Monthly Archives: May 2014

Philips Expands TV Ambilight for World Cup Football & Gaming

Philips 7809

Philips has enhanced the technology underlying its Ambilight bias lighting system to create a more immersive viewing experience. The feature is part of a series of updates for its 2014 TV range, offering improved colour-change response speed and contextual information via lighting. The feature will be available on all 2014 Philips Ambilight TVs, and comes with a new Ambilight app, ... Read More »

John Lewis Launch Own-Brand WebOS Smart TV Made by LG

John Lewis JL9000

Retailers’ own-brand TV sets have historically been a waste of time – a dumping ground for cheap and cheerful, low-end televisions from Chinese manufacturers that no one’s ever heard of. But that could be about to change thanks to John Lewis who has just launched a bunch of high-end Smart TVs made by South Korean giant LG Electronics. John Lewis’ ... Read More »

4K Opera Broadcast to be Streamed Live on Samsung UHD TV

4K Opera

The Vienna State Opera is about to stream what it claims will be the first live production in 4K Ultra HD resolution to Samsung ultra high-definition (UHD) TVs, using the newly developed HEVC codec. Opera fans will be able to see the 4K rendition of Verdi’s Nabucco starring Plácido Domingo tomorrow the 7th of May at 7pm, so long as ... Read More »

Samsung HW-H550 Soundbar Review

Samsung H550

Samsung's HW-H550 soundbar looks the part, but is let down by sound quality. Last year's HW-F751 is a better buy at the same price. Read More »