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HD Report | September 19, 2017

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BBC America, IFC, Funny Or Die, & other new Roku channels

September 15, 2017 |

Roku is always adding new channels so we want to make sure you’re aware of the latest additions. One of the most significant updates is The Roku Channel now offers hundreds of ad-supported movies with no log-in or fees required. The channel … Read More

What’s different about Apple TV 4k?

September 15, 2017 |

Apple announced their new 4k Apple TV on Sept. 12, 2017 and most of what was expected held true: an improved A10X processor, Bluetooth 5.0, support for 4k video with HDR, and of course HDMI 2.0a to support the 4k/HDR upgrade.

What wasn’t expected … Read More

Star Trek: Discovery will launch to global audience, unscathed

September 14, 2017 |

The premiere of CBS’s Star Trek: Discovery is just days away from launching to what could be the biggest audience ever for the TV show franchise.

That’s because as ‘Discovery’ premieres its first episode on the network’s internet-delivered CBS … Read More

AT&T launching “Free HBO” for more customers

September 14, 2017 |

The incentives from telecoms just keep coming. AT&T is going to offer free HBO to Unlimited Choice customers starting on Sept. 15th.

This expands the free premium channel promotion that was launched back in April for customers with the AT&T Unlimited … Read More

Apple TV 4k is a game changer, but not why you would expect

September 12, 2017 |

Tim Cook primed the new Apple TV at the Apple event, but when he brought on Eddy Cue to announce the details it almost seemed as if we traveled back in time. 4k, High Dynamic Range — these are … Read More

Apple needs to redeem itself with an affordable 4k/HDR Apple TV [Updated]

September 11, 2017 |

Call it being conservative or scatterbrained, but any way you look at it Apple is far behind competitors in the streaming media player department. The 4th-generation Apple TV was an upgrade from previous models, for sure, with improvements like 60fps, Dolby Digital … Read More

The Newest Movies in 4k & HDR on Netflix

September 10, 2017 |

Looking for something to watch on a weekend night in 4k? Here’s an overview of the newest movies on Netflix offered in Ultra HD, including those with HDR (High Dynamic Range) color enhancements. (For more on this, read How to Stream … Read More

Blade Runner: The Final Cut code redeems in 4k with Dolby Vision & Atmos

September 7, 2017 |

This week’s release of Blade Runner: The Final Cut on Ultra HD Blu-ray not only presents the film in 2160p for the first time at home, it also offers a Digital UHD copy from UltraViolet.

What’s more, the 4k format … Read More

Roku launches free ad-supported movie channel

September 6, 2017 |

Roku has started rolling out a new ad-supported movie channel that’s free for any Roku owners with internet access. Owners don’t even need to be logged-in to view the channel that is currently offering feature films such as Ali, Legally Blonde, The Karate Kid, and Zookeeper.

Like … Read More

The Newest Netflix Series in 4k UHD

September 4, 2017 |

Netflix never stops adding new content every month, and much of that new content is available in 4k UHD. There are plenty of new movies and TV shows coming to Netflix this month, but here’s a look the newest Netflix Original Series available to … Read More

New On Netflix This Month & What You Can Download

September 1, 2017 |

Want to know what’s coming to Netflix in September and what can be downloaded? Here’s a look at the new movies, TV shows, Netflix Original Series, Netflix Films, and other titles coming the world’s most popular streaming service. The schedule indicates … Read More

‘Narcos Season 3’ premieres on Netflix in 4k UHD

September 1, 2017 |

Narcos has been one Netflix Original Series you can always look forward to entertaining, and with a mix of spoken English and Spanish languages, the show captures a multi-national and multi-cultural audience. In Season 3, the DEA puts its focus … Read More

Microsoft quietly adds 4k UHD movies for Xbox One S

August 30, 2017 |

Microsoft has quietly started offering feature films in the high resolution 4k UHD format with High Dynamic Range (HDR) specifications. On Tuesday, the Movies & TV section of the Microsoft Store started selling Warner Bros.’ summer blockbuster Wonder Woman in … Read More

‘Rememory’ starring Peter Dinklage is free on Google Play

August 28, 2017 |

Game of Thrones just finished its epic seventh season, but if you just didn’t get enough of Peter Dinklage the actor stars in the Lionsgate Premiere thriller Rememory. Google has partnered with the distributor to bring Rememory to digital platforms, including PCs and … Read More

Marvel’s The Defenders now streaming in 4k HDR

August 26, 2017 |

The new Netflix Original Series Marvel’s The Defenders is now available to stream in full, and subscribers with 4k TVs and sufficient bandwidth can get the show in 4k. What’s more, customers with HDR TVs can view the series with deeper … Read More

Flixster video closing shop end of the month

August 25, 2017 | 2

The US video service Flixster has announced closing on August 28, 2017. In effect, the company will no longer accept UltraViolet redemption codes, offer downloads, or stream purchased titles to members.

Flixster says the ending of their video service is due to … Read More

Vudu app launches for Apple TV, finally

August 22, 2017 |

The Vudu app is now available for Apple TV owners, allowing access to entire UV collections and Vudu’s ad-supported “Movies On Us” selections.

Although Vudu content was previously accessible on Apple TV via AirPlay from an iPhone or iPad, the native app provides … Read More

Sling launches Chrome in-browser player with basic features

August 15, 2017 |

Sling has launched a new in-browser media player for Google Chrome that doesn’t require an app, plug-in or soon-to-be-extinct Flash application. The player works in the latest versions of Chrome for Windows and Mac PCs, and watching content is as … Read More

Vudu 4k now features over 30 Dolby Vision / Atmos titles

August 14, 2017 |

Vudu has been a bit of a pioneer when it comes to digital movie distribution, first offering 4k UHD movies with Dolby Vision and Dolby Atmos almost two years ago. The dual combo allows for greater color depth (via HDR) and multichannel immersive surround … Read More

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 is cheapest new 4k digital release yet

August 11, 2017 |

Fandango, Google Play, and Vudu are a few of the services that offer digital movies in 4k Ultra HD. New releases, however, are usually quite expensive — even more than some Ultra HD Blu-ray Disc titles. A new Digital 4k movie typically … Read More

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