CES 2018 – Skyworth

This isn’t the first time I’ve run across Skyworth at CES, but it is the first time I’ve noticed an OLED display in their booth. Like everyone else, the panels are sourced from LG, so that’s not particularly interesting. What is quite engaging however is the expected price point of the displays when they come to the US later this […]

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UHD (4K) is easy. What’s UHD Premium?

As much as having yet another standard can cause overload, adding a “Premium” lable to UHD does add some value; potentially making it easier to select a display. The downside is that if you just bought a 2015 UHD display it’s quite likely that some, if not all, of the things that make a UHD Premium display better than [plain-ol’] […]

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Why Is UHD BD Important?

Streaming is winning the format war, but that doesn’t mean that Blu-ray is down-and-out. In fact, there’s a [last gasp] effort to update the format to support 4K (UHD) and HDR – with Tech Rader making a case for why it’s important. I get their arguments, as they are essentially the same as the apology for 1080p Blu-ray (looks better, […]

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DISH @ CES 2015

Dish Networks always puts on a good show at CES, and this year was no exception. There were dancing kangaroos, the CEO came in playing a drum, and there was plenty of loud music in the intro. Of course none of that would matter if it was all fluff, and Dish didn’t disappoint here either announcing the 4K Joey, a […]

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Home Theater Review Explains Rec 2020

I like big TVs, so there isn’t much selling required for me to see the value of 4K. That said, on a smaller display (IMO, anything less than 60″) I can also agree that there isn’t much benefit to throwing more pixels at the problem, but there is another potential benefit to the developing standard… You’ve likely also heard the […]

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