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movieIQ latest addition to BD-Live offerings

Sony is enhancing arsenal of its BD-Live features with the introduction of movieIQ, which connects viewers with a live real-time movie database powered by Gracenote.

By 14 August 2009


Onkyo's new Blu-ray player does BD-Live, but no other streaming content

Onkyo announces its latest Blu-ray player, the DV-BD507, and despite its $450 price, it offers a basic feature set without any additional streaming content.

By 29 July 2009


PlayTV, BD-Live not out of Australian starting blocks

We look at a couple of Sony's hot topics of 2008 that have yet to make an impact in 2009.

By 21 May 2009


Who watches the BD-Live? Watchmen gets Facebook friends

Warner Bros and Facebook have formed a superhero team-up to fight crime -- well, to let people chat to their Facebook friends while watching Watchmen, anyway

By 12 May 2009


Get a BD-Live-ready Blu-ray player for $169.99

You'll have to wait for a firmware update to the refurbished Samsung BD-P1500, but in the meantime, you're still getting a solid deal on a Blu-ray player.

By 9 January 2009


Sony claims BD-Live is catching on

Sony reports that the company's BD-Live servers are nearing one million visitors, indicating that BD-Live may be catching on despite criticism.

By 6 December 2008


BD-Live falls short again with 'Iron Man'

Iron Man's BD-live servers were overwhelmed last week, which only puts more attention the fact that the extra content could fit on the Blu-ray Disc, instead of forcing buyers to download it.

By 7 October 2008


Is BD-Live even necessary?

BD-Live functionality on certain Blu-ray movies makes it easy for content makers to add features after a movie is released, but it can also make it more annoying to access the content.

By 3 October 2008


Sony BDP-S350 gets BD-Live firmware update, price drop

Sony has updated the BDP-S350 to add BD-Live (Profile 2.0) compatibility, and--for a limited time, at least--lowered the price to $300.

By 30 September 2008


PS3 spreads its wings with PlayTV, BD-Live and social gaming

Sony has sold some 238,000 PS3s in Australia since its launch, and plans to keep that number ticking over with new games, community features and a TV recorder.

By 1 May 2008