They’re nowhere near as huge as the CRT and rear-projection TVs many of us grew up with, but a sizeable flatscreen can still take up quite a bit of space in a room—unless you find some clever way to make it disappear at the push of a button.
Saying “I don’t own a TV” is a good way to let people know that you’re a pretentious asshole. But even though more and more people are eager to tell you they don’t “have TV,” don’t be fooled! You better believe that they are still “watching TV.”
This side-by-side comparison video of 4K HDR Ultra HD and Blu-Ray doesn’t show the true technological difference between the two (because things get lost in translation when it ends up as a video on YouTube) but it does illustrate how there is a visual difference between the two that go beyond just more resolution. 4K…
Google’s Chromecast is the miracle dongle that makes streaming video, photos, websites, and anything else from a laptop or smartphone simple as hell. Now, it’s going to be even more simple to stream straight from your phone to your TV.
The Super Bowl is less than a week away, and that means it’s time to throw out everything you own and start living like a real American—with a brand new home entertainment system plopped right in the middle of your living room. Sure, you could probably get by streaming the game on a laptop, but it’s 2016. Why not…
Even before we trekked out to the desert for the Consumer Electronics Show, we had a good idea that CES would be flush with smart cars, televisions, virtual reality, and a bunch of weirdness. We were right! But as always, there were some surprises in store.
You could say that, historically, televisions are the star of CES. After all, it was at CES in 1998 that the world saw the first ever high-definition TVs. Plasma TVs debuted at CES in 2001, and OLEDs appeared in 2008. This year, however, everything was pretty damn boring. That’s not a bad thing.
That silly sci-fi dream of invisible screens that magically display graphics is inching towards reality. Thanks to LG, the world can now lust after a television that looks like it’s nothing more than a pane of translucent glass—and a very thin pane of glass at that.
It’s very easy indeed to end up with a sofa arm littered with button-clad boxes. But while after-market multi-device controllers exist, Samsung plans to solve the problem straight out of the box with its new smart TV remotes.
It’s a remarkable feeling when you find a gadget that makes no sense yet feels so right. The Galaxy View, an 18.4-inch portable touchscreen TV, is one of those gadgets. And it promises remarkable things.
It’s an age-old question, like cats or dogs, Kirk or Picard, PlayStation or Xbox? All tough questions with equally tough answers, and the same can be said for LCD versus OLED televisions.
There’s no other company that likes to muck around with form factor than Samsung. The Korean company applies strange curves, slopes, and even folds on lots of its gadgets, but for its latest television, it teamed up with one of the world’s best furniture designers to create Serif, a TV that’s more posh than the number…
Next month, Sharp will put the world’s first 8K TV on sale. You may not have to take too long in considering a purchase, though — as it will cost an eye-watering $133,000.
The Philips AmbiLux UHD grabs your eyeballs by the...er...balls and puts them through some sort of kaleidoscopic interdimensional warp hole.
See that up there? That’s the world’s first 10K television. You can’t buy it. Chinese display manufacturer BOE made the 82-inch screen just for the bragging rights (first!). That’s okay, though—there’s absolutely no reason to own a 10K TV right now.
Vizio can’t stop making its cheap 4K TVs even cheaper. The company just announced this year’s M-Series Ultra HD Smart TV Collection. They start at $600 for the 43-inch screen, and boy do they look beautiful.
Remember, oh, about a week ago when Samsung had to clarify that its new SmartTVs aren't actually ambiently listening to every word you say? That's all well and good—but it sounds like what those TVs do hear is being transmitted without any encryption whatsoever. Whoops.
It all started with a small, tucked away sentence in Samsung's SmartTV security policy. The head-scratching string of words was pointed out by a Redditor on Thursday and has since sent websites and experts in debate over smart TV privacy, with opinions ranging from "so what" to quoted text from 1984.