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Amazing Samsung QLED and 4K HDR TV Black Friday deals, get up to £600 off

Amazing Samsung QLED and 4K HDR TV Black Friday deals, get up to £600 off

By Rik Henderson

There are thousands of bargains during the Black Friday sales period, but few products offer as spectacular savings as TVs. So if you're in the market for a new 4K HDR telly, you won't get a better time to buy.Samsung is one of the leaders in the field... Read more

You can now buy that Samsung TV that looks like artwork for £1,999

You can now buy that Samsung TV that looks like artwork for £1,999

By Elyse Betters

Samsung quietly announced a new TV, called The Frame, recently, and now it's available to buy in the UK.It is a television that's designed to blend into your room and look like a piece of artwork when it's not in use, rather than being a big old black... Read more

Samsung is taking over movie theatres with Cinema LED 4K HDR screens, bye bye projection

Samsung is taking over movie theatres with Cinema LED 4K HDR screens, bye bye projection

By Rik Henderson

Samsung is making a play to replace projectors in cinemas for good. It has installed its first, comercialised 34-foot 4K HDR LED display designed specifically for movie theatre use.The Samsung Cinema LED screen is backlit, so does not need front projection.... Read more

When QLED meets Galaxy S8: A guide to Smart View, Samsung Connect and controlling your Samsung TV with your phone

When QLED meets Galaxy S8: A guide to Smart View, Samsung Connect and controlling your Samsung TV with your phone

By Chris Hall

Modern TVs are hyper-connected, with the likes of Samsung packing a whole range of functionality into its smart TVs. For many, the relationship with the TV is all about the remote control and the TV's native apps, but there's a whole world of interaction... Read more

Samsung 4K HDR TV choices for 2017: QLED Q9F, Q8C, Q7C and Q7F compared

Samsung 4K HDR TV choices for 2017: QLED Q9F, Q8C, Q7C and Q7F compared

By Chris Hall

Samsung's 2017 line-up of TVs is on us, introducing more models that promise to offer outstanding results.The big introduction is QLED being pushed as the flagship branding, with four models in this new top tier carrying the Q moniker. Other categories... Read more

What is QLED? Samsung's new TV tech explained

What is QLED? Samsung's new TV tech explained

By Chris Hall

Samsung used CES 2017 to introduce a new type of TV technology that could prove to be a major leap forward in picture quality. It's called QLED, which you may think is incredibly similar to OLED. That's no coincidence, as both TV types are battling to... Read more

In the muddle of HDR and Quantum Dots, it's Samsung's 'Invisible Connection' that's got our geek juices flowing

In the muddle of HDR and Quantum Dots, it's Samsung's 'Invisible Connection' that's got our geek juices flowing

By Chris Hall

We've spent the day taking a closer look at the Samsung QLED TV range. Announced at CES 2017 and due to launch sometime in March or April, these TVs look to be a quantum leap in the LED vs OLED war. There's a huge amount of technology being piled into... Read more

Samsung enters the era of QLED TV, amazing 2017 models revealed

Samsung enters the era of QLED TV, amazing 2017 models revealed

By Rik Henderson

Samsung has continued to develop its Quantum Dot technology for its 2017 TV range rather than compete in the OLED sector, highlighting the 100 per cent colour volume of its new picture tech - a first for the manufacturer's televisions - and significantly... Read more

Samsung will introduce Ultra High Quality audio and 4K Blu-ray player at CES

Samsung will introduce Ultra High Quality audio and 4K Blu-ray player at CES

By Max Langridge

Samsung often has one of the biggest stands at CES to show off its new home cinema, audio and home appliances for 2017. On the audio side of things, the company has some big news, in the form of Ultra High Quality audio. CES 2017: What is it and what... Read more

Your 2016 Samsung 4K TV can now play YouTube HDR videos

Your 2016 Samsung 4K TV can now play YouTube HDR videos

By Max Langridge

Samsung has just announced it will be updating the YouTube app on all of its 2016 Quantum Dot and 4K Ultra HD TVs so that they will support HDR content. What is HDR, what TVs support HDR and what HDR content can I watch? The update will automatically... Read more

You can now buy Samsung’s fancy Serif TV in the US from MoMA

You can now buy Samsung’s fancy Serif TV in the US from MoMA

By Elyse Betters

Art enthusiasts can now get a Samsung TV from a Manhattan museum to complement the highbrow decor of their living rooms.Last year (about nine months ago, to be exact), Samsung announced a new TV. But it's not one of those flexible, curvy, or super-thin... Read more

Samsung 4K HDR TV choices for 2016: KS9000, KS8000, KS7500 and KS7000 compared

Samsung 4K HDR TV choices for 2016: KS9000, KS8000, KS7500 and KS7000 compared

By Luke Edwards

Samsung announced a new generation of SUHD televisions at CES 2016 at the beginning of the year and now has a full selection of TVs for you to choose from, in a wide of sizes and prices.The top-end screens use Quantum Dot displays meaning a layer of crystals... Read more

Samsung says no to OLED TVs for 2017, something else is coming

Samsung says no to OLED TVs for 2017, something else is coming

By Luke Edwards

Samsung may have once been an OLED television creator but it's left that in the past to focus on its own Quantum Dot, Nano-Crystal tech. Rumours were circulating that it may begin OLED production again in 2017, but that's now been shot down.Samsung vice... Read more

Samsung UBD-K8500 4K UHD Blu-ray player now available in the UK

Samsung UBD-K8500 4K UHD Blu-ray player now available in the UK

By Rik Henderson

It's been a while since Samsung showed its first 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray player to the public, at IFA in Germany last autumn in fact, but now it's finally available to buy in the UK.It makes sense considering the discs themselves have only recently gone on... Read more

4K Blu-ray is here, Samsung player on sale today with UHD movie

4K Blu-ray is here, Samsung player on sale today with UHD movie

By Luke Edwards

It's been a long time since we wrote with excitement about a Blu-ray player, but that time is here once more with the first 4K Blu-ray player going on sale today.Samsung has beaten the other manufacturers to the punch with the release of its UBD-K8500... Read more

Amazing Samsung Modular TV concept rips apart what you expect a television to look like

Amazing Samsung Modular TV concept rips apart what you expect a television to look like

By Stuart Miles

Samsung has demoed a modular TV concept at CES that could mean the end to those annoying black bars when you watch widescreen content.Rather than your standard television screen, the Samsung modular TV is made up of a number of screens that can be joined... Read more

Samsung adds Dolby Atmos overhead sound to a soundbar

Samsung adds Dolby Atmos overhead sound to a soundbar

By Luke Edwards

For the first time Samsung has added Dolby Atmos to a soundbar in its range of audio systems for the home.Samsung has announced the HW-K950 Soundbar in time for CES 2016 where the new system will be shown off. We say system as, yes, you guess it, this... Read more

Samsung Serif TV is a television that doubles as designer furniture

Samsung Serif TV is a television that doubles as designer furniture

By Elyse Betters

Samsung made a new TV.But it's not one of those flexible, curvy, or super-thin kinds. This is something totally different.Samsung collaborated with French designers Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec to create the new Serif TV. It's unique because it was designed... Read more

This is Samsung's Ultra HD Blu-ray Player

This is Samsung's Ultra HD Blu-ray Player

By Chris Hall

Samsung used IFA 2015 to show-off the future for UHD home entertainment, revealing its Ultra HD Blu-ray player.Technically speaking, this is the UBD-K8500 Ultra HD Blu-ray Player and the first player announced that will play UHD Blu-ray. Why is that significant?... Read more

Samsung 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray player and new curved SUHD TVs with HDR debut at IFA 2015

Samsung 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray player and new curved SUHD TVs with HDR debut at IFA 2015

By Rik Henderson

Samsung has unveiled plans to introduce an Ultra HD Blu-ray player to the market soon.It mentioned the device during its IFA 2015 keynote and although price and release date are still to be revealed, it did confirm that as well as spin UHD Blu-ray discs... Read more

Samsung launches its Tizen SUHD TVs in the US: Here's how much they cost

Samsung launches its Tizen SUHD TVs in the US: Here's how much they cost

By Elyse Betters

Samsung has finally launched its new Tizen-powered 4K Smart TVs in the US, meaning pricing for the 2015 SUHD sets has finally been revealed. The models will start at $949.99 (converts to £640).The highest-end model is the JS9500. It's the 65-inch curved... Read more

Exciting times: Samsung VP Robert King talks 4K, curved TV and why the Internet of Things needs to be open platform

Exciting times: Samsung VP Robert King talks 4K, curved TV and why the Internet of Things needs to be open platform

By Rik Henderson

It can be strongly argued that Samsung stole Mobile World Congress with the launch of the Samsung Galaxy S6 and its innovatively shaped sister model, the edge. During a mobile phone show distinctly lacking in mobile phones, its two flagship handsets... Read more

Samsung updates Smart TV privacy policy to stress it isn't eavesdropping

Samsung updates Smart TV privacy policy to stress it isn't eavesdropping

By Elyse Betters

Samsung wants you to know its televisions aren't eavesdropping on your conversations.The internet has been abuzz ever since The Daily Beast spotted the following line buried in Samsung's privacy policy for its internet-connected Smart TVs: “Please be... Read more

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 Mike Lowe

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... Read more

Samsung adopts Tizen for new Smart TV platform, PlayStation Now too

Samsung adopts Tizen for new Smart TV platform, PlayStation Now too

By Rik Henderson

Samsung has given a sneak preview of its new Smart TV platform prior to its public unveiling at CES 2015 next week. It will be shown at the Samsung press conference on Monday 5 January and later on its stand during the consumer electronics trade show... Read more

Samsung considering own Netflix-style video streaming service

Samsung considering own Netflix-style video streaming service

By Rik Henderson

It seems every company wants a slice of Netflix's pie these days, with Samsung the latest to be reportedly about to dip its toe into the video streaming pool, with original content very much on the agenda.The Information claims that Samsung is preparing... Read more

Samsung's 105-inch curved 4K UHDTV will cost you as much as a house

Samsung's 105-inch curved 4K UHDTV will cost you as much as a house

By Elyse Betters

Samsung has finally announced a price for its humungous 105-inch curved 4K television that premiered at CES 2014 in January. You can now pre-order the ultra high-definition set for $119,999.99.That's right. For an amount that could otherwise be spent... Read more

Samsung to stop plasma TV production once and for all

Samsung to stop plasma TV production once and for all

By Luke Edwards

Plasma TV production is coming to an end for Samsung after it announced plans to end its efforts from 30 November this year.After Panasonic stopped producing plasma screens last year the market shrunk and now that Sammy is quitting it's likely to begin... Read more

Samsung Tizen TV prototype shows what could be in store for the Smart TV

Samsung Tizen TV prototype shows what could be in store for the Smart TV

By Stuart Miles

Samsung has shown off a prototype Tizen TV at a Tizen Developer Conference in San Francisco, showing us what could be in store for the company's range of Smart TVs in the future.Although spokespeople at the event were keen to stress that this is merely... Read more

Samsung to live-stream Giuseppe Verdi’s Nabucco opera in UHD tonight

Samsung to live-stream Giuseppe Verdi’s Nabucco opera in UHD tonight

By Elyse Betters

Samsung has announced it will live-stream tonight's production of Giuseppe Verdi’s Nabucco from the Vienna State Opera in Ultra HD via the Samsung Smart TV app, supposedly marking the first streamed broadcast of UHD-level resolution content. The show... Read more

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 Elyse Betters

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... Read more

Samsung Smart TV adds subscription video service Mubi, providing access to expert-picked film collections

Samsung Smart TV adds subscription video service Mubi, providing access to expert-picked film collections

By Elyse Betters

Samsung's Smart TV lineup and Smart BluRay lineup have added a subscription video-on-demand service called Mubi.The Mubi Smart TV app provides a regularly-updated collection of 30 films for €4.99 (£2.99) per month. Subscribers have unlimited streaming... Read more

3D TV not dead, says Samsung, still 'a feature consumers like to use'

3D TV not dead, says Samsung, still 'a feature consumers like to use'

By Rik Henderson

Samsung has responded to growing concerns that 3D is no longer an important technology for home entertainment, and claims  it is still an "important part of our TV proposition".At the CES trade show in Las Vegas in January, the biggest technology buzzwords... Read more

Samsung will ship 105-inch curved and 85-inch bendable 4K UHDTVs in latter 2014

Samsung will ship 105-inch curved and 85-inch bendable 4K UHDTVs in latter 2014

By Jake Smith

Samsung has announced that its 105-inch curved 4K UHDTV and its 85-inch bendable 4K UHDTV will be available to customers in the second half of 2014. It may be a tad surprising that the televisions are almost ready to hit homes, considering Samsung... Read more

Samsung's bendable LED TV can transform at the touch of a button

Samsung's bendable LED TV can transform at the touch of a button

By Rik Henderson

Among the celebrity walk-offs and numerous UHD TVs, curved and otherwise, Samsung demonstrated a prototype 85-inch television during its CES press conference that can bend and flex at the touch of a button.Starting as a conventional 4K flatscreen TV,... Read more

Samsung announces UHD ecosystem expansion to increase consumer adoption and access to 4K content

Samsung announces UHD ecosystem expansion to increase consumer adoption and access to 4K content

By Britta O'Boyle

Samsung has used CES 2014 as a platform to announce its plans to increase UHD adoption and access among consumers by expanding its UHD ecosystem.The South Korean giant has said it will be working with global partners to offer customers an "easy and convenient... Read more

Samsung bets the farm on UHD TVs, including U9000 curved 4K consumer set

Samsung bets the farm on UHD TVs, including U9000 curved 4K consumer set

By Rik Henderson

Samsung has lifted the lid on its Ultra High Definition 4K TVs ahead of the company's official press conference at CES in Las Vegas today. The S9 series has been expanded to include a 110-inch model, plus a new U8550 range will be introduced in five screen... Read more

Samsung shows off the world’s largest 110-inch Ultra HD TV due to go on sale on  Monday

Samsung shows off the world’s largest 110-inch Ultra HD TV due to go on sale on Monday

By Luke Edwards

Samsung has just taken the wraps off the world’s largest UHD TV which it will be showing off at CES next week. The 110-inch Ultra HDTV goes on sale on Monday.Samsung’s 110-inch UHDTV will be the next step in size from its 85-inch model that Sammy... Read more

Your Samsung Smart TV could soon control your lighting, air conditioning and fridge

Your Samsung Smart TV could soon control your lighting, air conditioning and fridge

By Rik Henderson

Samsung has released a new version of its development kit for its Smart TV platform that includes an expansion of the devices that are compatible with the system. This essentially enables developers to create applications that can control other home appliances,... Read more

Samsung Smart TVs get finger gesture and improved voice controls

Samsung Smart TVs get finger gesture and improved voice controls

By Luke Edwards

The new range of Smart TVs from Samsung for 2014 will be coming with a host of improvements to gesture and voice controls. All will be unveiled at CES in January, but for now we've been told what to expect.Waving your arms about for gesture controls is... Read more

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

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

By Luke Edwards

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... Read more

Vevo launches on Samsung Smart TVs for your music video obsession

Vevo launches on Samsung Smart TVs for your music video obsession

By Jake Smith

Vevo, a popular music video streaming, has launched on Samsung's Smart TV line, the company announced. Vevo will provide access to 75,000 HD music videos and concert performances from users television sets, for the whole family to dance and gawk over... Read more

Samsung HomeSync media streamer goes on sale 6 October for $299

Samsung HomeSync media streamer goes on sale 6 October for $299

By Jake Smith

Samsung has finally announced availability of its HomeSync media streamer, unveiled at Mobile World Congress in February. Targeted for Galaxy device owners, the HomeSync will be available to customers in the US from Sunday 6 October for $299 (£185).... Read more

Samsung officially announces 98-inch UHD display and 31.5-inch UHD monitor

Samsung officially announces 98-inch UHD display and 31.5-inch UHD monitor

By Luke Edwards

Ahead of IFA 2013 Samsung has let two announcements out of the bag a little early. Sammy has been busy cramming pixels into massive displays with commercial buyers in mind.The first is a 98-inch Ultra High Definition (UHD) large format display (LFD) –... Read more

Samsung 55-inch S9C curved OLED TV on sale in the UK from 5 September

Samsung 55-inch S9C curved OLED TV on sale in the UK from 5 September

By Luke Edwards

Samsung has announced, ahead of IFA, that its 55-inch curved OLED TV dubbed S9C, will go on sale from 5 September in the UK.Both LG and Samsung are already selling their curved OLEDs in the US for $15,000 (£9,650) and $9,000 respectively. For that wallet-bleeding... Read more

Samsung 55-inch curved OLED TV begins shipping, with $6,000 price cut to rival LG

Samsung 55-inch curved OLED TV begins shipping, with $6,000 price cut to rival LG

By Elyse Betters

Samsung announced its 55-inch OLED television with a curved display in January, and now the set is finally shipping to select retailers in the US. It will therefore soon be available for purchase. If you have $8,999 (£5,800) to spare, that is.The good... Read more

Samsung expands UK 4K TV line-up with 55 and 65-inch F9000 series going on sale

Samsung expands UK 4K TV line-up with 55 and 65-inch F9000 series going on sale

By Rik Henderson

Samsung's latest consumer Ultra-high Definition 4K TVs will be on sale in the UK this month. The Samsung UE65F9000 and UE55F9000 are 65 and 55-inch sets respectively and feature the same LED backlighting technology as other high-end televisions from the... Read more

Samsung acquires streaming startup Boxee - to boost smart TVs?

Samsung acquires streaming startup Boxee - to boost smart TVs?

By Elyse Betters

Samsung has allegedly snapped up Boxee, the set-top box maker and streaming video start-up, for $30 million.Israeli news websites The Marker and The Calcalist reported on the acquisition on Wednesday, noting Boxee had headquarters in New York City and... Read more