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Sony X9 & S90 4K TV Buyers to Get 5 Free 4K Movies

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Sony is trying to entice consumers to make their next TV purchase an Ultra HD one from the company this Christmas, offering to throw in five free 4K movies for anyone who snaps up one of its 4K Bravia televisions. The offer is called “Privilege Movies 4K”, and lets customers choose five titles from a selection of ten ultra high-definition ... Read More »

Digital TV Group Tests 4K HDMI Interoperability for Broadcast

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The Digital Television Group (DTG) has just held what it claims is the world’s first 4K UHD (ultra high-definition) TV “product testing zoo” to try and establish which types of 4K hardware are compatible with one another. The invitation-only event saw the testers hook up twelve different 4K displays with various bits of 4K hardware, including upscaling Blu-ray players, set-top ... Read More »

2020 Will See 200 UHD Channels & 140m 4K TV-Owning Households

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4K UHD TV is set to become mainstream, with over 200 channels worldwide expected to be broadcasting in Ultra HD by the end of this decade, according to a new report from IHS Electronics and Media. The consultancy firm states that by 2020, more than 200 channels will be broadcasting ultra high-definition content to more than 140 million homes, with ... Read More »

Can Ultra HD (4K) TV Avoid The Fate Of 3D?

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TV panel makers are hedging their bets on the success of next-generation Ultra HD (4K) LCD TVs over the next four years, despite concerns from industry analysts that the new display tech could go the same way as 3D. Consultancy firm IHS said that it expects to see almost 943,000 shipments of 4K TVs by the end of this year, ... Read More »

TCL Announces MoVo UD, World’s First 4K Google TV

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Google TV hasn’t exactly been a resounding success since its launch back in 2010, but the Smart TV platform keeps on chugging along with new firmware updates, doggedly trying to position itself as a ‘cool’ alternative to Apple TV. And now, with the arrival of the first ever 4K Google TV, it might just have its chance. TCL announces MoVo ... Read More »