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Mike Wheatley is a professional blogger, freelance writer and social media enthusiast based in Bangkok, Thailand. Since the launch of his content writing firm, Content Solutions Online, back in 2009, Mike has rapidly established himself as an authoritative journalist, contributing to publications including Everything PR, Argophilia News, The Epoch Times, Silicon Angle and Realty Biz News.

Sky Finalising Next-Gen SkyQ 4K Set-Top Box Focused on UI

Sky 4K

Sky UK Limited is rumoured to be on the verge of releasing its next-generation 4K set-top box, dubbed SkyQ, focused on enhancing the user experience. The Telegraph reports that the new box delivers the ability to watch or record up to four programmes simultaneously, with users being able to view them on multiple devices within their homes. In addition, SkyQ ... Read More »

YouView & BT Launch UK’s 1st 4K Set-Top Box & Sports Channel

BT Sport

Less than two weeks before the new football season kicks off, BT has announced the launch of the country’s first 4K UHD (ultra high-definition) sports channel, together with a 4K set-top box from YouView that will combine to give UK footy fans their first-ever 4K fix. What’s more, the new service won’t even cost you that much. For dedicated 4K-loving ... Read More »

World’s 1st 4K HDR Broadcast Demoed on Samsung SUHD TV

Samsung HDR TV

Satellite broadcaster SES teamed up with electronics giant Samsung earlier this month to carry out what the two companies claim is the world’s first DVB transmission of High Dynamic Range (HDR) ultra high-definition television. The demonstration took place at the SES Industry Days conference in Luxembourg on the 7th of May, and saw BBC R&D’s Hybrid Gamma technology being used ... Read More »

Sky to Close 3D TV Channel in June, Making Way for 4K?

Sky glasses-free 3D

British Sky Broadcasting (BSkyB) has finally thrown in the towel and announced it will scrap its 3D TV channel this June, five years after it was first launched. The digital satellite broadcaster is believed to have spent millions of pounds in an unsuccessful bid to popularise 3-D technology, but the genre never really took off at home in the same ... Read More »

LG 55EG920V 4K OLED TV Outed in Free Netflix Promotion

LG's free 6-month Netflix

South Korea’s LG Electronics is pushing its OLED display technology to the fore with the inclusion of its ‘affordable’ 55EG920V 4K OLED TV in a brand new marketing campaign that’s offering free, six-month subscriptions to Netflix Premium to anyone who buys one of its latest 4K TVs. LG announced the Netflix deal this week, saying the offer runs until the ... Read More »