Entries Tagged as 'DVD Players'

Philips Ultra HD Blu-ray Players To Hit Stores Next Month

May 18th, 2016 · No Comments · 2160p, 3D Blu-ray player, 3D UHDTV, Blu-ray Discs, Blu-ray Players, Connected TVs, Digital Media Receivers, DVD Players, HDMI, HDR, News, Streaming Services, Surround Sound, Surround Sound Systems, UHD (4K) Media Players, UHDTV

  Philips is planning to release next month two versions of the Ultra HD Blu-ray player it originally unveiled at CES 2016 last January. The brand, which is licensed and managed in North America by P&F USA for Blu-ray players, TVs and certain home theater products, will offer two players differentiated by cosmetic appearance. Both […]

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BDA: Ultra HD Blu-ray Is A 4K Toolbox

October 9th, 2015 · 1 Comment · 2160p, 3D Blu-ray player, Blu-ray Discs, Blu-ray Players, Blu-ray Titles, DVD Players, DVR, HDR, News, Streaming Services, UHDTV

The Blu-ray Disc Association (BDA) this week shed a little more light on what we can expect from the first Ultra HD Blu-ray players when they get here. What we can’t expect, however, is that a player will be available in the U.S. market by the end of the year, what it might cost or […]

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Ultra HD Blu-ray Is On The Way

March 17th, 2015 · 1 Comment · 3D Blu-ray player, 3D HDTV, Blu-ray Discs, Blu-ray Players, DVD Players, HDMI, HDR, UHDTV

  What some look to as the holy grail of source devices – Ultra HD Blu-ray™  continues to move closer to completion this week as members of the Blu-ray Disc Association (BDA) resolve remaining elements for the format’s specifications. More on what to expect in the final Ultra HD Blu-ray spec. after the break:

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Must-Have HDTV Accessories 2014

November 27th, 2014 · No Comments · 3D Blu-ray player, Audio, Blu-ray Discs, Blu-ray Players, DVD Players, DVR, Extended Warranties, HDMI, Reference Materials, Sound Bars, Sound Systems, Surround Sound Systems

  Here are some must-have accessories every HDTV owner should consider. Big or small, 720p or 4K, these can improve your experience, save you some money in the long run, and even make your TV look even better. From proper HDMI cables to media streamers, soundbars to sound systems, setup discs and surge protectors, there’s something […]

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Digital Nanny Saves You From Your HDTV

May 27th, 2011 · 2 Comments · 3D Cable Programs, 3D HDTV, Blu-ray Discs, Blu-ray Players, Cable TV, DVD Players, LCD Flat Panel, News, Plasma

Forget about LED versus plasma, 3D, thin form factors, motion resolution and viewing angles. More important is what to do about TVs with dirty mouths. It’s long been possible to censor bad language on standard definition channels and on DVDs, but until the arrival of the recently introduced TVGuardian,  HDTV watchers have had to put […]

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OPPO BDP-93 Blu-ray Player Review

February 23rd, 2011 · 9 Comments · Blu-ray Discs, Blu-ray Players, DVD Players, HD 3D Content, Product Reviews

On paper, the BDP-93 has all the makings of the ultimate Blu-ray player. It’s got Marvell Qdeo processing, DVD-Audio and SACD playback, 3D, Netflix and Blockbuster, dual HDMI outputs, and a host of other features that make it the rival of any player. But you can get Blu-ray players that have nearly all these features […]

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Name Brands in Name Only

December 12th, 2010 · 1 Comment · 3D HDTV, Blu-ray Discs, Blu-ray Players, Connected TVs, Digital Media Receivers, DLP, DVD Players, Front Projection, LCD Flat Panel, LED LCD Flat Panels, Plasma

Updated November 25, 2012 Consumers trust well known brand names. Retailers and TV marketers know this and use strategies to take full advantage of this trust. HD Guru wants readers to be aware that some of the well known TV brand models you may be considering are not produced by the company you think made […]

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Don’t Buy A DVD Player For Your HDTV!

November 3rd, 2008 · 32 Comments · Blu-ray Players, DVD Players

Contrary to what you’ve heard from a consumer electronics store salespersons or read from so called “analysts”, you should not buy an upconverting (also called an upscaling) DVD player for your HDTV. Why not?  It’s a waste of money! Here’s why. Every HDTV has circuits that will convert the native output of a standard DVD […]

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