Blu-Ray player

Jan 6, 2010

New LG LHB975 Blu-ray + YouTube Home Theatre System

Posted by in Blu-Ray player, CES 2010, Events, Home Cinema, LG, Music, Video and TV
LG BL975 Blu-ray home theatre system

LG seem intent on merging the Web and telly using as many different ways as possible. This time, it’s with the LG LHB975 Blu-ray Disc Home Theatre System, a mouthful of a name that features a mouth-watering set of features (see what I did there? 😉 Just announced at CES 2010, aside from the usual […]

Dec 17, 2008

Panasonic DMP-BD35 Blu-Ray DVD review

Posted by in Blu-Ray player, Gadgets, Panasonic, Video and TV
Panasonic DMP-BD35 Blu-Ray player review

The Panasonic DMP-BD35 Blu-Ray player that I’m reviewing here has the perfect combination that you want from a gadget – fantastic features combined with huge discounts despite the fact it was only released back in October 2008! So you get a fantastic, award-winning gadget at a fantastic price – bonus! Of course, it’s only really […]

Dec 2, 2008

Blu-Ray finally comes of age with the Sony BDP-S350

Posted by in Blu-Ray player, Manufacturer, Miscellaneous, Sony, Video and TV
Sony BDP-S350 Blu-Ray player

This is the Sony BDP-S350, a new Blu-Ray from the people who invented the format. You’d think, given that Blu-Ray is a Sony technology, that the company’s Blu-Ray players would be up there with the best of them – but no, they’ve traditionally been over-priced and under-featured.

Jun 25, 2008

Blu-ray dead by 2013

Posted by in Blu-Ray player, News
Blu-Ray Logo

Don’t get too attached to that new Blu-ray player; by 2013 it could be no more than a large paper weight. This is according to Forrester Research, which states the Blu-ray adoption rate is still far too low, so unless hardware manufacturers and content providers act now to ensure that it’s much more attractive to […]

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Sep 17, 2007

Vudu, the Blu-Ray killer

Posted by in Blu-Ray player, Media Receiver, Video and TV
Vudu media streamer set top box

The great Blu-Ray vs HD-DVD battle may about to be relegated to a meaningless squabble as a new streaming technology threatens to render the whole concept of watching movies on a disc as antiquated as recording them onto a magnetic tape. The technology in question comes in the form of the new Vudu, a set […]

Sep 13, 2007

Sony unveils Blu-Ray players with half a terabyte hard drive

Posted by in Blu-Ray player, Manufacturer, Sony, Video and TV
Sony Blu-ray players

Sony has unveiled four new Blu-ray players, with the top of the range model (the Sony BDZ-X90) coming with a huge 500GB hard drive, which should see you right for 160 hours of HD recording. The other models (Sony BDZ-L70, BDZ-T70 and BDZ-T50) come with 320GB, 320GB and 50GB hard drives respectively. All four Blu-ray […]

Sep 9, 2007

Pioneer Blu-Ray player first to support all surround sound formats

Posted by in Blu-Ray player, DLNA, Ethernet, Pioneer, Technology, Video and TV
Pioneer BDP-95FD Blu-Ray DVD player

Pioneer have announced the Pioneer BDP-95FD, a cool looking fully specced top-end Bl-ray DVD player. The BP-95FD is the first Blu-ray player to support all four HD-level surruond sound formats (Dolby Digital Plus, TrueHD, DTS-HD High Resolution and Master Audio – yes, as if HD TV technology wasn’t confusing enough with all the different resolutions, […]

May 10, 2007

The Pioneer BDP-94HD – a cheaper Pioneer Blu-Ray player

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Pioneer BDP-94HD Blu-Ray player

No sooner had I posted about the Pioneer BDP-LX70, than I came across the Pioneer BDP-94HD, another stunning looking Blu-Ray player from the company. As its name suggests, the BDP094HD also offers full HD quality pictures, as well as Dolby True HD sound and DLNA support, but it doesn’t support 1080p/24p (it supports 1080p, just […]

May 10, 2007

Pioneer BDP-LX70 Blu-Ray player with DLNA

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Pioneer BDP-LX70 Blu-Ray player

Pioneer have announced the pioneer BDP-LX70 Blu-Ray player. Apart from looking simply glorious and obviously offering excellent playback, the BDP-LX70 has one other trick up it’s sleeve – it’s DLNA-compliant, meaning it can stream all manner of media direct form your PC, including MPEG2 and WMV videos, and MP3 tunes. More details of the Pioneer […]