Sony VGX-XL3: Hometheater PC

March 2, 2007 by poeloq | 3 Comments

Sony has announced the VGX-XL3 Home Theater PC, which not only impresses with good looks but also with nice features – except for my obvious dislike of Blu-Ray compared to HD-DVD. Speaking of which, the VGX-XL3 doesn’t only offer a Blu-Ray drive but a Blu-Ray burner! Apart from Blu-Ray, the VGX-XL3 also offers a huge […]


Sony to cut Bluray player price to $599

February 27, 2007 by poeloq | 1 Comment

Sony is going to cut it’s Blu-ray player prices and will offer the new BDP-S300 for “just” $599, fairly cheap compared to prices now. It will also be the size of a standard large size DVD player and not bad looking at it either. More News on this as it breaks… [via Gizmodo]


60GB Sony PS3 in stock online, hardware specs for Europe release revealed

February 24, 2007 by aleks | Leave a Comment

The Sony PS3 model with 60GB is widely available at several online suppliers like Amazon, Gamestop, BestBuy and CircuitCity for the standard price of $599. Seems like the situation is calming down. No more paying $2000+ for a console on eBay, or camping at the local hardware store like the days before and after the […]


Samsung M55: Now with Blu-ray

February 22, 2007 by poeloq | Leave a Comment

Samsung has joined the Blu-ray camp, offering their Samsung M55 notebook with a blu-ray drive. The M55 is huge in size – and features: powered by an Intel 2.0GHz Core 2 Duo T7200 CPU and a whopping 2GB of RAM this beast isn’t going to find it difficult coping with Blu-ray discs running on the […]


Panasonic unveiled Hollywood Blu-ray Testing Center

February 3, 2007 by techbuzz | Leave a Comment

Traditional DVD will have to replace HD DVD format in the near future with the grand arrival of Blu-ray disc. Though HD DVD drives can be produced and sold easily, yet in comparison with Blu-ray in terms of storage capacity for content, it lags much behind. Nielsen VideoScan conducted a market research recently in the […]


Sony VAIO VGN-AR31S: Optional Blu-Ray

February 1, 2007 by poeloq | Leave a Comment

Sony is one of the obvious members of the Blu-Ray camp in the HD battle, and has now announced the Sony Vaio VGN-AR31S, which will have a optional Blu-Ray drive. Offering a Blu-Ray drive also means that Sony has equipped the VGN-AR31S with a large 17″ display that is HD capable. The hardware is also […]


HD DVD versus Blu-Ray – will the adult film industry decide again?

January 15, 2007 by poeloq | 3 Comments

VHS may be outdated now, but it did show one major influence in film format competition rules: the adult film industry. When the adult film industry started to use the VHS media for technical (longer playingtime) and legal (other companies did not want the adult film industry to use their format) reasons the battle between […]


LG’s BH 100 might not support HD DVD’s iHD

January 15, 2007 by techbuzz | Leave a Comment

It was at the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES), last week that LG brought forth the first player which could play Blu-Ray and HD DVD discs. “Total Hi Def” dual-format discs were also announced to be launched by mid-2007. The Unit capable of playing only DVD’s and not CD’s is named Super Multi Blue Player, […]


“Total Hi Def” dual-format discs to be launched by mid-2007

January 12, 2007 by techbuzz | Leave a Comment

The clash of the titans, that is, the war between two high-definition DVD formats – Blu-Ray, backed by a Sony led consortium and HD DVD, whose group is led by Toshiba Corp. has warmed up. This long drawn battle has led many to postulate that both the formats would co-exist side by side. However, Kevin […]


LG Electronics launches the only multi-format next-gen DVD player

January 9, 2007 by techbuzz | 1 Comment

South Korea’s LG Electronics has launched the so called Super Multi Blue Player at the 2007 International CES exhibition, that has just opened. The player, LG BH100, will be introduced in the he United States during the first quarter of 2007, and is the first player on the market with the capability to play both […]


Sony ships one million PS3 consoles to North America

January 8, 2007 by techbuzz | 2 Comments

Sony Computer Entertainment, the Japanese game giant, has finally met its goal of shipping one million PlayStation 3 video game consoles to North America by the end of 2006. In an announcement made by the company, it had stated goal of 2 million Play-Station 3s globally by the the end of 2006. Thus, the North […]