Monthly Archives: January 2015

4K 3D Movies Not Included in Ultra HD Blu-ray Format

Ultra HD Blu-ray

The Blu-ray Disc Association (BDA) has apparently sounded the death knell for 3D movies, according to a leaked PowerPoint slide that purports to show the near-finalised specifications for its next-generation Ultra HD Blu-ray format. According to the slide, which was posted by Japanese tech site AV Watch, the soon-to-be-released Ultra HD Blu-ray format ensures that future media will be able ... Read More »

LG 65EC9700 (USA) 4K OLED TV First Impressions

LG 65EC970V

After numerous delays, LG’s 65EC9700 OLED TVs are beginning to trickle into stores – ironically just after the South Korean manufacturer announced a boatload of new televisions (in basically every category imaginable, sans plasma, of course) at the 2015 International CES. Building on the 55EC9300 – a display we found flawed, but promising – this new 65in TV adds the ... Read More »

Vimeo Begins 4K Video Streaming on Top of Download

CEA 4K video

Vimeo has finally followed in the footsteps of YouTube, and is allowing 4K videos to be streamed directly from its servers to your PC, and perhaps other internet-connected devices like Smart TVs and Roku devices in the future. The feature was implemented secretly by Vimeo, and was first discovered by filmmaker Philip Bloom and his buddy James Miller, who revealed ... Read More »

Crazy-Thin X9005C is Highlight of Sony’s 2015 4K TV Lineup

Sony X9005C 4K TV

It’s not only smartphones that want to get slimmer and slimmer – TVs are trimming down too, and none more than Sony’s new super, razor-thin slim 4K TV, which must be about as thin as it’s possible for a television to be. Looking at the Bravia from the front it’s a monster, big, beautiful and sharp, but viewed from the ... Read More »

Panasonic to Launch 65″ 4K Curved OLED TV in 2015

Panasonic curved 4K OLED

Panasonic is harbouring plans to launch the 65-inch curved 4K OLED TV it’s exhibiting at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2015 in Las Vegas, following on from a prototype unveiled at the IFA trade show in Berlin last year. The company also intends to release its first curved LED LCD TVs this year, which will probably make an appearance at ... Read More »