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Time to ditch your Blu-Rays: 300GB discs on the way next year!  

Monday 10 March at 10:08am

Time to ditch your Blu-Rays: 300GB discs on the way next year!

by The Gadget Show

We heard last year that Sony and Panasonic have teamed up to make a next-gen optical disc that can store up to 300GB, and it looks like it’s now coming in quick! The two tech giants have just…

Sony working on 4K discs: Time to bin your Blu-rays?  

Tuesday 30 July at 10:13am

Sony working on 4K discs: Time to bin your Blu-rays?

by The Gadget Show

Just re-purchased your favourite movies on Blu-ray so you can see them in HD? We’ve got good and bad news for you today if so: Sony and Panasonic have teamed up to develop a next-generation optical…

New Xbox 720 out Christmas 2013 with Blu-ray and built-in Kinect!  

Tuesday 03 April at 10:15am

New Xbox 720 out Christmas 2013 with Blu-ray and built-in Kinect!

by The Gadget Show

As E3 2012 draws closer so do rumours of the next generation of home consoles. A new report suggests that the next Xbox console has been confirmed for a Christmas 2013 release, with a Blu-ray drive,...

Microsoft: no Blu-ray drive for Xbox 360  

Friday 24 September at 2:11pm

Microsoft: no Blu-ray drive for Xbox 360

by The Gadget Show

Microsoft has ruled out ever fitting the Xbox 360 with a Blu-ray drive, claiming the disc format is going to be “passed by” as a format.Blu-ray support has been a central part of the Sony PS3’s…

Latest Eee Box gets Blu-ray  

Thursday 14 January at 11:53am

Latest Eee Box gets Blu-ray

by The Gadget Show

Asus has tossed a built-in Blu-ray player into its latest Eee Box’s bag of techy tricks. ...

Marantz launches 'budget' Blu-ray deck  

Monday 04 January at 3:57pm

Marantz launches 'budget' Blu-ray deck

by The Gadget Show

We’re fully paid-up fans of Marantz’s stunning UD9004 universal Blu-ray deck – an all-singing, all-dancing player that delivers peerless playback of not only BD and DVD discs, but also DVD-Audio and…

NAD powers in with premium Blu-ray player  

Monday 18 January at 1:28pm

NAD powers in with premium Blu-ray player

by The Gadget Show

High-end home entertainment specialist NAD has announced its Masters Series M56 Blu-ray player, featuring a host of cutting-edge features and a price tag close to £2,000. ...

Denon unleashes Blu-ray beast Cara  

Monday 08 February at 11:46am

Denon unleashes Blu-ray beast Cara

by The Gadget Show

We’ve seen a good few upmarket Blu-ray disc spinners in recent months, and AV high-ender Denon has inevitably decided to get in on the act too with the S-5BD, or the Cara as it will be known in…

Marantz outs multi-talented Melody Movie  

Wednesday 17 November at 9:55am

Marantz outs multi-talented Melody Movie

by The Gadget Show

Marantz may not be the first name you think of when it comes to Blu-ray players, but then again this is no ordinary Blu-ray player.The Marantz Melody Movie is a home cinema box that’s obsessed with…

Next Xbox will play Blu-Ray, get Kinect 2 say sources  

Thursday 26 January at 8:42am

Next Xbox will play Blu-Ray, get Kinect 2 say sources

by The Gadget Show

As new Xbox 720 rumours continue to mount, it has been claimed that the next generation Xbox console will finally ditch the traditional DVD format, and instead opt for Blu-Ray playback. ...

Toshiba launches Blu-ray/DVD/VHS combo  

Thursday 03 February at 7:47am

Toshiba launches Blu-ray/DVD/VHS combo

by The Gadget Show

In a perfect world our home cinema collection would compromise a neat stack of all our favourite titles and TV series on shiny new Blu-ray discs waiting to be shown off on our brand new flat-screen…

Toshiba to join Blu-ray party (finally)  

Monday 10 August at 9:21am

Toshiba to join Blu-ray party (finally)

by Fwd Tech

Toshiba may have been one off HD-DVD’s sternest supporters during the great Hi-Def format war, but now the dust has settle on Blu-ray’s victory the home cinema company is preparing to swallow its…