At the Consumer Electronics Show this year, LG revealed it would ship a 65-inch Ultra High Definition 4K OLED (organic light emitting diode) TV by the end of 2014. Now, thanks to a leak, we know the retail price of the item will be $8,999, but it will sell for $6,999.
LG says that it has now reached a new milestone, the sale of one millions webOS televisions after making its first set of the TVs available in March. The new LG Smart+ TVs with webOS were introduced at CES 2014 in January before they were actually sold to consumers. That means it took just over two months for LG to sell one millions webOS televisions and the company now has an updated goal, 10 million sales by the “first half of 2015″.
Vimeo is continuing to pump money into its own original series High Maintenance. The first 13 episodes of the series were released last year and now, an additional six will be coming. Unlike the first part of the series, the new episodes will cost an unspecified amount and will be available through Vimeo on Demand.
Google released the Chromecast streaming stick in its first Asian market, South Korea, two weeks ago and now, availability has spread to Japan, According to a post on the Google Japan blog, the streaming stick will be sold in the country beginning on Tuesday and will cost $40.
They may not be the most recent or the most popular TV shows but a partnership with HBO is providing Amazon Prime customers with access to a portion of HBO’s content library. Shows like The Wire, Eastbound & Down, and Treme will be available on Prime Instant Video which is offered as a part of Amazon Prime.
Sony has been pushing costly OLED TVs since 2008 but over time, it has become clear to many manufacturers that particularly with 4K panels, LED or LCD makes more sense. Not only are 4K LED TVs cheaper than their OLED alternatives, they are easier to manufacture and generally last longer.
Soccer fans in the U.S. may be somewhat maligned in some quarters, but they’ve got one big thing going for them: Fans of the English Premiere League, thanks to the recent deal with NBC Sports, can watch the games anywhere they want to, on the NBC Sports Live Extra app. Now, it sounds like soccer more »
Yes, today Amazon made the announcement that the company would be launching their own streaming box called Fire TV. Leave it to Twitter to sort it all out.
Are you one of those poor souls who still pays for cable TV? Do you hate the whole experience of being a Comcast customer? A new survey reveals just how bad the ever-growing cable giant is at, you know, servicing you.
Today’s best deals on electronics and games, handpicked from all over the web
We’re in the office today, but we hope you are one of those lucky Americans with the day off. So we figured, why not bring you some links to today’s best electronics deals on the internet?
Some awesome electronics deals from around the internet for Valentine’s Day 2014.