Any iPhone totin’ PS3 users out there? You might want to turn your bluetooths up, the folks over at Deluxe Digital Studios have a killer app for your 2 favorite gadgets. It’s called Pocket Blu, a lovely little client application that talks to any internet capable Blu-ray player (PS3) that happens to be playing a BLU capable DVD.

Awesome thing is, it turns your iPhone into a Blu-ray remote for your PS3. Not so awesome thing is that it doesn’t work on all Blu-rays, just ones that are BLU capable, which judging by their library isn’t too many.

The app also has some special features for the movies like lost scenes, interviews with the actors, even live reviews from other Pocket Blu users, of the movie you’re watching. Debbie Downer told me that it requires a wifi connection to the PS3, but I have a feeling that’s not a huge problem for most of our readers.

Overall its a pretty sweet little app, easily worth the free download. If you’re a frequent Blu-ray watcher with a PS3, you’ll find some space on your springboard for this guy. Imagine you’re getting ready to watch a movie, you got your snacks, and your drink. You’ve forgotten what you wanted in the kitchen twice already and can’t wait to finally sit down and start the show. You sit in your favorite chair, and just as you go to recline back and start the movie, you realize, you don’t have the PS3 remote. As your left eye starts to twitch, you’ll remember you read this article and you’ll say to yourself “Thank you Cody” and pull out your iPhone.

Hey, your welcome, and here’s hoping we see many more movies become “BLU” capable.

UPDATE: Interestingly enough, there is an extremely similar application is BD Touch Remote by BD Touch LLC. Exact same premise except with “BD Touch” capable blu ray discs. I call this, 2 apps, 1 review.

Any question or comment, please feel free to write us a comment below!

  • inf. remote would be awesome… 🙁

  • icaldela

    Don´t work with PS3

  • yah, sucks that the ps3 doesn’t like ir like everyone else, or anything other than bluetooth for that matter. But I do know for a fact that it works with my ps3 120gb on my wireless network @ home. In fact it automatically connected when pocket blu was up on my iPhone and ‘Couples Retreat’ was loading up on the ps3. Make sure the BluRay disc your using says ‘BLU capable’ somewhere on packaging, otherwise won’t work.

  • Charlene

    This didn’t work for me with couples retreat. In fact the bluray wouldn’t work at all 🙁

  • It’s a fantastic app, the only problem is which blu-ray movies have it enabled? if you want a list check out

    http://www.squidoo.com/pocket_BLU_enabled_movies