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What is 4K UHD? Ultra-High Definition explained, and why it matters for your next TV

What is 4K UHD? Ultra-High Definition explained, and why it matters for your next TV

By 7 January 2015

The term Ultra-High Definition - also known as Ultra HD or UHD - has been kicking around for a couple of years now. But what does it actually mean and why does it matter if you're looking to buy a new TV? Just as we've got used to the "Full HD" term,... >>

UHD 4K Blu-ray players are here, but what to play on them?

UHD 4K Blu-ray players are here, but what to play on them?

By 6 January 2015

Panasonic has announced its first UHD 4K Blu-ray player at the CES 2015 tradeshow from Las Vegas. Panasonic has shown off a prototype next generation Blu-ray player that's capable of displaying UHD 4K Blu-ray including high dynamic range. The problem... >>

Samsung SUHD TVs: 4K resolution meets quantum dot tech for affordable Ultra-High Definition in 2015

Samsung SUHD TVs: 4K resolution meets quantum dot tech for affordable Ultra-High Definition in 2015

By 5 January 2015

Samsung has revealed its TV hand at this year's Consumer Electronics Show, with its latest SUHD tellies making their debut. Ok, so we've heard of UHD (Ultra-High Definition, often referred to as 4K), but what the heck is SUHD? This is Samsung's branded... >>

This 4K laptop from Acer is a UHD gamer's mobile dream

This 4K laptop from Acer is a UHD gamer's mobile dream

By 4 November 2014

Acer has unveiled its V Nitro Black Edition Series laptop with a 4K UHD screen. So where it loses points for a silly name it more than makes up for it with an eye-watering display and enough power to make use of all those pixels. The V Nitro Black screen... >>

4K Blu-ray will be available in time for Christmas... 2015

4K Blu-ray will be available in time for Christmas... 2015

By 5 September 2014

Finally a solid state 4K disc is on its way bringing Ultra High Definition movies and TV shows via Blu-ray in time for Christmas 2015. The Blu-ray Disc Association has told Pocket-lint that it has cracked the art of cramming 4K UHD content onto current... >>

Watch out Europe Sharp is back with its first 4K TV, the UD20

Watch out Europe Sharp is back with its first 4K TV, the UD20

By 3 September 2014

Sharp has been busy making giant TVs for years without too much fanfare on European soil, until now. Sharp has just announced it will be launching its UD20 4K TV in the UK and Europe wide. The Sharp UD20 not only comes with an ultra high definition 4K... >>

Amazon Prime Instant Video to stream in 4K from October

Amazon Prime Instant Video to stream in 4K from October

By 28 August 2014

Amazon will begin streaming in 4K according to a Samsung release that let the cat out of the bag. Samsung sent out a release that said its 4K UHD TV line would largely be able to support Amazon's Prime Instant Video UHD streaming service. The Samsung... >>

Philips 7800 Series 55-inch 4K TV review
3.5 out of 5

Philips 7800 Series 55-inch 4K TV review

By 12 August 2014

We knew that the price of 4K TVs would continue to drop, but the Philips 55PUS7089 makes it look like the market has crashed in through the roof. A 55-inch Ultra-HD telly for under £1,500 sounds like a right bargain - one that's perhaps too good to be... >>

Amazon is going 4K and bringing Prime Instant Video to Android

Amazon is going 4K and bringing Prime Instant Video to Android

By 17 July 2014

Amazon is going to bring its video streaming service, Prime Instant Video, to Android devices at last. It's also announced it will begin streaming in 4K UHD. In an interview with Amazon Instant Video marketing director Russell Morris, PC Advisor was told... >>

4K broadcasts are almost here after UHDTV standard gets approved

4K broadcasts are almost here after UHDTV standard gets approved

By 7 July 2014

4K TV is here, with screens becoming affordable and content available on YouTube and Netflix. But it's still not mainstream, it's broadcasting that will push it there. And now it's almost here as standards for UHD broadcast get agreed. The new DVB-UHDTV... >>