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Can You Watch Netflix In 4K On Comcast?

Q. I see that Comcast has Netflix now, but I was wondering if you can get Netflix’s 4K lineup while watching it on Comcast? — Jen, Miami. Jen, as you note, Comcast is now offering Netflix as one of its streaming services on its X1 set-top. And, yes Jen, you can watch Netflix’s 4K programming

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Best Buy On Black Friday: What Are 5 Great TV Deals?

Q. I’m planning to do my holiday shopping at Best Buy, or least the electronics stuff. Is Best Buy going to have some big, big discounts on TVs on Black Friday and during the holiday rush? — Tommy, Leesburg, Virginia.  Tommy, Bfads.net, the web site that tracks holiday shopping bargains, has just published Best Buy’s

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Has Redbox Expanded Its 4K Rental Service?

Q. I am a 4K TV owner but I am upset at the high prices of 4K discs. Has Redbox expanded that 4K rental trial yet? I want to rent the darn things! — Eddie, Cleveland.  Eddie, as you know, Redbox in May began renting a handful of 4K titles (Black Panther, The Martian, The

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Is Better Call Saul Available In 4K?

Q. Is Better Call Saul available in 4K? A friend told me it was, but I watched last night’s episode on AMC and it doesn’t look like 4K to me. What’s the deal? — Teresa, Santa Fe, New Mexico.  Teresa, you’re both right. Better Call Saul, the prequel to the critically-acclaimed drama, Breaking Bad, is

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Dish to Air 56 World Cup Games In 4K HDR

Dish says it will air 56 games of the 2018 World Cup live and in 4K HDR (High Dynamic Range.) on channel 540. The much-anticipated soccer tournament, which is being held in Russia, started today  with a first round matchup between Russia and Saudi Arabia at 11 a.m. Eastern time. Click to see today’s best-selling

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Redbox: Will It Offer 4K Blu-ray Rentals?

Q. I like renting discs from Redbox, but it irks me that they don’t have 4K Blu-rays. It’s impossible to rent 4K discs so it would be great if Redbox would. Any chance of that? — Ed, San Francisco. See an update on this story. Ed, I have some good news and some bad news.

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Dish, DIRECTV to Offer MLB In 4K

Dish has joined DIRECTV in providing 4K coverage of Saturday’s MLB game between the Texas Rangers and Houston Astros. The game will begin at 4 p.m. ET from Globe Life Park in Arlington, Texas, the home of the Rangers. Scheduled starters are Lance McCullers Jr .for Houston and Matt Moore for Texas. Click Amazon: Today’s

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DIRECTV, Dish to Show Big 10 Tournament In 4K

DIRECTV and Dish will both show the first three days of the Big Ten basketball tournament in 4K, starting with tonight’s doubleheader which begins at 5:30 p.m ET. The 4K coverage of the tournament, which is being produced by Fox Sports, will air on Dish’s channel 540 and DIRECTV’s channel 106. Click Amazon: Fire TV

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Amazon Slashes Price On Fire TV Devices

Amazon has slashed the price on its Amazon Fire TV streaming device with 4K and HDR (High Dynamic Range) video. The Fire TV set-top, which was launched last year, normally goes for $69.99. But Amazon is now selling it for $49.99. That’s a 29 percent discount. It’s unclear how long the sale will last, but

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