NetBlender Set To Release BD Live Functionality

January 12, 2009 by · Leave a Comment 

For some time, the best independent BD-authoring software application — NetBlender’s DoStudio — has been lacking in the realm of BD Live capabilities… until now.  Yesterday, NetBlender announced plans to release their very own BD Live solution, NetBlender Live. While the feature won’t be realeased until Q2 2009 — according to the press release found [...]

BD+ Cracked Again

December 30, 2008 by · 3 Comments 

The much hated Slysoft have announced the latest revision of BD+ has been cracked! Dubbed the AnyDVD HD update version, was previously estimated to take a few months to develop by Slysoft when word of the recently uncrackable BD+ update was released. Slysoft instead cracked the newest update in a matter of weeks. Those [...]

First Hybrid Blu-ray/DVD Title Announced

December 24, 2008 by · 15 Comments 

One of the major advantages HD DVD had over Blu-ray was undoubtedly the ability to have the DVD and HD DVD copy of a movie in the same box. It seemed like a love/hate thing but the DVD Forum heard positive things, with retailers urging studios to continue produces the combo discs as they were [...]

New 16 layer 400GB Blu-ray Discs Backwards Compatible?

December 3, 2008 by · 10 Comments 

At a IT event in Taipei, in a rather vague statement, Pioneer confirmed the 16 layer 400GB Blu-ray disc will be backwards compatible with existing players. The technology of the super multi-layer read-only disc is based on Blu-ray Disc (BD) with a breakthrough in material of reflective layers, according to Pioneer High Fidelity Taiwan. The [...]

Disney Goes EULA Crazy On Sleeping Beauty Blu-ray

October 8, 2008 by · 14 Comments 

We couldn’t wait to check out Sleeping Beauty, it being the first Blu-ray release from Disney’s animation vault.  Our excitement turned to annoyance when we were greeted with a BD-Live update

Blu-Con 1.0 Announced and Dated

October 2, 2008 by · Leave a Comment 

You might be wondering, what the hell is Blu-Con!?!?! Blu-Con is a day long event held by the BDA to talk about, and promote Blu-ray.

6x BD-Rs Go On Sale In America

September 19, 2008 by · Leave a Comment 

Imation is bringing 6x BD-R’s to America

We Just Want Our Bookmarks Back, Blu-ray

July 28, 2008 by · 27 Comments 

O.k., we know full well that “bookmarking” wasn’t the hottest feature on HD DVD, but we’ll be honest, it was one of our most favorite, and underrated features on the ill-fated format.

First Blu-ray Test Center Opens in China

July 9, 2008 by · 2 Comments 

Engadget reports that the first Blu-ray disc testing facility has just opened up in China,

The Future Of Interactivity: Part Deux

May 15, 2008 by · 1 Comment 

Although it feels like just yesterday when we were all giddy about Imagion’s Dynamic HD features, our search for a Blu-ray equivalent may have just come to end. Enter Biddle, an extremely exciting tech offering from the Korean based company, Dreamer, that aims to change the way we use our Blu-ray players forever. Having accumulated [...]

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