Entries Tagged as 'UHD (4K) Media Players'

Xfinity TV App Available For Beta Trial On Roku Devices

January 31st, 2017 · No Comments · 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, Cable TV, Connected TVs, Digital Media Receivers, DVR, electronic program guides, Full HD 1080p, LCD Flat Panel, LED LCD Flat Panels, News, Streaming Services, UHD (4K) Media Players

Roku said Tuesday that it is releasing a beta version of a new Xfinity TV app for U.S. Roku players, bringing Xfinity cable TV subscribers the ability to access programming they have subscribed to without the need of a cable box. The app is said to feature an immersive guide with rich graphics, imagery, personalized […]

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NVIDIA Updates Bring HDR To 2015 Shield TV Devices

January 26th, 2017 · No Comments · 2160p, 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, Amazon, Connected TVs, Digital Media Receivers, DVR, electronic program guides, HDMI, HDR, News, UHD (4K) Media Players, UHDTV

  Owners of NVIDIA’s popular 2015-version Shield TV media adapter box can now download a software upgrade (version 5.0) bringing them a number of current and coming features. NVIDIA announced during the recent CES 2017 that it had plans to continue supporting Shield TV media adapters, including legacy devices, with new features and functionality. The […]

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Roku Reveals Improved Mobile App Update

January 17th, 2017 · No Comments · 2160p, 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, 720p HD, Connected TVs, Digital Media Receivers, electronic program guides, LCD Flat Panel, LED LCD Flat Panels, News, Second Screen, Sling Box, Streaming Services, UHD (4K) Media Players, UHDTV

  Roku revealed through a blog announcement Tuesday that it is releasing the latest version (v4.0) of the Roku mobile app for iOS and Android devices, bringing a new look with faster and easier response. The update brings what Roku calls “one-tap access to features that make streaming what you love fast and simple.” The […]

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Review: Oppo’s UDP-203 Ultra HD Blu-ray Covers All Bases

December 30th, 2016 · 4 Comments · 2160p, 3D Blu-ray player, 3D HDTV, 4K Flat Panel, Blu-ray Discs, Blu-ray Players, center channel, Digital Media Receivers, Dolby Atmos, DTS:X, HDMI, HDR, height channels, News, object-based audio, Review, Streaming Services, Surround Sound, UHD (4K) Media Players, UHDTV, Ultra HD Blu-ray Players, Video Processors

  This year we saw the emergence of the next and possibly last generation of optical disc-based technology for home entertainment in new Ultra HD Blu-ray players from Samsung, Philips, Panasonic and Microsoft’s Xbox One S. All were impressive for their abilities to playback 4K Ultra HD video at a bit rate of up to […]

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Decision On ATSC 3.0 HDR Now Expected In January

December 19th, 2016 · No Comments · 2160p, 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, Connected TVs, Digital Media Receivers, electronic program guides, HDR, height channels, LCD Flat Panel, LED LCD Flat Panels, News, object-based audio, Streaming Services, Surround Sound, UHD (4K) Media Players, UHDTV

  A decision on how to implement high dynamic range (HDR) and which technology to use for the nation’s next broadcast system will likely take a little longer than originally expected to determine, according to Mark Richer, president of the Advanced Television Systems Committee (ATSC). Richer’s ATSC, which developed the broadcast system now used for […]

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FCC Chairman Leaves New Cable Box Rules In Doubt

December 16th, 2016 · No Comments · Cable TV, Connected TVs, Digital Media Receivers, News, Satellite TV, Satellite UHD 4K TV, Streaming Services, UHD (4K) Media Players

  Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler’s announced resignation from the commission Thursday likely ends his attempts at new cable-box rulemaking that would have opened cable services to third party equipment manufacturers and threatened current equipment leasing models by cable multi-system operators. Wheeler, who said he will leave the commission effective Jan. 20th, led the […]

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Oppo Unveils 1st Ultra HD Blu-ray Player Promising Dolby Vision

December 12th, 2016 · 1 Comment · 2160p, 3D Blu-ray player, 3D HDTV, Blu-ray Discs, Blu-ray Players, Blu-ray Titles, Digital Media Receivers, Dolby Atmos, DTS:X, DVD Players, HDMI, HDR, height channels, News, object-based audio, UHD (4K) Media Players, UHDTV, Ultra HD Blu-ray Players, Video Processors

  High-performance Blu-ray Disc manufacturer Oppo Digital followed through Monday on announcing the release of its long-promised Ultra HD Blu-ray player, which will be the first of its kind with pending support of Dolby Vision high dynamic range (HDR) in addition to HDR10. Like many Oppo Blu-ray players, the new UDP-203 will also bring high-quality […]

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Google Play Ramps Up 4K Movie Selections

December 8th, 2016 · No Comments · 2160p, 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, Connected TVs, Digital Media Receivers, HDMI, News, screen mirroring, search and recommendation, Streaming Services, UHD (4K) Media Players, UHDTV, Virtual Reality

  Although it’s been steadily ramping up the addition of 4K Ultra HD movies to its library for a few weeks now, the Google Play store officially announced this week that it has added more than 125 Ultra HD movies to its selection of streaming movie and television programs. Key lures among the announced additions […]

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