Netflix, Pandora Added To Samsung BD-P2550 Blu-ray Player

October 23, 2008 by · 4 Comments 

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 [...]

Playboy Phasing Out DVD, Going All Digital

October 22, 2008 by · Leave a Comment 

Playboy has announced plans to phase out their DVD releases in the coming months due to a recent decline in sales. They are phasing out their DVD production in favor of Digital Distribution. Christine Hefner, the daughter of Playboy founder Hugh Hefner had this to say: We will continue to deliver more of our content [...]

Blu-ray New Releases for October 21st 2008

October 21, 2008 by · Leave a Comment 

The following are the Blu-ray new releases for Tuesday, October 21st, 2008. Africas Super Seven Razor Digital Entertainment/Magic Play Retail: $24.99 Amazon: $17.95 America the Beautiful Concert Hot Spot Retail: $34.99 Amazon: $25.95 Casino Royale Sony Pictures Retail: $38.96 Amazon: $26.95 Diary of the Dead Weinstein Company Retail: $29.95 Amazon: $19.95 Die Another Day Fox/MGM [...]

Amazon Blu-ray Buy 2 Get 1 Free Deal, 147 Titles Included

October 21, 2008 by · Leave a Comment 

Amazon is having a big “Buy 2 Get 1 Free Deal” on 147 Blu-ray titles. The deal started today, and includes the awesome Blu-ray version of Discovery Channel’s “When We Left Earth – The NASA Missions.” We have this 4 disc set and highly recommend it to our readers. We sure hope Amazon brings back [...]

Netflix: 6% of Subscribers Use Blu-ray

October 21, 2008 by · 2 Comments 

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 [...]

Baby Mama Blu-ray Winner Announced

October 19, 2008 by · Leave a Comment 

Andrew is the winner of the Baba Mama Blu-ray disc! Winner picked via nuber seq. New giveaway starts on tuesday!

Amazon Juggernaut: The Dark Knight Blu-ray

October 17, 2008 by · Leave a Comment 

We reported last Friday the Blu-ray version of “The Dark Knight” went to #2 on the DVD ranking list. Well the next day it had overtaken the #1 spot, and has held onto it ever since. We wonder how long this craziness can go on for. Do you think it can possibly hold on [...]

Samsung BD-P1500 Only $229.99 at Costco

October 15, 2008 by · 2 Comments 

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 [...]

Steve Jobs: Blu-ray is Just A Bag of Hurt

October 14, 2008 by · 1 Comment 

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 [...]

Blu-ray New Releases for October 14 2008

October 14, 2008 by · Leave a Comment 

The following are the Blu-ray new releases for Tuesday October 14, 2008. American Gangster Universal Studios Retail: $29.98 Amazon: $19.95 Casino Universal Studios Retail: $29.98 Amazon: $20.95 Constantine Warner Home Video Retail: $28.99 Amazon: $19.95 Coral Reef Adventure Image Entertainment Retail: $24.98 Amazon: $16.95 Cosmic Voyage/Destiny in Space Imax Retail: $28.99 Amazon: $19.95 Dolphins Image [...]