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  • Amazon to shoot all 2014 original shows in 4K UHD for Lovefilm
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    Amazon to shoot all 2014 original shows in 4K UHD for Lovefilm

    By 16 December 2013

    Amazon Studios plans to shoot all its original shows made next year in 4K UHD resolution for Lovefilm and Prime Instant. That means all Amazon’s original series, including comedies and dramas, will be shot at 3840 x 2160 resolution - four times that...

  • LG Smart TVs get free Spotify app in time for Christmas
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    LG Smart TVs get free Spotify app in time for Christmas

    By 16 December 2013

    LG has announced that Spotify will be coming to its Smart TVs just in time for Christmas. All those Christmas knock-off songs are ready to be played from your big screen to drown out the din of Christmas cheer this year. The app arrives at a strange time,...

  • Nominate a loved one to win an Asus Transformer AiO P1801 #lovefromasus
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    Nominate a loved one to win an Asus Transformer AiO P1801 #lovefromasus

    By 16 December 2013

    Pocket-lint has teamed up with Asus (#LoveFromAsus) to give you the chance to win an Asus Transformer AiO P1801 A Windows 8 PC & Android Tablet All-in-One computer.  With a unique form factor the Asus Transformer AiO creates brand new possibilities...

  • Stream satellite TV to your phone or tablet with Elgato's EyeTV Netstream 4Sat
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    Stream satellite TV to your phone or tablet with Elgato's EyeTV Netstream 4Sat

    By 10 December 2013

    British homes have always relied on the over-the-air broadcast of TV channels. But in an HD and 4K world, and with 4G mobile services in demand, the available bandwidth for terrestrial TV is shrinking. So surely it would be better to use the much less...

  • New BBC HD channels are live now
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    New BBC HD channels are live now

    By 10 December 2013

    The BBC yesterday announced the launch of five new HD channels and now they’re available for you to enjoy. You'll have to wait for some BBC Three HD and BBC Four HD programmes though, as they won't begin until 7pm. BBC News HD will be delayed until...

  • BBC to launch five new channels tomorrow, Tuesday 10 December, including CBBC HD and BBC Three HD
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    BBC to launch five new channels tomorrow, Tuesday 10 December, including CBBC HD and BBC Three HD

    By 9 December 2013

    The BBC will launch five new HDchannels tomorrow, Tuesday 10 December - BBC HD, CBeebies HD, BBC Three HD, BBC Four HD and BBC News HD. There will be seven BBC HD channels in total in time for Christmas. So where can these wonderous new channels be found?...

  • Dolby creates super screen tech with 4000 nits brightness
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    Dolby creates super screen tech with 4000 nits brightness

    By 9 December 2013

    Not satisfied with pioneering amazing sound delivery with Dolby Atmos, Dolby is now also moving to screens. It’s new pet project aims to deliver a super screen with a brightness that’s never been seen before. It's also working on glasses-free 3D that...

  • Best TVs 2013: The best televisions available to buy today
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    Best TVs 2013: The best televisions available to buy today

    By 4 December 2013

    So, you want to buy a new TV? Well, Pocket-lint has compiled a round-up of the best televisions of 2013, which includes the top sets we've reviewed in the year. We've covered 4K, LCD, LED, OLED and Plasma TVs and now present the best of the best to you....

  • Samsung and LG to show off flexible OLED TVs at CES in January 2014
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    Samsung and LG to show off flexible OLED TVs at CES in January 2014

    By 3 December 2013

    Last year at CES we were wowed by Samsung and LG’s 4K screens and curved OLEDs. This year the rumour mill is pointing towards a totally new type of flexible OLED. According to Korea Times the companies will both be unveiling curved OLED screens that...

  • Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2013 winners announced
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    Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2013 winners announced

    By 28 November 2013

    With just one more month to go, 2013 has been crammed with so many exciting gadget launches that it was truly difficult to whittle it down to the very best of the very best. But thanks to the Pocket-lint team, a collected panel of elite industry experts,...

  • Intel wants $500M for failed OnCue pay-TV service, and Verizon's interested
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    Intel wants $500M for failed OnCue pay-TV service, and Verizon's interested

    By 26 November 2013

    Intel wants $500 million for an online pay-TV service that nobody got to use. Called OnCue, the service provides pay-TV programming over an internet connection. Intel dreamed up OnCue during a time when it reportedly wanted to explore new spaces. Such...

  • Best television 2013: 10th Pocket-lint Gadget Awards nominees
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    Best television 2013: 10th Pocket-lint Gadget Awards nominees

    By 25 November 2013

    Televisions have come a long way and continue to do so. As they get bigger, their resolutions are becoming sharper and are now smarter than they have ever been. A couple of years ago 3D was the "next big thing" in TVs. Now, 4K is the magic word, while...

  • LG says its Smart TV line is spying on users, but working on fix
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    LG says its Smart TV line is spying on users, but working on fix

    By 21 November 2013

    LG has confirmed its Smart TV line does indeed collect information such as channels watched and the names of locally stored media files, even if settings are told not to. The company was called out on the mis-step earlier this week, and has now announced...

  • OLED TV prices could fall dramatically by being created by inkjet printers. No, really
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    OLED TV prices could fall dramatically by being created by inkjet printers. No, really

    By 21 November 2013

    As we are at the start of a new phase in television technology, with OLED TVs being heralded as the future of home entertainment, the costs for both manufacturer and consumer can be huge. And they could be at the same premium level for a while, although...

  • LG Smart TVs accused of spying on your viewing habits, LG responds
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    LG Smart TVs accused of spying on your viewing habits, LG responds

    By 20 November 2013

    LG has responded to claims that its Smart TVs spy on users' viewing habits, saying it is looking into the issue and that it makes privacy concerns its priority. Blogger DoctorBeet found that even when his UK LG TV had data collection mode switched to...

  • Pioneer will re-enter the television market as Dixons exclusive, 40, 46 and 55-inch Full HD
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    Pioneer will re-enter the television market as Dixons exclusive, 40, 46 and 55-inch Full HD

    By 11 November 2013

    After leaving the market in March 2010, former television maker Pioneer plans to come back. Pioneer will return to the European television market this year as a Dixons-exclusive brand, first reported ERT Online. Dixons has the exclusive rights to source,...

  • A week in reviews: 4 - 8 November
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    A week in reviews: 4 - 8 November

    By 9 November 2013

    November's headlines are largely going to be owed to gaming. Ahead of PS4 and Xbox One launches we've been shooting the faces off, well, pretty much everybody in Call of Duty: Ghosts on the Playstation 3. It's a game that'll sell boat loads of copies...

  • Orbitsound SB60 Airsound Base review
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    Orbitsound SB60 Airsound Base review

    By 8 November 2013

    Modern day televisions are getting thinner and thinner. And so, therefore, is their inherent sound quality. That’s an issue that the Orbitsound SB60 Airsound Base looks to rectify. This all-in-one box solution sits underneath the TV - literally, it...

  • LG to continue making plasma screens even though Panasonic has stopped
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    LG to continue making plasma screens even though Panasonic has stopped

    By 1 November 2013

    You may have read that Panasonic is pulling out of making and selling plasma screens. Sad news as Pana makes some of the best plasmas money can buy. But all hope is not lost for plasma lovers as LG keeps the flag flying. Plasma screens are loved by because...

  • The day plasma died: Panasonic will stop making plasma screens from December
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    The day plasma died: Panasonic will stop making plasma screens from December

    By 31 October 2013

    Today is a sad day for plasma TVs. Panasonic has announced that it will stop making the screens from December. As one of the greatest makers of plasma televisions, this must surely be the end for this type of TV. After Pioneers's brilliant Kuro line bit...

  • Vizio Co-Star LT set-top box offers streaming sans-Google TV
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    Vizio Co-Star LT set-top box offers streaming sans-Google TV

    By 16 October 2013

    Vizio has a new set-top box available for $79.99 (£50), and it's called the Vizo Co-Star LT. You can use the box to stream movies, series, music and other internet content to your television, as it supports many services and apps, including Netflix,...

  • Panasonic TX-L65WT600 Smart Viera 4K TV review
    Televisions 5 out of 5

    Panasonic TX-L65WT600 Smart Viera 4K TV review

    By 16 October 2013

    The Panasonic TX-L65WT600 is the first 4K Ultra-HD television to acknowledge that the future of TV is not just higher resolution, but higher frame rates as well. Why? Because the WT600 offers both next generation HDMI 2.0 connectivity, as well as DisplayPort...

  • A week in reviews: 7 - 11 October
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    A week in reviews: 7 - 11 October

    By 12 October 2013

    Varied. That's the word to best describe the mixture of tech goodness that we bring you this week. October has landed in style, and the trickle of gaming is starting to burst its banks into a torrent of wonderfulness. The first heavyweight title ahead...

  • The 10th Pocket-lint Gadget Awards
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    The 10th Pocket-lint Gadget Awards

    By 11 October 2013

    We're proud to announce the start of the 10th Pocket-lint Gadget Awards, the UK's longest-running awards dedicated to gadgetry, entertainment technology and gizmos. As in the past nine years, the aim is to find and celebrate the best tech and gadgets...

  • Panasonic TX-P60ZT65B 60-inch plasma TV review
    Televisions 5 out of 5

    Panasonic TX-P60ZT65B 60-inch plasma TV review

    By 11 October 2013

    People who know about TVs, and have tested lots of them - as we have - will almost universally agree that plasma TVs are amazing. We wouldn't discount LCD as a display technology, but for the absolute best picture quality you really can't beat a plasma....