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Bang & Olufsen announces TV with integrated Blu-ray player

Tweet If you’re in the market for some top quality home entertainment to enjoy your Blu-rays on this Christmas, you might be interested in Bang & Olufsen’s latest offering. The audiovisual aficionados announced this week an upgrade to its BeoVision 7-40 HDTV, adding an integrated Blu-ray player to the system. The Blu-ray player has BD […]

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IFA 2011 round-up: Part one

Tweet The tech fans amongst you might have been aware of the annual IFA conference which took part in Berlin earlier this month. It’s where all manner of consumer electronics manufacturers come together to showcase their latest products. Over two posts this week we’ll be giving you a round-up of the latest Blu-ray gear on […]

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US research shows Blu-ray uptake is rising

Tweet New figures from a leading US research company show the popularity of Blu-ray has risen significantly over the last year. Figures from the latest NPD report show a healthy level of growth in both the sales of Blu-ray Discs and Blu-ray Disc players. The report, called ‘Entertainment Trends in America’, showed a 15% rise […]

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Panasonic reveals two new 3D Blu-ray recorders

Tweet Panasonic has this week shown off two brand-new 3D Blu-ray recorders set for release in the next few months. As well as including full Blu-ray 3D support, the Panasonic DMR-BWT800 and DMR-BWT700 both include twin high-definition TV tuners, meaning users can record their favourite TV shows directly to a Blu-ray Disc. The DMR-BWT800 also […]

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10 of the Best Blu-ray Players

Tweet UK technology website TechRadar has recently compiled a list of its top 10 Blu-ray players available on the market now. Ranging from entry level to top-of-the-line, there are models to fit every budget from the modest to the extravagant. So if you’re in need of a new player, want to upgrade to a 3D […]

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3D Blu-ray sales figures set to rise

Tweet According to forecasts from market analysts IHS Screen Digest, consumer spending on 3D Blu-ray Discs in the US, UK, Germany and France will grow by a staggering 533% in 2011 compared to last year. 7.5 million BD3Ds are expected to fly off the shelves in contrast to 1.1 million discs sold in 2010 – […]

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Sony reveals its latest Blu-ray home cinema system

Tweet Sony treated Blu-ray fans recently when they announced the release of their new home cinema systems – the BDV-EF200, BDV-L600 and its flagship model the BDP-S780. The latter even comes with a range topping Blu-ray player which has Advanced IP Content Noise Reduction Pro technology, a Super Bit Mapping and is Skype enabled. Each […]

Philips unveils new Blu-ray players

Tweet [tweetmeme source= “blurayreporter” only_single=false] Philips has showcased its latest range of Blu-ray players – the ‘7000’, ‘5000’ and ‘3000’ series players, alongside a new portable model. The ‘7000’ and ‘5000’ series models are both 3D ready, with the 7000 also offering upscaling thanks to Philips’ ‘Cinema Perfect HD engine’. The ‘3000’ series is designed […]

German Blu-ray boom set to continue in 2011

Tweet [tweetmeme source= “blurayreporter” only_single=false] 2010 was a great year for German Blu-ray fans. TV broadcasters switched to HD, the 3D home theatre revolution began, and Blu-ray Discs continued to surge forward, with new figures showing that 12 million Blu-ray Discs were sold last year – almost double the previous year‚Äôs figure. The country is […]