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Netflix 4K streaming on macOS Big Sur to require a T2 security chip

Netflix 4K streaming on macOS Big Sur to require a T2 security chip

Content providers and pirates have always been playing a game of cat and mouse with no clear winner in sight. The latest volley from content providers is pretty much the streaming market we now all use, keeping the actual content away from consumers' hands. Of course, there are still DRM technologies used in conjunction and Netflix will reportedly take the next step by limiting its 4K streaming to a very limited number of Macs.

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Fan remasters 1941 Superman cartoon in 4K using free software

Fan remasters 1941 Superman cartoon in 4K using free software

We've seen a number of fan-remastered classics over the past few years, the majority of which revolve around TV shows from the late '80s through the 1990s, as well as historic footage. The latest remaster is different -- it involves the classic Superman cartoon from the 1940s, one that, quite obviously, doesn't look very good on modern televisions in its original resolution.

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2020 LG OLED and NanoCell TVs rollout globally with 8K, AI, and more

2020 LG OLED and NanoCell TVs rollout globally with 8K, AI, and more

A lot of video watching these days are taking place on the small screens of our phones or at least on slightly larger laptop and desktop monitors. That change in consumer habits has prompted TV makers to step up their game and make their panels more appealing both visually and internally. While not exactly getting into smart TV territory, LG's latest lineup of OLED and LCD TVs promise high-end features to meet every kind of use case while looking good floating on your wall, too.

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Google Play finally gets 4K Disney movies, slashes HD prices

Google Play finally gets 4K Disney movies, slashes HD prices

If you prefer to get your movies and television shows from Google Play Movies and TV, the company has good news for you: Disney, Marvel, Lucasfilm, and Pixar movies can now be rented and purchased on the platform in 4K Ultra HD resolution. Through Ultra HD movies aren't new on the platform itself, this is the first time Disney has offered its content in 4K for digital purchase on the platform.

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Comcast Xfinity X1 platform gets YouTube 4K Ultra HD streaming

Comcast Xfinity X1 platform gets YouTube 4K Ultra HD streaming

Comcast is back with another update for its Xfinity X1 entertainment platform: YouTube in 4K quality. According to the company, "YouTube" has been one of the most commonly used voice commands since the app's arrival on the X1 platform. With this new support, customers with compatible TVs are able to stream content from the video site in Ultra HD 4K quality.

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This $585 TCL 55-inch 4K Ultra HD Roku TV deal is a marvel

This $585 TCL 55-inch 4K Ultra HD Roku TV deal is a marvel

With the World Cup in full swing, there's still time to upgrade your TV and get some 4K Ultra HD soccer action going on. There may well be the deal to do just that this weekend, with TCL's 2018 55-inch 4K Ultra HD Roku TV getting a more than tempting cut that brings it down by over a quarter of the usual price.

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Hisense 4K Smart Laser TV is really a projector with speakers

Hisense 4K Smart Laser TV is really a projector with speakers

Hisense group veep Dr. Lin says that it’s time to rethink the TV when the company announced its 100-inch 4K Ultra HD Smart Laser TV. And apparently, that means turning the TV into a not-TV. This latest model the manufacturer, based both in China and the US, boasts of many things that it can do better than LED and LCD TVs. And perhaps that’s not a surprise when you find out that this TV is actually really a very bright projector instead.

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GoPro HERO6 Black official: 4K60, waterproof, more

GoPro HERO6 Black official: 4K60, waterproof, more

There's a new GoPro in town, the GoPro HERO6 Black, and it's the 4K60 upgrade to the action camera we've been waiting for. Launched today in San Francisco, the new HERO6 Black promises a fully waterproof and ruggedized body without requiring an accessory shell. Along with 4K resolution footage, it'll also capture 1080p240 video.

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Roku 4K HDR Streaming Stick tipped to undercut Apple TV 4K

Roku 4K HDR Streaming Stick tipped to undercut Apple TV 4K

Roku looks set to undercut Apple's new Apple TV 4K with some affordable Ultra HD of its own, with chatter of a new midrange streaming stick. The new adapter, the Roku Streaming Stick+ with 4K HDR, is said to be one of a number of set-top boxes and dongles that the company is working on for 2017, though that's not the only hardware in the pipeline. Indeed, the way you interact with your Roku looks to be getting a big change, too.

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Apple TV 4K HDR confirmed in iOS 11 code

Apple TV 4K HDR confirmed in iOS 11 code

The 4K Apple TV with HDR has apparently been unofficially confirmed, as the inadvertently-released HomePod firmware proves to be the gift that keeps on giving. Accidentally released to developers at large, rather than just early testers for the Siri-powered streaming speaker, the iOS 11.0.2 build has already been responsible for revealing plenty of iPhone 8 secrets. Now, it's spilling Apple TV tidbits too.

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You can finally buy a $20K 77″ LG SIGNATURE 4K OLED TV W

You can finally buy a $20K 77″ LG SIGNATURE 4K OLED TV W

Usually, it only takes a few months for a company to fully launch a new product after publicly announcing it. In LG's case, it took nearly half a year, but the wait may have been very well worth it. At least for those who could afford it. At CES last January, LG unveiled its new generation of "Signature" 4K OLED TVs and one in particular was obviously its star: the 77-inch LG SIGNATURE OLED TV W that is so thin and even slightly flexible that it looks like it's part of your wallpaper.

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With “Amazon Fire TV Edition”, 4K TVs now come with Alexa

With “Amazon Fire TV Edition”, 4K TVs now come with Alexa

There's a way in which some brands of ultra-HD television are coming with Amazon's Alexa - and it's not a separate element. While users can still buy an Amazon TV box, there's a new set of televisions with the abilities of Amazon TV inside. They're branded with Amazon's new "Amazon Fire TV Edition" brand, and come with the Amazon Fire TV experience built in. That makes things easier for those users that don't want to take the time to plug in an extra piece of technology.

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