(Partially) Biodegradeable DVD Player by Sony

The Sony DVP-NS955 DVD player, recently released in the UK, has 50% vegetable-based plastic parts. The parts are made of a biopolymer called polylactic acid (PLA). The biopolymer was created by Cargill/Dow, and they have been criticized for using GMO (genetically modified) corn to create the biopolymer, because GMO crops could potentially have devastating effects […]

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Best No-Frills DVD Player: Panasonic S47K

Reviewers say this Panasonic is the best entry-level DVD Player, with intuitive menus, easy setup, and excellent progressive-scan picture quality. It has a 4:3 shrink function that zooms in on letterboxed movies to fit your non-widescreen TV. It also has built-in Dolby and DTS decoders, along with support for 5.1-channel surround sound. This is the […]

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