CNET Update delivers the tech news you need in under three minutes. Watch Bridget Carey every aftern
Here you'll find a list of our favorite Blu-ray players, with a heavy emphasize on value.
The Samsung BD-F5900 is an excellent Blu-ray player with the right mix of usability, performance, and speed.
The Philips HTB3525B packs Blu-ray, Smart TV, and Bluetooth into an affordable sound bar, making it a great choice if you're looking for an all-in-one system.
The LG BP530 has built-in Wi-Fi and a good selection of apps, but there are just enough quirks to keep it from being a top Blu-ray player pick.
Learn about CNET's testing procedures for Blu-ray players.
The Dell XPS 15 takes on Apple's MacBook Pro with Retina Display in almost every category, even beating it in a few. But for such a hefty investment, a design overhaul is in order.
Sony's unique attempt at a big-screen hybrid looks great and is reasonably priced, but it works better as a laptop than a tablet.
Pricing not available
The Panasonic DMP-BDT220 is the best Blu-ray value of 2012, with built-in Wi-Fi, tons of streaming-media apps, 3D compatibility, and a simple user interface.
The Blu-ray Disc Association has confirmed that a task force is evaluating proposals for adding new features such as 4K playback to the format.
The slimmer body and higher-res screen of the original Retina MacBook Pro were a revolutionary leap. This revamp adds modest internal upgrades for modest improvements, but price cuts to both the 13-inch and 15-inch models sweeten the deal.
Looking for a Christmas gift for the movie or TV fan in your life? Here are some box sets that are worth checking out.