Monthly Archives: June 2013

Sharp Wants To Kill Off 4K TV With Quattron Tech

4K TV. It’s the next generation of awesome TV display technology that’s destined to take over our living rooms, or at least it is if you believe the likes of Sony and Samsung, which have been aggressively marketing their own new Ultra HD 4K models. But not everyone agrees that a 4K future is our destiny, pointing to a series ... Read More »

Samsung Launches Ministry of Sound Music App for Smart TVs

Samsung has just announced the availability of a new app that’ll be music to the ears of anyone who loves to party at home – a new music video app from the Ministry of Sound that will stream exclusive video content from the world’s most popular Djs and clubs. Samsung launches Ministry of Sound Music App for Smart TVs Sounds ... Read More »

IHS iSuppli Reports Sharp Fall in US TV Shipments

It’s a bad time to be in the TV business – or at least it is if you happen to be selling the damn things. A new report from IHS iSuppli shows that TV shipments in the world’s most important market – the USA – have fallen by a massive 11% in the first quarter of 2013, compared to the ... Read More »

Japan Aiming For 8K TV Broadcasts By 2020


While the rest of the world is still messing around with 4K, Japan is busy formulating plans to introduce 8K satellite broadcasts on a nationwide scale, aiming to have everything in place by 2020. Japan aiming for 8K TV broadcasts by 2020 The timetable was recently laid out by Japan’s Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications, and incorporates the nation’s ... Read More »

LG Launches 55-Inch LA9700 & 65-Inch LA9700 4K TVs In Korea

LG was the first of the big TV manufacturers to step into the Ultra HD 4K arena when its monster 85-inch LM9600 hit the shops in July last year, and it initially had a big impact, selling 300-odd TV sets within the first six months. But with a price tag of 25 million won (about £14,500), the vast majority of ... Read More »