Samsung's Glorious 8K TV Will Show You the Meaning of Infinity

Samsung's showing of a prototype of a 98-inch LED 8K television at CES. I leaned in and tried to see the pixels on this fantasy screen and my brain got lost in the detail. My mind tried do the math of how many pixels were assembling the heads of the tiny people in the screen. I got dizzy. This is infinity. » 1/07/14 1:52pm 1/07/14 1:52pm

Sony's Brand New 4K TVs: No Gimmicks, Just Beautiful

Sony's new 4K TVs are unbendingly plain but pretty much what a reasonable near-future human would really want in a giant TV: a big beautiful screen that doesn't need extra curves or egregious size to give you eyegasms. It's the type of TV that'll end up trickling down into our living rooms because there aren't any… » 1/06/14 8:33pm 1/06/14 8:33pm

Dolby Vision Will Make Sure Your TV's Colors and Brightness Are Right

From your home theater to the cineplex, Dolby has long been the industry standard for serious digital sound. If you're not using Dolby's proprietary tech, you're playing games. With Dolby Vision tech, the company wants to do to make movies on your TV look as good as it makes them sound on your surround sound system. » 1/06/14 8:00am 1/06/14 8:00am

Vizio 55" Razor LED HDTV Lightning Review: Good and Cheap

$9,000 for a TV? Doesn't matter if it's curved, spherical, or damned trapezoidal; doesn't matter if the LEDs are organically raised or not, that's an absurd amount of money to throw down on a set. And unless you're a lucky member of the 1 percent, it's not really even an option. Here's a solid TV for the every-man. » 9/05/13 10:00am 9/05/13 10:00am

LG Made a Retro Wood-Panelled LED TV with Knobs and Everything

As companies like Apple and Samsung are heralding the end of the button, LG is taking its design in a different direction. This new "Classic TV" features a wood-panelled front complete with tuning knobs and buttons to create what LG describes as a "classic Scandanavian-style design that emphasizes simplicity,… » 8/12/13 11:59am 8/12/13 11:59am

Samsung's Beautiful Curved OLED TV Comes to the USA for a Mere $15,000

Back at CES we were floored by Samsung's crazy/beautiful 55-inch curved OLED television. They were an eyegasm of light-emitting diodes with a subtle but enticing cinematic bend. Secretly, we never thought we'd ever see one in real life since they just reek of CES flashiness that never turns into real-life anything. We… » 7/22/13 12:25pm 7/22/13 12:25pm

ESPN Is Killing 3D Broadcasts By the End of the Year

ESPN will kill ESPN 3D by the end of the year. The ill-fated 3D sports channel that started as an experiment in 2010 won't be broadcast in any dimensions soon. This is huge news considering the significant investment that TV manufacturers and broadcasters have put forth in an effort to bolster the struggling tech. » 6/12/13 11:13am 6/12/13 11:13am

Seiki 50-Inch 4K TV Eyes-On: How the Hell Is a TV This Beautiful So…

Yesterday, Chinese OEM Seiki officially priced its 50-inch Ultra HD TV at $1500, making it the cheapest 4K television in the history of absurd resolution. It's cheaper even than the last round of super-cheap Chinese 4Ks we saw. The price is so low, in fact, and the brand name is so unfamiliar, that you have to wonder… » 4/16/13 10:25am 4/16/13 10:25am

Sony's 4K TVs Will Be Surprisingly Affordable—in That They Cost Less…

The $25,000 pricetag attached to Sony's 84-inch UltraHD set—the one that's been haunting your dreams since CES—may put that super-sized set out of your financial reach but that doesn't mean everything 4K is prohibitively expensive. In fact, Sony's new 55- and 65-inch sets are downright inexpensive (by comparison) and… » 4/07/13 5:00pm 4/07/13 5:00pm