Monthly Archives: May 2013

Samsung UE55F8500 LED Breaks Cover At Smart TV Showcase Event

Samsung F8500 LED TV

Samsung Electronics held a showcase event at the prestigious Mayfair Hotel in London this week for the official UK launch of the Korean brand’s 2013 Smart TV range. Although we’ve seen most of the flat-screen HDTVs and Smart Hub content on display either from CES at the beginning of the year or through review samples, there was a piece of ... Read More »

Samsung Building Bendy, Flexible TV Displays

No one will deny that the next-generation of 4K (Ultra HD) and OLED TVs are absolutely dazzling from a visual perspective, but that doesn’t mean you can enjoy the experience from anywhere in your living room. As wonderful as LG’s sexy 55-inch OLED or Samsung’s sleek 85-inch S9 might be, the viewing experience can still be pretty flat, literally speaking. After ... Read More »

Is Intel Planning A 4K Media Box?

Intel’s recent announcement that its up-and-coming new Haswell processor will support 4K resolution TV streaming suggests that its rumoured set-top box may be just the device we’ve been waiting for. While the announcement supposedly pertains to computers, there’s absolutely every reason to think that Intel’s media box would include similar capability. Given Intel’s desire to break into TV, the chip ... Read More »

BT Sports Offers Free Premier League Football For Broadband Customers

Get ready for a fiesta of free football games from next season – in what it’s calling a “game-changing” shake up of the sports Pay-TV world, BT has announced plans to bring live Premier League football matches to millions of homes in the UK as it bids to wrestle away BskyB’s dominance of the UK’s most popular sport. BT Sports ... Read More »

Sharp Launches Flagship LE857K AQUOS Series In UK

Sharp’s high-end Aquos TV line-up has just got a lot more cramped with the arrival of two brand new members to swell its ranks. Say hello to the 80-inch LC-80LE857K LED TV, and the ever-so-slightly more modest 70-inch LC-70LE857K, Sharp’s latest flagship models that perfectly epitomize the company’s motto of “go big when you go home”. Sharp launches flagship LE857K ... Read More »