Panasonic's DMP-BD50 Their First BD-Live Blu-ray Player

Today in NYC, Panasonic showed off its DMP-BD50, the company's first BD-Live Blu-ray 2.0 player—and the second in the market besides the PlayStation 3—setting the price at $700. It's an improvement over the DMP-BD30, which will stay on the market as a $500 step-down. In addition to BD-Live (and the requisite Ethernet… » 5/06/08 11:44am 5/06/08 11:44am

Coming Blu-ray 2.0 Update Makes PS3 Best Player Ever

As expected, the PS3 will become fully Blu-ray 2.0, or BD-Live, compatible with its next major software update, slated for "late March." The functionality will give upcoming movies the ability to go online for downloads—games, ringtones and bonus audio and video. No other Blu-ray player on the market has this capability, … » 3/20/08 8:48am 3/20/08 8:48am