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Samsung’s 2020 TV lineup forces high-end buyers to go 8K whether they want it or not

The almost-bezel-free Samsung Q950. Samsung Another render. Samsung Most people in the United States and other markets are still on the precipice of making the jump from high-definition TVs to 4K ones, but Samsung is already de-emphasizing 4K in its 2020 lineup in favor of 8K TVs. Reports on the European product lineup show that …

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Olympus E-M1 III review: Fast, but way behind flagship camera rivals

Amid the excitement of so many new and interesting camera models, one company has been left out of the discussion: Olympus. Unlike its main rival, Panasonic, it has stuck to the Micro Four Thirds sensor and not jumped on the full-frame bandwagon. And while it released the larger, more professionally oriented E-M1X camera, it didn’t …

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Roku and Fox cut a deal in time for Super Bowl LIV streaming

Sponsored Links Roku A few days ago, Roku sent out an email to customers informing them that Fox standalone apps would go away after January 31st due to an expiring distribution agreement. That might make it a little harder and more complicated to watch the Super Bowl via streaming this weekend, and certainly more difficult …

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Fox apps are abruptly disappearing from Roku before the Super Bowl

Sponsored Links Signage is displayed near the FOX Sports South Beach studio compound prior to Super Bowl LIV on January 30, 2020 in Miami Beach, Florida. Cliff Hawkins via Getty Images If you’re planning on watching Super Bowl LIV using a streaming app, then you might not be able to use Roku hardware. While the …

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The $1,399 Pixelbook Go with 4K display is now available

Sponsored Links Nathan Ingraham / Engadget When Google announced the Pixelbook Go, it promised a top-of-the-line model with 4K display for those willing to pay over a grand for one. Well, those who’ve been holding off on buying until it becomes available can now get it — or ask for it — in time for …

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Hulu is finally offering 4K and 5.1 audio on Roku devices

Enlarge / The Handmaid’s Tale, a Hulu original series. Hulu The long, give-and-take saga of 4K streaming on Hulu continues with the addition of 4K streaming for supported Roku devices. Hulu also added 5.1 surround sound capabilities on Roku. The Disney-owned streaming platform updated its user-facing help pages with the information sometime in the past …

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TCL’s 65-inch 6 Series 4K TV drops to $700 at Best Buy

Sponsored Links Richard Lawler/Engadget TV deals are everywhere during the Cyber Monday period, but this is one you might want to consider. Best Buy is selling a 65-inch version of TCL’s latest 6 Series TV (the R625) for $700 during the Cyber Monday period, or about $200 less than the usual sticker. That gets you …

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Google addresses complaints of sub-4K image quality on Stadia

A shot of Destiny 2 streamed at 4K to a Chromecast Ultra (image shot using a DSLR off a TV because that is the only way to get fully portable Stadia screenshots from a Chromecast). Kyle Orland A similar shot of Destiny 2 on the PS4 Pro (also taken using a DSLR). Kyle Orland Since …

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Dell’s Black Friday discounts include $220 off the Alienware 25 monitor

Sponsored Links Alienware Dell’s Black Friday deals are here a week early. There are discounts on laptops, desktops, smart TVs and all of the accessories you might need. Dell says the supplies are limited, so if you spot a deal you want, it might be best to act fast. Here are a few of the …

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4K projector turns any wall into theater-quality screen from inches away

Vava comes in a big sturdy box with foam inserts and a carrying handle. System76 laptop and Victorinox knife for scale. Jim Salter I’m pretty sure I got the big projector this time, and not the sneaky little mini projector… Jim Salter We’ll be using my System76 laptop as an HDMI source to make pretty …

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