Entries Tagged as 'News'

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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CyberLink Gets Ultra HD Blu-ray Certification For PowerDVD

December 2nd, 2016 · 1 Comment · 2160p, 3D Blu-ray player, 4K LED LCD, Blu-ray Discs, Blu-ray Players, Blu-ray Titles, HDR, News, object-based audio, Surround Sound, UHDTV, Ultra HD Blu-ray Players

Versions of PowerDVD after v. 16 (above) will support Ultra HD Blu-ray playback CyberLink, the producer of media playback and editing software for PCs and mobile devices, said its pervasive PowerDVD app just received certification from the Blu-ray Disc Association for playback of Ultra HD Blu-ray Discs. According to CyberLink, the software media player is […]

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Panasonic Reveals OLED-Like High-Contrast IPS LCD Tech

December 2nd, 2016 · 1 Comment · 2160p, 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, HDR, LCD Flat Panel, LED LCD Flat Panels, News, OLED, OLED, Plasma, UHD 4K OLED, UHDTV

  Panasonic revealed this week that it has developed a new IPS LCD panel with a 1M:1 contrast ratio that is claimed to be a quality equivalent to OLED panels. The contrast ratio is said to be 600 times that of conventional liquid crystal panels with an average contrast ratio of 1,800:1. The company said […]

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Samsung TVs Add Showtime App And Dongle To Help Ditch Cable Boxes

November 30th, 2016 · No Comments · 2160p, Cable TV, Connected TVs, Digital Media Receivers, LCD Flat Panel, LED LCD Flat Panels, News, Streaming Services, UHDTV

  Samsung revealed a couple of new additions to its smart TV platform this week with the goal of bringing the company’s TVs more access and flexibility in watching favorite content choices without the need for a cable box. First, the company said it has added support for Nagra’s digital rights management (DRM) equipped “TVkey” […]

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LeEco Products To Be Available In Retail Stores Dec. 1st

November 29th, 2016 · 1 Comment · 2160p, 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, Amazon, Connected TVs, HDMI, HDR, LCD Flat Panel, LED LCD Flat Panels, News, Second Screen, Streaming Services, UHDTV

  Update ! New China-based TV brand LeEco revealed Tuesday that LeEco ecophones and ecotvs will be available for purchase from select national retailers including Best Buy (in store and online); Target.com and Amazon. The company will sell its products through more than 100 retail store locations across the U.S. beginning Dec. 1st. According to […]

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AT&T Launches DirecTV Now Live OTT Service

November 28th, 2016 · 1 Comment · Cable TV, Connected TVs, Digital Media Receivers, electronic program guides, LCD Flat Panel, LED LCD Flat Panels, News, Satellite TV, Satellite UHD 4K TV, Second Screen, Sling Box, Streaming Services

  Fittingly, AT&T’s Entertainment Group used Cyber Monday to formally launch its new live and on-demand over-the-top streaming service, targeting an audience of mobile video watchers and consumers who for various reasons are not currently connected to pay-TV. AT&T made the announcement Monday afternoon at a press event in New York City. The DirecTV Now […]

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Sling TV Adds Cloud DVR Beta Program For Roku Users

November 28th, 2016 · No Comments · Connected TVs, Curved Screen, DVR, Full HD 1080p, LCD Flat Panel, LED LCD Flat Panels, News, Sling Box, Streaming Services

  Sling TV, DISH Network’s over-the-top (OTT) live streaming TV service revealed Monday that it has launched a beta program for users who receive its service via Roku devices to record up to 100 hours at a time of favorite programs in the cloud. Sling TV is calling its feature-enhancement the only OTT cloud DVR […]

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TVs Top Black Friday Lists — Now Cyber Monday’s Here

November 27th, 2016 · No Comments · 2160p, 4K Curved Screeen, 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, Amazon, Connected TVs, Full Array LED Backlit with Local Dimming, HDR, Headphones, LCD Flat Panel, LED LCD Flat Panels, News, OLED, UHD 4K OLED, UHDTV, Ultra HD Blu-ray Players

  This year’s Black Friday week has thus far generated significant sales increases for the consumer technology product sector, with televisions topping all other categories in unit volume, according to the Consumer Technology Association. Now it’s Cyber Monday and plenty of bargains remain. Shawn DuBravac, CTA chief economist, said Sunday that sales over the Wednesday […]

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