Fire TV Stick 4K (2018) with Alexa Voice Remote Review

Since buying my Sony AF8 OLED I have been deeply disappointed by its poor Dolby Vision performance, it is just broken within the Sony software. However, with the new Fire TV Stick 4K you get Dolby Vision support, as well as most other things you could want from a streaming device for an absolute bargain … Read more

Amazon Fire TV Stick 4k (2018) now with Dolby Vision, HDR10+, and Dolby Atmos

Amazon has announced the latest Fire TV Stick and it an extremely impressive little device for the price. Costing just £49.99 The new dongle is said to be 80% faster than its predecessor and brings support for Dolby Vision and HDR10+ as well as Dolby Atmos audio. The Fire TV Stick 4K will ship with Amazon’s new … Read more

British TV company Cello launches 55-inch 4K Ultra HDR10 QLED TV with Android TV for just £799 – C55SFS

You may have not heard of Cello but they are a UK based manufacturer of affordable TVs. Today they announced a new range of TVs built around the QLED similar to what you find on expensive Samsung models. With the 55” model retailing from just £799, this first model in a new QLED range will likely be very … Read more

Nvidia Big Format Gaming Display delayed until 2019 and will cost between £3500 & £45000

We all know that the Big Format Gaming Displays or BFGD for short were going to cost a fortune. These massive 65-inch displays could be the ultimate gaming monitor with a resolution of 4K, HDR support and a maximum refresh rate of 120Hz, G-Sync and an Integrated Nvidia Shield Android TV. We now have some idea of … Read more

HDR10+ certification rolls out providing Dolby Vision features royalty free

Similar to the Blue-Ray and HD-DVD days, the current HDR standard is split with 2 standards, HDR and Dolby Vision. Dolby Vision is the superior standard, and we have discussed the differences in the past, but the HDR10 standard has a trick in its sleeve with a revision called HDR10+. HDR10+ delivers almost the same features as Dolby … Read more

ACER to launch 49 and 55-inch 4K HDR PC IPS displays

If you live in Japan you should now be able to get hold of one of the new large HDR displays Acer has produced. The two displays come in at 49 and 55 inches with the excellent names of  EB550Kbmiiipx (55-inch) and EB490QKbmiiipfx (49-inch). The new 4K displays are fully HDR10 compliant with 10-bit colour via DisplayPort 1.2 however … Read more

Onkyo Launch TX-RZ730 and TX-RZ830 9.2-channel A/V Receivers with HDR10/HLG/Dolby Vision

Today Onkyo has announced 2 of their new A/V receivers for the year, the TX-RZ730 and TX-RZ830, both of which are  9.2-ch A/V receivers with 175 W/Ch and 180 W/Ch respectively. The two THX Certified receivers deliver cinema-reference sound in rooms of up to 57 m3. Both are equipped with 11.2-multichannel pre-outs and processing to enable Dolby Atmos® and DTS:X® … Read more

£699 Philips Momentum 43-inch 4K Adaptive Sync HDR Display Available in May rated at DisplayHDR 1000

Philips has recently announced the Momentum 436M6VBPAB which is a large 43-inch monitor which offers an impressive feature set, delivering DisplayHDR 1000 certified HDR capabilities, support for VESA Adaptive-Sync and a 4K resolution with a 60Hz refresh rate. With impressive specifications such as that, you would expect a steep price, but Philips have priced this … Read more

Amazon Fire TV 4K (2017) Review

Following my review of the GooBang Doo ABOX A1 Plus, I wasn’t entirely happy with the performance for my particular needs. It is a decent device for the money, I am just a bit fussy about things, I wasn’t overly keen on the user interface, the remote didn’t work very well in Netflix, and I … Read more

Panasonic announce 4K OLED FZ800 and FZ950 TVs & DP-UB820 Ultra HD Blu-ray at CES 2018

Panasonic doesn’t get as much attention as LG, Samsung, and LG, but from my experience, they produce fantastic TVs, and I even have one of their 4K sets as my main TV. During CES 2018 they have announced two new models, the  FZ800 and FZ950, which will ship in 55-inch and 65-inch sizes. Both these … Read more

Dolby Vision VS HDR10: CES 2018

Following up on our post about OLED vs QLED it seemed prudent to cover the new HDR technologies that are prominent on this year’s 4K TVs. Similar, but not as binary as the HD-DVD vs Blu-ray war, Dolby Vision and HDR10 are two separate standards that are competing for dominance. ‘HDR’ stands for High Dynamic … Read more

New Amazon Fire TV with 4K Ultra HD and High Dynamic Range (HDR) Launched for £69.99

As part of the recent Amazon product launch, they have released the latest Fire TV. This device is an upgraded version of the immensely popular Fire TV stick, rather than an upgraded version the original Fire TV 4k which was the box version with ethernet. At the moment the original Fire TV 4K is no longer available, … Read more

IFA 2017: Acer announce Predator X35 G-SYNC & HDR monitor

It’s that time of the year again, IFA is about to start and we are getting all the press releases for product launches. Acer started the show off this morning with a couple of interesting new releases. First up is the Acer Predator X35. This large 35-inch, 21:9 monitor sports an immersive 1800R curve and … Read more

Samsung’s 2016 4K TV Pricing & More Details: Quantum Dots, & IoT.

As someone that is wanting a big TV upgrade this year, I have eagerly been waiting for the 2016 line-up of TVs to launch. Sony have released some of theirs, and we know about the LG line-up, but no when it is out. Now we have more details on Samsung’s releases, though it is mainly … Read more