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4K is only half the story, BBC also to trial live TV broadcasting over 4G at Commonwealth Games

4K is only half the story, BBC also to trial live TV broadcasting over 4G at Commonwealth Games

By 18 July 2014

The BBC's research and development lab has already previously announced that it will be broadcasting 4K Ultra HD live video from the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow for the public to view for the first time. Now it has announced that it will also be trialling... >>

Amazon is going 4K and bringing Prime Instant Video to Android

Amazon is going 4K and bringing Prime Instant Video to Android

By 17 July 2014

Amazon is going to bring its video streaming service, Prime Instant Video, to Android devices at last. It's also announced it will begin streaming in 4K UHD. In an interview with Amazon Instant Video marketing director Russell Morris, PC Advisor was told... >>

4K broadcasts are almost here after UHDTV standard gets approved

4K broadcasts are almost here after UHDTV standard gets approved

By 7 July 2014

4K TV is here, with screens becoming affordable and content available on YouTube and Netflix. But it's still not mainstream, it's broadcasting that will push it there. And now it's almost here as standards for UHD broadcast get agreed. The new DVB-UHDTV... >>

Early adopters beware: These are the best new gadgets, but is it the right time to buy?

Early adopters beware: These are the best new gadgets, but is it the right time to buy?

By 4 July 2014

Are you an early adopter? Are you the sort of person who's willing to take a punt on technology that's only just come out and costs an arm, a leg and half a kidney? Do you still have a Betamax, Laser Disc, and/or HD-DVD player gathering dust in the loft?... >>

BBC to broadcast Commonwealth Games in 4K Ultra HD

BBC to broadcast Commonwealth Games in 4K Ultra HD

By 26 June 2014

The BBC is to follow up its World Cup in 4K broadcast trials with further tests of Ultra HD transmission, except this time publicly during the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow. Its World Cup trials, which are still ongoing as the last match to be shot and... >>

A week in reviews: 2 - 6 June

A week in reviews: 2 - 6 June

By 7 June 2014

The week started with a bang with Apple's Worldwide Developer Conference unveiling new OS X Yosemite and the anticipated mobile iOS 8 update. We were at the conference to soak it all up and, being the masters of being in many places at once, we also bring... >>

BBC to trial 4K Ultra HD broadcasts of live World Cup matches

BBC to trial 4K Ultra HD broadcasts of live World Cup matches

By 5 June 2014

The BBC will use Sony's 4K footage shot during the World Cup in Brazil to trial Ultra HD broadcast technologies. Unfortunately, 4K UHD TV owners will not be able to see the trials. Instead, they will be closed, as the BBC is using this year's event... >>

Sony KD-65X9005B 65-inch 4K TV review
5 out of 5

Sony KD-65X9005B 65-inch 4K TV review

By 5 June 2014

The future of TV is 4K, and judging by Sony's latest X9005B telly it's already arrived. In addition to finally becoming more realistically affordable, proper 4K content is now available from Netflix. And it's amazing. Sony's KD-65X9005B is 4K and affordable,... >>

Qualcomm: 'Snapdragon 805 is the first end-to-end full 4K mobile experience'

Qualcomm: 'Snapdragon 805 is the first end-to-end full 4K mobile experience'

By 22 May 2014

Qualcomm is making one thing abundantly clear about its forthcoming Snapdragon 805 processor: it's all about 4K. "Our belief is that 4K will be driven by mobile," said Tim McDonough, Qualcomm's vice president of marketing, at a preview session exploring... >>

World Cup fans in Brazil will be able to watch 4K live action in the streets

World Cup fans in Brazil will be able to watch 4K live action in the streets

By 20 May 2014

Fans who can't get a ticket for the World Cup in Brazil starting in June will still be able to watch matches in ultra high definition in the streets of Rio. It will ultimately be of more interest to the locals than England fans, considering that one of... >>