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HD Report | April 24, 2017

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Roku Launches New Media Players That Make 4k & HDR More Affordable

September 26, 2016 |

Today, Roku announced five new models to their lineup of streaming media players, three of which support 4k UHD and two of which additionally support HDR. The new players offer affordable solutions for streaming content to both 1080p (HD) and 2160p … Read More

GoPro Reveals Hero 5 Black & Hero 5 Session Action Cams

September 19, 2016 |

GoPro has a new flagship camera and it’s the Hero 5 Black, replacing the Hero 4 that long-served as the company’s top-of-the-line model. The camera shoots up to 12-megapixel photos and can also capture in RAW mode with Wide Dynamic … Read More

Panasonic’s GH5 Camera Captures 4K 60p/50p Video & 6k Photos

September 19, 2016 |

Panasonic is developing a new DSLM (Digital Single Lens Mirrorless) camera that will capture 4k video and extract 18 megapixel (6k) still images. The Lumix GH5 is scheduled for release worldwide in early 2017, and according to the company is … Read More

Sony’s 1st 4k Ultra HD Blu-ray Player Won’t Be For The Masses

September 14, 2016 |

Sony has finally announced the release of a 4K Ultra HD player, but their first model won’t arrive until Spring 2017. That’s over a year after Samsung’s UBD-K8500 player hit stores. And, much to the chagrin of those waiting for … Read More

4 New Docs Arrive On 4k Ultra HD Blu-ray

September 13, 2016 |

Today, four new documentary films are available on Ultra HD Blu-ray, the newest disc format that plays 4k material on Ultra HD TVs connected to Ultra HD Blu-ray players. The discs provide up to four-times the resolution of conventional Blu-ray … Read More

DirecTV To Deliver Notre Dame Football Games In 4k

September 8, 2016 |

 

DirecTV has announced they will deliver six Notre Dame Football games in 4k Ultra HD on NBC this season. The first game in 4k will be on Saturday, Sept. 10 at 3:30 p.m. Eastern when The Fighting Irish take on the Nevada … Read More

Sony’s PS4 Pro Will Support 4k & HDR But Not Ultra HD Blu-ray

September 8, 2016 |

While Apple held their September event on the West Coast yesterday, Sony had their own announcements to make on the opposite side of the country at the PlayStation Theater in New York City. The big news: the Sony PS4 Pro … Read More

Best Buy Selling Panasonic UB900 4k Blu-ray Player At Limited Stores

September 6, 2016 |

Best Buy is now selling the Panasonic DMP-UB900 Ultra HD Blu-ray player at limited stores, at least that’s what their website says. However, we had no luck finding a store within 250 miles of a half-dozen zip codes in the … Read More

Google Chromecast 4k Headed Our Way, Sources Say

September 2, 2016 |

According to sources a 4k Chromecast dongle will be coming our way, AndroidPolice reports.

Google has an announcement planned for October 4th (subject to change) during which a new Chromecast would be revealed that supports 4k Ultra HD video. The 4k Chromecast would be … Read More

Sony To Offer 4k Movies On PCs With 7th Gen Intel Core Processors

September 1, 2016 |

Sony Pictures Home Entertainment will begin offering 4k Ultra HD titles on PCs for the first time that are equipped with 7th-Generation Intel Core processors. The 4k digital service, already available on select Sony TVs through the ULTRA App, will … Read More

Waiting For The Panasonic 4k Blu-ray Player? Hold On A Sec.

September 1, 2016 |

If you’ve been waiting patiently for the Panasonic UB900 Ultra HD Blu-ray player that will supposedly get released in the US sometime this month, you might wait a bit longer for the UB700. The new model was just announced by the company … Read More

The Da Vinci Code & Angels & Demons Releasing To 4k Blu-ray

August 26, 2016 |

Ron Howard’s The Da Vinci Code was released to theaters 10 years ago, and to celebrate the anniversary Sony Pictures will release both The Da Vinci Code and the sequel Angels & Demons to 4k Ultra HD Blu-ray on October 11th. … Read More

‘Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon’ Releasing On 4k Ultra HD Blu-ray

August 25, 2016 |

The ground-breaking film Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon from director Ang Lee will be released to Ultra HD Blu-ray and Blu-ray (Mastered from 4k) on October 18, 2016. The enhanced editions were created from a newly mastered 4k version of the film and will … Read More

5 Netflix Movies You Can Watch Right Now In 4k Ultra HD

August 19, 2016 |

You just bought a 4k TV. Now what? There are several TV series on Amazon in Ultra HD, UHD titles from Vudu at $30 a pop (but only for select 4k TVs), and limited television content in 4k (for example … Read More

Deal Alert: Samsung SUHD 4k TV 2016 Model with HDR

August 18, 2016 |

Amazon has taken $800 bucks of the list price of the Samsung UN65KS8000 65″ 4K Smart TV to offer it for $1,997.99. The SUHD features HDR 1000 High Dynamic Range for wide range of contrast and details in light and … Read More

Universal Releases 3 Feature Films To 4k Ultra HD Blu-ray

August 8, 2016 |

Universal Pictures Home Entertainment has released three movies to Ultra HD Blu-ray, the first from the studio following Lionsgate, Sony Pictures, Warner Bros, and 20th Century Fox who already have UHD BD titles on shelves. The three Ultra HD Blu-ray titles released on … Read More

What is HDR and How Will It Change Gaming This Year?

August 4, 2016 |

While the biggest buzzword of next-gen gaming has rightfully been 4K, there is perhaps no more important technology advancement that new consoles will introduce than high dynamic range (HDR).

What is HDR? Well, it is technically defined as a … Read More

‘Star Trek Beyond’ Will Release To Ultra HD Blu-ray With HDR

August 4, 2016 |

J.J. Abrams’ third Star Trek-franchise production Star Trek Beyond has just released to theaters, but already pre-orders are available for the film on Blu-ray, Blu-ray 3D, and Ultra HD Blu-ray disc format for 4k TVs.

The new Ultra HD Blu-ray format … Read More

Amazon Matches Best Buy Sale On Samsung Ultra HD Blu-ray Player

July 27, 2016 |

Following the lead of Best Buy’s sale on the Samsung 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray player, Amazon has dropped their price for the UBD-K8500 to $317.99, beating Best Buy by just one penny. The item on Amazon is also eligible for … Read More

Samsung’s 4k Ultra HD Blu-ray Player $319 At Best Buy

July 26, 2016 |

Have you been waiting for a price drop on the Samsung 4k Ultra HD Blu-ray player? Best Buy has got the UBD-K8500 for only $319 right now — that’s $80 off the suggested retail of $399. This is the lowest price we’ve ever seen … Read More