Cyberlink releases PowerDVD17 with VR support

CyberLink is releasing PowerDVD 17 with full support for VR headsets. PowerDVD 17 adds support for Oculus Rift and HTC Vive VR headsets to bring virtual reality content to users, along with innovations in 360 video playback. PowerDVD 17 is also the world’s first software player to be certified by the Blu-ray Disc Association (BDA)…

Oppo Digital adds Tidal integration to Blu-ray disc players

OPPO Digital (www.oppodigital.co.uk) who make Blu-ray disc players and Planar Magnetic headphones is integrating TIDAL streaming service into its range of Blu-ray players. After a simple firmware update, users can sign into the service via the latest OPPO MediaControl app and browse the library of over 25 million songs streaming at CD quality. Available shortly for download from…

Sony’s latest Blu-Ray players get Playstation Now support

If you pick up a 2015 Sony Blu-Ray player, you'll soon be able to play some PS3 games on it too. According to the Sony blog, an update for the players adds support for Sony's game-streaming service, which features a large number of PS3 titles. For it to work you'll need a Dual Shock controller…

4K Blu-Ray discs on sale by Christmas?

We're starting to see loads of 4K TVs... and it looks like we might finally have something to watch on them. The Blu-Ray Disc Association reckons the first 4K BRs will be available the end of the year. TechRadar spoke to Victor Matsuda, who apparently confirmed that that the association will have the official specs…

Sony bids to catch up with Microsoft on Blu-Ray playback

Sony has hastily announced PS4 support for 3D Blu-Rays just days after Microsoft promised the same on Xbox One. The other day we reported that in the next monthly Xbox One system update gamers will be able to watch Blu Ray films in 3D on their consoles. Great news for Xbox owners, but pretty awkward…

Sony to release "Optimised for 4K" Blu-ray discs

Sony have confirmed that they will be releasing a special range of Blu-ray discs that have been remastered to take advantage of new 4K screen technology. Speaking to Pocket-Lint, Sony explained that the "Optimized for 4K Ultra HD TVs" Blu-ray…

Netflix now available on Sony Entertainment Network products

The Netflix app is to be rolled out to all 2012 BRAVIA, Blu-ray and Blu-ray Home Theatre models featuring the Sony Entertainment Network. Netflix will sit alongside other popular third party services on the Sony Entertainment Network including YouTube and…