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HD Report | May 27, 2017

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Deal Alert: 50% Off 4k 3D TVs [Updated]

April 13, 2017 |

[Note: This article has been updated with new deals and revised pricing.]

In case you haven’t heard, TV manufacturers are not planning any new models of 3D TVs. It’s a shame, really, especially for those of us who spent so much … Read More

DIRECTV Offering Coverage of the Masters in 4k Ultra HD

April 5, 2017 |

Want to test your UHD TV on something other than Netflix and Blu-ray? DirecTV is offering live viewing of select parts from the Masters golf tournament in 4k Ultra HD. The enhanced TV service follows the satellite company’s pioneer offering … Read More

DirecTV to Broadcast Select MLB Games in 4k Ultra HD

March 24, 2017 |

AT&T announced their satellite TV service DirecTV will be broadcasting up to 25 select MLB games this season in 4k Ultra HD. The first game will be the Chicago Cubs visiting the St. Louis Cardinals at Busch Stadium on Tuesday, April … Read More

The Newest 4k UHD Movies on Vudu

March 9, 2017 |

Want to bypass the need to buy an Ultra HD Blu-ray player and discs? Vudu has a growing library of 4k UHD titles that can be streamed through the Vudu app for smart devices that support 4k. The UHD titles are … Read More

The Newest 4k UHD Titles on Vudu

February 2, 2017 |

Vudu is one of the few places you can purchase or rent 4k UHD titles, and although the list of compatible devices has been somewhat limited, support has been extended to include the newest streamers from Roku including Premiere, Premiere … Read More

‘Suicide Squad Extended Cut’ Released To Digital HD & 4k UHD

December 7, 2016 |

The DC Comics/Warner Bros. blockbuster Suicide Squad has been released to digital formats one week earlier than Blu-ray Disc and On Demand, and what’s more the digital edition can include both the theatrical and new extended cut of the film.

The movie … Read More

4k Ultra HD Movies Now On Google Play

December 6, 2016 |

Today, Google Play’s movie service starting offering 4k movies to purchase or rent. The new UHD resolution is only viewable on select devices though, for now limited to Chromecast Ultra ($69) connected to a 4k TV, Sony Bravia Android TVs, and the … Read More

‘Star Trek Beyond’ Digital Released To 4k with Dolby Vision HDR

October 5, 2016 |

If you really want to give your new 4k HDR TV a test drive there may not be a better digital movie to try it on than Star Trek Beyond. The film is now available in Digital SD ($14.99) and HD … Read More

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

August 21, 2016 |

Ready to start watching Ultra HD on your new 4k TV? Netflix has a bunch of original shows in 4k resolution such as Marco Polo (now in Season 2), the 8-episode sci-fi thriller Stranger Things, and the just-released series The Get Down. They’ve also got … 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

Vudu Upgrades To HDX (1080p), Drops HD (720p)

August 14, 2016 |

Vudu has given everyone who purchased a movie or TV show in HD an upgrade to HDX, the service’s Full HD format that streams or downloads in 1080p resolution. Vudu says they’ve upgraded their entire library to HDX and completely done away with … Read More

Test Your 4k TV With Free 4k UHD Shorts From Vudu

August 11, 2016 | 2

Vudu is one of the only places to get digital movies in 4k UHD format, but the higher quality comes at a premium cost. Most UHD titles on Vudu are $29.99 to purchase with some titles available to rent for $9.99. … Read More

Shield TV Update Adds HDR, Dolby Atmos, Vudu, & More

June 29, 2016 |

The latest firmware update for Nvidia Shield TV (Version 3.2) has brought a bunch of new enhancements to the player, one of them being added support for HDR. Shield TV now has the distinction of being the first 4k player … Read More

Vudu, How About a Sale on 4k UHD Movies?

June 15, 2016 |

Vudu often has sales on movies in HDX format (in fact, they’ve got a Father’s Day promotion going on right now), but we’ve yet to see any discounts on UHD titles. Well, that’s not true. There were a few titles offered for … Read More

Netflix promises more HDR/Dolby Vision programming

April 20, 2016 |

Netflix’s Chief Product Officer, Neil Hunt, posted a message to subscribers that promises more digital titles in High Dynamic Range (HDR). HDR provides a wider range of contrast, color (10 to 12-bit) and detail not seen in previous video standards, … Read More

‘In the Heart of the Sea’ gets 4k UHD Digital Release on Vudu

February 23, 2016 |

An interpretation of the epic tale of Moby Dick is told in the film In the Heart of the Sea that’s now available in digital formats. While the Blu-ray Disc edition won’t release for another two weeks, the film can be … Read More

‘Black Mass’ releases to 4k UHD & Digital HD formats

January 18, 2016 |

Warner Home Video’s Black Mass is now available to purchase in digital formats including SD, HD, and 4k UHD. The digital release comes about a month ahead of Blu-ray, DVD, and On Demand options, and is one of the first titles (along … Read More

Get a 85″ 4k UHD TV from Panasonic for under $10k

January 14, 2016 |

Looking to step up your Super Bowl viewing in 2016? Panasonic’s 85″ AX850 series 4k Ultra HD TV originally carried a manufacturer’s price of $16,999, but the giant TV has been discounted to $9.999, making it just under $10k.

What’s more, Panasonic … Read More

Weekly Tech Wrap Up: CES Highlights, Netflix Expansion, 4k OTA, & more

January 10, 2016 |

CES really focused on the internet of things this year with products on display for the connected home, cars, and various other devices that utilize cloud technology. And while CES 2016 was less about TVs (even with 4k finally seeing an emergence in the … Read More

Over-the-Air 4k broadcasts on display at CES 2016

January 5, 2016 | 1

At this year’s CES convention in Las Vegas over-the-air (OTA) transmissions of 4k programming are on display. Two television stations based in Las Vegas: KHMP and KSNV, are broadcasting 4k content to LG and Samsung UHD (Ultra HD) TVs. The broadcasts mark the first major … Read More