Entries Tagged as 'News'

7 of the Wackiest HDTVs

April 18th, 2014 · No Comments · LED LCD Flat Panels, News

While we normally provide articles about the best and latest in HDTV, today we focus our gaze on the oddest HDTVs we could find. Some are “novelty” televisions with weird cabinets. Others are overpriced older tech and one is a professional monitor that costs more than most cars. Prepare to be amused.

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Sony’s 2nd Generation Ultra HD Media Player

April 16th, 2014 · No Comments · 4K LED LCD, Connected TVs, News, UHD (4K) Media Players, UHDTV

  Sony just announced its next generation 4K (3840 x 2160 resolution) Media player, the FMP-X10. It offers refreshed styling, new compression decoding and additional 4K content. Sony  also released the prices of their 2014 UHDTVs (4K). The details follow after the break.

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Apple Reported to be Sampling 65-inch OLED Panels for Ultra HDTV

April 9th, 2014 · 5 Comments · 3D HDTV, 4K Curved Screeen, Connected TVs, Curved Screen, LED LCD Flat Panels, News, OLED, Streaming Services, UHDTV

Another Apple iTV rumor emerged yesterday, claiming an “unnamed” South Korean display maker is providing Organic Light Emitting Diode (OLED) panel samples for mass production next year. This is according to Lee Seung-woo, an analyst from IBK Securities in Seoul. The Korea Herald article continues “Around 2 million Apple‘s iTVs with 65- and 77-inch liquid […]

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Coming Soon: Affordable Inkjet-Printed OLED UHDTVs

April 3rd, 2014 · 2 Comments · 3D UHDTV, Connected TVs, Curved Screen, News, OLED, OLED, Reference Materials, Second Screen, UHDTV

OLED provides the best performance of any display tech available today, with deep blacks, rich colors and a wide viewing angle that LED-lit LCD sets can’t touch. But the complex and inefficient techniques used to manufacture OLED TVs result in low yields, and that means high prices for sets that use the technology. The current […]

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Sony Announces its 2014 Sound Bars and Sound Plate

March 31st, 2014 · No Comments · Audio, HDMI, News, Sound Bars, Sound Systems, Surround Sound, Surround Sound Systems, Wireless Audio

Sony announced today two new soundbars and a new sound plate (pictured above).  All feature updated electronics for 3D and 4K pass through, 3- HDMI 2.0 inputs and audio return channel (ARC) functionality. Get all the specs and details after the break.

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Sony and Samsung Ultra HDTV Final 2013 Close-out Deals

March 27th, 2014 · 6 Comments · 3D HDTV, 4K LED LCD, Connected TVs, News, UHDTV

Update 3/30/14- These Deals are Now Live According to industry sources, Sony and Samsung plan to launch their best deals ever on 2013 model year Ultra HDTVs. The dealer incentives will start this Sunday. The specials are on the Samsung F9000 series and select Sony XBR850A and XBR900A UHDTVs, all with 3840 x 2160 resolution […]

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Samsung Announces its 2014 HDTV and 4K Model Line with Surprises

March 20th, 2014 · 4 Comments · 21:9 Curved UHDTV, 3D HDTV, 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, Blu-ray Players, Connected TVs, Curved Screen, News, Sound Bars, UHD (4K) Media Players, UHDTV

Updated and New Products added 3/22/14 Samsung rolled out its high-end 2014 HDTV and 4K TVs to the press today, adding a previously unannounced 4K model series. In addition, Samsung revealed the first 4K content it will offer within its new UHD media player. The details appear after the break.

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Three Must-Have 4K TV Features

March 19th, 2014 · 3 Comments · 3D HDTV, 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, Blu-ray Players, Connected TVs, HDMI, LED LCD Flat Panels, News, UHDTV

Update 3/22/14 Are you considering buying a 4K Ultra HD Television? Here’s a tip: There are 3 technologies that any UHDTV must incorporate to display forthcoming 4K content. If your new set lacks any of these, you’ll at best be able to view 4K at a lower resolution or frame rate. The worst case scenario? […]

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