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    Sony Might Just Have the OLED TV to Beat at CES 2017

    Ever since Samsung and Sony popped in and out of the United States OLED market a few years ago, LG has gone unchallenged in the world of OLED TVs. That’s changing at CES 2017, as Sony has announced their new line of Bravia OLED TVs. Combining the superior color contrast and spectrum of OLED with […]

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    LG’s Latest OLED TV Might as Well Be Wallpaper

    If there was any doubt about which company was going to rule TVs at CES 2017, it’s gone. LG has announced their 2017 line of TVs, and it’s headlined by the W7 Signature — the flexible OLED panel is so thin (thinner than any smartphone), it can only be mounted (looks more like affixed) to the […]

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    TCL Ups Their Game With Beautiful 4k HDR Tellies

    We’ve been big fans of TCL televisions lately, and there’s little wonder why — as it becomes cheaper to manufacture high-resolution LCD displays, it’s become easier for smaller companies to compete with giants like Samsung and LG by producing TVs almost as good for a fraction of the price. The competition is only heating up […]

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    Samsung Introduces New Even More Premium Line of QLED TVs

    It’s CES time, and that means lots of new televisions. But, televisions have been hitting a wall the past few years — we’re getting about as much as we can out of LED-backlit LCD panels, but OLED panels are still a bit too hard to source and produce to go mainstream. That hasn’t stopped Samsung from […]

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    Lenovo’s 500 Multimedia Controller is a Wireless Windows 10 Keyboard That Fits in Your Hands

    With larger Windows 10 all-in-one PCs like the Surface Studio primed to become entertainment centers and possible TV replacements for cord cutters, a proper remote control is needed. While there will probably be better and better apps for this, those looking for a physical solution need only look to Lenovo. At CES 2017, they’re debuting […]

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    AT&T’s DirecTV Now Streaming TV Launches Nov 30th With a $35 Promo

    After generating a lot of buzz about their upcoming app-based streaming internet TV service in the past year, AT&T finally detailed DirecTV Now at an event in New York earlier today. While the previously quoted price of $35 for 100 channels won’t be permanent, DirecTV Now looks to be very competitive on selection and price […]

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    Cloud DVR is Coming to Sling TV, But There Are Some Restrictions

    For a while, Dish Network’s Sling TV was at the forefront of cord-cutting, streaming packages of television channels over the internet at a far lower price than cable. Since then, they’ve added a plan for customers who need to stream to multiple devices and have gradually added channels to their packages. But, with the introduction […]

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    Anne Rice is Working on The Vampire Chronicles TV Series

    If you weren’t down with Jared Leto as Lestat, rejoice — that idea is staying in the coffin. Per a Facebook post from Anne Rice, author of The Vampire Chronicles, the planned movie reboot has fallen through. Rice and her son are now preparing a pilot script for a television series that would span the events of the […]

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    The DISH HopperGO Pocket DVR is Free for Cyber Monday

    I think we can all agree that the DVR is one of the most important inventions of our time. The DVR was making on-demand entertainment possible way before it was cool. Having all of our shows and getting to watch them when it’s convenient is the best, but a new problem has recently cropped up: […]

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    18 Surprising Facts About Gilmore Girls

    You’d have to be living under a rock that was in a cave in the middle of nowhere to not know that Gilmore Girls is getting the Netflix reboot treatment. On November 25, the CW classic will be coming to Netflix as a four-part reboot called Gilmore Girls: A Day in The Life and people are […]

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    AT&T Will Offer a $35 Streaming TV Package with 100 Channels

    One of the lovely bits of news that came out over the weekend was that AT&T will be purchasing Time Warner (not the cable company, but the media company that owns CNN and Netflix) for $85 billion. With Verizon buying Yahoo and AOL, media and entertainment is increasingly falling into the hands of service providers […]

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    Spotify Rolls Out Updated App to 2015 and 2016 Samsung Smart TVs

    Spotify is rolling out a big update to their Samsung Smart TV app, but not all Samsung smart televisions will have access to it. Those owning 2015 or 2016 models will get the update, with owners of older models retaining the existing version of the app. This week’s update optimizes Spotify’s interface for the big […]

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    LeEco Enters the U.S. Market With Phones, TVs, Bikes, VR, and a Streaming Platform to Tie it All Together

    LeEco is a new name to the United States, but don’t consider it an upstart — formerly Letv, the company that started off as a streaming content provider has grown into a behemoth in its native China. LeEco now makes hardware of all kinds, all of which is infused with their services and software. They describe themselves […]

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    Hisense is Releasing Much Cheaper Large-Size 4k HDR TVs

    Hisense is gunning for Samsung and LG this week, announcing their very first televisions over 65″ in size. Not only are they big, the best option has technology similar to what Samsung uses in their high-end televisions, but at a much lower price. They might not be quite as good as those more expensive televisions, but those […]

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    Roku Refreshes Their Lineup With More 4K Options and a $30 Streaming Stick

    Roku is bringing a fresh lineup of streaming devices to the fall tech season this year. Their entire range is being overhauled with five new devices. They’re making some of last year’s premium features a little cheaper in the process, while adding some new premium features and offering their cheapest streamer yet with the $30 […]

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    Volume is the First Step Toward Affordable Holograms

    Microsoft made a big fuss about holograms with their upcoming HoloLens, and while HoloLens is cool, we have to take some points off for needing a headset to see those holograms. We all watched The Jetsons, we know we’re not supposed to need a headset. Well, a company called Looking Glass gets it. They’ve put the […]

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    Philips Jumps into OLED TVs With the 55-inch Ambilight 901F

    OLED displays are the next big thing in smartphones, but they’ve been the next big thing in televisions. Samsung and LG were two of the earliest adopters of the new technology, which has better color contrast than LCD televisions, and last week we saw another television giant get on board. The Ambilight 901F is Philips’ […]

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    Samsung Goes Upscale with Serif TV, a 4K Designer Television

    Samsung, content with their dominance in the world of regular super fancy, ultra high definition televisions, wants to make waves in interior design, too. And, when the angle is abstract as designing a television based on a font, you know we’re talking about high art. Here’s a big surprise — it’s thick! It’s the thickest television […]