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    Sony Unveils Master Series 8K TVs at werd.com

    Sony Unveils Master Series 8K TVs

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    You knew it was coming, you just didn’t know when. 8K TV is here. Released this week at CES in Vegas, Sony’s Master Series Z9G 8K LCD TVs might just steal the show. They’re available in 85-inch, and 98-inch sizes and optimized for 8K content, and both feature the brand’s proprietary Picture Processor X1 Ultimate image processor, and X-Reality PRO technology; which makes content of all kinds look sharper and more realistic than you ever imagined. Available soon.

    LG Introduces First-Ever Rollable OLED TV at werd.com

    LG Introduces First-Ever Rollable OLED TV

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    LG is dropping lots of fresh tech this week at CES in Las Vegas. The LG Signature OLED TV R is the world’s first rollable OLED TV. Utilizing LG’s second generation Alpha 9 intelligent processor, it delivers industry-leading color, contrast, depth and realism, as well as support for Amazon Alexa and Apple’s AirPlay2. It offers 3 viewing modes & when not in use, the 65-inch screen rolls down & hides away, eliminating the big black rectangle taking up space in your living room.

    Broadcast from Any Device in 4k with the Cam Link 4K at werd.com

    Broadcast from Any Device in 4k with the Cam Link 4K

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    The Elgato Cam Link 4K easily connects to your DSLR, camcorder, action cam, PC or Mac—basically any HDMI device and turns it into a webcam, allowing you to go live on any platform in no time, thanks to ultra-low-latency technology. You’ll be able to broadcast in stunning quality up to 1080P or 4K at 30 FPS, shoot and produce within your favorite tools & record directly to your hard drive without time restrictions.

    Google’s Chromecast Streaming Device Gets a New Look at werd.com

    Google’s Chromecast Streaming Device Gets a New Look

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    Google gave their little Chromecast streaming device a makeover—mainly an aesthetic one. With a price unchanged since its debut in 2015, it (still) streams in 1080p using 5GHz wi-fi and uses your phone for the remote. This update gave it a matte finish case in the original form factor. Given Roku & Amazon’s latest streaming stick offerings, a 4K Chromecast seems like the next likely upgrade.

    Amazon’s Fire TV Stick 4K Delivers UHD, HDR & Alexa at werd.com

    Amazon’s Fire TV Stick 4K Delivers UHD, HDR & Alexa

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    Amazon’s all new & quite small Fire TV Stick 4K is the brand’s most powerful streaming stick to date. 80% more powerful than the last model, it features a new quad-core processor & wi-fi enabling flawless streaming of UHD & HDR content. It also comes with an Alexa-enabled remote for voice-controlled convenience.

    The Caavo Control Center Puts All Your Content in One Place at werd.com

    The Caavo Control Center Puts All Your Content in One Place

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    The Caavo Control Center is a slick little device that allows you to combine your sound system and TV for the ultimate home viewing & listening experience, all in one device. It manages your entire entertainment experience: cable/satellite, streaming media players, and gaming consoles. Just connect everything to Control Center and hook it up to your TV and sound system. It supports 4K UHD, HDR and Dolby Atmos so you can enjoy the most realistic picture quality and incredible surround sound. It comes bundled with a universal remote as well.

    Stream 4K for Forty Bucks with Roku Premiere at werd.com

    Stream 4K for Forty Bucks with Roku Premiere

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    Roku is killing it with their tiny, portable streaming sticks. And with their two new 4k HDR players, the Premier & Premiere+, they’re bringing prices down even further. The Premiere+ includes a voice remote, while the Premiere has a standard infrared remote. Both feature a very capable quad core processor. At $40 & $50 respectively, you really have no reason not to cut the cord.

    Sony Introduces Master Series 4K HD TVs at werd.com

    Sony Introduces Master Series 4K HD TVs

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    With both LCD & OLED models, Sony’s Master Series 4K HD TVs, according to the brand, “provide image quality approaching that of a professional monitor in a production studio” for your home viewing pleasure.  There are two new models: the A9F (OLED) and the Z9F (LED), which includes the X1 Ultimate picture processor, the most powerful chip Sony has put in a TV yet. Sony has also worked with Netflix to develop Netflix Calibrated Mode to reproduce the same picture quality as a studio evaluation master. Both will be available this fall.

    Kodak’s Wireless WiFi Portable Projector Brings Big Screen Viewing in a Palm Size Package at werd.com

    Kodak’s Wireless WiFi Portable Projector Brings Big Screen Viewing in a Palm Size Package

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    The Kodak Wireless WiFi Portable Projector is a tiny box that makes a big screen up to 100-inches. It’s a DLP Pico LED 1080p HD mini projector that supports Android Miracast, iOS Apple Airplay, plus smartphones and other content delivery devices like gaming consoles, and computers, all via cable-free wifi. It’s rechargeable, has built-in speakers, as well as ports for HDMI and Micro SD card.

    This Android Portable Projector Plays All Kinds Of Content at werd.com

    This Android Portable Projector Plays All Kinds Of Content

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    The Nebula Mars II from Anker is a compact, battery-powered DLP projector that combines Android 7.1 and all its apps with an indoor/outdoor 720p projector. Stream wirelessly from YouTube, Netflix, Plex and other apps, plug in your HDMI device, or a USB stick loaded with content, connect your computer, or game console. Whatever you want. It’s got a 4-hour battery life, integrated speakers & is small enough to take camping, to the beach, BBQ, or backyard movie night.

    LG Introduces New 4K Ultra HD Home Projector at werd.com

    LG Introduces New 4K Ultra HD Home Projector

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    LG continues its push to rule the realm of home projectors with the new HU80K. This model can create a 150-inch screen at an amazing 2,500 lumens, making this LG’s brightest projector which also supports HDR content. A pair of built-in 7W speakers creates an immersive audio experience without the need for external soundbars or speakers.

    Samsung’s New QLED 4K TVs Look Better Than Ever at werd.com

    Samsung’s New QLED 4K TVs Look Better Than Ever

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    Samsung’s new line of QLED 4K TVs feature improved color, mainly better blacks and ship with the brand’s Bixby voice assistant technology as well as a dashboard for their SmartThings smart home platform, so you can control smart home devices from your screen. They also feature an “ambient” mode that allows them to blend in with your wall.  There are 4 models in the lineup ranging in size from 49 to 82 inches.

    Cinego’s VR Headset Puts IMAX On Your Face at werd.com

    Cinego’s VR Headset Puts IMAX On Your Face

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    Designed to bring the IMAX viewing experience to a VR headset, Cinego’s Android-powered headset allows viewers to watch 4K HD, 3D, and VR content in the comfort of home with a super-lightweight and comfortable headset that uses dual AMOLED displays to reduce eye strain. It streams YouTube & Netflix and also has 32GB of storage for your own content.

    ‘The Wall’ is Samsung’s Latest Big-Screen Innovation at werd.com

    ‘The Wall’ is Samsung’s Latest Big-Screen Innovation

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    Every year, big screens are a big part of the CES hype. This year, Samsung is snagging headlines for their 146-inch 4K display called simply, “The Wall” that utilizes not LCD, not OLED but, wait for it… MicroLED. This technology is like tiny-tiny lightbulbs used to combine each pixel in the screen’s display, we can only assume that it’s awesome. No word yet on pricing or availability.

    Cinera is an iMax Movie Theater For Your Face at werd.com

    Cinera is an iMax Movie Theater For Your Face

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    Cinera is a home theater headset designed to bring the immersive audio and video experience of an iMax movie theater into your home. 4 times sharper than cinema resolution, the headset feeds your eyes with 5K UHD clarity via dual 2.5K displays—one for each eye. It also features enhanced 3-D, and can be worn as a headset or viewed with the Burden Free Arm, a stress-free universal mount for when you don’t want to wear a theater on your head. A funded Kickstarter.