Blu-ray Player News
4K Blu-ray standard confirmed18 February 2015
UHD Blu-ray headed for shops by end of 2015
More details on Ultra HD Blu-ray confirmed at CES 201510 January 2015
Name and specs revealed ahead of 2015 launch
Panasonic reveals 4K Blu-ray player prototype07 January 2015
World's first 4K Blu-ray player on display at CES 2015
First 4K Blu-ray players will be on sale by end of 201505 September 2014
Physical media plans to roll with the Ultra HD
Sony and Panasonic commit to Blu-ray replacement by 201630 July 2013
Sony and Panasonic have announced that they're developing a new 300GB optical disc format to be launched by the end of 2015
Blu-ray Is Peaking, Will Be Old Tech In 4 Years, Says Roku CEO14 June 2012
The CEO of media streaming brand Roku believes that Blu-ray is about to peak and people won’t be using disc players four years from now.
Tesco Offering Free Online Versions Of DVDs01 December 2011
Thanks to its deal with blinkbox, Tesco is offering free online versions of film to those who purchase a physical DVD or Blu-ray.
Tron: Legacy01 October 2011
The final 3D Blu-ray to come under scrutiny in this round up is actually a pretty spectacular visual success for the most part – so long as your 3D display is up to it.
Despicable Me01 October 2011
As well as being a fun film, Despicable Me is another pretty impressive animated argument for 3D.
Alice In Wonderland01 October 2011
Tim Burton’s quirky telling of Lewis Carroll’s classic tale is yet another film that wasn’t shot in 3D but was converted to 3D in post production.
The Green Hornet01 October 2011
From the trailers, this comic book movie adaptation looked full of 3D promise.
Clash Of The Titans01 October 2011
If Avatar is 3D’s poster boy, then Clash of the Titans is the black sheep everyone would rather forget about.
Monsters Vs Aliens01 October 2011
This has become another classic bit of 3D demo material, especially the sequence on the Golden Gate Bridge.
Tangled01 October 2011
Animated films account for a disproportionately high proportion of the 3D film ‘canon’, - especially if, like Tangled, their visuals are generated by computers.
Round-up of 10 3D Blu-ray movies: Thor01 October 2011
Branagh refused to direct Thor in 3D on the actually pretty reasonable grounds that he didn’t feel comfortable shooting such a large-scale production using techniques.
Pirates of The Caribbean: On Stranger Tides01 October 2011
Like Avatar, the fourth installment in the Pirates of the Caribbean series was actually shot using 3D cameras.
Round-up of 10 3D Blu-ray movies: Avatar01 October 2011
The film that kickstarted Hollywood’s current 3D love-in also happens to be far and away the best 3D Blu-ray we’ve seen to date.
Onkyo Updates Blu-ray Range With BD-SP80905 July 2011
Onkyo has unveiled its latest Blu-ray deck, the BD-SP809, with network connectivity as well as a hefty price tag of £499.
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