Monthly Archives: December 2013

Xbox One’s UK TV 50Hz Judder Not Fixed By First System Update

Microsoft Xbox One

Last month, we reported a frame rate mismatch problem on the Microsoft Xbox One, manifesting as judder when the next-generation console is asked to display 50Hz video signal (for example PAL DVD, or UK TV broadcast using the HDMI passthrough feature) which then has to be converted to the machine’s native output of 60Hz. The company has now rolled out ... Read More »

40% Of Brits To Watch Catch-Up TV On Xmas Day: Samsung Smart TV

Samsung Smart TV

There are few things that British families love more than spending a few hours gathered around the telly together at Christmas, but have you ever wondered how much TV people actually watch on the big day? Well, according to new research from Samsung Smart TV, UK households are expected to watch around 86 million hours of television on Christmas Day, ... Read More »

Family Guy Goes HD As BBC Launches BBC3 HD, CBBC HD & More

BBC HD

HDTV lovers in the UK will have reason to be extra cheerful this festive season, with the news that the BBC is to launch five more subscription-free high-def channels later this week. The new, free-to-air channels – BBC3 HD, BBC4 HD, CBeebies HD, BBC News HD and CBBC HD – will begin broadcasting from tomorrow, allowing viewers to watch hit ... Read More »