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Denon launches DVD-1800BD Blu-ray player in the UK

Denon launches DVD-1800BD Blu-ray player in the UK

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Denon has announced the UK launch of its DVD-1800BD Blu-ray player, describing the device as "entry level" offering an "extremely attractive price point". The player boasts modest specs including Blu-ray Profile 1.1, or "Bonus View" but not the all-singing... >>

Sony BDP-350 and BDP-550 Blu-ray players launch in UK

Sony BDP-350 and BDP-550 Blu-ray players launch in UK

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Sony has announced the launch of its BDP-S350 and S550 Blu-ray players in the UK. With a 6-second start up time, the BDP-S350 offers 24p True Cinema, Bonus View, Sony's Precision Cinema HD Upscale, Precision Drive HD and BD-Live. The BD-Live functionality... >>

Pioneer launches four Blu-ray players in the UK

Pioneer launches four Blu-ray players in the UK

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Pioneer has announced its new line-up of four new Blu-ray disc players for the UK market, but only one will boast full, future-proof, Blu-ray spec including the interactive BD-Live functionality. In total four Blu-ray disc players will be introduced the... >>

Panasonic PZ81 to form centre of HD home

Panasonic PZ81 to form centre of HD home

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Today Panasonic outlined its vision of what it is calling the "Digital Hearth", and no, it isn’t a fireplace. Panasonic see their new Viera PZ81 as the centrepiece of your HD home cinema setting, backed up by the DMP-BD50, Panasonic's third-gen Blu-ray... >>

Denon launches affordable DVD-1800BD Blu-ray player

Denon launches affordable DVD-1800BD Blu-ray player

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Denon has announced a new Blu-ray player in the States, the DVD-1800BD at an "affordable" price point. With the price set at $749, the player boasts modest specs including Blu-ray Profile 1.1, or "Bonus View" but not the all-singing BD-Live features that... >>

Wal-Mart to sell $300 Blu-ray players

Wal-Mart to sell $300 Blu-ray players

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American retail giant Wal-Mart is to start selling Blu-ray players for under $300. Marking the cheapest starting price point yet for players in the format, even cheaper than the PS3 which sells for $399 in the States, the hardware on offer will be a Funai... >>

Pioneer launches Bonus View Blu-ray players

Pioneer launches Bonus View Blu-ray players

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Pioneer has announced the Elite BDP-05FD and Pioneer BDP-51FD BonusView Blu-ray Disc players in the States. Featuring picture-in-picture interactivity and a redesigned platform that claims to significantly improves overall performance, both players support... >>

Panasonic DMP-BD50 Blu-ray launched

Panasonic DMP-BD50 Blu-ray launched

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We brought you brief news of the Panasonic DMP-BD50, Panasonic's third gen Blu-ray disc player, from the CES show in January, but the device has now had a full US launch. Offering 1080p image quality, lossless Dolby TrueHD and DTS-HD Master Audio with... >>

Philips sets launch date for Blu-ray in the UK

Philips sets launch date for Blu-ray in the UK

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Philips has confirmed the launch timescale for its new Blu-ray player in the UK, Pocket-lint has learned. However Blu-ray fans looking to go Blu with Philips will have to wait another 7 months 'til October to get their hands on the yet-to-be-launched... >>

PS3 firmware update 2.20 brings BD-Live

PS3 firmware update 2.20 brings BD-Live

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Sony has announced that system software update v.2.20, for PlayStation 3, planned for release in late March, will add Blu-ray disc "Profile 2.0", that they are also calling BD-Live. This follows update 2.10's addition of the Bonus View Blu-ray profile... >>