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Latest Blu-ray sales data shows that the HD format is moving more into the mainstream, with player sales up 72 per cent year on year.
In a move that will delight Blu-ray buyers feeling the pinch, Philips, Sony and Panasonic have announced that they are simplifying the process of gaining a Blu-ray license by creating a "one-stop shop" for disc licensing.
ExclusiveTechRadar spoke recently with Philips' Technology Programme Manager, Chris Buma, and he revealed that more and more people are buying dedicated Blu-ray players, instead of relying on the PS3 for BD playback.
Sony is looking into the possibility of releasing Blu-ray/videogame hybrid discs this year, it has been revealed.
Blu-ray burners may been ten-a-penny these days, but LaCie's new d2, complete with 8x burning capabilities, is one external drive that stands out from the crowd.
A number of AV manufacturers looked to CES to launch new Blu-ray player lines this year, with a total of 16 standalone players announced, alongside two Blu-ray integrated TVs, most with BD-Live capabilities. Here's TechRadar's rundown of the Blu-ray machines that debuted at CES and will be released in 2009.