Monthly Archives: March 2014

Panasonic’s 2014 Smart TVs Get Freesat’s Freetime, ITV Player & 4oD

Panasonic 2014 TV

Up until now we’ve only ever seen Freetime’s clean, easy-to-use electronic programme (EPG) guide on set-top boxes, but that’s all set to change this year now that it’s teamed up with Panasonic to bring its interface to more than 90 percent of its 2014 Smart TV lineup. If you’re scratching your head wondering what the hell Freetime is, it’s a ... Read More »

Samsung Axes H7000 Plasma TV; F8500 to Carry Over in 2014

Samsung plasma TV

Samsung has announced its US plasma TV lineup for 2014, and it appears that the hotly anticipated H7000 series – originally slated for release during this summer – has been axed. The Samsung F8500 PDP (plasma display panel) will carry on selling in 2014 as the company’s high-end plasma offering. The information came from the HD Guru blog run by ... Read More »

L7453 Local Dimming LED Leads Toshiba 2014 Non-4K TV Range

Toshiba L7453

Toshiba has this week announced its 2014 lineup of HDTVs for the UK and Europe, which will be spearheaded by the L74 series whose headline feature is its full-array local dimming (FALD) LED backlight technology. In recent years, FALD LED TVs have almost become extinct, as consumers and manufacturers take to the super-slim design of edge-lit LED LCD televisions (see ... Read More »

LG Rolls Out 2014 TV Lineup in Korea: 4K, OLED, 3D, webOS

LG 4K curved OLED TV

LG Electronics has been super aggressive in its mission to dominate the next-generation TV world, and it’s just upped the ante with the launch of its 2014 TV lineup in its home nation of Korea – unveiling no less than 68 brand new models. Having been the first company to bring an 84-inch 4K TV to market, LG has just ... Read More »