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Prepare to binge watch with LG 4K OLED TVs

You’ve been reading up about LG 4K OLED TVs all year long, saving money as you go. If you’ve been bursting with excitement and anticipation, the wait is almost at an end. LG Electronics has just announced the start of sales of their curved OLED TVs with 4K (3840 x 2160) resolution. Featuring the latest more »

LG’s new curved OLED HDTV becomes first TV to achieve UL GREENGUARD Certification

UL Environment reports that it performed rigorous tests against the GREENGUARD Certification standard in its Marietta, Ga., laboratory, to confirm low emissions from the LG 55EC9300.

Smart TV Hisense Roku H4 to be available soon

When it comes to streaming internet media to television sets all over the world, Roku is a leader, if not the leader. Cable-cutting in favor of viewing online content has been made easier and more possible by Roku and all of its products. Now, the company has teamed up with Hisense, the fourth largest global more »

MantelMount makes TVs feather-light with piston power

Flat panel televisions are great, yet they are even better when positioned correctly. What does this mean, exactly? Well, if you’ve have to suffer screen glare, or awkward sitting to find the best viewing spot, you’ve been doing it all wrong. That’s why some genius invented wall mounts to improve on home viewing experiences. By more »

Sceptre offers color LED HDTV for back-to-school

Even though the summer heat may be far from over, vacation and fun are about to come to a screeching halt. That’s right; August is back-to-school month. While some kids may be groaning, their respective parents could very well be rejoicing! There’s nothing like having more freedom and quiet in a house that has just more »

10 things you can buy instead of Samsung’s $120,000 TV

What kinds of things? Glad you asked.

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You probably still don’t know or want Ultra HD TV

A study conducted by The Diffusion Group found that “short-term demand for 4K/Ultra HD televisions is hindered by two simple but structurally important fundamentals: a widespread lack of awareness among consumers and a marked sensitivity to the costs of these advanced sets.”

Samsung ranks highest in customer HDTV satisfaction report by J.D. Power

The global market research company J.D. Power today released a study that shows Samsung, LG, and Vizio rank among the highest in customer satisfaction when purchasing a high-definition television.  is rated the highest in both smaller than 50-inch and larger than 50-inch televisions. According to the report, customers are shopping on price when purchasing a more »

OmniMount shows the elegance of wall-mounted TVs

Before you go and buy a new or replacement flat-panel TV, consider how you want to view that screen. Sure, most models out there come with their own stand, but how about something a little more elegant for your modern living space? Television- and movie-watching becomes a slightly different and better experience when screens are more »

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Cord cutting? RCA brings you free HD television

With the wide variety of entertainment options, consumers have more reason to cut cable television programming and save money. It’s bad enough that non-promotional prices are so high, let alone having to pay for the channels that are rarely (if ever) watched. With our current level of technology, sometimes it’s easy to forget that households more »

The message from the Your Next TV Ultra HD conference at CE Week: Hurry up and wait

If you’re considering whether or not to buy an Ultra HD TV, your decision wasn’t made any easier after the half-day Your Next TV conference, which was held this week during the growing industry-only event called CE Week in New York. Basically, the aggregate, conflicting message that emerged from the numerous panels was, “Ultra HD TV is awesome. You should buy it now! But wait, Ultra HD TV has a long ways to go until it’s mature. It’s too early to dive in.”

12 years ago, this 300-pound beast was the state of the art in HDTV

Believe it or not, HDTVs have been around since the 1990s. They just didn’t become ubiquitous until the late 2000s, for various reasons — price and lack of content chief among them (the same thing is happening with Ultra HD TV right now). There were plasma and LCD flat panels back in 2002, but the bulkier, traditional CRT (cathode ray tube) was still considered as providing the best picture (as well as, by far, the least expensive option). And the Sony KV-40XBR800 CRT HDTV was the Cadillac of CRT HDTVs.