Tagged: Blu-Ray

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PS4 System Update 1.75 Rolling Out

PS4 System Software Update 1.75 is now rolling out. There is no official changelog yet but it’s known that this introduces the ability for the console to play 3D Blu-Ray films.

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LEGO Star Wars : The Padawan Menace

Exclusive to Tesco in the UK, Lucasfilm and 20th Century Fox have released today the first LEGO themed Star Wars animation, named The Padawan Menace. IF you’ve ever played aLEGO Star Wars video game before, you’ll know from the cut-scenes that these are aimed at younger viewers and are steeped in more humour than normal. This adventure is no different. It costs £5 for the DVD and £8 for the Blu-Ray – the latter comes with an exclusive “Young Han”...

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Nintendo Wii U – my first impressions

Earlier this week the successor to the Nintendo Wii was announced – the Wii U. The Wii was needing a replacement because, although popular at first, sales have slumped. The Wii was always behind the Xbox and PS3 in terms of processor and graphics capabilities but I think the lack of media capabilities drove more people to find consoles such as the PS3 a more tempting proposition – it’s recently come down to £200 and that includes a built in...

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PS3 on its way!

Yep, I’m late to the party but I’ve finally bought a PS3. It was my birthday at the weekend and I requested money or Amazon vouchers – these were then put towards the PS3 purchase. That was ordered Saturday night and should be arriving today or tomorrow. I’ve already made a space on the shelf under the TV 😉 I’ve also ordered an assortment of games and accessories – more on that in another post. Now, one limitation I have...

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Problems watching Blu-Ray movies on a PC

My shiny new Dell Zino HD has a Blu-Ray player and output. My monitor is an old (but good!) 17″ ViewSonic with a input, so I connect the two with an HDMI to DVI cable. All good. Or so I thought, until I tried to play my first Blu-Ray movie. The software – Cyberlink PowerDVD DX – would start playing the disk before stopping with the following… The error has been linked, by some users, as a potential issue with...