Monthly Archives: January 2012

Netflix App Debuts On Samsung Smart TV Apps Store

A recent announcement from Korean consumer electronics manufacturer Samsung has confirmed that the latest addition to its Smart TV App store will be the worldwide subscription service for TV programmes and movies online, Netflix. Users will be able to access tens of thousands of television programmes from both the US or the UK, and recently released movie titles using the ... Read More »

Samsung Launch UE46ES8000 & UE55ES8000 (ES8000) Flagship TVs

Amid all the attention Samsung has been attracting for its 55-inch Super OLED television, the company has launched its 2012 range of LED TV models at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas. Needless to say, these Samsung LED-based LCD TVs are more likely to hit the shops earlier, as well as be more affordable for the average consumer. ... Read More »

Blu-Ray Gains Market Share As Disc Sales Grew Over Xmas

According to recently published data, increased demand for Blu-Ray technology has contributed to impressive growth of physical disc sales in the UK over the Christmas period. When Blu-Ray technology was first launched, take up was very slow, as British consumers failed to embrace the new technology as quickly as they did with DVD when the latter first came out. Blu-ray ... Read More »

Sony Ditch Full Local Dimming; Edge LED HX853 Is Flagship TV

To the dismay of video enthusiasts worldwide, it appears that Sony will no longer use rear-mounted local-dimming LED backlight technology on its flagship HDTV this year. The Japanese TV manufacturer has announced its 2012 lineup of Bravia televisions at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, which will be spearheaded by the Sony HX853 series with edge LED system ... Read More »