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.
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.
We look at a couple of Sony's hot topics of 2008 that have yet to make an impact in 2009.
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
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.
Sony reports that the company's BD-Live servers are nearing one million visitors, indicating that BD-Live may be catching on despite criticism.
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.
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.
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.
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.