Monthly Archives: July 2013

BBC Relegates Wimbledon 3D To Red Button HD: The End Is Nigh

Wimbledon 3D

If you’re still not convinced that 3D is rapidly accelerating towards that great TV scrapheap in the sky, look no further than the BBC’s shoddy, last-minute scramble to provide some sort of extra-dimensional ‘coverage’ of this year’s Wimbledon tennis championships for further evidence of that. The Beeb has ‘just’ announced its intention to broadcast “selected matches” in the third dimension ... Read More »

Sharp Launch LC60LE751K LED TV, iOS/Android Remote & AR App

Sharp LE751

It’s been a fairly busy few weeks for Japanese manufacturer Sharp. Hot on the heels of the release of its awesome-looking 70in Aquos LC70UD1U 4K TV and its humongous 90in Aquos LC90LE757, its gone and thrown yet more TVs into the mix, together with a new augmented reality app that helps viewers when it comes to choosing the most appropriate ... Read More »

Sony’s 4K Movie Downloads Take Shape: $8 To Rent; $30 To Buy

Sony FMP-X1

We had first proper glimpse of Sony’s much-heralded 4K Ultra HD media player back in April, when the company stated that the service would be rolled out sometime this summer. Now, the Japanese manufacturer has finally clarified the exact launch details, saying that the device is set to hit US stores on the 15th of July, alongside the launch of ... Read More »