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  • Sony Bravia 55-inch KDL-55HX853 LED TV review
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    Sony Bravia 55-inch KDL-55HX853 LED TV review

    By 25 January 2013

    The Sony Bravia KDL-55HX853 is the second telly from the company's dynamic edge-LED range that's made its way into Pocket-lint towers. It's a mix of unusual design with bags of picture-enhancing technology and enough connectivity - both physical and via...

  • Getting Skype on your TV
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    Getting Skype on your TV

    By 21 January 2013

    Video calls on your TV can be a beautiful thing. For many, the television the hub of family life, so what better way to connect with friends and relatives than en masse from the comfort of your sofa with your whole family? That may sound like some kind...

  • Napster music streaming app now available on LG Smart TVs
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    Napster music streaming app now available on LG Smart TVs

    By 16 January 2013

    Rhapsody owned Napster announced that the company is extending its music streaming reach into the living room through a new free app on LG's Smart TV line. The Napster app, available for download from the Premium Apps card on 2012 LG Smart TVs, gives...

  • Samsung S9 85-inch 4K UHDTV priced at £23,500 in South Korea, available soon for pre-order
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    Samsung S9 85-inch 4K UHDTV priced at £23,500 in South Korea, available soon for pre-order

    By 14 January 2013

    Samsung has announced that its new S9 85-inch 4K Ultra High Definition TV announced at CES at the start of January will soon be available for pre-order in its homeland of South Korea. The price of the S9 isn't cheap by any means, costing 40 million...

  • Netflix 4K Ultra High Definition video streaming pictures and hands-on
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    Netflix 4K Ultra High Definition video streaming pictures and hands-on

    By 11 January 2013

    There's little doubt that the major story of CES 2013 has been Ultra High Definition (UHD), the name attached to what many still call 4K video. Every major manufacturer has a range of TVs featuring the higher resolution of 3840 x 2160, some LED some even...

  • Panasonic at CES 2013: 4K OLED, action cam and compacts
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    Panasonic at CES 2013: 4K OLED, action cam and compacts

    By 11 January 2013

    Panasonic's stand at CES 2013 has glittered with AV and imaging debutantes as ever. In all the bright lights and camera flashes, of course, it can be hard to take stock of everything that the Japanese company has launched. Not to mention it's all brought...

  • CES 2013: Hottest gadgets at the show
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    CES 2013: Hottest gadgets at the show

    By 10 January 2013

    Best gadgets at CES 2013 is what we're all about at Pocket-lint. Our team is on the ground in Las Vegas as we speak, scouring the show floor for the very finest technology the coming year has in store. When we find something that we think qualifies as...

  • Samsung at CES 2013: S9 4K UHD TV, NX300 camera and more
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    Samsung at CES 2013: S9 4K UHD TV, NX300 camera and more

    By 9 January 2013

    Ever the big player at tech shindigs the world over, Samsung has been a busy boy at CES 2013. With so many arms of course - computers, TVs, cameras and more - it can be rather tricky to keep track of it all. Well, not for us. Below, we’ve put together...

  • Free UltraViolet movies to be bundled with new TVs and Blu-ray decks
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    Free UltraViolet movies to be bundled with new TVs and Blu-ray decks

    By 9 January 2013

    In order to expedite pick-up for the cloud movie storage service UltraViolet, the Digital Entertainment Group has announced that free films will be given away with new TVs and Blu-ray players released by the major manufacturers. UltraViolet is a central...

  • LG at CES 2013: 55-inch OLED TV, UHD TVs, Google TVs and more
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    LG at CES 2013: 55-inch OLED TV, UHD TVs, Google TVs and more

    By 9 January 2013

    LG’s activities at CES 2013 were announced a few days before the Las Vegas show opened, with the company releasing news of its wares early. As ever at CES, it’s the televisions that take centre stage but with so many splurted out at once, it’s rather...

  • Panasonic 56-inch 4K OLED TV pictures and eyes-on
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    Panasonic 56-inch 4K OLED TV pictures and eyes-on

    By 9 January 2013

    Not one day ago we were bemoaning, via Twitter, the fact that OLED TVs were never going to happen. And then, literally hours later, Panasonic is telling us it has a new OLED TV which it hopes will be available “soon”. Of course, that’s not the same...

  • Samsung and LG fight for world's first curved OLED screen title
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    Samsung and LG fight for world's first curved OLED screen title

    By 8 January 2013

    Samsung and LG have both announced the "world's first curved OLED" at CES 2013 in Las Vegas. The prototypes, on show on the respective companies' stands at the world's largest consumer electronics show, outline the future of televisions according to both....

  • Panasonic 4K OLED TV teased at CES 2013 keynote
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    Panasonic 4K OLED TV teased at CES 2013 keynote

    By 8 January 2013

    Panasonic 4K OLED TV is the direction that the company is looking to head from CES 2013 onwards with its television technology, as outlined at the Las Vegas show's opening keynote conference. Not wanting its customers to have to choose between the two...

  • Sony 56-inch 4K OLED prototype TV demoed, we go eyes-on
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    Sony 56-inch 4K OLED prototype TV demoed, we go eyes-on

    By 8 January 2013

    Sony might be bringing 4K to the mainstream this year with its flagship X900, but the real product we want sitting in our living room is the 56-inch 4K OLED TV. Unveiled at Sony's press conference at CES, the stunningly beautiful screen boasts a picture...

  • Sony announces 8 new TVs at CES including LED and LCD offerings
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    Sony announces 8 new TVs at CES including LED and LCD offerings

    By 8 January 2013

    Sony has rolled out another seven new televisions at CES, in addition to the 4K Bravia X900A, Starting with the top-of-the-line Bravia W900A edge lit LED, the whole collections is packed with Sony's first-class tech. This means Triluminous display technology...

  • Sony goes 4K with the Bravia X900 Ultra HD TV, we go eyes-on
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    Sony goes 4K with the Bravia X900 Ultra HD TV, we go eyes-on

    By 8 January 2013

    Sony has announced the Bravia X900A 4K Ultra HD TV. Launching in the spring, it will be Sony's flagship 4K set and features all the bells and whistles you would expect. This means a 4K picture with the X-Reality Pro picture engine keeping things ticking...

  • Samsung F8000 LED TV pictures and eyes-on
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    Samsung F8000 LED TV pictures and eyes-on

    By 8 January 2013

    We aren't sure quite when it was the world started caring how many cores something had, but it seems this trend has now spread to the world of TVs. So, let us introduce you to the Samsung F8000, the firm's new quad-core TV. Samsung claims that the processor...

  • Samsung S9 85-inch 4K UHDTV pictures and eyes-on
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    Samsung S9 85-inch 4K UHDTV pictures and eyes-on

    By 8 January 2013

    The wheels of Ultra High Definition TV are now in motion, and although we're a good few years off 4K content appearing on TVs, the manufacturers all seem to be keen on getting sets on the market this year. Samsung's effort (the S9) is pretty impressive,...

  • Panasonic's 2013 TV ranges announced. 16 plasmas and 16 LCDs
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    Panasonic's 2013 TV ranges announced. 16 plasmas and 16 LCDs

    By 8 January 2013

    Panasonic has announced its 2013 range of TVs, and there’s some interesting technology here. First, the company was keen to promote its smart TV platform. It’s improving that this year, with something called My Home Screen. This is a customised user...

  • The many flavours of Samsung's 2013 TVs: S9 UHD, F9500 OLED, F8000 LED, F8500 plasma
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    The many flavours of Samsung's 2013 TVs: S9 UHD, F9500 OLED, F8000 LED, F8500 plasma

    By 7 January 2013

    Samsung has detailed its line-up of 2013 Smart TVs, with every technology on offer, including LED, plasma and OLED, with ultra high-definition LED offering the highest resolution and the largest sizes. Samsung Smart TVs in 2013 come with a range of features...

  • Toshiba L9300 84-inch 4K UHDTV pictures and eyes-on
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    Toshiba L9300 84-inch 4K UHDTV pictures and eyes-on

    By 7 January 2013

    When it comes to the next generation of TV display technology, Toshiba is right up there with the biggest brands. It has an 84-inch Ultra High-Definition TV set (4K) to compete with similar models from Samsung, LG, Sony and all. And Pocket-lint was invited...

  • LG adds two new sizes - 55-inch and 65-inch - to UHDTV 4K line-up
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    LG adds two new sizes - 55-inch and 65-inch - to UHDTV 4K line-up

    By 7 January 2013

    LG has added two new screen sizes to its 4K Ultra HD TV line-up. Having launched the 84-inch 84LM960V in the UK, it will be following up that set with 55 and 65-inch models. Each of the TVs features the same Triple XD processing engine and resolutions...

  • LG 55EA9800 55-inch OLED TV pictures and eyes-on
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    LG 55EA9800 55-inch OLED TV pictures and eyes-on

    By 7 January 2013

    LG used its CES 2013 press conference to unveil the US version of the 55-inch OLED TV it will be selling from March. Sitting pride of place on the main stage, the set - known as the 55EM9700 in Korea - will cost $12,000 (£7,455) when it hits stores in...

  • New Samsung Smart TV design revealed in CES poster: What does 'S Recommendation' feature do?
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    New Samsung Smart TV design revealed in CES poster: What does 'S Recommendation' feature do?

    By 7 January 2013

    The saying "the early bird catches the worm" is definitely true when it comes to CES. Not only have the most eagle-eyed caught a glimpse of the Sony Xperia Z on the trade show floor a day before it is due to be announced, but just visiting the Las Vegas...

  • Google promises plenty of Google TV action at CES, will the Asus Qube be on the menu?
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    Google promises plenty of Google TV action at CES, will the Asus Qube be on the menu?

    By 6 January 2013

    Google has promised Google TV product launches from new partners Asus, Hisense, TCL and others at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, reigniting rumours that Asus could be about to launch Asus Qube. The Qube is expected to be a small set-top box...