Q. My family is thinking of buying a new TV, but we were wondering what is the best time to buy one? Is it during the holidays or before the Super Bowl? We want to get the best deal possible and we can wait until the time is right. — Tom, Chesapeake Beach, Maryland. Tom,
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.
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
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
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
Q. As an early 4K TV owner, I was very disappointed that this year’s Super Bowl was not in 4K. How come? Aren’t there enough 4K TV out there by now to justify this? When do you think the Super Bowl will be in 4K? — Barry, Venice, California. A. Barry, you are right. The