Samsung, Sony Blu-ray Players Get Firmware Update to Fix Compatibility…

Samsung and Sony both have firmware updates for their Blu-ray players today, with Samsung patching the BD-P1000 and BD-P1200 to fix compatibility problems found in several movies, and Sony applying updates for the BDP-S300 to address BD-Java compatibility in movie extras (a similar problem to the one identified here).… » 10/10/07 6:30pm 10/10/07 6:30pm

Dealzmodo: Samsung BD-P1000 Blu-ray Player, $500

The Samsung Blu-ray player, the BP-P1000, is finally cracking the $500 price mark, starting with Amazon. This player, which usually carries a price tag in the range of $700-$900 is now available for $499.77 and includes free shipping. Finally, there is a pretty solid Blu-ray player that carries the same, somewhat-nice… » 3/21/07 2:15pm 3/21/07 2:15pm

Samsung Shaves $100 off its First Born Blu-ray Player

Ok, so the price drop may seem minimal, but it looks like this is gonna make Samsung's BDP-1000 the most "affordable" standalone Blu-ray player on the market. You see as a result of the $100 price drop, stores like Best Buy and Circuit City are gonna follow suit, which means online retailers like Amazon will be… » 1/03/07 11:52am 1/03/07 11:52am

Samsung BD-P1000 Blu-ray Player Gets a Firmware Update

No official announcement from Samsung on what this firmware update for the BD-P1000, but everyone's been complaining about the softness in the picture quality and the DTS stuttering. Good news: the update fixes the stuttering. We don't have a BD-P1000 in house, but leave a comment let us know what else the firmware… » 10/20/06 8:45pm 10/20/06 8:45pm

Samsung BD-P1000 Blu-ray First-Gen Players Have Errors, Won't Be…

Samsung's just released a statement that the softness in video playback that some reviewers noted was due to an incorrect setting in the noise reduction chip. This setting, unfortunately for early-adopters, isn't user accessible. That means their only choice is to wait until September—says Samsung—to download a… » 7/20/06 9:39pm 7/20/06 9:39pm