The OnePlus TV is Rather Fancy, But You Better Not Expect it to be Cheap

So OnePlus has finally jumped into things and announced the OnePlus TV for real at a launch event in India. It's a big jump for the company, which has pretty much been exclusively about phones and phone accessories. CEO Pete Lau insists that the company is aiming to redefine the Smart TV experience, as he says they've done with the smartphone, and that's what's going on. Here's what we know about the TV that may or may not be coming to the UK. Read More >>

IFA 2019: Roku TVs are Coming to the UK, and the First Ones Are Made by Hisense

For the past several years Roku has been powering various smart TVs over in the US, running what is effectively the same software as its streaming devices directly on the TV itself. That was all kept within North America for quite a while, but now that's changing and the first Roku TV will be coming to the UK courtesy of Hisense. Read More >>

IFA 2019: Amazon’s Fire TV Edition 4K TVs Are Coming to the UK, and You Can Buy Them at Currys

For the past couple of years Amazon has been selling TVs with Fire TV software built right in. In other words you had all the advantages of a Fire TV box without having to plug an extra device into your TV. They were US-only for a while, though rumours from last year claimed they'd arrive in the UK at some point. Turns out that time is next month. Read More >>

IFA 2019: Samsung’s New 8K TVs Will Have HDR10+, for all the 8K HDR Content You Don’t Have

How many of your streaming services offer 4K HDR? These days it's getting to the point where they pretty much all do, even if you have to pay extra, assuming you're not still stuck with Now TV and its shocking adherence to 720p. Well we're clearly at the point where we should start thinking ahead to the future, for the TVs we don't have and can't afford that will be playing the content that doesn't really exist. Read More >>

Why Refresh Rate is One of the Most Crucial Specs of Any Gadget Display

When it comes to picking a gadget with a display you might look at the size of the screen, the number of pixels it manages to cram in, and even how many colours it produces. But are you paying enough attention to the refresh rate? It’s one of the most crucial specs of any screen, and its importance is growing. Read More >>

Aldi Piles Up the 4K HDR TVs for £359

Aldi is to help upgrade the TV and gaming setups of the country tomorrow, when it starts taking orders for a 4K HDR TV on a vast 55-inch scale for just £359. Plus delivery, as it's an online-only deal and you couldn't get it home on the bus without scuffing it or having it stolen off you anyway. Read More >>

Sony’s 16K Screen is Bigger than a Bus

Sony's made a mahoosive 16K screen for a beauty company that stretches between two floors, and it is ridiculous. Read More >>

Now We Know How Much an 8K TV Will Cost (So Much)

Most of the major TV makers were eager to show off their enormous 8K sets in January, but if you were struck with TV envy, you were frustrated because no one at the show was willing to talk about how much over 33 million pixels would cost. But Samsung announced availability and pricing today for its 8K Q900 series—so prepare to spend £15,000 if you want 85 inches of 8K TV. Read More >>

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CES 2019: What Made TVs Fascinating at CES This Year

It’s hard to imagine CES without TVs, and this year that almost happened. This is not to say there weren’t any TVs in Las Vegas. There were a lot! There were 8K TVs, OLED TVs, QLED TVs, big TVs, small TVs. But it’s hard to explain how they’re meaningfully different than the fancy TVs we were excited about at CES last year. Well, for one, you can buy some of the coolest things now. We also saw completely new TV tech rear its head. And everything is big, big, big. Read More >>

CES 2019: Remember Samsung’s Massive Wall TV? Now There’s A Bigger One

At CES 2019 Samsung unveiled The Wall - a bloody huge TV that certainly lived up to its namesake. Read More >>

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CES 2019: TCL’s 8K TVs Are Coming to the UK

Half of us haven't got round to upgrading our TV sets to 4K yet, but manufacturers have stock to shift, so this year's CES is all about the 8K TVs. Read More >>

CES 2019: Apple’s Snuck Its Way Into LG’s 2019 Televisions

Today LG announced its high-end 2019 television sets. Not anything crucial like model names or prices—just that the sets were coming and they’d be nicer than what we already have. Also, we learned that they’d support Apple AirPlay and HomeKit. Yup, Samsung and Vizio aren’t the only TV makers playing nice with Apple this year. Read More >>

Don’t Expect OnePlus’s Smart TVs to Arrive in the UK for the Foreseeable Future

Back in September OnePlus announced that it was branching out from the phone industry, revealing plans to start making smart TVs as well. We haven't heard very much about those plans in the months since, but now it's been revealed that you probably shouldn't look forward to buying one. Sadly there are no plans for OnePlus TVs to come to the UK, Europe, or the US. Bummer. Read More >>

At Least We All Have a 70 inch TV Now

John Lewis, the retail chain not the man on Twitter who's about to get busy again, has revealed some stats about the sort of junk the nation buys from it. The headline WTF number is that the size of TVs people purchase continues to grow exponentially, with sales of 70-inch models particularly on the up. Read More >>

I Don’t Have Enough HDMI Ports for This Shit

In a move looking to capitalise on the success of Nintendo’s mini retro consoles, today Sony announced a mini PlayStation Classic for $100. And even though Sony has only revealed five of the 20 games that will come pre-installed on the mini PSX, I’m a sucker for this particular vein of nostalgia marketing, and I can already feel the money evaporating out of my wallet. But there’s just one problem: I don’t have nearly enough HDMI ports for this shit. Read More >>