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Blu-ray Player Hacked To Be Salmonella Detector

03/12/2014, The Blu-ray disc player has certainly gone through quite an adventure so far, having managed to fend off its main rival format, HD DVD, while slowly but surely making itself a constant presence in our living rooms despite the existence of DVDs. It is also...

Music Albums To Arrive In Blu-ray Format Soon

10/08/2013, Music has definitely come a long way, especially in the format or media in which it is presented. Back in the days of our grandparents, they had this thing called vinyl records, and along the way, cassette tapes came and made a difference. Of course, we...

Sceptre 3D HDTV integrates Blu-ray drive

01/09/2012, [CES 2012] Sceptre intends to make history this CES by introducing a new 3D-capable HDTV that will feature a built-in Blu-ray drive, making sure you get all (at least for the moment) the entertainment possibilities on a single consumer electronics device...

Transformers: Dark of the Moon gets Blu-ray 3D version

10/17/2011, Have you watched Real Steel? I half expected Hugh Jackman to do a Wolverine on Zeus by popping out his claws, severing the head of robots just like how he treated Sentinels in the X-Men comics. Good thing the story did not turn out that way, as Real Steel...

Samsung BD-D7000 Blu-ray player begins to ship

05/18/2011, Folks living in South Korea – take note, you have an umpteenth Blu-ray player coming your way, so you might be jaded by such news already. Still, at least this dedicated Blu-ray player is not going to get hacked twice in a month, but that is another...

Blu-ray recorders from Mitsubishi Electric

04/25/2011, Mitsubishi Electric does not fall under the spotlight all too often, but today we have word of the company rolling out a trio of Blu-ray recorders that will come in the form of the DVR-BZ450, DVR-BZ350 and DVR-BZ250 models. All three of them will...

Sothink Blu-ray Burner 2.1 loves being Speedy Gonzales

04/19/2011, Speed is of the essence – at least, that is the motto which we think Sothink’s Blu-ray Burner 2.1 subscribes to. After all, SourceTec Software has just released the Sothink Blu-ray Burner 2.1 that inherited fast speed to burn Blu-ray discs and...

Asus BW-12D1S-U external 3D Blu-ray writer

04/11/2011, Asus scores another first with the BW-12D1S-U, where it is touted to be the fastest external 3D Blu-ray writer in the world. That title shouldn’t be too hard to earn considering how non-competitive this sector of peripherals are. Apart from making...

Samsung external 3-D Blu-ray combo drive

03/23/2011, Samsung has just announced their latest external 3-D Blu-ray combo drive, otherwise known as the SE-406A for easier reference. Sporting a slim design with an extremely compact footprint to make it nigh portable, this new external 3D Blu-ray drive will...

Plextor PX-LB950UE Blu-ray writer hits the deck

02/14/2011, Plextor has a spanking new external Blu-ray writer that was specially designed to be a speed demon – coming in the form factor of the PX-LB950UE. What does it offer underneath the hood? How about a 12x write speed for single-layer Blu-ray media and...

Panasonic DMR-BR30 Blu-ray recorder with swappable hard drives

01/12/2011, It’s not too hard to find Blu-ray recorders that feature integrated hard drives, but Panasonic’s DMR-BR30 that was announced for the Japanese market features a slot for swappable hard drives. The idea of this recorder is probably to mimic the...

Audiovox brings Blu-ray to the road

01/10/2011, Audiovox intends to bring high definition entertainment to the road with their latest automotive Blu-ray player, the AVDBR1. Out later this spring for $349, the AVDBR1 will usher in a new era of in-car entertainment by offering HDMI, composite and...

Pioneer 3D Blu-ray players come with iOS support

12/22/2010, Pioneer’s latest range of 3D Blu-ray players will now feature iOS support, where they include the BDP-430, Elite BDP-41FD and BDP-43FD. Of course, another shared function would be HDMI 1.4a connectivity that delivers stereoscopic 3D capability...