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Your next TV will pack more than just additional pixels

The leap from tubes to LCDs brought us more pixels and flatter screens, but the next generation of television technology is about brighter brights, darker darks, and maybe even ditching the screen entirely.
Home Theater

Samsung’s flagship KS9800 is bold, beautiful, and wicked smart

Samsung finally unveiled its flagship TV series, the KS9800, at a Spring Launch Event held in New York today. The TV has Samsung's best picture quality, but what makes this TV really special might not have anything to do with the picture at…
Home Theater

New deal means the future just got a whole lot brighter for current 4K TV owners

The HEVC codec is what allows companies to stream 4K video into your home, but its future was in jeopardy due to high royalty rates set by the HEVC Advance group. Now those rates have been cut, meaning your new 4K TV won't be obsolete…
Home Theater

This is why Apple canceled its 4K TV

Sure, Apple has a product called the Apple TV, but for years rumors have been rampant that an actual television would be coming out of Cupertino. It seems that while Apple was indeed working on a television, it dropped the idea over a year…
Home Theater

Ultra HD Blu-ray finalized, 4K discs headed to the home theater

Potentially good news for anyone that's an early adapter of Ultra HD television technology, specifications for Ultra HD Blu-ray discs are now complete and production on software as well as hardware can begin.
Home Theater

Not digging the curve? Samsung’s HU8550 4K/UHD TV is flatter, thinner, and cheaper

We take a close look at the HU8550, which is the best flat-screen 4K/UHD TV Samsung makes this year. It also happens to be a better bargain.
Home Theater

The best TVs at IFA 2014

Smartwaches and tablets may have garnered much of the buzz at IFA 2014, but that didn't stop the likes of Samsung and LG from debuting a wealth of new televisions sets. Check out some of our favorite offerings showcased at the renowned tech…
Home Theater

Could Apple stun us all and bring Ultra HD/4K TV to the masses on its first swing?

While the new iPad Air and retina iPad mini had yet to raise their heads from Apple headquarters yesterday, rumors emerged that the company could dive headfirst into the 4K TV world, releasing affordable 55-inch and 65-inch 4K TV models by…
Home Theater

Sony breaks price and sound barriers with its new line of speaker-less 4K TVs

By doing away with the premium speaker system it included on its X900A 4K televisions, Sony was able to further slash prices, bringing a 55-inch 4K TV to market for less than $3500.
Home Theater

We give up! Sony and Samsung relent on bloated 4K prices with major discounts

Sony and Samsung have dropped prices on their 55 and 65-inch 4K/Ultra HDTVs by as much as $1500 and it appears LG is prepping less expensive models as well. The news comes less than 5 months after the TVs were originally priced.
Gaming

PlayStation 4 says no to 4K games, but yes to 100GB 4K movies

Sony's insistence on packing the PlayStation 3 with all the latest tech last decade drove the cost of the console way up. The PlayStation 4 won't chase the bleeding edge of technology, skipping out on 4K resolution for games. 4K movies…
Home Theater

‘Ultra High Definition’ officially replaces ‘4K’ as name for next-gen TV standard

A board of industry leaders recently convened for a meeting in which it was decided that "Ultra High Definition" will replace "4K" as the name for the emerging, next-generation TV and projector technology. The decision was motivated not…
Home Theater

JVC refines e-shift, teases professional 4K TV under $20k

JVC strengthens its hold on the affordable, high-performance projector market with seven new models and teases an 84-inch 4K TV at CEDIA 2012
Home Theater

Sony prices 4K TV, announces two new ES receivers, Control4 partnership

Sony's 4K TV will cost $25,000, two new Control4-equipped receivers will give amateurs a chance to fiddle with home automation, and the HX950 series will offer locally dimmable edge lighting.
Home Theater

Got $22k? LG 84-inch 4K TV hits Korean shelves, arrives in US next month

LG's crazy big 4K television is finally in the US and we got a chance to play with it. Check out our full review of the LG 84LM9600. That monstrous LG 84-inch 4K  (or Ultra Definition) 3D TV we saw at CES earlier this year has crawled out…
Home Theater

LG’s 2012 TV lineup includes 55-inch OLED, Google TV, gesture control

At the opening of CES 2012, LG has unveiled its 55-inch OLED TV, highlighted Smart TV advancements and glossed over a Google TV partnership and its 84-inch 4K TV.
Features

Prediction round-up: What we’ll see at CES 2012

There's plenty to look forward to, and more than a few items we're expecting to see. Check out our CES predictions.