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Roku TV unveiled ahead of fall release

Roku TV unveiled ahead of fall release

Coming out of CES 2014, Roku has unveiled the Roku TV. This has them taking a step away from set-top boxes and into actual televisions. This setup will offer users access to the full Roku Channel Store which has more than 31,000 movies and 1,200 channels. Perhaps a bit more important for some, the Roku TV will have the same simplicity that we have seen with the set-top boxes.

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LG Ultra HD 105-inch Curved TV leads CES 2014 lineup

LG Ultra HD 105-inch Curved TV leads CES 2014 lineup

This year at CES 2014, LG will be bringing on a collection of ULTRA HD TV sets that'll be headlined by a massive 104.69-inch set. This beast of a Model 105UC9 will be curved, working with a 21:9 aspect ratio, and will be the first of its kind to be revealed in the world. Also appearing will be 65-, 79-, 84- and 98-inch class models, and that's just for starters - LG's full collection of Ultra HD TVs includes a whopping 12 units in all.

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Polaroid 50-inch Roku Ready Smart TV 50GSR7100 to be intro’d at CES 2014

Polaroid 50-inch Roku Ready Smart TV 50GSR7100 to be intro’d at CES 2014

Polaroid plans to roll out a couple new products for the upcoming CES 2014, among them being the new 50-inch Roku Ready Smart TV, model 50GSR7100. As you may image, this offering is a smart TV that runs Roku's popular channels-based interface. The functionality comes via the Roku Smart Stick, a dongle that, in this case, is integrated into the TV for always-there access to apps like Netflix, Hulu Plus, Amazon Prime, and more.

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Samsung 105-inch curved Ultra HD TV unveiled for CES 2014 debut

Samsung 105-inch curved Ultra HD TV unveiled for CES 2014 debut

Earlier this evening, LG announced what it says is the world's largest curved Ultra HD television, which it will be showing off at the quickly approaching CES 2014. Not to be left out of the mix, Samsung has now revealed its own offering: a 105-inch curved Ultra HD television which it also calls a world's first. Which of the two officially qualifies for the title is left up to debate, but regardless this beast will be making its public debut at the upcoming tech show.

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LG 105UB9 Curved Ultra HD TV sets records, will be shown at CES 2014

LG 105UB9 Curved Ultra HD TV sets records, will be shown at CES 2014

Whilst gearing up for CES 2014, LG has announced that it will be showing off its first curved Ultra HD television, something that is being hailed as the first ever curved 4K TV with a 21:9 aspect ratio. This follows recent announcements by LG that includes its all-in-one running Chrome OS, as well as some new UltraWide monitors that will also be debuted at the upcoming tech event.

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Hulu tips: 50% of users now exclusively mobile or set-top box

Hulu tips: 50% of users now exclusively mobile or set-top box

While it'd be easier to think that the world was moving towards an all-mobile environment for consuming media, Hulu suggests today that it's slightly more complicated than that. Statistics shown by the media deliverer today show how it's essentially a 50/50 split between those who use their service on a computer (desktop or notebook) and those who use everything else. At this time, that means that half of Hulu's viewers use a smartphone, tablet, or TV box to experience the entertainment.

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IZON Glasses-free 3D TVs head to CES 2014 then to market in Q2

IZON Glasses-free 3D TVs head to CES 2014 then to market in Q2

This week the folks at IZON have made an early push to get in on the CES 2014 action with word that they'll be bringing their own 3D TVs to CES 2014 without a need for 3D glasses. These units will be released in 32-inch, 47-inch, and 55-inch iterations and will not just be prototypes as we've seen in years past. Here we'll be seeing production-ready glasses-free 3D TVs ready for the second quarter of 2014.

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House of Cards Season 2 Trailer brings 2 kinds of pain

House of Cards Season 2 Trailer brings 2 kinds of pain

As long as we're going with the pain theme this week with movie and television show trailers, House of Cards Season 2 may as well keep us in the mix. What we've got here for the first full trailer for the second full season of this Netflix exclusive series is a Kevin Spacey-narrated bit of heartwarming evil straight from the seat of the Vice President's chair. Remember to bring your jacket because this one's cold as ice.

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Nexus TV next up from Google: Android, Netflix, Hulu, simplicity

Nexus TV next up from Google: Android, Netflix, Hulu, simplicity

This afternoon a bit of light has been shined on the next generation in Google's play for the living room, a device code-named Nexus TV. This machine has been chatted about over the past couple of years, moving in and out of talks on Google TV, the company's current headliner television product alongside Chromecast. What Google TV lacks, Nexus TV will make up for - this isn't a product Google is going to be taking lightly.

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