Monthly Archives: July 2013

LG’s US-Bound Curved OLED TV Is World’s First To Be THX-Certified

LG curved OLED TV

In a move that looks like it’s been timed to upstage its great cross-town rival Samsung, LG Electronics has also announced the availability of the “first” curved OLED TV in the United States, making it available for preorder this week with a cool $14,999 (around £9,750) price tag. According to the company’s statement, the 55-inch 55EA9800 is set to ship ... Read More »

Samsung’s $15k Curved OLED TV Hits USA Before Flat One

Samsung curved OLED TV

Samsung’s long-awaited, super-thin and elegant curved OLED TV is finally set to hit the market in the USA. Known as the Samsung KN55S9, the 55-inch curved OLED television is set to land on the shelves of select dealers by the end of this week. The news comes from US website CNet, which reports that high-end HDTV retailer Value Electronics is ... Read More »

Global 4K TV Shipment To Hit 22 Million Units In 2017

TV shipment

Sales of 4K Ultra HD televisions have barely scratched the surface in the overall TV market, but that’s all going to change in the next few years, with one analyst firm confidently predicting shipments to break the 20 million barrier within the next four years. The prediction comes courtesy of Futuresource Consulting, which insists that the growing availability of 4K ... Read More »

Virgin Media Adding 3D TV Content Despite BBC Exit

Virgin Media

3D at home is supposed to be dead, but apparently not everyone’s got the message just yet. In a move that bucks the trend set by the BBC and ESPN in recent weeks, Virgin Media has told its customers to brace themselves for a wave of fresh, on-demand tri-dimensional content, with the promise of an extra 50 hours’ worth of ... Read More »