deals
Amazon’s Offering up to 20% off 4K Blu-rays, For All the People Who Still Buy Discs

How many people still buy stuff on Blu-ray these days? I know I'm not the only one, because they keep releasing more and more of them for outrageous prices. So outrageous, in fact, that it's a nice day to see that Amazon has knocked up to 20% off 4K discs for all the people that still go out and buy them. Read More >>

projectors
Epson’s New Short Throw Laser Projector Includes a Special Screen to Bounce Away Overhead Lighting

Projectors can be a cheaper and far more convenient way to put a gigantic 100+ inch TV in your living room. But to get an image that rivals an LCD or OLED TV, you can’t just point them at a bare wall. So with its new LS500 short-throw 4K laser projector, Epson is including a perfectly-sized ambient light rejecting screen that promises deep blacks and vivid colours. Read More >>

cameras
DJI Osmo Action Review: GoPro Better Watch Its Back

The new Osmo Action is so GoPro-like, it’s almost insulting. But calling DJI’s new action cam a GoPro clone ignores the innovative tweaks that set the Osmo Action apart. DJI has been creating solid cameras for its drones and gimbals for years. And while some of the features seem designed to compete with GoPro’s latest and greatest, the Osmo Action boasts at least one solid feature not found on any GoPro cameras—and one potentially disastrous design flaw. Read More >>

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Hisense Is Bringing Its Budget-Friendly OLED TVs to the UK Next Month

OLED TVs aren't cheap, so when we tell you that Hisense is bringing its 'mid-range' telly to Europe for just £1,599, try not to laugh in our faces. Read More >>

sports
In a UK First, Virgin Media Customers Can Watch the French Open in 4K HDR

The miraculous union of 4K, HDR, and sporting events is here at last, and is being ushered in by Virgin Media who has pipped its fellow broadcasters to the post by being the first in the UK to offer 4K HDR content. Virgin customers with a V6 set-top box can tune into the French Open which began on May 20 and wraps on next weekend on June 9, and enjoy Eurosport's 4K HDR coverage. Just get yourself to Eurosport 1HD (channel 521), Eurosport 2HD (channel 522) or Virgin TV Ultra HD (channel 205 and 999), and hit the red button on your remote to switch over. Obviously, if your telly doesn't support 4K/HDR, or if you don't have the V6 box, this PSA isn't for you. Read More >>

piracy
Did All This Pirated 4K Content Leak From iTunes?

Many file sharers want the highest quality copy of a film they can find, and until recently, those would most often come from ripping a 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray disc. Links to these files are clearly labelled as such, but a few weeks ago a 2160P copy of Aquaman leaked onto the internet claiming it instead originated from an online streaming service. It was soon followed by uploads of 2160P copies of 24 James Bond films, which are currently only available from Apple, leading many to wonder if someone has finally found a way around iTunes’ 4K copy protection and DRM. Read More >>

BBC
Turns Out People Like Watching Sports In 4K, Reports BBC

The BBC has announced that its trials of 4K quality sports matches were "a hit with audiences," surprising basically no one. Read More >>

4k
Here’s Where All the 4K Content for Your New TV Is Hiding

You’ve got your hands on a shiny new 4K television set, or a 4K computer monitor, or even a smartphone with a 4K screen... so where’s all the 4K content at? It can sometimes feel like its impossible to find good looking stuff for your brand new display. From the TV makers, to the set top box manufacturers, to the streamers, no one is making it super easy to find this stuff. But don’t worry, we’ve got some tips for making it a little simpler to find. Read More >>

tvs
I Was Over 8K TVs Before They Even Happened

Okay, it’s the first day of CES, which means the TV makers have all announced their TVs, and yes they’re all neat looking, especially the 8K TVs top manufacturers are promising to ship this year. They are legit beautiful – so why am I so underwhelmed? Read More >>

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A Lot of People Were Watching the World Cup and Wimbledon in 4K

As a lot of you will be aware, the BBC has been trialling live broadcasts in 4K HDR for a while now. Most notably it promised to stream various World Cup matches and all of Wimbledon with the enhanced picture to further test the capabilities of such high quality live broadcasts. The streams weren't without their hiccups, but that doesn't mean people were any less deterred. Read More >>

BBC
4K Vision: Inside The BBC’s Journey To Making TV In Ultra-HD

Over the summer, you might have spotted that the BBC has been quietly dipping its toe into Ultra-HD (UHD) waters. Following the successful iPlayer debut of Blue Planet II in UHD last Christmas, the corporation has more recently been offering the World Cup and Wimbledon’s Centre Court in UHD too - and according to recently released figures these events together totally 1.6m requests for UHD live streams on iPlayer. Read More >>

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Some Virgin Media Customers Will be Getting BT Sport TV in 4K at the End of This Month

Virgin Media and BT have just signed a new multi-year deal that will make BT Sport TV channels available in 4K to some Virgin customers. The deal is set to kick in on 30th July, at which point Virgin will offer the new 4K content to customers without them having to pay any more money. That's a pretty sweet deal, if you like ultra high definition sport and have the right subscription. Read More >>

displays
Turns Out, Your Fancy Monitor Might Have a 4K Display Inside

Unsatisfied with the sharpness in your new QHD monitor? Thanks to the power of economics, that display of yours might actually have a downscaled 4K panel, one that isn’t doing your image quality or refresh rate any favours. The worst part? You can’t even upscale them. Read More >>

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Sky Celebrates the Royal Wedding With Discounted Sky Q and a Half Price LG TV

Whenever there's an excuse for companies to peddle extra stuff you didn't think you wanted, they will. Whether it's Star Wars day, Valentine's Day, or because a member of the Royal Family is getting married. That's exactly what Sky is doing anyway, trying to flog subscriptions to Sky Q using the Royal Wedding as an excuse. Read More >>

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Sky Will Celebrate the Royal Wedding by Broadcasting it in 4K With Sky Q

If you want to watch TV on 19th May, your options for watching anything other than a man and woman getting married are dwindling quite quickly. Sky has just announced that it too will be joining in the Royal Wedding celebrations, by revealing it will be broadcasting the entire thing live and in 4K UHD resolution. Read More >>