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Why You Shouldn’t Buy A TV Now

Why You Shouldn’t Buy A TV Now

If you look on Amazon or head over to Best Buy, you’ll find a slew of televisions available. Better yet, you’ll find that many of them are discounted right now. Retailers realize that the summer is a tough time to sell televisions, and getting customers in the door with some deals is a great idea.

As enticing as it might be right now to buy a new television, you shouldn’t do so.

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LG’s $20,000 TV: A 4K bargain?

LG’s $20,000 TV: A 4K bargain?

LG has priced up its vast 84-inch 4K TV, aiming to have the monstrous set in select stores come October. The huge new model - which delivers four times the resolution of a regular 1080p HD TV - will be priced at $19,999.99; that's expensive on the face of things, yes, but in the grand scheme of 4K TV it's something of a bargain.

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Sony unveils 84″ 4K Bravia 84X900 TV at IFA

Sony unveils 84″ 4K Bravia 84X900 TV at IFA

Sony's busy rolling out new products as fast as they can talk this afternoon here at IFA 2012 in Berlin, Germany, and they've just detailed a massively beautiful new 84" TV for all you HD fanatics. This stunning new 84" 4K Bravia TV sure looked amazing on stage, and we have a few details after the break.

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LG TM2792 Personal TV packs WiDi, MHL and standalone web

LG TM2792 Personal TV packs WiDi, MHL and standalone web

LG has revealed its latest smart TV, the LG TM2792 Personal TV, a kitchen and bedroom scale set that doesn't stint on display performance or media streaming abilities. Measuring in at 27-inches, the Full HD TV uses an LED IPS panel for better quality video and 250 nits brightness, with 3D support and integrated WiFi Direct, WiDi and DLNA for streaming directly from notebooks or other devices.

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LG launches ridiculously big ultra-definition television

LG launches ridiculously big ultra-definition television

Never wasting an opportunity to get a leg up on the competition, LG has launched a brand new ultra-definition television. The massive 4K HDTV comes it at at 84-inches, which means it isn't the biggest television we've seen, but it is the biggest set capable of 4k technology. LG says that this television offers a whopping 8 million pixels per frame, which delivers "four times the resolution (3840x2160) of existing Full HD TV panels."

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Apple doesn’t want a full television set

Apple doesn’t want a full television set

It's time to get realistic about all the Apple TV rumors - with an Apple TV device that's essentially a box and a controller that hook up to any TV you like, there's no reason for Apple to take any other steps. Today's inside tip comes from the Wall Street Journal where they say Apple is speaking with cable providers to get an in on wired content not provided by iTunes. While it does make sense that they'd head out and make sure they've got all the right connections in the industry before releasing a product, this simply does not fit with Apple's way of doing business.

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Apple tipped for live TV set-top box

Apple tipped for live TV set-top box

It’s no secret that Apple has been talking to content providers in the past, presumably for the mythical Apple Television, but the Wall Street Journal reports that the company is currently in talks with US cable providers to allow consumers to use a set-top-box manufactured by Cupertino. The box will reportedly allow consumers to access live television as well as other content, according to people familiar with the matter.

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New HEVC format will allow ultra high definition TV broadcasting

New HEVC format will allow ultra high definition TV broadcasting

Over the last few years at CES, there've been a number of displays showing the future of high-definition television. The resolution in some of these displays has been significantly greater than the 1080p we get today. This future format is called ultra high definition TV or UHDTV. A new Moving Picture Experts Group (MPEG) format is in the works that paves the way for the broadcast and digital distribution of UHDTV.

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Nexus Q pre-orders sent out free while final product halted

Nexus Q pre-orders sent out free while final product halted

For those of you looking to get your Nexus Q device in after pre-ordering it inside the last few weeks, you're in luck - everyone else will have to wait indefinitely. We're getting messages from Nexus Q pre-order users from all over the USA saying that they've got a message from Google with the word FREE on it. Google appears to have decided that they're not quite ready to release this product out into the world yet in its final form.

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