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LG and NCAA records the NCAA Final Four in 4K Ultra HD for the first time

LG and NCAA records the NCAA Final Four in 4K Ultra HD for the first time

LG, CBS Sports, Turner Sports, and the NCAA all worked together to record the NCAA Men's Basketball Final Four championship in 4K Ultra HD resolution. This is the first time that a major U.S. sporting event has ever been recorded in 4K, and it's a start of more 4K programming to come. James Fishler, Senior VP of marketing for LG Electronics USA, stated, "After being the first to market with Ultra HD TVs, it only seems fitting that we'd be a part of the first major U.S. sporting event produced in 4k."

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“Defiance” is both a TV show and a video game

“Defiance” is both a TV show and a video game

The new SyFy drama "Defiance" is taking a big leap and is going to be the first TV show to have a video game counterpart weaved into it at the same time. While it's normal for some shows and movies to have video games made after they air, like The Walking Dead, Defiance will seamlessly connect both simultaneously. The actual show will take place in a revamped St. Louis, while you will be able to create a new character in a revamped San Francisco.

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Sony FMP-X1 4K Media Player coming over the summer

Sony FMP-X1 4K Media Player coming over the summer

Sony has just announced the pricing and release date for its 55-inch and 65-inch 4K Ultra HD LED TVs, however, to completely take advantage of the TVs' beautiful displays, you're going to need a media player capable of playing 4K media. That's where the Sony FMP-X1 4K Media Player comes in. The FMP-X1 is set to be released over the summer, and will bring 4K resolution feature films and video shorts to your television for $699.

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Sony releases pricing for 55-inch and 65-inch 4K Ultra HD LED TVs

Sony releases pricing for 55-inch and 65-inch 4K Ultra HD LED TVs

Sony has just released the pricing for its 55-inch and 65-inch 4K Ultra HD LED TVs. The XBR-55X900A (55-inch version) will be available for $4,999 and the XBR-65X900A (65-inch version) will be available for $6,999. They're much cheaper than the $25,000 84-inch 4K TV Sony was selling last year, but still certainly not affordable for the average consumer. The TVs are expected to be available online and in retail stores on April 21st.

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Apple TV with “iRing” controller added to baseless rumor collection

Apple TV with “iRing” controller added to baseless rumor collection

The Apple television rumors are heating up again, folks. Only this time, there's some extra information that's floating around. In what sounds like a completely ridiculous prediction, analyst Brian White of Topeka Capital Markets says that an Apple television will launch this year, and it will come with an "iRing" of sorts as the motion controller. However, will it ever see the light of day? Not likely.

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Rdio launches Vdio movie streaming service

Rdio launches Vdio movie streaming service

Popular music-streaming service Rdio has launched a companion movie and TV show streaming service appropriately called Vdio. It's been in private beta for some time now, but the company has officially launched it today. However, it's only available for Rdio Unlimited members, but if you're really interested in checking out Vdio, you can sign up for an Rdio Unlimited subscription and get going with Vdio right away.

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House of Cards coming to DVD and Blu-ray June 11

House of Cards coming to DVD and Blu-ray June 11

Netflix's latest original series, House of Cards, is coming to DVD and Blu-ray for all of those folks who have been too cheap to get a Netflix subscription, although you'll be paying much more for the discs than you would a Netflix membership, seeing how the Blu-ray version will set you back $52.99, while a month of Netflix -- which is more than enough time to watch all of House of Cards -- is only $7.99.

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Weekend Watching: 1985 “Computer Chronicles” discusses the all-new Macintosh

Weekend Watching: 1985 “Computer Chronicles” discusses the all-new Macintosh

Back when Apple's first Macintosh computer was introduced, there was an explosion of interest from not just geeks and nerds, but "the rest of us" too - that's what this television program explores. What you're about to see is an episode of the legendary Computer Chronicles, a show here dug up from the archives by Wired for your enjoyment. This episode goes by the name "MACINTOSH", was directed by NICHOLS, and is program number 210, and is approximately 29:03 in length - there's even a countdown beeper before it begins!

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