Entries Tagged as 'Disc Reviews'

The Inbox Always Pings… and Pings

July 25th, 2016 · 1 Comment · 2160p, 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, Blu-ray Discs, Blu-ray Players, Blu-ray Titles, Cable TV, Connected TVs, DVD Players, Front Projection, Full HD 1080p, HDMI, LED LCD Flat Panels, News, Satellite TV

  When not hunting for HDTV and 4K Ultra TV news, HD Guru is often busy addressing emails from our beloved readers, many of whom have issues, concerns and questions with their old, new or pending TV purchases. Understanding our answers to some of these questions could be of service to others facing the same […]

[Read more →]

Tags:······

Paramount Releases Blu-ray Disc Titles With DTS:X Sound

July 22nd, 2016 · No Comments · Audio, Blu-ray Discs, Blu-ray Players, Blu-ray Titles, Full HD 1080p, News, Sound Bars, Sound Systems, Surround Sound, Surround Sound Systems

  DTS, developer of high definition surround sound solutions, said that the first Paramount Home Media Distribution Blu-ray Disc titles with support for DTS:X are now hitting store shelves. DTS:X is an object-based surround format offering height channels to create one of the most immersive surround sound experiences available for the home. The first titles […]

[Read more →]

Tags:·····

Sony Pictures Technology Head: For HDR ‘One Size Doesn’t Fit All’

July 22nd, 2016 · 1 Comment · 2160p, 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, Blu-ray Discs, Blu-ray Players, Blu-ray Titles, Connected TVs, Full Array LED Backlit with Local Dimming, HDR, LCD Flat Panel, LED LCD Flat Panels, News, Streaming Services, UHDTV

         Bill Baggelaar, Sony Pictures Technology Senior VP, stands next to a new Sony XBR-100Z9D . In introducing its new flagship Z9D XBR line of 4K Ultra HD TVs this week Sony had Bill Baggelaar, Sony Pictures technology senior VP, tell members of the media about how aggressively the studio is working with its Sony […]

[Read more →]

Tags:·······

Amazon Prime Day Offers Summer Savings On TVs, Electronics

July 12th, 2016 · No Comments · 2160p, 3D Blu-ray player, 3D UHDTV, 3LCD front projectors, 3LCD projectors, 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, Amazon, Audio, Blu-ray Discs, Blu-ray Players, Blu-ray Titles, Connected TVs, Curved Screen, Front Projection, HD DVD Titles, LCD Flat Panel, LED LCD Flat Panels, News, Sound Bars, Surround Sound, Surround Sound Systems, UHDTV

  Amazon Prime Day is today and in full swing offering huge savings on an expanded lineup of television models. Below is a list of some of the key TV and video product specials that were still available, though going fast. To be eligible, shoppers will need to have a membership to Amazon Prime. Find […]

[Read more →]

Tags:········

‘Eddie the Eagle’ UHD Blu-ray Makes Colors Soar In HDR

July 8th, 2016 · No Comments · 2160p, 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, Blu-ray Discs, Blu-ray Players, Blu-ray Titles, Disc Reviews, HDR, LED LCD Flat Panels, News, Surround Sound, Surround Sound Systems, UHDTV

  Eddie the Eagle is a typical underdog-makes-good movie that like Rudy before it, was produced as a feel good distraction from more turbulent times and events. Here, the film uses an unlikely athlete who makes good to qualify as an English ski jumper in the ’88 Winter Olympics in Calgary. The story deals with […]

[Read more →]

Tags:·······

Dolby Vision Ultra HD Blu-ray Support Awaits Mediatek SoC

July 4th, 2016 · No Comments · 2160p, 4K Curved Screeen, 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, Blu-ray Discs, Blu-ray Players, Blu-ray Titles, HDR, LCD Flat Panel, LED LCD Flat Panels, News, OLED, UHD 4K OLED, UHDTV

                     Roland Vlaicu, Dolby Labs consumer imaging VP. The format for high dynamic range (HDR) known as Dolby Vision is gaining momentum with a growing library of content available via over-the-top streaming of 4K Ultra HD movies and television programs carrying metadata for the system to an expanding field of supporting televisions. But thus far, […]

[Read more →]

Tags:········

`In the Heart of the Sea’ Offers Compelling Ultra HD Thriller

June 29th, 2016 · No Comments · 2160p, Blu-ray Discs, Blu-ray Players, Blu-ray Titles, Disc Reviews, HDR, LCD Flat Panel, LED LCD Flat Panels, News, OLED, Surround Sound, UHDTV

Now out in Ultra HD Blu-ray, In the Heart of the Sea is a fascinating theatrical account of Nathaniel Philbrick’s non-fiction bestseller about the story of the Nantucket whaling ship, the Essex, upon which Herman Melville based his American classic novel, Moby-Dick. But where Melville put the obsession of Captain Ahab in bringing down his […]

[Read more →]

Tags:····

Amazon Begins Dolby Vision Content Support

June 27th, 2016 · No Comments · 2160p, 4K Curved Screeen, 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, Amazon, Blu-ray Discs, Blu-ray Players, Blu-ray Titles, Connected TVs, HDR, LCD Flat Panel, LED LCD Flat Panels, News, OLED, OLED, Streaming Services, UHD 4K OLED, UHDTV

Update ! Amazon becomes the next of the over-the-top streaming services to get into the streaming Dolby Vision high dynamic range (HDR) game today by offering select titles in 4K Ultra HD with Dolby’s flavor of the wide contrast system. Owners of LG’s HDR-supporting TVs will be able to receive and view the new programming […]

[Read more →]

Tags:········