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HD Report | January 23, 2017

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News and reviews of HDTVs, Blu-ray Players, Gaming Consoles, DVRs, Receivers, Audio Equipment, etc.

3D TV is Dying and That’s Not Cool

January 20, 2017 |

Have you ever watched Life of Pi in 3D at home? It’s nothing less than stunning.

The same holds true for Titanic. And Beauty and the Beast. And The Wizard of Oz. And Gravity.

In fact, there are dozens of … Read More

Shield TV Reveals New Design, Adds Amazon Video App

January 8, 2017 |

At CES in Las Vegas NVIDIA revealed a newly designed Shield TV streaming media player and a long-awaited supporting app for Amazon Video. This means Amazon Prime members and Amazon Video customers can stream 4k video through the device, as well as content … Read More

Panasonic Intros Cheaper UHD Blu-ray Players for 2017

January 6, 2017 |

Panasonic’s first two Ultra HD Blu-ray players (the DMP-UB700 and DMP-UB900) are a bit more expensive than introductory models from Samsung and Philips, but that’ll change this year when the company releases two new models at a lower price.

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Sony’s 1st Consumer UHD Blu-ray Player Revealed At CES

January 5, 2017 |

Sony is displaying their first consumer-level Ultra HD Blu-ray player at CES, along with a new 7.1.2 channel soundbar that sells with a wireless subwoofer. The UHD BD player, model number UBP-X800, features support for High Dynamic Range (HDR) and … Read More

Deal Alert: GoPro HERO4 BLACK Only $349.99

December 15, 2016 |

Still looking for a great holiday gift? Right now Amazon has got the GoPro HERO4 BLACK model for only $349.99 — that’s $150 off the original list price of $499! The camera shoots professional 4K video at up to 30 … Read More

Deal Alert: Take $250 Off Sony Alpha a6000 Mirrorless Camera

December 8, 2016 |

Mirrorless cameras are a trend among photographers these days, given their light weight and silent operation. If you’re looking for a gift for the holidays the Sony Alpha a6000 mirrorless digital camera is a great option.

The a6000 has the … Read More

Amazon’s New Fire HD 8 Tablet Starts At $89

November 7, 2016 |

Amazon’s newest Fire HD 8 tablet starts at $89 for the 16GB configuration, or $119.99 for the 32GB model.

Without the product’s “special offers,” (which are usually advertisements built-in to the device that appear as screen savers) the tablets sell for … Read More

Verizon Launches 5GB & 10GB Pre-paid Data Plans

November 7, 2016 |

Verizon has launched two new pre-paid data plans for mobile phones starting at $50 per month. The plans include Verizon features such as Carryover Data (for customers making on-time, regular payments), Mobile Hotspot, International Messaging, and Always-On Data (at 128 kbps).

The $50 … Read More

Amazon Updates Fire TV Stick With Quad-Core Processor & Alexa Voice Remote

September 28, 2016 |

Amazon has just unveiled a new Fire TV Stick that includes a quad-core processor and Alexa Voice Remote integration. The low-profile streaming device allows users to search across over 90 apps and channels using voice commands, as well as control playback of TV shows, … Read More

Deal Alert: Amazon’s Fire HD 6 Tablet Only $69 (Reg. $99)

September 21, 2016 |

Looking for a new tablet or just a great deal? Amazon is selling the Fire HD 6 tablet for just $69 — that’s $30 off the regular price of $99. The Fire HD 6 has a resolution of 1280 x … 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

Amazon Taking Pre-Orders On New $89 Fire HD 8″ Tablets

September 14, 2016 |

Amazon is taking pre-orders on a new, $89 Fire HD 8 tablet with 8-inch screen at 1280 x 800 (189 pixels-per-inch) resolution.

Amazon boasts the new tablet has been clocked at 12 hours of battery life, with 2-times the storage as … Read More

Deal Alert: Amazon Fire HD 10 Tablet Only $179

July 31, 2016 |

Amazon’s Fire HD 10 tablet with 16GB storage is typically $229, but right now you can get get it for $179. That’s $50 off the list price! They’ve also got the 32GB and 64GB models discounted, or, simply add an SD … Read More

Deal Alert: Bose SoundTrue Headphones II for Apple iPhone, iPad

July 12, 2016 |

This is a great deal today for anyone who is an Apple device user. Amazon has got the Bose SoundTrue (Around-Ear) Headphones II model for just $99. That’s an $80 savings off the list price of $179 — and, comes … Read More

Deal Alert: Take $50 Off Amazon Echo

July 12, 2016 |

You know you want the Echo. But $179 has always been a bit pricey. Today though, the Amazon Echo is just $129 — that’s $50 off the list price and includes free shipping! With the Echo you can use your voice … Read More

3 Deals On Sony 3D Blu-ray 4k Upscaling Players

July 7, 2016 |

Whether you’re looking for your first Blu-ray Disc player, second, or never got around to buying a 3D Blu-ray player for your 3D TV, here are three deals on Sony players from Amazon that won’t break your wallet. All three … Read More

Amazon Taking Pre-Orders on Philips’ 4k Ultra HD Blu-ray Player

July 5, 2016 |

Amazon is now taking pre-orders for the Philips BDP7501 Ultra HD Blu-ray player, although no exact shipping date has been announced. The BDP7501 will be only the second 4k Blu-ray player to be sold in the US. And, the retailer is also offering … Read More

How To Get A Sony 4k Ultra HD TV with HDR for $799

July 5, 2016 | 1

Forgive us if you take the headline as sort of click-baitish, but we were digging into Sony’s newest lineup of 4k TVs and noticed something worth mentioning. Sony’s 49″ class XBR-49X700D 4k TV (MSRP $999) isn’t advertised as an HDR TV, … Read More

Epson Intros Four New 4k Projectors With HDR Support

June 21, 2016 |

Epson has introduced four new home theater projectors that support 4k and High Dynamic Range (HDR) content. How do they support UHD? The projectors utilize “4K Enhancement Technology” to shift each pixel diagonally by 0.5 pixels to double video resolution … Read More

Shield Android TV Upgrade Adds Vudu, HDR, Dolby Atmos & More

June 9, 2016 |

The latest upgrade to the Nvidia Shield Android TV will add support for Vudu, a service long-awaited on the media player that adds more access to Ultra HD content. And, with the Version 3.2 update Shield TV will be able … Read More