Pioneer introduces the world’s first Ultra HD Blu-ray drives for desktops

Pioneer Japan announced the upcoming launch of two Ultra HD Blu-ray writable optical drives for desktop PCs. They are slated to arrive in February, but only in Japan for now. One model is a high-end unit focused on audio playback.

Store a massive 3.3TB of data using Sony's 2nd-gen Optical Disc Archive cartridge

This summer, Sony launching its second-generation Optical Disc Archive system that can store 3.3TB on a single cartridge. This system isn't meant for home use, but rather for disaster recovery, broadcasters, near-line applications, and…
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Star Wars VII is available today, and here’s what you need to know

Star Wars: Episode VII was had astronomical success at the box-office and, with the release of the digital version of the film, you can now watch it from the comfort of your couch. We'll tell you about how to get it, and all the goodies.
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These are the best 4K Ultra HD Blu-rays to show off your home theater

What good is a 4K TV if you don't have the means of pushing it to its limits? Here are our favorite 4K Ultra HD Blu-rays that are nothing short of stunning. It'll make you wonder why you haven't always watched movies like this.
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Star Wars: The Force Awakens is coming to a living room near you

Whether you're a casual streamer or a home theater nut, you'll soon be able to screen JJ Abrams' Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens in the comfort of your very own living room, starting April 1.
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Light up your surround speakers with one of these Dolby Atmos Blu-ray discs

Dolby Atmos is an exciting new sound format for movies. Here is our comprehensive list of every Atmos-capable film.
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Jurassic World on track to trample Furious 7's home entertainment record

Jurassic World is in the process of ripping still more records away from fellow Universal film Furious 7. After a huge first week after its home entertainment release, the dinosaur action flick is set be the best selling Blu-ray and DVD…
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Christopher Lloyd is back as Doc Brown in Back to the Future anniversary teaser

Christopher Lloyd is back in action as Doc Brown in a new teaser for the upcoming Back to the Future 30th anniversary Blu-ray set, which features a series of original shorts titled "Doc Brown Saves the World!"
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Several sources, one TV: Skreens lets you surf while you watch while you play 0:36

Boston-based Skreens has launched a Kickstarter campaign for two devices that can allow TV viewers to watch up to four different content sources on one screen, be they cable boxes, streaming boxes, game consoles, Blu-ray players…
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Ultra HD Blu-ray finalized, 4K discs headed to the home theater

Potentially good news for anyone that's an early adapter of Ultra HD television technology, specifications for Ultra HD Blu-ray discs are now complete and production on software as well as hardware can begin.

Pet Sounds goes hi-res in new Blu-ray release

The Beach Boys much-acclaimed record, featuring “Wouldn’t It Be Nice” and “God Only Knows,” will be released in remastered 24bit/192kHz high resolution on Blu-ray in June.
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Save your money for more movies with one of these Blu-ray players for under $100

When it comes to Blu-ray players, just a few extra bucks can make all the difference. Check out our five, favorite players currently on the market, whether you're looking for a device with 3D support or access to a vast number of streaming…