From the hurry- up and-wait department: a recent HDMI 2.0a spec. extension, which supports metadata for high- dynamic range (HDR)-encoded 4K Ultra HD video passed over HDMI connectors may not be as seamlessly updatable as generally expected for some home theater components. Jeff Park, senior technical specifications manager for the HDMI LLC, told HD Guru […]
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April 23rd, 2015 · No Comments · 4K Flat Panel, Blu-ray Titles, Connected TVs, HDMI, HDR, LCD Flat Panel, LED LCD Flat Panels, News, Sound Systems, Surround Sound Systems, UHD (4K) Media Players, UHDTV, Video Processors
October 30th, 2013 · No Comments · Blu-ray Discs, Blu-ray Titles, Cable TV, Connected TVs, Digital Media Receivers, Second Screen, Streaming Services
The rollout of Smart TV has been accompanied by loads of buzzwords. Of these, Second Screen just might be the buzz-iest. But what is Second Screen, and what, if anything, makes it buzz-worthy? Second Screen defines a multimedia experience that happens in parallel with a main program being watched on TV (the First Screen). […]
September 2nd, 2013 · 7 Comments · Blu-ray Discs, Blu-ray Titles, Digital Media Receivers, News, Product Reviews, Streaming Services
If you to learn which Blu-ray players have the best picture, read our Best Blu-ray player article Video streaming is overtaking physical media. Here are the numbers to prove it: In 2012, an estimated 3.4 billion movies were streamed by households in the U.S., while only 2.4 billion Blu-rays and DVDs were watched […]
April 26th, 2013 · 2 Comments · Blu-ray Discs, Blu-ray Players, Blu-ray Titles, News
Configuring a Blu-ray player is a much harder task than you would think it should be. The menus are filled with different video and audio options, with very little mentioned in the owner’s manual about them. Most players now have guided setups when you first install them, but they either don’t explain most of […]
December 31st, 2011 · 4 Comments · 3D HDTV, 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, Blu-ray Titles, Connected TVs, LCD Flat Panel, LED LCD Flat Panels, News, OLED, Plasma
With 2011 now in the history books, it’s time again to look forward to new HD home theater products. We’ve collected all our inside industry clues and trends to make 12 predictions for the HDTVs in the New Year.
December 15th, 2011 · No Comments · Blu-ray Discs, Blu-ray Players, Blu-ray Titles, Digital Media Receivers, Reference Materials
Looking for the best gadgets and HDTV accessories for the gadget-loving HDTV accessorizing person in your life? No problem. We here at HD Guru have picked out some inexpensive gifts from $5 to $499 that any tech fan will love.
June 14th, 2011 · 1 Comment · Blu-ray Discs, Blu-ray Players, Blu-ray Titles, Digital Media Receivers, Product Reviews, Review
The era of sub-$100 Blu-ray players is upon us. For $89 on Amazon, the DMP-BD75 from Panasonic has Internet streaming and just about all the basic features you’d want from a Blu-ray player. Is it any good? We take a look.
December 23rd, 2010 · No Comments · Blu-ray Discs, Blu-ray Titles, Digital Media Receivers, DVR, Front Projection
With just two days left till Christmas, we here at HDGuru figure some of you could use a few last minute gift ideas. We’re certainly covered enough TV deals over the past few weeks, so here are some gift ideas for someone who already has a TV they love, or even people on your list […]