Sony UBP-X800 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray Player Debuts

[CES 2017] Sony ups the ante when it comes to Blu-ray players at this year’s CES, introducing the UBP-X800 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray player which will definitely do its part in order to wow your senses. Meant to deliver a more enhanced, connected, and immersive viewing experience for the masses, this highly anticipated Ultra HD Blu-ray universal player ought to find a spot in any home without too much of […]


Samsung BD-D7000 Blu-ray player begins to ship

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 can of worms altogether. I digress, and here are further details concerning the Samsung BD-D7000 Blu-ray player.This is a compact device as you […]


Toshiba SD-BD3 offers you the bare bones Blu-ray experience

I remember back in the day when High Definition video started to make its mark in the world of home theaters, and there were two new optical standards that were duking it out – Blu-ray and HD DVD. Of course, Sony-backed Blu-ray won in the end, but not before Microsoft and Toshiba’s collaboration with the HD DVD standard put up a good fight. It all seemed pretty even at first, […]


Audiovox brings Blu-ray to the road

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 component video connectivity, although viewing 1080p video on a 4″ or even 7″ display isn’t going to do much for the eyes, but at least you do give those Blu-ray […]


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Pioneer 3D Blu-ray players come with iOS support

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 alongside 36-bit color support – this happens only when the source and the TV support it. In addition, you will get Pioneer’s very own iControlAV iOS app which is available for free over at […]


Audiovox ready to ship Blu-ray player for vehicles

CES 2011 is not here just yet, as it is a couple of months away, but that doesn’t mean companies cannot tease you with upcoming offerings, right? Audiovox has introduced their latest Blu-ray player for cars, shipping the $349 device sometime in July next year. This device also picked up a CES Innovations award, where it will target families who own large libraries of Blu-ray discs and want to watch […]


FCC checks out Vizio’s 3D Blu-ray player

Since stereoscopic 3D support is the big thing these days, it makes perfect sense for Vizio to jump into the fray with their latest VBR333/VBR3334 3D Blu-ray player that has made its way to the FCC, bringing along with it 802.11 b/g/n Wi-Fi connectivity to boot. An FCC filing this early might suggest it will be able to hit the market in time for the holiday shopping season, although do […]


Samsung Blu-ray player snubs Warner, Universal movies after firmware update

One good thing about Blu-ray players would be their ability to receive firmware updates from time to time that helps lengthen the longevity of the device, unlike older VHS, CD and DVD players. While most updates go along without a hitch, Samsung’s latest v2.09 firmware update that targets its 2009 BD-Px600 line of players have run into a wall – owners who performed the upgrade have reported that their Blu-ray […]


Inkel VR-654BD Blu-ray player offers integrated 7.1-channel AV receiver

Blu-ray players are getting much more common in homes across America these days, although it is nowhere near the proliferation rate of the Sony PS3. Well, Inkel ups the ante (in South Korea, at least) with the VR-654BD Blu-ray player that comes equipped with a built-in 7.1-channel AV receiver to make full use of your spanking new home theater system. Apart from the given Blu-ray and DVD support, the device […]


Philips Blu-ray players to come with BLOCKBUSTER On Demand

Philips Blu-ray players has been touted to ship with BLOCKBUSTER On Demand, opening up another avenue for BLOCKBUSTER to offer consumers with instant access to the latest movies that were recently shown on the silver screen. We’re talking about new movie releases from Blockbuster that will work in tandem with Philips’ 5320 and 7320 Blu-ray models. Could this very well be the first Blu-ray player that you will seriously consider […]


Toshiba BDX2500 and BDX2700 Blu-ray players

Blu-ray players have been around for some years already, and while pricing isn’t as low as DVD players, they have certainly fallen down to acceptable levels across a wide range of the population – Stateside, at least. Well, this could prove to be fertile grounds for Toshiba as they introduce a couple of Blu-ray players – the Toshiba BDX2500 and BDX2700. Both machines offer Wi-Fi connectivity, Netflix support and VUDU […]


Panasonic DMP-BDT300 3D Blu-ray disc player

Panasonic has just rolled out its first 3D Blu-ray disc player, known as the DMP-BDT300. This model will boast Panasonic’s UniPhier LSI chip that allows the device to cope with the throughput required to display nearly double the information compared to a regular Blu-ray movie. It is full well capable of outputting in full HD, while boasting an array of high-end image processing technologies to which will be able to […]


Sony BDP-S740 3D-ready Blu-ray player

Sony has just outed its first 3D-ready Blu-ray player known as the BDP-S740, where a firmware upgrade that will roll out later this summer will enable viewers to enjoy 3D content with the player. The BDP-S470 is also a social beast, allowing users to stream content from Amazon, Netflix, YouTube, Slacker, NPR and Sony among others. Heck, there is also a brand new iPhone app known as BD Remote which […]


Sony Bravia TV sports built-in Blu-ray player

Still don’t have a Blu-ray player in your living room? Why not kill two birds with one stone if you’re thinking of upgrading your current standard definition TV to one of those newfangled HDTVs? Sony has just the thing with their latest Bravia TV which will come in 32″ and 40″ sizes, known as the KDL-32EX40B and KDL-40EX40B. As it is under the Bravia umbrella, you can expect staples such […]