News: Televisions

Thursday, 5 Sep 2013

Curved OLED TVs Aren't New, But Samsung's Curved UHDTV Is

Curved OLED TVs Aren't New, But Samsung's Curved UHDTV Is

Samsung has just unveiled the world's first curved 4K ultra high-definition TV at IFA 2013.

Tuesday, 3 Sep 2013

LG Passes Off Wall-Mountable 55-Inch OLED TV As a Painting

LG Passes Off Wall-Mountable 55-Inch OLED TV As a Painting

LG announces its 55-inch Gallery OLED TV, which is designed to look like a painting. The TV set unveiled at IFA 2013 also sports two forward-facing speakers are also hidden within the "canvas" of the TV set.

Thursday, 29 Aug 2013

Toshiba Announces 'Pro Theater' TV Lineup; L9300 Series 4K UHDTVs to Arrive in 4Q 2013

Toshiba Announces 'Pro Theater' TV Lineup; L9300 Series 4K UHDTVs to Arrive in 4Q 2013

Toshiba has launched three new TV series in its 'Pro Theatre' lineup of LED TVs: the flagship L9300 4K UHDTV series, the L4300 series, which is Toshiba's first TV with the Android OS, and the L3300 series featuring 'Turbo LED' and 'Detail Booster' technologies.

Wednesday, 21 Aug 2013

MHL Consortium Announces MHL 3.0 Spec, Brings 4K Video Support & Power Charging Up to 10W

MHL Consortium Announces MHL 3.0 Spec, Brings 4K Video Support & Power Charging Up to 10W

The MHL Consortium has announced the MHL 3.0 spec. Some of the new features include support for 4K resolution up to 2160p30, 7.1-channel surround sound with Dolby TrueHD and DTS-HD, and power charging up to 10W.

Friday, 16 Aug 2013

Samsung's S9 & F9000 UHDTVs Now Available; Prices Start at S$7,499

Samsung's S9 & F9000 UHDTVs Now Available; Prices Start at S$7,499

Samsung has launched three ultra-high definition TVs for the Singapore market: the 85-inch S9, and the 55 and 65-inch F9000. The most affordable of the lot is the 55-inch F9000, but it still costs a good S$7,499. More details after the jump.

Thursday, 15 Aug 2013

TP Vision Introduces Frameless Philips PFL6008 Series Smart TVs

TP Vision Introduces Frameless Philips PFL6008 Series Smart TVs

Sporting a frameless design, the Philips PFL6008 range of Smart TVs features a 500Hz Perfect Motion Rate, along with a Perfect 3D Natural Motion tech to deliver quality visuals even in fast-action movie scenes and sportscasts.

Wednesday, 31 Jul 2013

Intel to Do Away with Facial Recognition Feature from Web TV Set-Top Box

Intel to Do Away with Facial Recognition Feature from Web TV Set-Top Box

Intel is reported to be dropping the facial recognition feature from its Web TV service set-top box. This feature was intended to deliver customized programming to different family members. However, due to certain technical issues, Intel will do away with this feature.

Friday, 26 Jul 2013

TCL to Launch 50-inch Ultra HD 4K LED TV in the US for US$999

TCL to Launch 50-inch Ultra HD 4K LED TV in the US for US$999

TCL has announced its 50-inch Ultra HD 4K LED television for US$999. Currently only available in the United States, this aggressively-priced 4K TV is slated for launch in September.

Tuesday, 16 Jul 2013

Apple Wants to Compensate Networks for Skipped Ads for New TV Service

Apple Wants to Compensate Networks for Skipped Ads for New TV Service

Apple is reportedly willing to compensate networks in order to allow viewers to skip advertisements in their new TV service.

Friday, 5 Jul 2013

Samsung Buys Streaming Entertainment Startup Boxee

Samsung Buys Streaming Entertainment Startup Boxee

Samsung has confirmed that it has acquired streaming media startup Boxee. The Korean company will use Boxee's technologies to further improve the user experience across its connected devices.

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