PlayStation 3 Upgraded to Blu-ray 2.0
Blu-ray 2.0, also called BD-Live, delivers a handful of niceties that were missing in the first Blu-ray spec. The big one is picture-in-picture, which means special feature videos can pop-up during the main feature if you so desire. Also added is Internet connectivity to allow you to download new special features and trailers. Not exactly must-have functional enhancements, but frustrating just the same to owners of non-upgradeable 1.0 players.
On top of the BD-Live update, the PS3 will get a few other minor tweaks, including: the ability to resume playback of Blu-ray movie where you left it off; the ability to use your PSP as a big, expensive remote control; performance updates for the PS3's web browser; and the ability to play back WMV and DivX videos that are larger than two gigabytes in size.
Again, no firm launch date, but it is expected by the end of the month.
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