That alone isn't huge news--last month, Buy.com had a Sylvania player for $159.99. So what's exciting about this? The BD-P1500 is the first sub-$200 Blu-ray player I've seen that supports BD-Live.
In case you're unfamiliar with it, BD-Live lets you download movie-related Internet content (trailers, extras, etc.), interact with other users, and more. Very few players (and only a handful of movies) support the technology, but it should become more commonplace in 2009.
Now, here's the catch: The BD-P1500 is … Read more