Late 2012 saw the introduction of 4K UHD TVs, and at the 2014 CES in January, a slew of new 4K models were announced with dramatically lower price points compared with last year’s very expensive first-generation sets. These also have smaller screen sizes designed to appeal to a wider audience beyond well-heeled videophiles.
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February 4th, 2014 · 2 Comments · 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, Blu-ray Discs, Connected TVs, LED LCD Flat Panels, News, OLED, Reference Materials, UHDTV
January 28th, 2014 · No Comments · News, Reference Materials
The Consumer Electronics Association claims that 22 percent of all HDTVs are purchased for the specific purpose of watching the Super Bowl. But around 1 in 5 HDTV owners end up NOT watching the big game or other programs in high definition due to improper setup (source: The Nielsen Company). The following checklist will help […]
December 24th, 2013 · 1 Comment · 3D HDTV, 4K LED LCD, Blu-ray Discs, LED LCD Flat Panels, OLED, Plasma, Reference Materials
The brightness and contrast setup patterns from Disney’s WOW Blu-ray If you haven’t adjusted the settings on your new HDTV, you’re not getting the best picture quality. By eye or with a Blu-ray setup disc, having an understanding of what each picture control does is crucial to getting the best picture. With a […]
December 9th, 2013 · No Comments · 3D HDTV, Audio, Connected TVs, Digital Media Receivers, DVR, LCD Flat Panel, LED LCD Flat Panels, OLED, Reference Materials
As techie people ourselves, we’re unsure what kind of gifts people give that aren’t tech. Cookies? Cookies are good. Cookies should have been on this list. Cookies aren’t on this list. But edible treats aside, we’ve got some assorted tech gifts for the videophiles in your life. From $30 to $9,000, we’ve got you covered.
October 17th, 2013 · 5 Comments · 3D HDTV, HDMI, News, Reference Materials, Sound Bars, Surround Sound Systems
Today’s thin TVs (both LED LCD and plasmas) leave little room for speakers. The result: limited frequency response, terrible dynamic range, very poor bass, and very little overall volume. The solution: connecting a soundbar or a sound system. Sales wise, soundbars are the most popular choice today, as they come in a wide range of […]
August 13th, 2013 · 4 Comments · 3D HDTV, 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, Connected TVs, News, Reference Materials
UPDATED 8/24/13 According to industry sources and industry trade publication Consumer Electronics Daily, Sony plans to drastically cut the price of its Ultra HDTVs on August 25th. Sony is currently offering its entry level 55-inch XBR55X900A for $4999.99 (Unilateral Pricing Policy) and its 65-inch XBR65X900A for $6999.99 UPP . The new prices will be $3999.99 […]
July 21st, 2013 · 3 Comments · Blu-ray Players, Cable TV, Connected TVs, LED LCD Flat Panels, News, Reference Materials, UHDTV
For Ultra HDTV Product and Tech Part I Click Here During the 5-hour Ultra HD Conference conducted by the Consumer Electronics Association late last month, experts from the TV content, manufacturing, consulting, and marketing research sides of the industry made presentations. Technical issues were raised and questions answered. Here are the (ultra) highlights along […]