Sharp’s Mid-2015 Ultra HD 4k TV Pricing & Specs

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Sharp just released a mid-2015 lineup of new Ultra HD TVs from their AQUOS brand. The UB30 line includes three 4k TVs that are on the smaller side, with 43-inch, 50-inch, and 55-inch sizes priced at $799,…

Watch a Sony team unbox new 65″ 4k Android TV

If you want to see what happens when a company unboxes one of its own products, check out this video from the SGNL by Sony team where they break open a brand new 65″ (64.5″ diag.) 4K…

Sling TV launches on Android TV platform including Nexus Player

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Sling TV launched earlier this year with an over-the-top TV service that costs $20 per month. Channel packages can be added on for $5 per month each, with the exception of HBO that costs an additional $15 per month. The…

Apple’s newest 15″ MacBook Pro updated with Force Touch Trackpad

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Apple has updated their 15″ MacBook Pro with Retina display to include the new Force Touch Trackpad that supports gestures such as Force click, with new gestures coming your way via the available APIs for third-party developers. The new…

Apple’s new pricing on 27-inch iMacs with Retina 5k display

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Apple has announced new pricing on 27-inch iMacs with Retina 5K displays, now with a model priced under $2k. A new configuration of the 27-inch iMac retails for $1,999, and comes complete with a 3.3 GHz quad-core Intel…

Panasonic’s LUMIX DMC-G7 w/4k Photo Available Mid-June

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Panasonic’s new Lumix DMC-G7 camera with 4k video recording and 4k photo options will be available mid-June. The mirrorless camera records QFHD 4K video in 3840 x 2160 resolution at either 30p or 24p in MP4 format….

Ultra HD ’4k’ Blu-ray Discs Specs Complete

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This week, the Blu-ray Disc Association announced specifications are complete for Ultra HD Blu-ray, the name chosen for the next generation of Blu-ray Discs that will hold up 66GB on a dual layer disc and 100GB on…

Netflix releases Internet Speed Index Rankings for April

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Netflix has released their ranking of Internet Service Provider (ISP) speeds for the month of April, 2015. Not much has changed since last month’s rankings, with Verizon, Cox, Cablevision, Bright House and Comcast still in the…

Cox Increases Broadband Data Caps

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Cox High Speed Internet subscribers are getting a big bump in how much data they can consume, with no rate increase throughout the tiers affected. This means consumers can stream more video than ever from websites…

Comcast’s Xi4 STB will support 4k video

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Comcast says their up and coming Xi4 set-top-box will support 4k video on UHD TV sets. Movie titles will be limited at first, as with most 4k content, starting with titles made for IMAX and large screen…

Comcast Launches X1 Remote with Voice Control

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Comcast has officially launched a new remote with voice control for the Xfinity X1 platform. The stylish new remote allows users to to find networks, movies, TV shows, set DVR recordings, get recommendations, and navigate the Xfinity…

ESPN app update includes Apple Watch support

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Among other improvements and bug fixes, the latest ESPN app update for Apple iOS devices includes support for Apple Watch. With the app, Apple Watch owners can now view real-time score notifications and breaking news about…

Sony Taking Pre-orders on New 2015 4k Ultra HD TVs

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Sony has announced a lineup of six new 4k TV series for 2015, and four out of the six are available now to pre-order with shipments starting in May. The available series (in various sizes) include…

NBA Game Time app update supports Apple Watch

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The NBA Game Time app has been updated for the 2015 playoffs, but the latest rollout for iOS devices also includes support for the just-released Apple Watch. With the app update, Apple Watch owners can check…

Vizio’s new M-Series 4k TVs start at $599

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Vizio has officially announced the release of a new line of M-Series Ultra HD LED TVs. The new 4k TVs range in size from 43-inches to 80-inches, and start at $599. The entire lineup is Smart…

Samsung premium SUHD 4k TVs Pricing & Availability

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  Samsung is releasing several new 4k TVs under their flagship “SUHD” brand this month, and many models are already available to purchase from $2,499 to $5,999. One thing that consumers are quick to ask is…

TCL Roku TV 2015 Models Announced

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One of the first TV manufacturers to partner with Roku was TCL, and as promised the company will deliver a lineup of Roku TV models for the first half of 2015. Although an exact ship date…

YouTube launches 360-degree video support

YouTube has officially launched support for 360-degree video, allowing users to control their point-of-view while the video streams. The video quality is a bit low right now, even at higher HD resolutions, but you can expect…

By the way, Apple TV is now $69

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For the longest time Apple TV was priced flat out at $99. But that all changed at Apple’s Monday, March 9th “Spring Forward” event during which CEO Tim Cook announced the price of the streaming media player…

Apple Watch release date and models revealed

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At Apple’s Keynote address today the company revealed the Apple Watch will be available in nine countries upon launch on April 24, 2015. The countries include Australia, Canada, China, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Japan, United Kingdom,…