Monthly Archives: June 2013

Japan Carries Out World’s First 4K Video Streaming Test

Japan’s NTT West is set to become the first telecoms company to carry out a trial of 4K video streaming across the web, in an attempt to prove that it can be done. The trial, which lasts until this Friday, makes use of the new H.265 High Efficiency Video Coding (HEVC) standard, which is able to compress the amount of ... Read More »

LG Delivers GameNow Cloud Gaming Experience to Smart TVs

LG says that it’s about to deliver a “console quality” gaming experience to its Smart TV range, thanks to a new deal its just tied up with GameNow. Under the deal, LG plans to stream gameplay direct from the cloud to its customer’s TVs, without them needing to install any additional hardware like the new £399 PlayStation 4, for example. ... Read More »

Sony PS4 Trumps Xbox One With £349 Price & 4K Video Delivery

Sony PS4

Before yesterday’s unveiling of the Playstation 4 at yesterday’s E3 Conference in Los Angeles, there was a lot of debate as to whether or not Sony would take a different path from Microsoft, and more importantly, which console would make the best impression. Sony’s proposal was appealing to many with the PS4 said to be a developer-friendly console with the ... Read More »

Intel TV Ready to Spend Billions on Premium Content

Intel isn’t kidding around with its new internet TV service, with fresh reports stating that the computer chip maker is ready to splash out a whopping $2 billion to secure the rights to content from some of America’s biggest broadcasters. Intel TV ready to spend billions on premium content Reuters suggests that Intel’s new TV business, which is set to ... Read More »