All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘ultra HD’

Amazon Releases 4K Ultra HD Video Content

Amazon announced that it has added 4K Ultra HD video to Amazon Instant Video. And guess what. It’s not only for Prime members! I’ll bet you didn’t see that coming. Of course Prime members do still get the perk of not having to pay extra for the quality. Amazon’s Ultra HD movies and TV shows are accessible through the Amazon …

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Amazon Won’t Charge Prime Members For Ultra HD

Amazon confirmed this week that it will not charge Prime members for Ultra HD content. Earlier this year at the Consumer Electronics Show, Amazon announced it would make Ultra HD content available this year. The company sent us this statement from Michael Paull, VP of Amazon Digital Video: “We want to be the best entertainment destination for customers. We’re confident …

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Breaking Bad Now Available In Ultra HD 4K On Netflix

Netflix’s Joris Evers announced on Twitter that Breaking Bad is now streaming in Ultra HD 4K everywhere the service is available. The company had said in the past that the show would be available in 4K in June, and has now made good on that promise. Breaking Bad now streaming in Ultra HD 4K everywhere @netflix is available! — Joris …

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Netflix Talks About Its Future With 4K Streaming

Netflix began offering 4K streams last month. On Friday, the company took to its blog to talk up its capabilities and the future of the ultra high-def format for the streaming service. “We’re excited about the picture quality we’re seeing in Ultra HD 4K, and we’re even more excited that expert reviewers of the first TVs capable of streaming Netflix …

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4K TV Lineup Priced by Sony, Available For Pre-Order

Sony Electronics this week announced that it will begin selling nine new 4K ultra HD TV models sometime in June. The models are those that the company showed off at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show. The new TVs are part of three different product lines from Sony. The high-end XBR-X950B series will come in 65″ and 85″ models priced at …

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Sony Hopes Ultra HD Sales Will Quadruple This Year

The TV industry isn’t contracting in the same way the PC industry is, but TV manufacturers are still desperately searching for the next big feature that can convince satisfied HDTV owners to upgrade their screens. Smart TV features such as apps and streaming content channels will certainly help, but only in a limited way as streaming boxes such as the …

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“2K” Smartphone Shipments to be Limited in 2014

TV manufacturers are feeling giddy over the chance that ultra HD TVs could raise demand for new TV sets. This year’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES) was filled with “4K” (and even “8K”) displays from nearly every tech manufacturer. At the same time, PC manufacturers are hoping that Ultra HD displays will spur notebook and desktop PC sales before mobile devices …

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Millions of Ultra HD Smartphones Coming Next Year

This year’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES) was filled with Ultra HD TV sets, some even reaching what manufacturers are calling “8K” resolutions. While the ultra HD market will be focused on TV displays for some time, the falling cost of the technology will soon mean ultra HD displays for a variety of mobile devices as well. Market research firm NPD …

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Ultra HD PC Monitor Market Seen Rising

Ultra HD TV sets were the main attraction at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show. TV manufacturers are hoping that higher resolutions can entice consumers who were so apathetic about 3D over the past two years and prices for ultra HD TV sets are set to fall quickly. As a side effect of this 4K TV and content craze, desktop PC …

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Over 3 Million Ultra HD Panels Shipped Last Year

Television manufacturers are betting big on Ultra HD TV sets, pushing the technology hard to customers that are largely satisfied with their large-screen HDTVs. This year’s Consumer Electronics Show was packed with Ultra HD displays from nearly every manufacturer, with Sharp going so far as to show off what it has branded an “8K” display. The good news for manufacturers …

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CES 2014: Sharp Shows Off an 8K Display

The 2014 Consumer Electronics Show is here and the buzzwords of the show are “ultra HD” and “4K.” As TV manufacturers concede that 3D TV was generally a dumb idea many of them are now turning toward 4K as the next big feature to sell customers on new TVs. This being CES, however, manufacturers are known for showing off technology …

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Netflix: All Originals (And ‘Breaking Bad’) To Be 4K, 3D Support May End

All of Netflix’s original shows will be produced in 4K, according to the company. CEO Reed Hastings said as much at the Consumer Electronics Show in Vegas, where he promoted the company’s use of the ultra HD video format along with partnerships with TV makers. We knew that House of Cards: Season 2 was produced in 4K, and a new …

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