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Huawei’s first telly will be 5G 8K
Published in News
Thursday, 02 May 2019 12:04

Huawei’s first telly will be 5G 8K


Rumoured to be out at the end of the year

The dark satanic rumour mill has manufactured a hell on earth yarn which claims Huawei is working on the first 5G 8K television and could unveil it as early as this year.

Google wants to put adverts on your Android TV
Published in Mobiles


Sony Smart TVs, Mi Box 3 from Xiaomi, Nvidia Shield TV, and others

Search engine outfit Google is hoping to stick adverts on Android smart TVs because you can never have too much advertising.

Samsung pushes an 85-inch QLED TV in the 8K race
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The Q900FN comes to the US in October

Samsung has  unveiled its own 8K TV at the IFA 2018 show in Berlin, and this 85-inch Q900FN QLED TV will be available in the US as of October. Not that there's bitter rivalry been Lucky Goldstar (LG) and Samsung - both successful South Korean firms on the matter.

LG shows the world's first 8K OLED TV at IFA 2018
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88-inches with over 33 million pixels

LG has officially unveiled the world's first 8K OLED TV at the IFA 2018 show in Berlin, packing a resolution of 7680x4320 on an 88-inch screen panel.

BBC, Roku locked in deadly embrace
Published in News
Monday, 27 August 2018 13:13

BBC, Roku locked in deadly embrace


Updated! We can rock you, baby

People using the BBC iPlayer and a number of streaming products are finding themselves between a Roku and a hard place.

Streaming overtakes satellite and cable TV for the first time
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At least in the UK

The number of British people subscribing to TV services like Netflix, Amazon and Sky’s NOW TV, has overtaken traditional satellite and cable TV for the first time, media regulator Ofcom  has announced.

People to spend more time on the net than watching TV
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First time

According to estimates from media agency Zenith, next year, for the first time, people will spend more time using the internet than watching TV.

Vizio pays out in spying case
Published in News
Tuesday, 07 February 2017 12:09

Vizio pays out in spying case


Collected viewing data


Telly maker Vizio has agreed to pay out $2.2 million to make a case claiming it unlawfully collected viewing data on its customers go away.

China expands AMOLED production
Published in News
Friday, 03 February 2017 12:17

China expands AMOLED production


Because you can never have enough moles


China seems to expanding its AMOLED capacity, according to Digitimes Research.

Foxconn and Sharp set-up TV factory in China
Published in Graphics
Monday, 12 December 2016 13:11

Foxconn and Sharp set-up TV factory in China


Japan a bit too pricey 

Foxconn and Sharp are to set up a $6.95 billion10.5G or 11G LCD TV panel factory in China.  Needless to say Foxconn is stumping up most of the cash and Sharp is to providing the manufacturing technology.