As a fan of "universal" disc players, I understand why CNet loved the slow-to-arrive Oppo BDP-83, which sucks in BD, CD, DVD as well as SACD and DVD-Audio. The downside? $US500, but still no Wi-Fi or VOD. [CNet via CrunchGear]
Oppo BDP-83 Blu-ray Player Gets Near-Perfect CNet Rating
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