Archive for October, 2008

First Look Studios and Ultimate Fighting Championship(R) Unveil Their First Blu-ray Title at a Competitive Price (Broadcast Newsroom)

LOS ANGELES, CA — (Marketwire) — 10/31/08 — First Look Studios and UFC® proudly announce the Blu-ray release of UFC® ULTIMATE COMEBACKS. This title marks UFC’s first foray into Blu-ray, aggressively priced at $24.98.
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Psystar fills Blu-ray gap on Macs (TG Daily)

Apple may be skipping the Blu-ray trend, which forces Apple users to agree with that strategy whether they like it or not. But those who do want a Blu-ray drive running under Mac OS X can purchase such a system, but they will have to buy it from Psystar. […]

Blu-ray is dead: the sequel (ZDNet)

Bill Hunt, Blu-ray defender? Over on The Digital Bits blogger Bill Hunt rebukes me for calling Blu-ray dead. Then he goes on to agree with almost everything I said - except for the conclusion. With friends like that, Blu-ray doesn’t need me! Industry cheerleader opinion: Bill says I don’t have the expertise to comment on […]

Stop Blu-ray discs from phoning home with AnyDVD HD (ZDNet)

Did you know that Blu-ray discs can report back to studios when you play a disc? Yep. The BD-Live feature (which was initially touted as a way of delivering extra content to customers - as though Blu-ray didn’t offer enough space in the first place) is being used by studios to keep track of how […]

The Last Emperor [Blu-ray] (Blu-ray)

The Last Emperor [Blu-ray] (Blu-ray)By John Lone
Buy new: $39.95$25.95 Customer tags: blu-ray(7), playstation 3(2), high definition(2), criterion collection, ps3

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Psystar puts Blu-ray on a Mac OS desktop first (BetaNews)

Although reportedly now in legal mediation talks with Apple, Mac clonemaker Psystar this week introduced Blu-ray — a technology not yet supported by Apple — in an optional drive for its Mac desktop PCs.
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Contest Reminder: Last Chance to Win Bond on Blu-ray and a PS3 [Contests] (Gizmodo)

If you are interested in scoring a shiny new PS3 and a set of six Blu-ray Bond flicks, today is your last day to submit the answers to our ten Bond-related questions. Check out the contest page for…
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Blu-ray Review: Casino Royale - Collector’s Edition (Blogcritics.org)

Casino Royale is rereleased to Blu-ray and DVD just in time for the next installment in the franchise. On November 14 the latest James Bond film, Quantum of Solace, will make its way into theaters. It features Daniel Craig as the licenced to kill double-O agent, Craig’s second outing in the role. Craig first […]