Entries Tagged as 'Review'

Samsung PN64H5000 Review: The Last Plasma

November 17th, 2014 · 4 Comments · Plasma, Product Reviews, Review

Samsung 64H5000 – Screen image by Geoffrey Morrison This is the last plasma. The last new plasma you’ll ever read about. Last. The technology that ushered in the era of the flat panel TV. Became, in many minds, actually synonymous with “flat TV.” The last plasma I’ll ever review. Panasonic left the plasma business a […]

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Vizio 4K Ultra High Definition P652ui-B2 Review

October 24th, 2014 · 6 Comments · 2160p, 4K LED LCD, Connected TVs, News, Review

Vizio’s  P652ui-B2 4K UHD TVs has a feature and specification list that reads like the Holy Grail of LED LCD TVs: a 65-inch screen (3840 x 2160 resolution), local dimming (with 64 zones), “plasma-like deep blacks,” “240 Hz effective refresh rate,” H.265 (HEVC) decoding, built-in 4K Netflix 4K streaming, upconversion to Ultra HD resolution, and […]

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Sony FMP-X10 4K Ultra High Definition Media Player Review

October 14th, 2014 · 7 Comments · 2160p, Connected TVs, News, Review, UHDTV

  The Sony FMPX10 4K Ultra HD Media Player looks to expand everyone’s Ultra HD 4K viewing options with a library of featured films, free content, and premium streaming options now that it’s compatible with most brands of 2014 4K Ultra High Definition Televisions. Let’s see if this increasingly capable player is finally worth the […]

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DVDO AVLab Ultra HD 4K Test Pattern Generator Review

September 18th, 2014 · 2 Comments · 2160p, HDMI, Reference Materials, Review, Test Equipment

Video calibration and testing is tedious, exacting work. The end result, however, is our ability to objectively convey relevant information to you, plus make our favorite projectors and TVs look and perform at their absolute best. The need to examine dozens (if not hundreds) of video test patterns to properly evaluate display performance is the […]

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LG 55EC9300 OLED HDTV Review

September 16th, 2014 · 6 Comments · 3D HDTV, Connected TVs, Curved Screen, OLED, Product Reviews, Review

Contrast is king when it comes to the most eye-catching TV visuals. The soon to be extinct plasma TV was prized for its ability to produce a deep black, and a new technology called an organic light emitting diode (OLED) is poised to take the flat panel crown with superb picture performance in thin, efficient […]

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Amazon Fire TV Review

April 15th, 2014 · 2 Comments · Digital Media Receivers, Product Reviews, Review, Streaming Services

This is one of those products that is so logical for the company to have, it’s kinda a shock they didn’t have it already. It’s like if McDonalds announced a quadruple cheeseburger: a logical expansion of their offerings that fits right in with everything else. So the Fire TV, Amazon’s Apple TV, is not surprising, […]

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Samsung UN65F9000 LED LCD UHDTV Review

January 15th, 2014 · 1 Comment · 3D HDTV, 4K LED LCD, Product Reviews, Review, UHDTV

Being an early adopter of new technology earns you bragging rights, but it can also mean a future trip to the e-waste recycling center when the cool new thing you’ve invested in turns out to be little more than an expensive doorstop. Case in point: When the HD-DVD format was introduced, I paid way too […]

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A 3D SuperHero Arrives

December 20th, 2013 · No Comments · 3D HDTV, Digital Camera/Camcorder

The following is a sponsored post contributed by an associate of HDGuru.com—ed. Content shot in 3D has a loyal audience, including children, animation buffs, and extreme sports enthusiasts. Many people in that last group are also fans of GoPro Hero video cameras. A recent story on the show detailed the story of GoPro’s founder, Nick […]

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