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John Lewis turns to LG for own-brand webOS smart TV, available next month

John Lewis turns to LG for own-brand webOS smart TV, available next month

By 28 April 2014

John Lewis will be collaborating with LG on its own-brand smart TV using LG's webOS platform. The details are included in the John Lewis Spring 2014 Technology catalogue, revealing that there will be three sets with 49, 55 and 60-inch screen sizes available... >>

A week in reviews: 22 - 25 April

A week in reviews: 22 - 25 April

By 26 April 2014

After a long Easter bank holiday weekend we return not with chocolate eggs, but gaming goodies: for it's the week that we can talk about Watch Dogs once again. After a six month delay, has this open-world hacking epic been moulded into the title everyone... >>

Sony X9 4K TV geared for a great World Cup: We find out why

Sony X9 4K TV geared for a great World Cup: We find out why

By 25 April 2014

Sony's new range of 4K televisions are set to be some of the best the Japanese company has ever produced. But it's not just chance timing, Sony plans to launch these revolutionary screens in time for its World Cup coverage in 4K and just as Netflix and... >>

Vestel to launch smartphones in August, calls 3D TV 'a flop'

Vestel to launch smartphones in August, calls 3D TV 'a flop'

By 25 April 2014

Turan Erdogan, CEO of Vestel, one of the largest TV manufacturers in Europe, has pronounced 3D TV "a flop", before outlining an expansion into mobile devices for the company. Talking at the IFA Global Press Conference 2014 Erdogan candidly said: "I've... >>

Thomson throws a curve ball: more affordable curved UHD TVs from September

Thomson throws a curve ball: more affordable curved UHD TVs from September

By 25 April 2014

If you thought that you needed to look to Samsung or LG for your curved UHD TV, then you'd be wrong: TCL, under the Thomson brand, will be launching its own curved UHD TV at IFA 2014 in September. Teasing the announcement at the IFA Global Press Conference... >>

Sony unveils FMP-X5 4K Media Player, lets older Bravia owners stream HEVC Netflix 4K

Sony unveils FMP-X5 4K Media Player, lets older Bravia owners stream HEVC Netflix 4K

By 23 April 2014

Early adopters of Sony's 4K TV range might be upset they can't stream 4K Netflix because of the HEVC codec. Sony has announced that it will be selling a box that now streams HEVC to the older screens. Users will have to shell out €399 for the FMP-X5... >>

Samsung UE40H6400 6 Series TV review
4 out of 5

Samsung UE40H6400 6 Series TV review

By 22 April 2014

While Samsung's high-end fleet of curvaceous Ultra HD tellies have been generating plenty of noise this year, the brand's real volume comes on the back of its 6 Series screens, which is where the 40-inch H6400 model fits in. These mainstream HD models... >>

Wondering where to get content for a new 4K TV? Sony's FMP-X10 4K Ultra HD Media Player coming summer

Wondering where to get content for a new 4K TV? Sony's FMP-X10 4K Ultra HD Media Player coming summer

By 16 April 2014

Sony has revealed that its large range of 4K TVs launched at CES in January this year are now available for pre-order in the US. And has announced a new version of its 4K Ultra HD Media Player to provide native content for them. The Sony FMP-X10 replaces... >>

Samsung's 55- and 65-inch UHD Curved TVs now available in UK

Samsung's 55- and 65-inch UHD Curved TVs now available in UK

By 14 April 2014

Samsung's 55- and 65-inch HU8500 UHD Curved TVs are now available for purchase in the UK. Samsung has announced that you can now buy sets from its curved HU8500 series at select UK retailers, starting 14 April. The company first unveiled the sets earlier... >>

We've seen the future of public displays and holograms, and they like to be touched

We've seen the future of public displays and holograms, and they like to be touched

By 28 March 2014

From 3D holograms to touchscreens that can be measured in metres, we've touched the future of public displays. Literally. At the Flux Innovation Lounge in east London, organised by Engage Productions, some of the world's most advanced displays were shown... >>