Monthly Archives: July 2013

Sky Sports Adds Second-Screen Ashes App With Hawk-Eye On iPad

Sky Sports iPad app with Ashes

Here’s one for all you cricket fans – British Sky Broadcasting (BSkyB) has just announced a bunch of new features to coincide with its coverage of the Ashes tournament which begins this week, offering a wealth of new stats and coverage options to play with than have previously been accessible. The new “Ashes Event Centre” is the most comprehensive take ... Read More »

Sony Not Bringing Ultra HD Media Player & 4K Movie Downloads To UK

Sony FMP-X1

It looks like HDTV Test has to hold its hands up and admit to being ever so slightly presumptuous. Last week we reported how Sony was close to launching its FMP-X1 4K media player complete with a cloud-based library of Ultra HD movies available to download, with the devices set to go on sale in the USA first before hitting ... Read More »

BBC Axes 3D TV Programming: “Hassly” Glasses Led To Failure

3D TV programming

The BBC’s two-year long 3D television trials are set for the chopping block after the UK public service broadcaster admitted a distinct “lack of appetite” for the technology among viewers. The decision to axe 3DTV trials confirms what we’ve been predicting for quite some time – that 3D TV is basically junk. The BBC’s head of 3D Kim Shillinglaw gave ... Read More »

Samsung To Ship 100+ F9000 4K TV Sets To Korean Homes Tomorrow

Samsung F9000

The 100 or so Koreans who’re rich enough to have ordered one of Samsung’s super-high resolution F9000 4K TVs will be getting their just rewards soon enough, after the company announced it’s on the verge of shipping the first batch of pre-ordered sets. From tomorrow, Samsung will begin delivering 55-inch and 65-inch models of its F9000 4K Ultra HD TV ... Read More »