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  • LG 84-inch 4K touchscreen TV could bring iPad Retina display looks and features to your living room
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    LG 84-inch 4K touchscreen TV could bring iPad Retina display looks and features to your living room

    By 18 April 2013

    LG's flagship 4K UHD TV, the 84LM960V, could be released in touchscreen form, Pocket-lint has learnt. Demonstrated to us at LG's television production plant in South Korea was a touch-enabled 84-inch Ultra HD display. And the most stunning part is that...

  • LG curved OLED TVs to launch later this year
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    LG curved OLED TVs to launch later this year

    By 17 April 2013

    LG's curved OLED TV technology will be going on sale later in 2013. The company first demoed the televisions, which are curved to mimic the spherical shape of the human eye, at CES in Las Vegas earlier this year.  An LG executive, speaking to Pocket-lint...

  • Sony reveals $699 FMP-X1 4K media streamer to accompany its televsions
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    Sony reveals $699 FMP-X1 4K media streamer to accompany its televsions

    By 8 April 2013

    Sony has announced the pricing and availability for its 4K media streamer, dubbed the FMP-X1, after revealing the same for its 55-inch and 65-inch 4K television lineup.  It will be available this summer for $699 (£455), though IT won't have access...

  • Sony prices its 55-inch and 65-inch 4K LED TVs at $4,999 and $6,999, available 21 April
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    Sony prices its 55-inch and 65-inch 4K LED TVs at $4,999 and $6,999, available 21 April

    By 8 April 2013

    Sony's 55 and 65-inch 4K televisions, announced at CES 2013, will be available to the masses beginning 21 April. Sony says the XBR-55X900A (55-inch) and XBR-65X900A (65-inch) 4K Ultra HD LED TVs will be available for $4,999 (£3,260) and $6,999 (£4,565)...

  • Samsung Experience Shops to open within 1,400 Best Buy stores in US
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    Samsung Experience Shops to open within 1,400 Best Buy stores in US

    By 4 April 2013

    Samsung has confirmed that it will launch 1,400 "Experience Shops" in Best Buy stores in the US in the coming weeks. The Samsung Experience Shop (trademarked, of course) will be installed in more than 1,400 Best Buy and Best Buy Mobile specialty stores...

  • Microsoft's stunning 120-inch 4k widescreen TV: Samsung watch out
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    Microsoft's stunning 120-inch 4k widescreen TV: Samsung watch out

    By 21 March 2013

    Microsoft doesn't make televisions, but that hasn't stopped the company making one for itself to demo its vision of the home of the future at its brand new Envisioning Centre at the company's headquarters in Seattle. The new 120-inch, 4K, widescreen television...

  • Toshiba Series 7 TVs announced for mid-2013: pictures and hands-on
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    Toshiba Series 7 TVs announced for mid-2013: pictures and hands-on

    By 20 March 2013

    In addition to Toshiba's 4K Series 9 tellies, the company has unveiled a host of other new televisions for 2013, including its top-spec 1080p Series 7 models. Available in 40, 50 and 58-inch screen sizes the Series 7 TVs are a far cry from some of the...

  • Toshiba 84-inch 4K Series 9 TV pictures and eyes-on
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    Toshiba 84-inch 4K Series 9 TV pictures and eyes-on

    By 20 March 2013

    Ultra-High Definition 4K is slowly working its way into more and more consumer tech, and Toshiba's shown  its hand with the introduction of its Series 9 4K televisions. Pocket-lint went to check out the full range of the latest tellies, including the...

  • Death of plasma TV: Could Panasonic be thinking of pulling out?
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    Death of plasma TV: Could Panasonic be thinking of pulling out?

    By 18 March 2013

    Panasonic is reportedly considering withdrawal from the plasma television market. As shocking as that may seem, Japanese newspaper Nikkei claims that the company has already halted new development of plasma display technology and will cease panel production...

  • 4oD live on Sky TV catch up from Monday
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    4oD live on Sky TV catch up from Monday

    By 15 March 2013

    We've been teased for long enough about the impending presence of 4oD on Sky, with a "coming soon" logo on our On Demand screen. Now it's finally about to arrive. From Monday, head over to the Sky On Demand service on your Sky box and you should be...

  • Philips DesignLine TVs pictures and hands-on
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    Philips DesignLine TVs pictures and hands-on

    By 14 March 2013

    Philips might have sold its TV division recently to TP Vision - retaining just a 30 per cent stake in the brand - but it seems none of that has affected the company's will to be known for stylish and performance-orientated screens. The DesignLine is,...

  • Apple updates iMac with VESA mount
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    Apple updates iMac with VESA mount

    By 14 March 2013

    Apple has launched a new version of its iMac computer, with a built-in VESA mount on the back. The idea is that the mount allows you to hang it on the wall, so you can have a floating Mac screen. VESA mounts are typically reserved for LCD TVs and can...

  • New Apple TV uses A5 chip, not A5X as rumoured
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    New Apple TV uses A5 chip, not A5X as rumoured

    By 11 March 2013

    The rumoured A5X chip update for the Apple TV has materialised as something much more interesting. The new box, which was designed to be a simple internal hardware update, has long been rumoured to be using an A5X chip after documents of the new Apple...

  • Philips 46PFL8007 8000 Series TV review
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    Philips 46PFL8007 8000 Series TV review

    By 8 March 2013

    The landscape of TVs has thinned in recent years - and we don't mean the shrinking bezels and ever more slender panels. Pioneer vanished from the fold yonks back and Philips announced in January that it was to stop making its TVs and turn over everything...

  • LG MT93: 27-inch, IPS, 3D, Full HD Smart TV, a lot of spec for little footprint
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    LG MT93: 27-inch, IPS, 3D, Full HD Smart TV, a lot of spec for little footprint

    By 8 March 2013

    LG is to bring the 27-inch IPS Personal Smart TV to Europe this month, with other regional roll-outs planned as a follow up. It crams a lot of tech into its relatively small form factor and is being focused partly as an ideal all-in-one, for gaming, PC...

  • LG 55-inch OLED TV showcased in Harrods, now available for pre-order in UK
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    LG 55-inch OLED TV showcased in Harrods, now available for pre-order in UK

    By 7 March 2013

    First  shown more than a year ago at CES in January 2012, the 55-inch LG OLED television as finally made it way on to UK shores. It will be exclusive to Harrods in Knightsbridge, London, where you can see a model on display and pre-orders are now being...

  • TP Vision working on 4K resolution 9000 series Philips TV
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    TP Vision working on 4K resolution 9000 series Philips TV

    By 27 February 2013

    With 4K televisions becoming all the more common, it seems logical that Philips would want to get in on the action. And, indeed, Pocket-lint has now seen an early prototype of the first 4K TV which will go on sale next year. In case you're not aware,...

  • LG buys WebOS from HP to power its smart TVs
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    LG buys WebOS from HP to power its smart TVs

    By 25 February 2013

    LG has reportedly bought WebOS from HP with the intention of using the operating system to power its new range of smart TVs.  The operating system comes from the now-extinct Palm smartphones and was purchased by HP to use on tablets and phones. Apart...

  • TP Vision announces huge range of new Philips TVs
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    TP Vision announces huge range of new Philips TVs

    By 21 February 2013

    TP Vision, the company formed to take over Philips' TV arm, has announced a range of new flatscreen televisions badged with the Philips brand. All dubbed Smart TVs, the range includes the active 3D PFL4508 and PFL8008 series sets, and passive 3D PFL5008,...

  • BBC Two HD arriving on 26 March, replaces BBC HD
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    BBC Two HD arriving on 26 March, replaces BBC HD

    By 19 February 2013

    BBC Two HD is to launch on 26 March. As announced way back in 2011, as part of increasing BBC cutbacks, the BBC HD channel has now been canned, to be replaced by BBC Two HD. Programmes such as Top Gear, The Great British Bake Off and QI will remain on...

  • New look YouView box launched from Humax, now in silver
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    New look YouView box launched from Humax, now in silver

    By 14 February 2013

    Humax has launched a new-look set top box for YouView. The DTR-T1010 sports a much slicker looking brushed-aluminium style front, with a bright silver control dial. The rest of the box is black, but it is far more pleasing to the eye than the gloss plastic...

  • Panasonic Viera ZT60 (TX-P60ZT60) plasma TV pictures and eyes-on
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    Panasonic Viera ZT60 (TX-P60ZT60) plasma TV pictures and eyes-on

    By 11 February 2013

    Panasonic's been showing off what its top of the range ZT60 plasma telly is capable of at its annual showcase in Nice, France. Pocket-lint was on hand and able to get up close and personal with the limited-run 60-inch TV. Although there's no official...

  • eyeSight gesture control: Touch without the, er, touch ready to roll-out
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    eyeSight gesture control: Touch without the, er, touch ready to roll-out

    By 7 February 2013

    It was back in September 2012 that we had our first Minority Report type experience with eyeSight's beta motion control technology. Fast forward a matter of months and eyeSight's tech is now ready to roll-out across all manner of consumer devices, complete...

  • Samsung: Three TVs sold every second
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    Samsung: Three TVs sold every second

    By 4 February 2013

    Samsung has proved itself as a major player in the consumer electronics space, not only with mobile handsets, but in the living room with its television sets. According to Samsung President BK Yoon, Samsung is on a roll. "Three Samsung TVs are sold every...

  • Sony: No plans to take 4K movie downloads outside of the US
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    Sony: No plans to take 4K movie downloads outside of the US

    By 31 January 2013

    A Sony exec has confirmed that the company has no plans to bring 4K movie downloads outside of the US for now, after its flagship 4K television was announced at CES 2013. Inside CL reports that Sony UK TV and home entertainment business head Paul Gyles...