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TCL UE5700 Ultra HD TVs target the budget-conscious

TCL UE5700 Ultra HD TVs target the budget-conscious

If you're pining for an Ultra HD television but have been waiting for the prices to come down, Chinese maker TCL has ushered in a couple new 4K models that fit the bill. The UE5700 series in particular is aimed at the budget-conscious, with its smallest model, measuring in at 40-inches, being priced at $500 USD.

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Samsung Ultra HD TV range expands with curved sets & more

Samsung Ultra HD TV range expands with curved sets & more

Samsung has boosted its Ultra HD TV range, including a pair of curved sets and a sizable 85-inch model for those with big living rooms. The new 85-inch HU8550 Series TV is the largest in its product line - though not the largest UHD TV Samsung actually offers, which is a whopping 110-inches - while the HU7250 Series brings curved UHD to a $2,200 price point, with what the company claims is a broader "sweet spot" for viewers.

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Netflix brings Breaking Bad in 4K

Netflix brings Breaking Bad in 4K

If you haven't yet started watching Breaking Bad (or you like it enough to watch it a second time around), Netflix has launched the series in Ultra HD (4K) resolution. All 62 of the episodes are available in the higher-resolution, obviously limited to those with applicable 4K-resolution Smart TVs.

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Panasonic 4K wearable: soccer star Neymar Jr shows off

Panasonic 4K wearable: soccer star Neymar Jr shows off

Remember Panasonic's wearable HX-A500 camcorder? The company has taken a different route with marketing it, strapping it near the ear of soccer star Neymar da Silva Santos Junior, showing off his footwork in conjunction with a basketball hoop, of all things.

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Acer XB280HK monitor combines 4K and G-SYNC

Acer XB280HK monitor combines 4K and G-SYNC

Acer has introduced a new 4K monitor, this one bringing with it NVIDIA's G-SYNC technology. According to the maker, this is the first 4K display to include NVIDIA's tech, the combination of which is promised to give gamers "ultra-smooth, tear-free imagery."

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Toshiba Tecra W50 workstation offers 4k display

Toshiba Tecra W50 workstation offers 4k display

Toshiba has introduced what it says is the first mobile workstation that brings along an Ultra HD 4k display, the Tecra W50. The workstation was first introduced back during CES, and is available for purchase now starting at $2,249 USD.

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Surface Pro 3 Type Cover, 150-deg hinge and 4K Dock detailed

Surface Pro 3 Type Cover, 150-deg hinge and 4K Dock detailed

Microsoft is talking up the new friction hinge of its Surface Pro 3 tablet, and how it works with the new Type Cover that has been redesigned for better lap use and more. The Surface Pro 3 can now be adjusted to lie nearly flat, at up to 150-degrees back, which Microsoft's Panos Panay describes as a very "intentful" angle for art and such. There's also a new docking station for the Windows tablet.

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Sony 4K Ultra HD Media Player gets priced up with Netflix support

Sony 4K Ultra HD Media Player gets priced up with Netflix support

Sony's 4K Ultra HD Media Player has been priced up, for 4K TV owners hoping for some on-demand ultra-high-definition content to actually make the most of their expensive sets. The box, which is expected to ship in July, supports both Sony's own Video Unlimited 4K service, which has over 200 Sony Pictures films, along with around 50 TV shows, all in 4K, as well as Netflix's 4K streaming.

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Sony FMP-X5 4K media player adds 4K streaming to Bravia UHD TVs

Sony FMP-X5 4K media player adds 4K streaming to Bravia UHD TVs

Sony has been working on getting more 4K resolution TVs onto the market under its Bravia brand for a long time. While some of its more recent 4K TVs came out of the box with support for 4K video streaming in HEVC H.265 standard, some of the older 4k sets from Sony didn't. To remedy that issue, Sony has announced a new 4K media streaming box.

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Panasonic to install 4K display at Churchill Downs measuring over 15000 sq ft

Panasonic to install 4K display at Churchill Downs measuring over 15000 sq ft

Sports arenas all around the world are known in part for their large screens that make it easy for fans to keep up with the action. Churchill Downs, the horse racing park where the Kentucky Derby is held, has announced that it has teamed up with Panasonic to install what is being called the "Big Board." Big Board is a massive 4K display that Panasonic claims will be the world's largest.

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GoPro Hero4 4K video recording hinted by SoC maker

GoPro Hero4 4K video recording hinted by SoC maker

GoPro will soon be revealing its next compact video camera, the GoPro Hero4, and has already been the subject of leaks and rumors. This latest round contains quite a few pieces of information coming from system-on-chip manufacturer Ambarella, the very same one that provides the chips for GoPro's other cameras.

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Sony BRAVIA 4K Ultra HD TVs get availability, pricing

Sony BRAVIA 4K Ultra HD TVs get availability, pricing

Sony has announced the pricing and availability of its latest BRAVIA 4K Ultra HD televisions, with nine models going up for presale (they hit shelves in June). Info for the XBR-X950B and XBR-X900B series models have been announced, with a small tidbit tossed in that an entry-level XBR-X850B series will be arriving some time this year.

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