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HD Report | June 26, 2017

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New Netflix Movies & Shows Coming in July

June 24, 2017 |

In July, there is no doubt Netflix’s premiere of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story on July 18th will be the most watched movie. Although the film released to Blu-ray and Digital HD a couple months ago, approximately 100 million … Read More

Giveaway: ‘John Wick Chapter 2’ Blu-ray Steelbook

June 24, 2017 |

Last week we gave away a cop of John Wick on Ultra HD Blu-ray. This week we are following up with the hard-to-find John Wick Chapter 2 on Blu-ray in special Steelbook packaging from Best Buy! The Steelbook comes with … Read More

Kong: Skull Island Exclusive Blu-ray Retailer & Steelbook Editions

June 23, 2017 |

Kong: Skull Island will be available on Blu-ray Disc July 18th, and along with the standard (common) editions Best Buy, Target and Walmart will all issue exclusive retailer editions. We wanted to detail those for you here. But first, here’s … Read More

2017 NBA Draft: What Channel & How To Stream Online

June 22, 2017 |

This year’s NBA Draft might be more exciting than the regular season and postseason blowouts. With quite a bit of talent to choose from, the backroom and frontroom deals are happening quickly as we get closer to this year’s two … Read More

Check out these Wonder Woman Blu-ray cover art mockups

June 22, 2017 |

The official package artwork for Wonder Wonder on Blu-ray Disc hasn’t been released yet. Heck, we don’t even known when the release date is. So, while waiting we figured we’d mock up some package designs using some of the great marketing images from … Read More

How to Stream 4k UHD with High Dynamic Range (HDR)

June 21, 2017 | 5

Want to start streaming 4k High Dynamic Range (HDR) content to your TV? It isn’t as easy as changing your TV resolution or purchasing a Premium UHD Blu-ray Disc. Even when you’ve got everything right, it can be hard to … Read More

Google, Microsoft, & Vudu offer ‘Kong: Skull Island’ in Digital UHD (4k)

June 21, 2017 |

Warner Bros.’ Kong: Skull Island has been released to digital formats four weeks earlier than Blu-ray, and is available on most popular video services in Digital SD and Digital HD. But for this title Google, Microsoft, and Vudu are offering the Digital UHD version … Read More

New on Blu-ray Disc this week: Life, Big O, and more

June 20, 2017 |

At our office in Scottsdale AZ it’s going to 117 today: flights have been cancelled, phones aren’t working that well, internet is slower than normal, and our brains are already scrambled. But that’s not going to stop us from our … Read More

How Can Netflix Be Better?

June 20, 2017 | 3

Netflix has around 100 million users worldwide, so they must be doing something right. But are there things Netflix can do to improve the user experience? We took a look at several potential features that could make Netflix even better … Read More

What is the ‘Clean Version’ of digital movies?

June 18, 2017 |

If you’ve got a digital library on iTunes, FandangoNOW or Vudu with movies from Sony you might have noticed a “Clean Version” version along with the film. The bonus content is a variation of the film that has been … Read More

User Poll: The Best 4k Blu-ray Release Mid-Year 2017

June 18, 2017 | 3

We’re half way through the year 2017 and it’s time when we ask you, the reader, to help us rank the best Ultra HD Blu-rays so far. This short list of titles is determined by popularity both in sales and … Read More

Best Buy Father’s Day Gift Deals Under $300

June 15, 2017 |

Best Buy has a bunch of deals going on this week in electronics and gadgets for Father’s Day. If you’ve waited until the last minute to get a gift, here are some ideas under $300 that any dad would be happy … Read More

What Devices Support Sling TV?

June 14, 2017 | 1

So you’re thinking about getting Sling TV and wondering what devices it can be used on? Or, you’ve already subscribed and want to expand to more screens? Sling TV is available across a wide range of devices, including TVs, media … Read More

New Blu-ray & 4k Blu-ray Releases This Week

June 13, 2017 |

There are quite a few Blu-ray and 4k Ultra HD Blu-ray releases this week. To help you sort through them, here are our top picks hitting stores on June 13, followed by a list of all new releases.

John Wick: … Read More

Shows you may not have known can be streamed in 4k UHD on Amazon

June 12, 2017 |

Amazon was among the first internet video services to offer streaming 4k video, starting in 2014 with original series such as Transparent and Gortimer Gibbon’s Life on Normal Street. At the time they also started offering select movies in UHD like Crouching … Read More

Win a copy of ‘John Wick’ on Ultra HD Blu-ray

June 11, 2017 |

In anticipation of John Wick: Chapter 2 releasing to disc on Tuesday, June 13th, we’re giving away a copy of the first film John Wick on 4k Ultra HD Blu-ray. The disc will be given to a randomly selected reader who Replies to … Read More

How to Watch 4k Ultra HD Movies & TV Shows on Amazon Video [Updated]

June 11, 2017 | 3

Amazon began streaming in Ultra HD in December, 2014 with with their original productions Gortimer Gibbon’s Life on Normal Street, Transparent, and Alpha House that were all shot in native 4k. Their video service has a growing selection of titles available in Ultra HD to Prime members at … Read More

Marvel Releases ‘Black Panther’ Teaser Trailer

June 9, 2017 |

Marvel and Disney have just released a teaser trailer for Black Panther (2018), premiering during the NBA Finals game between the Cavaliers and Warriors. Although the trailer says the film is “Coming Soon,” IMDB has it scheduled for release in the US … Read More

How To Watch 4k Ultra HD Movies & TV Shows on Netflix [Updated]

June 9, 2017 |

Ready to start watching Ultra HD on your new 4k TV? Netflix has a bunch of original shows in 4k resolution such as 13 Reasons Why, House of CardsMarco PoloThe Get Down, and the 8-episode sci-fi thriller Stranger Things. They’ve also got four Marvel … Read More

Review of the Roku Ultra with 4k & HDR

June 8, 2017 |

The Roku Ultra is everything the Roku 4 needed to be: quiet, cool, compact, and HDR-capable. [Note: This article has been updated.]

Size

The first thing you’ll notice is the Roku Ultra is a lot smaller than Roku 4, … Read More