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Panasonic EZ1002 4K TV review: Often achieving OLED picture perfection
4.5 stars

Panasonic EZ1002 4K TV review: Often achieving OLED picture perfection

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The debut Panasonic OLED TV, 2015's 65CZ952, was an incredible effort, delivering arguably the finest and certainly the most authentic pictures the TV world had seen up to that point.So it's hardly surprising that AV enthusiasts have been buzzing about... >>

Apple TV 4K: The full list of 4K HDR and Dolby Vision movies on iTunes

Apple TV 4K: The full list of 4K HDR and Dolby Vision movies on iTunes

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Apple has started to add 4K HDR movies on iTunes, with Dolby Vision where possible. Apple TV 4K pre-orders have opened, with boxes shipping from next week, Friday 22 September, but you can order your 4K content in advance.If you open iTunes on iPhone,... >>

Which is the best movie streaming box for you? Apple TV 4K vs Fire TV vs Chromecast and more

Which is the best movie streaming box for you? Apple TV 4K vs Fire TV vs Chromecast and more

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A lot of TVs nowadays have some variation of streaming service built in, but there are still plenty of us that still have "dumb" TVs. And in that case, if you want to access streaming services, you'll need a streaming box.With such a vast range of streaming... >>

What is Dolby Vision? Dolby's very own HDR TV tech explained

What is Dolby Vision? Dolby's very own HDR TV tech explained

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The television world is never short of technical terms and abbreviations, and keeping up with them all and understanding what they all do can be a nightmare. The biggest TV trend to come out of the past few years is High Dynamic Range, or HDR. We've already... >>

Apple TV 4K: Release date, price and everything you need to know

Apple TV 4K: Release date, price and everything you need to know

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As part of its September 2017 product unveiling event, Apple finally announced a follow-up to its fourth generation Apple TV with an enhanced model.Called Apple TV 4K, the new set-top box will be available from 22 September in two storage sizes: 32GB... >>

Apple TV 4K announced: Ultra high definition, HDR and more

Apple TV 4K announced: Ultra high definition, HDR and more

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Apple has announced a new version of Apple TV with 4K and HDR video.The Apple TV 4K finally embraces 2160p video resolutions from streaming services, as well as UHD content through iTunes - including Spider-Man Homecoming, as shown during the launch event.It... >>

Loewe Bild 7.65 review: Luscious OLED quality, if you can afford it
4.5 stars

Loewe Bild 7.65 review: Luscious OLED quality, if you can afford it

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OLED screens are very much no longer just something LG does. In 2017 we've already seen LG's range joined by new OLED models from Sony, Panasonic, Philips - and now there's another OLED debutante to add from Loewe.Loewe Bild 7.65 review: Design 4x HDMI... >>

New Amazon Fire TV devices coming later this year, with 4K HDR and Echo functionality

New Amazon Fire TV devices coming later this year, with 4K HDR and Echo functionality

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While we're expecting a new, 4K HDR-capable Apple TV box to be announced tomorrow, Amazon already has plans to upstage it.It will reportedly release two new Fire TV devices later this year, both with the ability to output 4K HDR video at up to 60 frames... >>

What is HDR, what TVs and devices support HDR, and what HDR content can I watch?

What is HDR, what TVs and devices support HDR, and what HDR content can I watch?

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The television and display industry never stands still, with manufacturers introducing new technologies every year to improve their TVs and convince you that now is the time to upgrade.Over the past few years we've seen the move from CRT to thin TVs,... >>

What is Dolby Cinema? Why the UK needs 'the OLED of theatre'

What is Dolby Cinema? Why the UK needs 'the OLED of theatre'

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You know the phrase "seeing is believing"? On a recent trip to Dolby Laboratories we got to sample first hand exactly what that means in terms of theatrical installs, having sampled the reference Dolby Cinema on site at the company's headquarters.To some... >>

Netflix future in doubt as Disney looks to take back control

Netflix future in doubt as Disney looks to take back control

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Netflix can't be happy right now.Disney's CEO, Bob Iger, just announced that Marvel and Star Wars titles will be streamed exclusively on Disney's new streaming platform that is due to launch in late 2019: "I have described a very rich, treasure trove... >>

Loewe Bild 4 OLED 4K HDR TV offers designer looks for less than B&O

Loewe Bild 4 OLED 4K HDR TV offers designer looks for less than B&O

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Like Bang & Olufsen, Loewe has carved a niche for itself as a tech brand with design at its heart. Its TVs and speaker systems usually look as good as they perform.It embraced OLED TV tech for its Bild 5 set in recent times and has now turned to the same... >>

Plex users can view live TV with DVR on Amazon Fire TV and the web

Plex users can view live TV with DVR on Amazon Fire TV and the web

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Plex Live TV and DVR are now available on Amazon Fire TV.In other words, you now have another way to stream over-the-air shows. Previously, Plex Live TV and DVR was only accessible on Android, iPhone, Android TV, and Apple TV devices. Plex, which was... >>

Best movies to look forward to in 2017 and beyond: Here are all the top film trailers

Best movies to look forward to in 2017 and beyond: Here are all the top film trailers

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We're past big summer movie season and heading at pace towards holiday season - yipes. That means the blockbuster hits will come thick and fast for the next few months and throughout 2018.There are returns for some much-loved comic book characters,... >>

Toshiba Poster TV concept is a wafer-thin rival to LG's Wallpaper

Toshiba Poster TV concept is a wafer-thin rival to LG's Wallpaper

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Toshiba has outlined its plans to re-establish the TV brand in the UK and across Europe and the brand has teamed up with Vestel to make that happen, showcasing a lot of the latest models at IFA 2017.For those who don't know who Vestel is, it's a massive... >>

Netflix confirms HDR compatibility with Samsung Galaxy Note 8 and LG V30

Netflix confirms HDR compatibility with Samsung Galaxy Note 8 and LG V30

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HDR, or High Dynamic Range, has been a major buzzword in TV for some time now, but it's only recently made the leap to the mobile space. Netflix is one of the few places you can watch HDR content on your smartphone, and it's just added a few more devices... >>

B&O BeoVision Eclipse preview: An outstanding remix of LG's excellent OLED

B&O BeoVision Eclipse preview: An outstanding remix of LG's excellent OLED

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Take one part LG OLED TV, mix in a healthy dollop of Bang & Olufsen design and this is the result: the BeoVision Eclipse. This is the result of a collaboration between LG and B&O and it's a staggering result. This partnership was first announced in... >>

Philips’ new Quantum Dot and OLED TVs are a taste of the future

Philips’ new Quantum Dot and OLED TVs are a taste of the future

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At IFA 2017 in Berlin, hundreds of companies took to the showfloor to give us a sneak peak at what's around the corner in the world of consumer electronics. Among them was Philips, showing off its range of new smart connected bulbs, toothbrushes and -... >>

Sharp debuts its Aquos 8K TV, bringing a new meaning to Ultra High-Definition

Sharp debuts its Aquos 8K TV, bringing a new meaning to Ultra High-Definition

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Japanese TV manufacturer Sharp has unveiled a new Aquos 8K Ultra High-Definition TV at IFA in Berlin. Along with the TV, Sharp has announced a partnership with Foxconn, to develop and deliver an entire 8K ecosystem, from shooting on camera, to editing... >>

Toshiba's Star Wars TV is ready to take you to a galaxy far, far away

Toshiba's Star Wars TV is ready to take you to a galaxy far, far away

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Toshiba has unveiled a Star Wars inspired TV at IFA 2017, ready and willing to transport fans to a TV galaxy far, far away. This isn't a TV that's going to shift the balance in the TV universe, but it might make some young fans happy. Based around a... >>

Watch the Sony IFA 2017 press conference right here

Watch the Sony IFA 2017 press conference right here

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The Sony press conference is one of the highlights of IFA 2017, a big brand event, covering lots of different devices.We expect some TV announcements, hopefully something on 4K Ultra HD and, if the leaks are anything to go by, an unveiling of a couple... >>

Dedicated Amazon Prime Video app for Android hits Google Play at last

Dedicated Amazon Prime Video app for Android hits Google Play at last

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Amazon has finally provided a dedicated Android app for its Amazon Prime Video streaming service.While iOS phone and tablet owners have had the luxury of a native app for a considerable while, Android device users have had to install workarounds in order... >>

Panasonic adds 77-inch EZ1002 monster to 4K HDR OLED TV range

Panasonic adds 77-inch EZ1002 monster to 4K HDR OLED TV range

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During its IFA 2017 press conference, Panasonic announced that it is adding a 77-inch model to its line of 4K HDR OLED televisions.Coming this Autumn, the Panasonic EZ1002 has a 77-inch screen and, along with the EZ952, fits into the company's 4K Pro... >>

Bang & Olufsen BeoVision Eclipse is a 4K OLED TV with real class

Bang & Olufsen BeoVision Eclipse is a 4K OLED TV with real class

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Bang & Olufsen has partnered with LG for its latest television, as announced at IFA 2017.The B&O BeoVision Eclipse is a 4K HDR TV using an LG OLED panel and comes in 55 and 65-inch variants.What makes it distinct and different from LG's own OLED offerings... >>

Sony XE85 4K TV review: Impressive performance for the price
4.0 stars

Sony XE85 4K TV review: Impressive performance for the price

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With Sony mostly smashing it out of the park this year with its high-end TVs - the A1 and XE90 being obvious examples - hopes have to be high that a healthy dollop of such quality will have filtered down to more affordable Sony models such as the XE85... >>

Floyd Mayweather Jr vs Conor McGregor: When is it and how can I watch it online?

Floyd Mayweather Jr vs Conor McGregor: When is it and how can I watch it online?

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Floyd Mayweather Jr. one of the most decorated boxers of his generation, is set to take on Conor McGregor, who is possibly the best ultimate fighting champion, in a bout that is set to generate around $700 million, and $100 million for each fighter.The... >>

LG B7 review: An OLED superstar
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LG B7 review: An OLED superstar

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LG's OLED groove continues, building on a great selection of TVs in 2016, with updated models in 2017. The naming convention follows suit year-on-year, with the OLED B7 being the range's entry-level model and the replacement for 2016's OLED B6.While OLED... >>

Five reasons to get a VPN: From Pay-Per-View boxing to native language surfing

Five reasons to get a VPN: From Pay-Per-View boxing to native language surfing

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VPN services have become such essential without which today’s internet user cannot survive. While there are many reasons to opt for a streaming VPN, the main reason is the requirement of data and online identity protection. A VPN protects users from... >>

4K Apple TV all but confirmed for September reveal

4K Apple TV all but confirmed for September reveal

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Unnamed sources familiar with Apple's plans have confirmed the technology giant will indeed unveil a revised Apple TV set-top box, capable of supporting 4K Ultra HD. Apple TV 4K: What's the story so far? Apple TV 2017 will be 4K, maybe HDR too The new... >>

Apple might offer films right after they hit cinemas - but at a high cost

Apple might offer films right after they hit cinemas - but at a high cost

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Cinema chains must be super worried right now.Major Hollywood studios are deciding whether to offer digital rentals of films mere weeks after they appear in theatres, according to Bloomberg, which talked to unnamed people "familiar with the matter". These... >>

Amazon Alexa comes to EE TV for voice-controlled channel hopping

Amazon Alexa comes to EE TV for voice-controlled channel hopping

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If you own an EE TV set-top box, you can now ask Alexa for information on what programmes are on, and even set recordings. The integration of Alexa marks the first time it has been done on a set-top box in the UK. Amazon Echo: What can Alexa do and what... >>

Apple OLED TV standalone display pops up in blurry leaked images

Apple OLED TV standalone display pops up in blurry leaked images

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Apple has been rumoured to be working on a TV set for many years.It's such an old story at this point, you can't help but roll your eyes at the thought of another analyst claiming Apple is once again readying a standalone display. But analyst talk is... >>

Game of Thrones Sky Q Remote covers in pictures: Declare your love for Westeros

Game of Thrones Sky Q Remote covers in pictures: Declare your love for Westeros

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We only have two feature-length episodes left in season 7 of Game of Thrones but anyone who has seen any of the previous five will know we're in for a treat. And what better way to settle down and watch the next two week's shenanigans than with limited... >>

What is Freeview Play, when is it coming to my TV and how can I get it?

What is Freeview Play, when is it coming to my TV and how can I get it?

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To stay relevant in a world of television where catch-up and on demand video is king, Freeview is no longer just a digital TV platform, it also embraces connected tech and online content.It offers connected TV shows directly within its electronic programme... >>

Amazon's Lovefilm DVD and Blu-ray postal rental service to end in October

Amazon's Lovefilm DVD and Blu-ray postal rental service to end in October

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Amazon is to finally close its Lovefilm movie rental service on 31 October.To soften the blow, it is offering existing Lovefilm customers £15 off an Amazon Fire TV Stick with Alexa Voice Remote. They can each snag one for £25 instead of the usual £40.The... >>

Disney might not ditch Netflix after all, new streaming service could co-exist

Disney might not ditch Netflix after all, new streaming service could co-exist

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Contrary to recent reports, Disney might not be pulling its content from Netflix. The Marvel films and TV series, along with the Star Wars films in the US, could stay on the platform beyond 2019.At present, Netflix has the exclusive rights to Disney's... >>

Amazon Prime Video to develop new shows from 'Walking Dead' creator

Amazon Prime Video to develop new shows from 'Walking Dead' creator

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Amazon inked an "overall deal" with the creator of The Walking Dead.The company revealed that it signed a first-look deal with Robert Kirkman's Skybound Entertainment, the production company behind a few popular comics and hit TV shows, such as The Walking... >>

Sky Q now has Dolby Atmos support, just in time for Premier League kick-off

Sky Q now has Dolby Atmos support, just in time for Premier League kick-off

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Sky has added Dolby Atmos support to the Sky Q 2TB box, just in time for the start of the 2017/18 Premier League season.Arsenal takes on Leicester in the first televised match on Sky Sport's new Premier League channel tonight, Friday 11 August with... >>

Netflix snags next Coen Brothers project: The Ballad of Buster Scruggs

Netflix snags next Coen Brothers project: The Ballad of Buster Scruggs

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Netflix might be losing Disney titles and TV shows in a couple of years' time but it is still continuing apace with its plans for world domination. It has now signed no less than The Coen Brothers to write and direct a new Netflix Original series: The... >>

Now TV vs Now TV Smart Box vs Sky Q: Which Sky package is right for you?

Now TV vs Now TV Smart Box vs Sky Q: Which Sky package is right for you?

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There are three ways to get access to Sky's content. The options are the Now TV or Now TV Smart Box route or the Sky Q route, choosing either the standard option or the Silver offering. The question is, which is the right service for you?   This... >>

What is Sky Q, how much does it cost and how can I get it?

What is Sky Q, how much does it cost and how can I get it?

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Sky Q is well established now, first launching as a premium service but now offered as the de facto option for newcomers to Sky TV.Existing Sky+ users can also upgrade to Sky Q at reduced rates, so it's really the provider's main option going forward.... >>

Dolby Atmos explained: What is it and how do I get it?

Dolby Atmos explained: What is it and how do I get it?

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Home cinema isn't just about the picture, sound is just as important too. For years we've have 5.1 and 7.1 surround sound systems, but now that's all changed thanks to the mainstream arrival of Dolby Atmos.Dolby Atmos has made a big impact since its... >>

How to watch Edinburgh Festival 2017 acts online, BBC streams shows live

How to watch Edinburgh Festival 2017 acts online, BBC streams shows live

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Edinburgh Festival 2017 is in full swing and from today you can watch some of the shows live online.The BBC is streaming several acts that appear in its own Blue Tents in Edinburgh and they have started already. There will be live streams available today,... >>

Sky Store coming to LG TVs with the very latest film and TV shows

Sky Store coming to LG TVs with the very latest film and TV shows

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LG has announced it will soon be rolling out an update that will add Sky Store as an exclusive feature to its TVs running webOS 1.0, 2.0, 3.0 and 3.5. Sky Store lets you buy and rent films and TV shows available through Sky, and receive a physical copy... >>

Samsung Q8C 4K TV review: Spectacular QLED quality on a curve
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Samsung Q8C 4K TV review: Spectacular QLED quality on a curve

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The big TV story for Samsung in 2017 is the introduction of its first QLED models. These LCD TVs - which include the 55-inch QE55Q8C on test here - combine ground-breaking new ultra-bright, ultra-colourful Quantum Dot colour technology with a new "cable-free"... >>

Sky VIP rewards customers with free tickets and priority service

Sky VIP rewards customers with free tickets and priority service

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Sky has announced Sky VIP, a new loyalty programme that rewards all of its customers, but gives bigger and better rewards the longer a customer has been with Sky. What is Sky Q, how much does it cost and how can I get it? Split across four tiers, Silver,... >>

Plex users can now view live TV on Android and Apple TV

Plex users can now view live TV on Android and Apple TV

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No sooner has Plex made live TV streaming available through iOS, Android TV and the Plex web app, the company has added Android and Apple TV support too. It means Android mobile users can now finally view and record free-to-air live TV through the Plex... >>

The BBC wants you to use your voice to sign into digital services

The BBC wants you to use your voice to sign into digital services

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The BBC has partnered with Microsoft to develop a new concept to sign into digital services, and ultimately control your TV viewing.Just as how we use our unique fingerprints to sign into our phones and authenticate payments, our voice is unique to use... >>

How to use Alexa to control Amazon Fire TV devices without a remote

How to use Alexa to control Amazon Fire TV devices without a remote

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Amazon has introduced a new voice-control feature for Fire TV users.As of 1 August, if you own one of Amazon's Fire TV media players, as well as an Echo device, you can control that Fire TV from your Echo using just your voice. That's right. No more remote... >>

Amazon serves up exclusive rights to ATP World Tour tennis

Amazon serves up exclusive rights to ATP World Tour tennis

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Avid tennis fans who regularly tune in to watch the ATP World Tour will now need to make sure they have an Amazon Prime subscription, after the US retail giant won exclusive UK rights to show the World Tour matches from Sky.Read more about Amazon Prime... >>