1. IFA: Samsung to update Smart TV apps offering

    IFA: Samsung to update Smart TV apps offering

    Samsung is set to give its Smart TV offering a boost with the addition of a handful of new games and an update to the Skype app. The new apps will go live next month and be available to download for free.

    Fri, 22 Aug 2014, 04:41pm
  2. Deals of the Week – TVs, wireless speakers, soundbars and more

    Deals of the Week – TVs, wireless speakers, soundbars and more

    It's the August bank holiday this weekend and that means – for many of us, at least – an extra day to spend at our leisure. And it's an ideal chance to start building that new hi-fi or home cinema system, or upgrade an existing set-up with some fresh new kit.

    Fri, 22 Aug 2014, 02:16pm
  3. New research predicts '820+ Ultra HD 4K satellite channels by 2025'

    New research predicts '820+ Ultra HD 4K satellite channels by 2025'

    A lack of native content is regarded as one of the main reasons for slow consumer uptake of Ultra HD 4K TV – in the short term, at least – but that might all change in a decade or so from now, if new research by NSR is to be believed.

    Thu, 21 Aug 2014, 02:52pm
  4. IFA: LG to launch curved 21:9 and 4K monitors

    IFA: LG to launch curved 21:9 and 4K monitors

    LG will tick off at least one "world first" at IFA 2014 in Berlin next month, the company having confirmed it will launch the world's first 21:9 aspect ratio monitor, alongside a new 4K screen and a gaming monitor designed to handle "fast-paced action".

    Tue, 19 Aug 2014, 05:00pm
  5. Study: 4K to come to more mobile devices, but 'content will trail adoption'

    Study: 4K to come to more mobile devices, but 'content will trail adoption'

    A new report from ABI Research has predicted that Ultra HD 4K-capable mobile devices will total 478 million worldwide over the next five years, but it's thought that "services and content will trail adoption".

    Mon, 18 Aug 2014, 04:12pm
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  7. TDG: 4K TV will be 'niche market for at least another five years'

    TDG: 4K TV will be 'niche market for at least another five years'

    A new report from TDG has suggested that "rosy forecasts" for the short-term uptake of Ultra HD 4K TV are "overly optimistic", with high prices and the lack of available content expected to remain a barrier to mainstream demand.

    Fri, 15 Aug 2014, 04:32pm
  8. YouTube TV app gets revamp

    YouTube TV app gets revamp

    The YouTube TV app has been updated to fit in with the new Android L Material Design. It includes a sidebar for easy navigation, new channel pages and faster access to curated videos.

    Fri, 15 Aug 2014, 12:50pm
  9. Samsung partners with Giraffic for improved HD streaming

    Samsung partners with Giraffic for improved HD streaming

    Giraffic is the "pioneer" of Adaptive Video Acceleration (AVA) technology, which claims to eliminate re-buffering for a reliable media streaming experience over any internet connection.

    Fri, 15 Aug 2014, 12:31pm
  10. BBC Three launches 'interactive episode' of drama Our World War

    BBC Three launches 'interactive episode' of drama Our World War

    Ever fancied yourself as a scriptwriter helping to shape a new drama series that is to be screened on a national TV channel? BBC Three might just have the chance you're waiting for – unveiling its first ever "interactive episode".

    Thu, 14 Aug 2014, 03:26pm
  11. November launch date for PlayStation TV in Europe; PlayStation Now to follow in 2015

    November launch date for PlayStation TV in Europe; PlayStation Now to follow in 2015

    We were already aware that Sony's PlayStation TV micro-console was on the horizon for an autumn launch, but we've now been told the exact date when the device will be coming to Europe.

    Wed, 13 Aug 2014, 11:59am

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