Blu-ray

  • Samsung first to market in Australia with 4K, Ultra HD Blu-Ray player

    Samsung Electronics Australia has announced the local availability of the Samsung 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray player. If you’ve got a 4K TV and are searching for new content sources, then it looks like we’re going one more round with optical media. The UHD Blu-ray player went on sale from...
  • The future of movie distribution: Plays everywhere.

    There’s a lot of talk lately of the digital distribution of movies vs the traditional DVD model. That’s all about to change with movie studios finally providing a way to consume content in a variety of formats. The hit movie from 2011, Rise of the Planet of the Apes...
  • Avatar Extended Collector’s Edition coming Nov 24, 2010

    Not content with making more than 2.7 billion (with a B) at the box office, Twentieth Century Fox have announced global release details for Avatar Extended Collectors Edition. It comes in two forms, Blu-ray and old school DVD, each containing 3 discs. The new updated versions with 16 extra...
  • Sharp integrate Blu-ray burning to TVs, copy protection? disc cost ?

    Whilst the television technology break-throughs of recent years have largely been the realm of LG, Sharp says ‘Not so fast’, busting out their new sets complete with Blu-ray burning capability. This offers many magnitudes of storage over that of DVD. My biggest question about this technology is how they...
  • Sony open Blu-ray plant in NSW, Australia – tonight !!

    Tonight, Sony are opening a multi-million dollar Blu-ray manufacturing plant. Apparently us Aussies love our Blu-ray (I can vouch for that). Question is, are we going to see cheaper blu-ray costs if they don’t have to pay for international shipping ? Also I’m pretty much going to stop buying...