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

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 6:30pm10/10/07 6:30pm

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

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 9:39pm7/20/06 9:39pm