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You Can Buy a 4k TV, but What Will You Watch On It?

This holiday season TV manufacturers and retailers will be pushing 4k ‘Ultra HD’ TVs to consumers. The next evolution in High Definition television boasts...

Who Needs Another Set-Top Box?

Does your home entertainment center really need ANOTHER set-top box? HD-Report doesn't think so, but Amazon is rumored to be working on their own bit of hardware to add to the clutter.

Disney Gets A Fastpass to Lucasland

The dust is settling a bit from yesterday's suprise announcement that everything that George Lucas once held near and dear is now the property of The Walt Disney Company®©™, with Lucas finally putting the nails into the coffin of his filmmaking career by pocketing $4.05 billion in cash and stock.

Sounding The Death Knell for Netflix

Netflix, once poised to slay both Blockbuster and the cable industry, now seems like a company of unfulfilled promise, and it remains to be seen if Netflix can pull of the trick of segueing into original content.

What happened to HDNet?

It's a question we've received in our inbox several times over. Have you found yourself searching for HDNet on your channel guide, only to come up with nada? Early this summer, the channel was rebranded as AXS.tv,

How to save Blockbuster

First, Dish must do whatever they can to offer a monthly subscription-based streaming service exactly like Netflix. That means, none of this a-la-carte or PC-only business. Blockbuster should bite the bullet and offer as many titles as they can online with the goal of offering more mainstream and blockbuster titles than Netflix.

You watching your Blu-rays?

I'm ashamed to say it but with the convenience of Netflix, iTunes and Amazon On Demand the Blu-rays are just sitting there collecting dust....

If 3D happens, it will be glasses-free

Is 3D really going to change the way we watch TV? And, if less than 1% of U.S. households* own a 3D television today...

Netflix removes DVD Queue from streaming apps – a bad idea?

Netflix has said it is removing the the “Add to DVD Queue” from streaming devices, which would force you to log-on to your computer...

Netflix needs more HD streaming titles

See the thing about Netflix is you get into their New Arrivals category for Instant Watch and see Shutter Island and you're like "Cool,...

Will internet cost as much as TV?

The recent news that Comcast will charge more for viewing video content over the internet rather than traditional broadcast cable follows the trend of...

Star Wars going 3D, but not all fans impressed

Last month George Lucas confirmed at a convention that the Star Wars saga would release on Blu-ray Disc. Now, the director says Star Wars...

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Kingsglaive: Final Fantasy XV remastered in 4k for Ultra HD Blu-ray

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Monster Hunter releasing to Blu-ray, 4k Blu-ray, Digital & DVD

Sony Pictures' Monster Hunter (2020) is releasing to Blu-ray Disc, 4k Blu-ray, and DVD on March 2nd, 2021. It is likely a digital offering will...