Good news for 4K tv owners… Amazon is releasing a new version of its Fire TV that streams the eye-popping video from the likes of Amazon Video and Netflix. The new box also supports 802.11ac for better long-range performance, has 75% more processing power and a GPU that’s twice as fast. Amazon also integrated its Alexa voice assistant into the Fire TV remote.
Apple TV has been redesigned for the future of television & Tim Cook explained today that the future is apps. The new system offers Siri-powered voice control, a glass-screen touchpad remote, and an all-new operating system called tvOs that makes it easy for developers to create new, app-based content.
Sony’s new ultra-thin 55, 65 and 75-inch Android-powered 4K TVs are so skinny you can almost see their skeleton. At a mind-warping 4.9mm thin, they are about the same thickness as your iPhone 6. The 3840×2160 display is backed by the new 4K Processor X1, improving color, clarity, and contrast for 4K content. Available in Spring 2015
The term is “one-upping” and that’s what Sharp has done with their just-released 80-inch Beyond 4K Ultra HD TV. The spec. sheet says 66 million subpixels, which is 42 million more pixels than the standard 4K Ultra with a near-8K resolution.
Jam this little unit in your TV’s HDMI port and you’ll have instant access to all your favorite subscription & streaming services in Amazon’s arsenal plus Netflix of course. Over 200K titles and counting plus 4X the storage and 2X the memory of Chromecast.
The real Android TV has arrived. The Nexus Player is a small, set-top box that lets you play all your favorite TV shows plus all your Android games. With 1GB of RAM and 8GB of storage, the Asus-built box is the first device with Google’s new Android TV operating system on board and apps are already available through Google Play, Netflix, Hulu Plus, YouTube and Vevo.
Vizio’s new P-Series 4K TVs offer state-of-the-art 4K specs at prices you won’t believe. The 50-inch model is just $1000. If you bought your 4K set last year or even last month, we’re sorry.
The new TiVo Mega offers 24TB of recording capacity; that’s about 3-years worth of TV programming. The rack-mountable design also features 6 tuners, multi-room networking using Ethernet/MoCA, and controls via TiVO app, RF remote, or IP. Take that year off and head into the woods for some unplugged soul-searching – everything will be queued up when you return.
LG’s new 65-inch & 77-inch OLED televisions are the first 4K OLED TVs to hit the market. Both feature Ultra HD 4K resolution, with four times the pixels of standard HD. OLED is Organic Light Emitting Diode, a new technology that offers significant image quality improvement over both LCD & Plasma displays.
Upon its debut at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show, Samsung’s 105-inch curved-screen 4K UHD TV became the biggest & sharpest TV of its kind available. While most 4K displays offer a 16:9 aspect ratio & 8 million pixels clarity, this one boasts a 21:9 aspect & 11 million pixels for brighter, clearer images. Now it can be yours for an insane price.