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4K Blu-ray will be available in time for Christmas... 2015

4K Blu-ray will be available in time for Christmas... 2015

By 5 September 2014

Finally a solid state 4K disc is on its way bringing Ultra High Definition movies and TV shows via Blu-ray in time for Christmas 2015. The Blu-ray Disc Association has told Pocket-lint that it has cracked the art of cramming 4K UHD content onto current... >>

Hobbit: Desolation of Smaug Blu-ray set comes with free Hobbit Lego

Hobbit: Desolation of Smaug Blu-ray set comes with free Hobbit Lego

By 21 March 2014

Sainsbury's UK supermarket chain has announced it will soon offer a Blu-ray version of The Hobbit: Desolation of Smaug alongside an exclusive Hobbit-themed Lego set. Warner Bros. Pictures' The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug is the second installment... >>

Sony and Panasonic team up to create 1TB Archival Disc, could replace Blu-ray

Sony and Panasonic team up to create 1TB Archival Disc, could replace Blu-ray

By 10 March 2014

Archival Disc is the name given to a new project that Sony and Panasonic have teamed up to create. It could offer a next-generation alternative to Blu-ray discs. The plan is to offer a more secure optical disc storage method for professional use as archiving... >>

4K Blu-ray discs confirmed by the Blu-ray Disc Association

4K Blu-ray discs confirmed by the Blu-ray Disc Association

By 13 January 2014

After CES 2014, where a selection of 4K TVs were on show, and Netflix announced its 4K content, the Blu-ray Disc Association (BDA) has announced it will release 4K Blu-ray discs. While the future may be in streamed 4K UHD content, Blu-ray discs will... >>

Sainsbury's to ditch online sales of games, books, music, Blu-rays and DVDs

Sainsbury's to ditch online sales of games, books, music, Blu-rays and DVDs

By 21 November 2013

UK high street supermarket chain Sainsbury's has announced that it will cease selling physical entertainment products online, with an eye to switching its internet retail experience to digital downloads. From March 2014, the store will not sell physical... >>

Sony PS4 won't support 3D Blu-ray movies at launch

Sony PS4 won't support 3D Blu-ray movies at launch

By 14 November 2013

Sony just confirmed there's yet another feature that won't be available at launch for the PlayStation 4 - and that's the ability to play 3D Blu-ray movies. The console's current online user guide features a list of discs that will not be supported by... >>

4K Blu-ray discs leaked, manage a whopping 100GB capacity

4K Blu-ray discs leaked, manage a whopping 100GB capacity

By 12 September 2013

The Blu-ray Disc Association may not have announced the 4K disc just yet but a manufacturer has taken the plunge already. Disc creator Singlus has revealed that it will be one company, "that provides the machine technology for three-layer Blu-ray Discs... >>

Breaking Bad: The Complete Series out on Blu-ray 25 November, comes with Los Pollos Hermanos apron

Breaking Bad: The Complete Series out on Blu-ray 25 November, comes with Los Pollos Hermanos apron

By 10 September 2013

Walter White and Jesse Pinkman will have finally settled their differences soon, as Breaking Bad comes to a close. While that's sad news there's light at the end of the meth lab tunnel. Breaking Bad: The Complete Series will arrive in Blu-ray and DVD... >>

Sony expands 'Mastered in 4K' Blu-ray collection with 5 new titles, including Spider-Man 2

Sony expands 'Mastered in 4K' Blu-ray collection with 5 new titles, including Spider-Man 2

By 23 July 2013

While the world awaits affordable 4K content and the home entertainment kit to play it on, Sony has confirmed the second wave of Blu-rays in its "Mastered in 4K" collection. Spider-Man 2, Godzilla, Men in Black, Moneyball and Pineapple Express join the... >>

Pioneer launches value for money BDP-160 Blu-ray player crammed full of features

Pioneer launches value for money BDP-160 Blu-ray player crammed full of features

By 10 July 2013

Pioneer has announced the £129 BDP-160 Blu-ray player, which launches with a host of features normally found on more-expensive kit. It comes with Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA and app support for Pioneer's own ControlApp, which allows you to send video straight... >>