Articles & Videos: Blu-ray & DVD Players

Blu-ray players play discs with high-definition picture and sound. Most also let you stream movies and music. How do you know which player's right for you?

Blu-ray and DVD player FAQ
by Loren Barstow

What's the difference between DVD and Blu-ray Disc? How would I connect a DVD player to my TV to get the best possible picture? My TV doesn't accept progressive-scan signals, so paying extra for a progressive-scan DVD player is a waste of money, right? Plus more...

HDMI cables buying guide
by Steve Kindig

HDMI connections got a big update in 2014 as 4K Ultra HD TVs appeared with HDMI 2.0 inputs capable of supporting 4K's higher data demands. With support for multichannel and high-res audio, HDMI is the most important connection for home entertainment. Learn about other HDMI features, and get tips on choosing cables.

Ultra HD Blu-ray players are coming to a living room near you. We can't wait to see how brilliant and detailed movies will look playing from 4K discs.