Category Archives: Blu-ray & HD DVD Players

Samsung BD-P1500 Blu-ray Player Review

Samsung have been making noises in the Blu-ray market for some time now. But does their latest player offer enough to convince you to switch from your humble DVD? We…

Panasonic DMP-BD30 1.1 Blu-Ray Player Review

The Panasonic DMP-BD30 is the world’s first Profile 1.1 Blu-ray player. A certain amount of deserved fanfare is in order, as some of you will be aware that the BD…

Sony BDP-S500 Review

Thanks to the PlayStation 3, the Blu-ray Disc Association is claiming minor and major victories in the HD format conflict, but while some software is shifting in significant numbers, organising…

D-Link DSM-330 DIVX HD Media Player

Many readers will have come across DivX (www.divx.com) – it’s best known as a file format that can compress video into more manageable sizes. As a consequence, it became popular…

Toshiba HD-EP30 HD DVD Player Review

Considering Toshiba’s original entry-level HD DVD player (the HD-E1) only launched towards the end of 2006 at a price of £450. So it’s remarkable that its direct replacement, the HD-EP30…

First Look at Panasonic’s $499 DMP-BD30 Blu-Ray Player Review

It’s not often that a manufacturer in the Consumer Electronics space actually moves forward a launch date but that’s exactly what’s happening today with Panasonic’s early launch of their third…

LG BH100 HD DVD / Blu-ray hybrid player review

If like us you’re sick and tired of the whole HD DVD/Blu-ray disc format war madness currently paralysing what should be a buoyant next-gen video market, LG’s BH100 could quite…

Sony BDP-S1E review

30 August 2007 – The long wait is finally over: Sony’s debut Blu-ray disc player hits the UK and makes a weighty visual impression. Style has been sacrificed in the…

Telewest TVDRIVE review

14 August 2007 – Telewest’s HD service is now available to nearly five million homes in its catchment areas. HD content is not identical to Sky’s. There are none of…