Rumor: Toshiba eyeing Blu-ray business?

June 30, 2009 by · 3 Comments 

During a shareholders meeting in Japan, Toshiba president Atsutoshi Nishida hinted at the possibility of Toshiba entering the Blu-ray market. “It makes no sense to decide not to enter the Blu-Ray market simply because we lost the DVD-format war. We cannot change the fact that we lost, but we would like to keep our options [...]

Target Deal: Free $50 Gift Card w/ Sony BDP-S360 Purchase

June 17, 2009 by · 2 Comments 

Just in time for Fathers day, Target has a deal on the Sony BDP-S360 in which you get a $50 Target gift card with purchase. The deal is going on now through this Saturday (June 20th),  which is the day before Fathers day. The Price for the Sony BDP-S360 is $299.99.

Sony BDP-BX2 Blu-ray Player is Coming to a Costco Near You

June 3, 2009 by · 11 Comments 

The Sony BDP-BX2 Blu-ray player should be hitting the shelves of most Costco warehouses within a week or two. We noticed a full page Sony ad mentioning the BDP-BX2 in the June issue of “The Costco Connection” magazine, which is sent out to all Costco members. The BDP-BX2 looks to be a Costco only version [...]

Sony BDP-S360 Blu-ray Player Now at Your Local Wal-Mart

May 21, 2009 by · 3 Comments 

Sony’s new BDP-S360 should be on the shelf at your local Wal-Mart stores. The BDP-S360 is priced at $288.00 which seems a little over priced for the feature set that Sony is offering with this player. Sitting right next to the Sony player is the Samsung BD-P1590 player that includes Pandora internet radio, as well [...]

Samsung BD-P1590 Blu-ray Player Spotted at Wal-Mart

May 7, 2009 by · 5 Comments 

It looks like the store specific model bandits have struck again. This time the culprit is Samsung BD-P1590 Blu-ray player, which looks to be an exact clone of Samsung’s BD-P1600 (MSRP 299$). The BD-P1590 is on sale now at your local Wal-Mart for $248.00. Our local store had just received a shipment of 5 of [...]

Momitsu Promises Cheap Region Free Blu-ray Player

April 17, 2009 by · 3 Comments 

The BDP-899 Blu-ray player is touting region free playback for both Blu-ray and DVD with a price point that is easy on the wallet. For a mere $349 you will be able to purchase a region free, profile 2.0 Blu-ray player, specifications are available below, Upscales DVDs to 1080p BD-Live ready HDMI Deep Colour Support [...]

Panasonic DMP-BD605 Blu-ray Player Lands at Costco

April 1, 2009 by · 24 Comments 

Panasonic has released it’s DMP-BD605 Blu-ray as a Costco exclusive model. The player is priced at $279.99, and as far as we can tell is the same exact player as the Panny DMP-BD60 (but with a free HDMI cable included in the box). We have a feeling this is to reduce the amount of returns [...]

Blu-ray Accounts For 24% of DVD Player Sales In Denver

March 19, 2009 by · 3 Comments 

ABC News has a new story called “Blue Skies for Blu-ray” which is pretty much an overview of Blu-ray’s recent news, with a little caveat at the end of the story about the Digital Downloads threat to Blu-ray’s future. One interesting tidbit that was mentioned is that in Denver, Blu-ray (players) have a 24% market [...]

Are Your 7.1 Blu-ray Discs Playing Properly?

March 4, 2009 by · 17 Comments 

We’re well aware that the number of 7.1 home theaters out there today are vastly outnumbered by the 5.1 configuration, but nonetheless, we felt that this was something worth bringing to your attention. In the past, we’ve had no issues with our DTS-MA 7.1 discs, at least not up until last night. The anomaly came [...]

Samsung BD-P1600 Blu-ray Player Spotted at Best Buy

March 4, 2009 by · Leave a Comment 

In these trying times, most people look at the price first before the features. Here’s a Samsung Blu-ray player whose price tag your eyes might want to lock on. The Samsung BD-P1600 is capable of Netflix streaming. To get BD-Live though, you’re going to need to throw in a USB storage device. While this Blu-ray [...]

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