Entries Tagged as 'News'

QLED: Quantum Dot By Yet Another Name

March 24th, 2017 · No Comments · 2160p, Amazon, Connected TVs, Curved Screen, HDR, laser projectors, News, OLED, UHDTV

Balls of confusion: Marketing material on Samsung’s own web site still implies `QLED TV’ is a distinct new innovation. Since CES 2017, one of the more confusing new wrinkles in the nomenclature of quantum dot TV technology has been the use of the term “QLED.” At one time used in press reports out of Asia […]

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Manufacturers Cue Up 2017 Ultra HD Blu-ray Players

March 21st, 2017 · 2 Comments · 2160p, 3D Blu-ray player, 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, Amazon, Blu-ray Discs, Blu-ray Players, Dolby Atmos, DTS:X, DVR, electronic program guides, HDMI, HDR, LG Electronics, News, object-based audio, Streaming Services, UHDTV, Ultra HD Blu-ray Players

                                    The LG UDP970 Ultra HD Blu-ray player. Televisions supporting 4K Ultra HD resolution with high dynamic range (HDR) and a wide color gamut are gaining critical momentum and manufacturers of Blu-ray Disc players are stepping up to sustain that activity by introducing players supporting the Ultra HD Blu-ray […]

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Color Volume Dominates 2017 4K Ultra HDTV Comparisons

March 20th, 2017 · 1 Comment · 2160p, 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, Full Array LED Backlit with Local Dimming, HDR, LCD Flat Panel, LED LCD Flat Panels, LG Electronics, News, OLED, UHD 4K OLED, UHDTV

Color volume measurements showing 3D charts with volume L coordinates on two displays. As 4K Ultra HD televisions supporting high dynamic range (HDR) and a wider color gamut have evolved over the last several years, an additional criteria for measuring a set’s performance – called color volume – has increasingly entered the TV performance lexicon. […]

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`Planet Earth II’ To Be Released On Ultra HD Blu-ray Disc March 28th

March 16th, 2017 · No Comments · 2160p, Amazon, Blu-ray Discs, Blu-ray Players, Blu-ray Titles, DVD Players, Full HD 1080p, HDR, News, Surround Sound, UHDTV, Ultra HD Blu-ray Players

  BBC Home Entertainment America said this week that it is distributing “Planet Earth II” on Ultra HD Blu-ray disc, making it “the first ever natural history television series” to be released in 4K resolution with HDR. The title will be available in various format packages in the United States and Canada on March 28, […]

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Denon Adds HEOS Soundbar, Wireless Subwoofer

March 16th, 2017 · No Comments · Audio, HDMI, HDR, News, rear surround channel, Sound Bars, Sound Systems, Streaming Services, sub woofer, Surround Sound, Surround Sound Systems, UHDTV, Ultra HD Blu-ray Players, Wireless Audio

  On the heels of its introduction of three new S-series AVRs, Denon unveiled this week a soundbar and subwoofer that also will add compatibility with the company’s HEOS wireless multiroom sound technology. Both the HEOS Bar soundbar and the HEOS Subwoofer are scheduled to hit retail stores in April. Read more on Denon’s new […]

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Denon Adds Affordable Trio of S-Series AVRs

March 15th, 2017 · No Comments · 2160p, 21:9 3D LED LCD Flat Panels, 3D HDTV, Audio, Dolby Atmos, DTS:X, HDMI, HDR, LCD Flat Panel, News, object-based audio, Sound Systems, Surround Sound, Surround Sound Systems, UHDTV

                                The Denon AVR-S930 HEOS AV receiver Denon introduced Tuesday three AV receivers in its popular S model series, with the top two models adding support for the Denon HEOS Wi-Fi-based multiroom audio system at affordable price points. Models AVR-S930H ($579), AVR-S730H ($479) and AVR-S530BT ($279) will be available in April, bringing a lot of […]

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Trial Evidence Alleges FBI Used Geek Squad To Find Child Porn

March 13th, 2017 · 1 Comment · 2160p, 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, Connected TVs, Digital Camera/Camcorder, LCD Flat Panel, LED LCD Flat Panels, News

  Planning to bring your PC, smart TV or similar Internet connected device to a service center for repair? You might want to make sure you don’t have any photos or documents on there that a service technician could consider illegal. On the heels of the explosive allegations dump on WikiLeaks last week that the […]

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Hisense To Scale Back 4-Year 4K Ultra HDTV Warranty

March 9th, 2017 · 1 Comment · 2160p, 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, Amazon, Connected TVs, HDMI, HDR, LCD Flat Panel, LED LCD Flat Panels, News, UHDTV

  One of the industry’s best warranties on a 4K Ultra HDTV set is about to go away, giving you about three weeks to take advantage of it. Hisense USA said Thursday that it is reverting back to its previous warranty coverage period of one year parts and labor for all new televisions sold in […]

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