Costco has ramped up their in-store Blu-ray promotion, with large stacks of Blu-ray players right when you come in the door. They have also added a huge new Blu-ray endcap in the DVD section of the store. The endcap includes a large display dedicated to Planet Earth on Blu-ray. Costco carries the Sony BDP-BX1 ($279.99), [...]
Amazon’s new Blu-ray sale, buy a Blu-ray player and 4 Warner Blu-ray movies and get $100 off. The players included in this sale are the 80GB Sony PS3, Samsung BD-P1500, and the Sylvania NB500SL9. The deal included 22 Warner Blu-ray titles inlcuding: Batman Begins, Syriana, and 10,000 BC.
If your in Canada and Profile 1.1 is your thing, good news! Sharp’s BD-HP21U and BD-HP50U have now arrived in Canada, giving you one less reason to cross the border this holiday season! The players will have a price tag of $349.99 and $479.99 respectively. The players feature, profile 1.1 support, HDMI 1.3 with x.v. [...]
Samsung has released new firmware for their BD-P2500/BD-P2550 Blu-ray players. The updates add Netflix’s “Watch Now” streaming video service to both players. Samsung has also added Pandora internet radio to the BD-P2550, which is a Best Buy exclusive model. We have received word that with a little firmware hacking, the BD-P2550 firmware should be able [...]
Netflix CEO Reed Hastings revealed today that less than 500,000 (roughly 6%) of Netflix users take advantage of their Blu -ray library. Speaking during a company earnings call, Mr. Hastings then went on to say he expects this number to rise as Blu-ray adoption increases. Mr. Hastings also stated interest in bringing more Netflix “Watch [...]
Costco joins the Samsung BD-P1500 discount club with a new sale price of $229.99 on the newly BD-Live enabled Blu-ray player. Best Buy/Circuit City are offering about the same discount when you factor in the value of the free Matrix Blu-ray Collection that they are including with the player. The best deal going is from [...]
Speaking at the notebooks event Steve Job made some controversial remarks regarding Blu-ray while revealing it’s future Apple devices. If you were hoping for a MacBook/MacBook Pro with Blu-ray support, your going to have to wait a while, Blu-ray is just a bag of hurt. It’s great to watch the movies, but the licensing of [...]
Amazon has a KILLER Blu-ray combo deal of the Samsung BD-P1500 + The Matrix Blu-ray Collection all for $209.00 !!!! UPDATE: price is now $222, still an awesome deal!
Here is the Blu-ray related stuff in the October 12th Best Buy Sunday Ad. Blu-ray Movies: Indiana Jones 4: Kingdom Of The Crystal Skull – $26.99 American Gangster – $19.99 Casino – $19.99 Mongol – $29.99 21 – $29.99 Ultimate Matrix Collection – $74.99 Blu-ray Players: Samsung BD-P2550 Blu-ray Player -$399.99 Samsung BD-P1500 Blu-ray Player [...]
Here is a sneak peek at the Blu-ray stuff in the October 12th 2008 Circuit City Sunday ad Blu-ray Movies: Indiana Jones 4: Kingdom Of The Crystal Skull – $29.99 21 – $17.99 Gridiron Gang – $17.99 The Holiday – $17.99 The Pursuit Of Happiness – $17.99 Hostel: Part II – $17.99 Reign Over Me [...]