Posts Tagged ‘TV’
4 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on May 21, 2015 under Monitors
At a press event in South Korea, LG Electronics has demonstrated the world’s first and yet the only 55” OLED display that is less than one millimeter thick and weighs less than two kilograms. The... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on March 10, 2015 under Apple, HTPC
In an unexpected move, Apple on Monday reduced the price of its Apple TV set-top-box to £59/$69. It is expected that lower price will help Apple to sell more of its STBs and eventually boost sales of... more.
4 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on January 15, 2015 under Monitors, Smartphone
Last year Sony Corp. sold off its PC division to an investment company. Besides, the company span off its TV division into a wholly owned subsidiary called Sony Visual Products in a bid to put its cos... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on December 8, 2014 under General Tech
The number of UK homes with a TV has fallen for the first time ever due to the rise in alternatives like tablets, which offer apps like 4OD, BBC Iplayer and Netflix to watch shows online. Ofcom has co... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on October 30, 2014 under Monitors
LG Electronics, the last large producer of plasma display panels, said this week it will end production of plasma TVs this November. Earlier Panasonic and Samsung Electronics either stopped production... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on October 10, 2014 under Channel
Considering how much of the internet is consumed by animal pictures, videos and GIFs (the unholy marriage of the former two) it seems ridiculous that someone didn't think of this already. Now though, ... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on August 8, 2014 under Console
Microsoft has announced that it will begin selling an Xbox One TV Tuner later this year. The console add-on will be coming to the UK, France, Italy, Spain and Germany, allowing users to watch freeview... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on May 22, 2014 under Monitors
Perhaps, Sony Corp.’s TV-set business is not as profitable as it used to be, or as the company wants, but Sony does not plan to shut it down or sell it off, its chief executive officer said on Thurs... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on May 13, 2014 under Console
Microsoft might be planning to remove the Xbox Live Gold requirement for media apps, something Xbox users have been asking for since the launch of the 360. The change in policy is said to be directly ... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on April 15, 2014 under Monitors, Peripheral
Televisions and computer displays have been growing in sizes ever since their very inception simply because it is more exciting to watch large-screen TVs and more convenient to use large monitors. But... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on April 7, 2014 under Android
Google is reportedly planning to release an Android TV, the new service will go head to head against Amazon's recently launched Fire TV as well as the rumoured revamped Apple TV. However, this isn't G... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on January 21, 2014 under General Tech, HTPC
In a bid to diversify its business and create a new market for its chips, Intel Corp. decided to design a special cloud TV service that would rely exclusively on its own set-to-box. Over time it becam... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on November 22, 2013 under Channel
As video game streaming site Twitch grows in popularity, it was bound to have a few hiccups along the way. One of them recently involved an overzealous admin, who despite wanting to create emoticons o... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on November 12, 2013 under Monitors
Pioneer hasn't been part of the TV sales landscape since 2010, where it unceremoniously exited the market and cut some 16 per cent of its staff. However, now it's set to make a triumphant return, than... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on September 9, 2013 under General Tech
Every TV manufacturer and his dog are pushing 4K resolution right now, hoping to make it mainstream as soon as possible. Likewise, they're also gunning for people to upgrade their LCDs and Plasmas, to... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Harrison on August 8, 2013 under Channel
Serious followers of KitGuru will know that we have been tracking the advances being made in Quad HD TV for a very long time. As the new generation of visual entertainment prepares to land in our livi... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Jules on June 26, 2013 under Monitors
Wow. There. We said it. Right up here in the bold, red headline. While the majority of KitGuru folks expected to see 4K TVs in the stores for less than £1,500 before Xmas, we had not expected to se... more.
7 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on May 22, 2013 under Console
So the Xbox One was revealed yesterday and the consensus from a huge numbers of gamers, is that they hate it. While Sony isn't doing everything right with its next-gen system, it does seem to have don... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Harrison on April 30, 2013 under Event
While the advent of Quad HD TV might provide one of the biggest challenges to console gaming in the coming years, there seems little doubt that having a single code platform might be one of the bigges... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Harrison on April 24, 2013 under Monitors
Here at KitGuru, we have been predicting for quite some time that this Christmas will see the start of a blood bath on Quad HD TV pricing - but for the massacre to begin, it needs competition. Sony lo... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Harrison on March 27, 2013 under General Tech
When your local supermarket has a decent 50" LG HD TV for £399, you know that the whole industry is in trouble. Quad HD cannot come quick enough as interest in gimmicks like 3D slides and everyone al... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Harrison on March 1, 2013 under Channel
One of the by-products of being a KitGuru is that you never run out of friends and family members that hit you up for advice on their next purchase. It happened yesterday, which led to some price rese... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Harrison on January 10, 2013 under General Tech, Peripheral
While we know that most of the world will tread the same path, there are those who will 'step off the reservation' and do things in a different way. We like those people. But then there are the others... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on January 4, 2013 under Channel
While it still remains a bit of a rumour at this point, Sony is said to be looking to launch its own internet based TV channels and is currently talking with "at least two" major content creators to s... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Harrison on December 26, 2012 under Channel, Peripheral
Across the globe, the major TV producers are on their collective knees. Nope, they're not searching for a remote control under the sofa, they're looking for any way to turn a profit - before they go o... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Brooke on December 11, 2012 under Channel
It has been a heck of a year for John McAfee. The U.S. antivirus pioneer was recently arrested in Guatemala and is facing deportation to Belize as part of a murder investigation. He has ... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on December 4, 2012 under Channel
The BBC has announced a new coat of paint for its red button service, bringing a "connected experience triggered from your TV." The update includes a newly designed dashboard as well as extra features... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on August 30, 2012 under Monitors
Playing catchup to LG, Sony has unveiled its own 4k LCD TV with a whopping 82 inch diagonal screen length - two inches shorter than the rival LG offering.... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on August 22, 2012 under Monitors
LG has today shown off its new Ultra Definition Television (UDTV) set for the first time. Featuring a display resolution of 3840 × 2160 and an 84in span from diagonal corner to corner, making this th... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Harrison on July 12, 2012 under HTPC, Peripheral
Like many of you, KitGuru gets half a ton of email each morning - not all of which is useful. Lots of those emails will contain offers, but it's rare for them to actually grab our attention. This morn... more.
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