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Just because it's dead and buried doesn't mean the DMP-BD35 isn't lingering in the minds of Panasonic engineers. Don't believe us? Have a look at the latest firmware update to emerge from its labs, dated 3/31/09 and meant for the aforementioned BD35/BD35PC. Of course, the 28MB download doesn't do a...

April 1st 2009 at 3:52pm 0 Comments
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Not that the act of discontinuing Blu-ray players rather early on in their life is unheard of, but Panasonic's DMP-BD35 still had a few months left in it by our estimations. Shortly after Panny unveiled a new trio of BD decks at CES, the company has reportedly killed production of its BD35, and we'...

February 9th 2009 at 4:52pm 0 Comments
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Long load times on Blu-ray players have always been a pet peeve of ours, and obviously we aren't alone. The gurus over at CNET UK rounded up four of their favorite decks and popped in a test disc (Vantage Point) in order to find which was the quickest at getting down to business. Trailing the pack w...

November 28th 2008 at 9:08pm 0 Comments
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Just in time for Boxing Day, Panasonic has launched its DMP-BD35 and DMP-BD55 in the Great North. Both units promise Profile 2.0 compatibility, and better still, the pair is selling for far less than the MSRPs that were announced at CEDIA. According to locals, the decks are being sold for $300 and...

November 11th 2008 at 5:42am 0 Comments
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If you held back from snapping up a multi-region Blu-ray player the last time you had a chance, today's your lucky day. BlurayMods has finally returned to the scene, and it brought along with it some fancy new toys. The ICOS HD mod converts your current BD deck into a multi-region bundle of fun, an...

November 7th 2008 at 8:47pm 0 Comments
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The gap between the PlayStation 3 and everyone else is closing, but there's still some room to go. Panasonic's Profile 2.0 DMP-BD35 comes commendably close, with reviewers over at CNET giving it a coveted Editors' Choice award and proclaiming the image quality "excellent" and the audio compatibilit...

October 20th 2008 at 11:52am 0 Comments
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Amazon already delivered the pricing information we've been waiting on so patiently, and now the e-tailer has divulged the ship dates. Panasonic's DMP-BD35 and DMP-BD55 Profile 2.0 Blu-ray players will evidently begin shipping on October 25th and 28th, respectively, and pre-orders are being accepte...

October 1st 2008 at 3:59pm 0 Comments
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Ah, now this is more like it. Just a day after we realized that Panasonic's DivX-lovin' DMP-BD55 would be hitting the streets at $399, in comes confirmation that its little brother -- the DMP-BD35 -- will be offered for a full Benjamin less. Yep, that means you're looking at a UniPhier-equipped Pro...

September 25th 2008 at 10:30am 0 Comments
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Sharp wasn't the only company showcasing a new duo of Blu-ray players at CEDIA, as Panasonic decided to whip up a couple as well just for kicks. The DMP-BD35 and DMP-BD55 were made official during IFA, but not until now has Panny shown them off to the wide-eyed public. As with the aforementioned Sh...

September 4th 2008 at 11:09pm 0 Comments
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Sharp wasn't the only company showcasing a new duo of Blu-ray players at CEDIA, as Panasonic decided to whip up a couple as well just for kicks. The DMP-BD35 and DMP-BD55 were made official during IFA, but not until now has Panny shown them off to the wide-eyed public. As with the aforementioned Sh...

September 4th 2008 at 11:09pm 0 Comments