The BDXL format that can store upwards of 100GB in a single disc has been around since last year, so they aren’t necessarily “new,” but they’re certainly rare. They’re also certainly awesome if you’re into saving every darn TV show that’s on your weekly schedule, since the high-capacity format will allow you to save hours
If you’re a 3D movie collector, then Avatar has got to be high on your wish list. Actually, it’s on everyone’s 3D movie wish list, since it’s pretty good. Problem is, Panasonic scored the exclusive rights to distribute the movie until February of 2012, which makes it a bit difficult to get a copy of
The 3D-capable Samsung LED HDTV series, made up of the LED7000, LED8000, and flagship LED9000 (a.k.a. “the 0.3-inch HDTV that comes with the really awesome remote”), will start shipping by March… at least in the UK, according to the announcement made during Samsung’s 2010 Forum in Vienna.
Ok, lots of players can actually flash a polite “Hello” when switched on (and unlike you, they never forget to say “goodbye” when turned off), but LG’s new flagship Blu-ray player does bring a few new features to the table. Besides its programmed politeness, the BD590 is listed as the only BD player to pack
Universal Studios Home Entertainment has announced that they’ll be releasing dual-format discs that contain both Blu-ray and DVD versions of their best titles. Built under the BD-59 spec, the new flipper discs combine a 50GB dual-layer Blue-ray format on one side and a 9GB dual-layer DVD format on the other.