• Samsung updates the BD-P1500 Blu-ray player to support BD Live

    Hot on the heels of Sony’s BD Live firmware updates comes Samsung’s BD-P1500 BD Live-capable firmware. All owners need to do is update the firmware via the players GUI or by downloading the update on Samsung’s website and then burning it onto a CD to enable BD Live. This update might signal a turning point in Blu-ray’s sales battle as it joins Sony’s BDP-350… Read More

  • CrunchDeal: $1229 for Samsung 40-inch LCD and Blu-ray player

    While no one will tell you that either the Samsung BD-P1500 or 40-inch LN40A550 are top-tier products, when bought together on Amazon though, they make one hell of a deal. Best Buy’s website states they sell the TV alone for $1,399, and even Newegg lists it for $1,189. But on Amazon, you are getting the TV along with a Samsung Blu-ray player capable of being upgraded to BD-Live later on. Read More