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Star Wars The Complete Saga on Blu-ray Hits September 16

The release date for Star Wars: The Complete Saga is now set for September 16th - a Friday. The three Star Wars Blu-ray box sets, Star Wars: The Complete Saga, Star Wars: Original Trilogy and Star Wars: Prequel Trilogy, was...

Netflix Drops Add to DVD Queue from Streaming Devices

Netflix today announced on its blog that it’s removing the “Add to DVD Queue” feature from streaming devices causing a revolt amongst Netflix users. Thus, you will no longer be able to add titles to your DVD queue from your iPhone,...

Panasonic Adds Skype Voice & Video Calling to New Panasonic Blu-Ray Players

Panasonic and Skype today announced that Skype Voice & Video calling will be added to new 2011 Viera CAST-enabled Panasonic Blu-Ray players. Skype already had a partnership deal with Panasonic to bring video & voice calling to Panasonic HDTVs...

Netflix Increases Blu-ray Prices from $1 to $4!

Just got this email from Netflix saying they are increasing my Blu-ray access from $1 to $4 per month. What the hell? I have to pay 4 times what I was paying before? Way to screw your most loyal...

Blu-ray Defies Recession with Christmas Sales Exceeding DVD

More proof that my prediction of a Blu-ray Christmas is coming true... According to the Blu-ray Disc Association, British consumers bought 462,500 Blu-ray discs in November, an increase of 165% from October. They put out a release with a...

Christmas Blu-ray player + Netflix = A Very Blue Christmas

I have a Blu-ray player on my Christmas list that I hope to get. Santa Claus hasn't failed me yet. I also have a subscription to Netflix and planned on upgrading it to the Blu-ray package for an additional...

The Top Holiday Gift Choices? Is It Blu-ray? Or Not?

You've seen the recent blogs about how nine of the top 10 best-selling items so far this holiday shopping season are gadgets -- but how about them Ugg boots!Seriously, we've seen how this is the season of Blu-ray and this...

It's Going to be a Blu-ray Christmas

Some experts are skeptical about whether consumers will buy Blu-ray DVD players this Christmas - I am not one of them. Many are saying it's going to be a "blue" Blu-ray Christmas. I disagree. I went shopping for a...

Anybody Buying Blu-ray?

There are ads for them all over the place as everybody seems to be pushing Blu-ray as the better version of DVD -- much like DAT was the new audio cassette (but at least that's digital vs. analog, not better...

How Low Can Blu-ray Go?

If you've got any cash, this may be a truly wonderful season to buy all the gadgets you want -- it's list the Xmas shopping season isn't even waiting to Halloween this year (forget about Thanksgiving!).Try this one on for...

Less Merry Xmas: Sony Keeping PS3 Pricing As Is

Sony has ruled out cutting the price of the PlayStation 3 console before Christmas, insisting that the PS3 is better value than rivals half its price.(Maybe time to rethink that in today's -- or at least last week's -- economy?)With...

Is It Time for 3D TV?

With such television makers as Samsung and Panasonic unveiling flat-screen sets that are capable of displaying 3-D content, the format is widely considered the next leap forward in TV technology. So far, 3-D programming has been about stunts and gimmicks rather...

Make Mine Memorex: Nice Blu-ray for $269

Memorex is doing its part to lower Blu-ray prices with the upcoming release of its MVBD-2510 Blu-ray player.The MVBD-2510 features 1080p playback at either 24p or 60p frame rates.Audio playback includes: Dolby TrueHD, Dolby Digital Plus and DTS-HD High Resolution...

Microchip Celebrates 50th Today!

Notebooks, smart phones, Blu-ray players -- name a gadget, and it probably wouldn't exist today without the tiny little integrated circuit (IC).Not only did the IC give rise to the modern consumer electronics industry, but it has also kept that...

We Keep Doin' the Gadget Redo ...

Consumers remain willing to spend money on consumer electronics -- for replacing older units or buying new ones with more advanced technology -- even though most homes already own those same products, according to a new report from The NPD...

Only Another 5 Years for Blu-ray?

Talk about putting the kiss of death on a format that has just ever so barely just arrived, Samsung has said that it sees the Blu-ray format only lasting a further five years before it is replaced by another format...

How about a Blu-ray/VHS Combi?

A Blu-ray disc recorder and a VHS video tape machine may seem unlikely bedfellows, but that hasn't stopped Panasonic from wrapping them up together in the same box for the DMR-BR630V. The 630V can write at six times speed, has...

Teaching an Old Blockbuster a New Trick

Blockbuster to roll out DVD rental kiosks!  Yes, in another tactical shift, Blockbuster will begin testing 50 DVD rental kiosks to compete with Redbox, which rents DVDs for $1 per night.According to The Hollywood Reporter and Variety, Blockbuster plans to roll out 10,000...

Looks Like 1080p is Coming

Now it looks like Dish Network will be giving us true 1080p HD! In its press release, the company says that in addition to a host of 17 new national high-definition channels, it will also offer pay-per-view movies in...

Can We Do Anything about iPod Audio Quality?

In the iPod age, music sound quality has been dumbed down to "Fisher-Price toy" levels, said one of my all time favorite rockers, Neil Young, at Fortune's Brainstorm Tech Conference."Apple has taken a detour down the convenience highway," he said,...

"Why Blu?" Sweepstakes could land you a Sony PS3

Sony Pictures Home Entertainment and Blu-ray have teamed up with Brickfish to launch the "Why Blu?" campaign at http://www.brickfish.com/Entertainment/whyblu?tab=entries&=blu_pr.The campaign asks entrants to create a poster, ad or video highlighting the "supreme quality" of Blu-ray Discs.The grand prize winner, selected...

Blu-ray Buy 2 DVDs, Get 1 Free Promotion

Cool Blue-ray promotion from Amazon I thought I'd share. Buy 2 Blu-ray DVDs get 1 DVD free. Sweet! I keep threatening to buy a Blu-ray player, specifically a Sony PS3, but I just can't seem to pull the trigger. Could...

Look Ma, No HDTV Wires!

No wires!   Love that concept no matter how you mean it! Belkin's FlyWire now makes it possible to place your HDTV where you want--without cables. Featuring an intuitive and simple setup, FlyWire wirelessly connects devices such as Blu-ray...

Blu-ray Going Under $300 -- Will Market Take Off?

Wal-Mart plans to break the consumer sweet spot under-$300 price point barrier on Blu-ray players this month, according to a report on Pocket-lint.co.uk. Traditionally, consumer products really start to take off when they drop under the $300 level (at...

Blu-ray in Your Plans?

Seems that Blu-ray sales have not taken off, despite the all-but-official demise of HD DVD. You can read more at Ars Technica here. Really hard not to see why, when prices remain high and supply remains low -- besides,...
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