TCL 8-Series mini-LED 4K HDR TV Review: Next-gen LED Score Details DT Recommended Product “TCL's 8-Series dazzles and delights with every scene.” Remarkable backlight control Minimal light bleed/halo effect Excellent HDR performance Solid out-of-box color Dolby Vision and Dolby Atmos capable Poor off-angle performance Audio quality is just ok It sometimes seems as if TV manufacturers try too hard to innovate. I get it; they feel the need to create something flashy which will generate excitement and a perceived need for the latest and greatest. All too often, “the next big thing” isn’t really that big at all. That’s not the case with the new TCL 8-Series TV, which uses a mini-LED backlighting system. This is a big deal. You might say that shrinking down the size of an LED backlight and using more of them (lots more) is more evolution than revolution. You’d be right. Yet … [Read more...] about TCL 8-Series mini-LED 4K HDR TV Review: Next-gen LED
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AT ANY GIVEN MOMENT, there are thousands of programs ready to stream via satellite dishes and cable wires — everything from Jersey Shore to Hawaii Five-0. Tack on premium services such as Apple TV, Hulu, Netflix Instant, and Roku, and that number soars into six-figure territory. advertisement advertisement Amid such chaos, “the channel-surfing paradigm will die,” says Thiru Arunachalam. “The only paradigm that will work is discovery: I’ve just come home from work, I want to be entertained, tell me exactly what you think I’d like.” That’s the promise of Peel, his startup that’s helping viewers navigate the fractured world of home entertainment by turning their iPhones and iPads into ultra-intuitive remote controls. Its free app, which has racked up more than half a million downloads since its October debut, offers users a sleek, visual programming guide — think Apple’s Cover Flow — updated in real time. … [Read more...] about Peel Turns iPhones, iPads Into All-Knowing, Universal Super TV Remotes
Two hotels will be forever etched in the memories of Nineties Minder star Gary Webster (left) and his wife, former prime-time TV presenter Wendy Turner (right) Two hotels will be forever etched in the memories of Nineties Minder star Gary Webster and his wife, former prime-time TV presenter Wendy Turner. The first is London's luxurious Ritz hotel, where they exchanged wedding vows before a lavish party with '250 of their closest friends and family' some 20 years ago. The second is a far less salubrious Travelodge in South-West London, where the couple, with their two children, were forced to camp out for ten months after becoming homeless. 'Knowing we were the price of one night in a hotel room away from finding ourselves on the streets has been unimaginably awful, to the point I've felt life is not worth living,' says Wendy, whose sister is former breakfast TV presenter Anthea Turner. 'I have a husband and two sons, all of whom I love dearly, so never thought I'd get to a point in my … [Read more...] about Anthea Turner’s sister tells how she and her husband went from TV golden couple to living in a car: They earned a fortune… but bankruptcy, misfortune and a West African ‘business deal’ left them homeless
We may earn a commission for purchases using our links. Learn more. It's what's on the inside that counts Marc Lagace 22 Nov 2019 Looking better than ever NVIDIA Shield TV Pro (2019) 484 more reasons to stay NVIDIA Shield TV Pro (2015) The NVIDIA Shield TV Pro (2019) both looks and runs nearly identically as the older Shield TV Pro model, which is great news because we loved all that the older Pro model could do. The only downside here is the downgraded internal storage. $200 at Amazon Pros Same sleek Shield TV design New Tegra X1+ chipset AI-enhanced upscaling when watching on 4K TVs Dolby Vision and Atmos Upgraded remote is easier to use and harder to lose Cons Less internal storage than older Pro model Does not ship with NVIDIA gaming controller The NVIDIA Shield TV Pro (2015) is still a media juggernaut in 2019, but now is the right time to upgrade if you've been holding out. It's an especially easy choice to make if you've upgraded to a 4K TV and … [Read more...] about NVIDIA Shield TV Pro (2019) vs. Shield TV Pro (2015): Should you upgrade?
It was only a matter of time before Black Friday deals start springing up the Friday before Black Friday. So get your wallets, purses and fanny packs ready. Anyone on the hunt for a big TV to use as a best gaming TV should take a look at the gorgeous 65" LG OLED 4K TV Newegg has got on sale right now. This LG C9 65inch Class 4K Smart OLED TV goes for $1,699 right now during Newegg's Black Friday Ad Preview Sale. Officially a $2,799 part, it sells for $2,100 or more, depending on the retailer and any current sales.The LG OLED65C9PUA supports all our favorite HDR standards (HDR10, HLG, and Dolby Vision HDR). It has a 1ms response time, 12.9 ms input lag, and variable refresh rate making gaming on this TV a prime experience. The C9 series is also Nvidia G-Sync compatible, meaning you can sync your refresh rate to your frame rate on both AMD and Nvidia GPUs.Our friends over at Tom's Guide praised the TV's "impressive picture and sound, a truly smart smart TV experience, and decidedly … [Read more...] about Save over $1,000 on an LG C9 Series 4K OLED 65-inch smart TV over at Newegg