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  • Roku Expands Its Smart TV Platform, Will Launch Its First 4K TV This Spring

    Roku Expands Its Smart TV Platform, Will Launch Its First 4K TV This Spring

    If cord-cutting and streaming services are the future of TV watching, then it makes sense that one of the top makers of streaming media players, Roku, is expanding its television footprint. The company announced this morning that it will continue to roll out more models of televisions with Roku’s smart TV platform built-in, with plans to introduce at least 60 new TV models in 2016. Read More

  • Kyle Russell on the Madness of TV

    4K TV Marketing At CES Is Depressingly Bad

    CES kind of feels like my own personal hell, in that it takes the coolest technology in the world and surrounds it with marketing gimmickry. I noticed this the most in the way companies were pitching their TVs, which you can’t help but look at because they’re all at eye-level and bursting with color. Read More

  • Amazon Now Offering 4K Streaming For Movies And TV Shows On Prime Instant Video

    Amazon Now Offering 4K Streaming For Movies And TV Shows On Prime Instant Video

    Amazon has upped its streaming game, offering up 4K or Ultra HD resolution for certain movies and TV titles to Prime subscribers via Amazon Instant Video. The content available in Ultra HD includes Amazon original content, with Alpha House and Transparent, and Orphan Black, the Canadian-made BBC America sci-fi thriller. Sony Pictures movies, including Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, Funny… Read More

  • Apple’s Busy Year-End Could Include A Fitness Wearable, 12″ Retina MacBook And 4K Products

    Apple’s Busy Year-End Could Include A Fitness Wearable, 12″ Retina MacBook And 4K Products

    Apple CEO Tim Cook and CFO Luca Maestri both have claimed excitement about the fall, but we have yet to get a glimpse at the total product pipeline. New reports from 9to5Mac claim a whole host of new info around specific launch timelines, however, including a mid-September event and launch for the iPhone 6 and iOS 8, as well as late 2014 or early 2015 launches of OS X Yosemite, a 12-inch… Read More

  • Netflix Is Now Streaming In 4K

    Netflix Is Now Streaming In 4K

    4K TV is here. Sort of. Netflix is now streaming the second season of House of Cards and some nature documentaries in 4K/Ultra HD format. But of course, your TV has to support the higher resolution to take advantage of the extra pixel count. Programs available for viewing in 4K will appear with the Ultra HD 4K label. Netflix confirmed to Multichannel News that the company is now streaming… Read More

  • Philips Introduces Android-Powered 4K TVs Coming Later This Year

    Philips Introduces Android-Powered 4K TVs Coming Later This Year

    Google TV is likely going away entirely, to be replaced by a familiar face – Android. Philips has just unveiled new Ultra HD (4K, whatever you prefer) TVs (via 9to5Google) that will be running Google’s mobile OS when they hit stores in Q2 of this year. The sets seem to be coming to Europe and Russia first, but it won’t be long before the little Android bot makes its way to all… Read More

  • Panasonic Debuts World’s First 4K Printed OLED TV, Just Half An Inch Thick

    Panasonic Debuts World’s First 4K Printed OLED TV, Just Half An Inch Thick

    Panasonic showed off a unique new kind of OLED TV today on stage at the CES 2013 keynote, which is manufactured using 3D printing technology. The 56-inch television is incredibly thin, at just half-an-inch thick, and weighs a fraction of previous generation LED sets. The use of 3D printing tech should also eventually help super high resolution OLED TVs come down to manageable pricing levels… Read More

  • LG To Showcase 84-Inch 3D TV With 4K Resolution At CES 2012

    LG To Showcase 84-Inch 3D TV With 4K Resolution At CES 2012

    It seems that 55-Inch OLED TV wasn’t enough for LG: the Korean company today announced it’s ready to showcase another monster TV at the CES 2012 in Las Vegas (which kicks off on January 10). This model comes with a 84-inch 3D LCD display with 4K resolution (3,840×2,160 pixels). To put things into perspective: 4K resolution, which LG calls “Ultra Definition”, is four… Read More

  • [Update: Video] Sharp Showcases 4K LCD TV (3,840×2,160 Resolution), To Sell It 2012

    [Update: Video] Sharp Showcases 4K LCD TV (3,840×2,160 Resolution), To Sell It 2012

    Full HD resolution (1,920×1,080 pixels) isn’t enough for Sharp. The company has developed [JP] a TV that’s capable of producing images with 3,840×2,160 resolution and is ready to show the device to the public during the CEATEC 2011 exhibition that takes place next week near Tokyo. The 60-inch 4K TV has been developed in cooperation with the I3 (I-cubed) Research Center in Kawasaki. Read More

  • JVC's new $15,000 projector


    If you have $15,000 to spare for a new gadget, this might be of interest to you: JVC Japan today announced [press release in English] the DLA-SH7NL, a video projector that features a resolution of almost 10 megapixels (4,096×2,400, to be exact). That’s more than four times full HD. Read More