Category: 4k TV

Swanni Sez Newsletter — February 6, 2018

Good morning, everyone. Welcome to today’s Swanni Sez newsletter, which includes links and summaries of the day’s top stories in TV technology. But before we go to the news, don’t forget to peruse the aisles of Amazon where today you will find some awesome deals on Amazon devices such as the Echo and Fire TV

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Comcast & DIRECTV to Offer Winter Olympics In 4K

Comcast has confirmed that it will offer the 2018 Winter Olympics from South Korea in 4K to customers with new X1 set-tops that can display the new picture format. In a post on its web site, Comcast says video subscribers must do the following to watch the games in 4K: 1. Get an Xfinity X1

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Swanni Sez Newsletter — February 5, 2018

Good morning, everyone. Welcome to today’s Swanni Sez newsletter, which includes links and summaries of the day’s top stories in TV technology. But before we go to the news, don’t forget to peruse the aisles of Amazon where today you will find some awesome deals on Amazon devices such as the Echo and Fire TV

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DIRECTV to Carry 2018 Winter Olympics In 4K

AT&T has revealed that DIRECTV will carry portions of this month’s 2018 Winter Olympics from Seoul, Korea in 4K, and 4K HDR (High Dynamic Range). Comcast-owned NBC announced last month it will distribute coverage of the games in 4K and 4K HDR to participating pay TV providers. (NBC has the exclusive broadcast rights to the

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Amazon Selling 4K Fire TV For $54.99

Amazon is offering a 21 percent discount on its latest Amazon Fire TV streaming device with 4K and HDR (High Dynamic Range) video. The Fire TV set-top, which also includes the voice-activated ‘Alexa’ remote, features 4K HD video up to 60 frames per second; HDR (High Dynamic Range); and Dolby Atomos audio. To learn more about the

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DIRECTV Offers NBA, NHL In 4K HDR

DIRECTV last night aired the Pittsburgh Penguins vs. Vegas Golden Knights hockey match from Las Vegas in 4K HDR, the first time it has offered a live 4K HDR broadcast, according to the satcaster. (Although AT&T says last night was DIRECTV’s first 4K HDR broadcast — and the first by a pay TV operator in the

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DIRECTV to Air 10 Basketball Games In 4K In December

DIRECTV this month will air seven NBA games and three college basketball games in 4K, the satcaster has announced at its web site. The games will air on DIRECTV’s live 4K channel, which is channel 106. Click Amazon: Today’s 1-Day-Only Deals! The seven NBA games that will air in 4K are: 12/1 – Minnesota @

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Best Buy Kicks Off ’20 Days of Doorbusters’ Sale

Best Buy today is selling a 60-inch 4K Smart TV for $599 to kick off its ’20 Days of Doorbusters’ sale. The retailer announced yesterday that it will offer a special ‘doorbusters’ price on an electronics product every day from today through December 20. Shop Now at Amazon! The Holidays Are Coming! Other items that

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Amazon Selling 4K Blu-ray Movies For Under $15

Amazon is now selling roughly 40 4K Blu-ray movies for under $15 each, which is $5 to $15 less than what the discs usually go for. Since 4K TVs began appearing in retail stores a few years ago, the Hollywood studios have placed premium prices on 4K Blu-ray discs. Most new movies have cost as

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Updated: DIRECTV.com Removes Reference to 4K HDR For NBA Game

DIRECTV has unveiled its latest slate of 4K programming and it includes 15 different sporting events, according to the satcaster’s web page for 4K programming events. The new lineup features five NBA matchups, including one in 4K HDR (High Dynamic Range). That game, which will pit Dallas vs. San Antonio on November 27 at 8:30 p.m.

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DIRECTV to Air Yankees-Astros In 4K

DIRECTV will air games three and four of the American League Championship Series between the New York Yankees and Houston Astros in 4K. The games, which will be produced by Fox Sports, will air on DIRECTV’s live 4K channel, which is channel 106. Update: Dish will also show the MLB playoff games in 4K Click

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Amazon Offers 3 4K Blu-rays For $50

Amazon apparently agrees that 4K Blu-ray discs cost too much. The etailer has just launched a promotion that includes three 4K Blu-ray titles for $49.99. Most 4K Blu-ray titles cost anywhere from $20 to $30 each, which is sometimes twice the price of a regular Blu-ray disc. The Amazon promotion, which runs until December 31,

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