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HD Report | July 24, 2017

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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

Watch former FBI director James Comey testify at Senate Committee

June 8, 2017 |

Today at 10 a.m. Eastern time, former FBI director James Comey testifies before the Senate Intelligence Committee about interactions with the President regarding Russian meddling in the US election. Plenty of networks are live-streaming the video, including the Public … Read More

This Month’s First Blu-ray & 4k Blu-ray Releases

June 6, 2017 |

It’s the first week in June for Blu-ray releases, with a quite a few previously-available titles getting reissued to 4k Ultra HD Blu-ray. Here are our highlights followed by a more extensive list below.

A Cure For Wellness from 20th … Read More

Apple’s 2017 WWDC Event in a Nut Shell

June 5, 2017 |

Apple brought their WWDC17 Keynote Address from the San Jose Convention Center on June 5th, with announcements across a variety of existing products including iPad Pro, iOS 11, iMac, iMac Pro, MacBook and MacBook Pro, macOS, and watchOS 4, as … Read More

What Can You Watch in HDR on Netflix?

June 4, 2017 |

If you’ve recently purchased a 4k Ultra HD TV there’s a good chance it supports HDR (High Dynamic Range), although sets that support the color specification are quite a bit more money than a standard 4k TV. HDR is available … Read More

Apple TV Expected to Support Amazon Prime Video, but What About 4k?

June 3, 2017 | 2

Following a couple years of a rocky relationship between the two companies, Apple will reportedly announce support for Amazon Video at next week’s WWDC keynote. How has it been rocky? Amazon had stopped selling Apple TV and Chromecast players on their … Read More

Kong: Skull Island available for Pre-Order on Blu-ray, 3D & 4k

June 2, 2017 |

Warner Bros.’ Kong: Skull Island is currently playing in theaters, but is already available to pre-order on Blu-ray, 4k Blu-ray, and Digital HD. The film, directed by Jordan Vogt-Roberts, has made over $560M worldwide on an estimated $185M budget.

Kong: … Read More

This Month’s 4k Ultra HD Blu-ray Releases

June 2, 2017 |

This month there are over a dozen new Ultra HD Blu-ray Disc titles hitting stores including movies from Universal, Lionsgate, 20th Century Fox, Warner Bros. and Sony.

Among the upcoming movies on 4k Blu-ray are blockbusters such as The Despicable MeRead More

Flash Season 3 confirmed for release on Blu-ray

June 1, 2017 |

CW’s The Flash will release its third season consisting of twenty three 1-hour episodes to Blu-ray Disc. The 4-disc set from Warner Bros. Home Entertainment will hit stores on September 5, 2017.

The episodes in The Flash: The Complete Third Season are formatted … Read More

New on Blu-ray: Fist Fight, The Shack, & More

May 30, 2017 |

Don’t forget it’s Tuesday, and a whole new batch of Blu-rays and digital releases are out today.

This week The Shack starring Sam Worthington and Octavia Spencer is available in a 2-disc combo from Lionsgate. The edition includes a Blu-ray, … Read More

New Netflix Originals Launching in June, some in 4k w/HDR

May 28, 2017 |

June is pretty big month for Netflix Originals, with returning hits such as Orange is the New Black for Season 5 and new series like GLOW. The service is also premiering a couple feature-length films including “Shimmer Lake” from 22 Jump Street writer … Read More

Hisense to ship new 4k TVs with HDR

May 27, 2017 |

Hisense has announced several new 4k TV models ranging in screen size from 43-inches to 65-inches. All of the new UHD TVs display true 2160p video resolution and support HDR (High Dynamic Range) for enhanced color. Other features include a 4k Media … Read More