectivity for streaming media and internet-connected widgets.

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Sony BDV-E570 Blu-Ray Home Theater System Available Now, 3D in Summer

Sony BDV-E570 Blu-Ray Home Theater System Available Now, 3D in Summer

3D is making a huge push, hoping that the technology will be widely adopted by everyone sooner than later. Sure, there are still some people out there that refer to 3D as an old, recycled gimmick, but that's not stopping all the major companies from doing everything they can to try and get it not only into movie theaters around the world, but also into your home. Enter Sony, who have just made available their BDV-E570 Blu-Ray home theater system, which comes with a nice little surprise this summer.

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Sony, LG, Panasonic & Samsung new Blu-ray players hit Best Buy

Sony, LG, Panasonic & Samsung new Blu-ray players hit Best Buy

Looking to buy a new Blu-ray player, but wanting to wait until the CES 2010 haul arrived on shelves?  Well, the shelves may not be particularly well organized at this point, but according to Dave Zatz the newest models from Sony, LG, Panasonic and Samsung have all arrived at his local Best Buy.  That's eight new Blu-ray players, prices kicking off at $180 and all packing network connectivity for streaming.

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