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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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