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HD Report | January 23, 2017

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Should I Buy a 4k TV?

January 2, 2017 |

It’s a question we always get asked. Especially now, with the Super Bowl coming up as many of you are considering upgrading your 1080p TV to a 4k TV. But before committing to a new 4k TV here are a few … 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

Hulu Launches 4k Streaming On PS4 Pro & Xbox One Consoles

December 4, 2016 |

Last time we checked the max resolution Hulu could deliver was 720p, but as of this month the company has leapfrogged directly to streaming 2160p. For now though, the higher quality is only available on PlayStation 4 Pro and Xbox One … Read More

New Netflix Original Series in 4k & HDR

November 20, 2016 | 1

Netflix is no slacker when it comes to producing content in 4k, with more and more titles streaming in Ultra HD resolution every month. And, much of the content is also encoded in HDR (High Dynamic Range), a format the … Read More

Best Buy Early Black Friday Deals On 4k Ultra HD TVs

November 2, 2016 |

Like other stores Best Buy is offering some early Black Friday deals this month before November 25th. Their current online flyers reveal a bunch of discounts on electronics, but for this article let’s take a look at some of the best … Read More

Get a Samsung 50″ 4k TV w/HDR for Only $599

October 28, 2016 |

“Once you go curved you’ll never go back,” they say. So why not start with a great deal on a curved 4k TV from Samsung? Right now, Amazon is selling the 50″ Samsung UN50KU6300 4K Ultra HD Smart TV for … Read More

Giant Panasonic 4k Display Debuts At Kings’ NBA Opener

October 28, 2016 |

This 4k display probably won’t fit in your living room, or many homes for that matter, but is the perfect size above the court at the Sacramento Kings’ new Golden 1 Center. The giant, 24-foot tall video board displays 13,000 … Read More

Newest Netflix Titles Streaming In 4k Ultra HD

October 2, 2016 |

Netflix has been adding quite a bit of new content in 4k Ultra HD, some of which also features HDR video for 4k TVs that support the format. If you have a 4k TV, these new titles are the best … Read More

‘Marvel’s Luke Cage’ S1 Now Streaming On Netflix in 4k w/HDR

October 1, 2016 |

Netflix has released the entire first season of Marvel’s Luke Cage, with all thirteen 55-minute episodes ready to stream at will. The show is yet another Marvel-inspired series, following Daredevil, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D, and Jessica Jones where Mike Colter made … 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

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

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

Season 1 of ‘The Get Down’ Releases on Netflix, Streaming in 4k Ultra HD

August 12, 2016 |

Netflix has launched their new original series The Get Down starring Justice Smith, Shameik Moore, and Herizen F. Guardiola. The musical drama was created by Moulin Rouge!-writer Baz Luhrmann, and takes place in the South Bronx during the late 1970s when a … Read More

Vizio 4k TVs Now Support HDR With Firmware Update

August 12, 2016 | 1

Vizio 4k TVs will now support HDR after firmware updates have been issued for the P-Series and M-Series SmartCast Ultra HD TVs. The updates include support for HDR content played through Ultra HD Blu-ray Disc players and the digital … 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

NBC Will Broadcast 2016 Rio Olympics in Ultra HD

July 31, 2016 |

If you’re looking for an excuse to purchase a 4k Ultra HD TV, the 2016 Summer Olympics from Rio may be a good enough reason. NBC plans to broadcast events from the Rio Olympics in Ultra HD through service providers … Read More

Philips 4k Ultra HD Blu-ray Player Now Shipping

July 14, 2016 | 2

The Philips BDP7501 Ultra HD Blu-ray player is now shipping in the US, although it appears Amazon is the only place to get it so far. The retailer is selling the UHD BD player for $399, but notes the product is “in stock but … 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