Category Archives: TV/4K/UHD/8K

The 4K Video Codec War: What You Need To Know

We’re all familiar with format wars — VHS v. Beta, Blu-ray v. HD-DVD, even the 19th century’s AC v. DC war of the currents. What you may not be familiar with is the current 4K video compression format war between … Continue reading

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The Next Best TV Under $1,000?

In January, we named the 55-inch 6 Series TCL TV, the 55P607 (the 2017 model), the best value for a TV under $1,000, and now TCL has upgraded its 6 Series for 2018. Better yet, the company is selling its new … Continue reading

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Sharp Now Shipping 8K TVs Overseas

After years of teasing at varying trade shows, Sharp has finally begun shipping the world’s first commercially available 8K monitor, the 70-inch, 7,680 by 4,320 Aquos LV-70X500E (€11,199). Continue reading this post here.

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What Will Be The Legacy of Legacy Formats?

Recent reports of the demise of the compact disc feature elegies tinged with funereal nostalgia for what was once a bold, new and literally shiny technology.  Those might as well have been elegies for all physical media including the CD’s … Continue reading

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Samsung Bows Smarter, Prettier 2018 QLED TVs

Stressing beauty, size and functionality, along with a set of unique intelligence and aesthetic features, Samsung officially unveiled its 2018 QLED and Ultra HD TV lineup at a grandiose CES-style event at the American Stock Exchange building in lower Manhattan. … Continue reading

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Ready for the AI TV Future?

Ready for the AI TV Future?

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UHD Blu-ray’s Narrow Opportunity Window

UHD Blu-ray’s Narrow Opportunity Window

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The Coming 1K/2K to 4K Upconversion Disconnect

The Coming 1K/2K to 4K Upconversion Disconnect Or why I won’t buy a 4K TV – yet.

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Where Old TVs Go to Live

Here’s my story on Huff Post all about my visit to the Early TV Museum in Hilliard, OH.

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5 Reasons Not To Buy A 4K TV Just Yet

More reasons to delay your purchase of a 4K TV, which you can read at Huffington Post here.

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