The TV broadcasters in the UK could create a free, unified streaming service to better compete against the likes of Netflix. According to reports, talks on the matter have recently intensified.
Roku is planning to launch in the German market later this year. It will make its hardware available complete with popular services like Netflix but also with apps and content from local partners.
LG has announced that new QNED Mini LED TVs will be available in July. They will eventually be available in several regions around the world following an initial launch in North America.
The analyst firm TrendForce has stated that larger TVs and those with OLED panels will perform well this year due to several factors including demand for larger screens and increased LCD prices.
LG has announced the pricing and availability of its 2021 OLED TV lineup, which will start rolling out this month. Prices start at $1,399 for the A1 series, and go as high as $5,999.
Sky has re-branded its NOW TV service and is simply now known as NOW. It also changed the name of Passes to Membership. The new brand will arrive in the UK first then Italy, Germany and Ireland.
LG has said that its 2021 TV line-up will begin rolling out around the world in the first quarter. Each of the displays will ship with webOS 6.0 which was announced in early January.
LG has unveiled its lineup of premium TVs for 2021, introducing the new OLED evo technology, along with new QNED and NanoCell models. The new models have improved AI processing and more.
Samsung has announced that its upcoming lineup of TVs will support the new HDR10+ Adaptive feature, allowing HDR content to work better in different lighting conditions, starting with Prime Video.
Samsung has announced the launch of a 110-inch MicroLED TV, its first traditional form factor TV to use MicroLED technology. The TV will be available globally in the first quarter of 2021.
Virgin Media has announced a new TV platform called Virgin TV 360. It's available to all new customers and later in the year for existing customers with the premium Ultimate Oomph bundle.
Ubisoft and Netflix today announced that the Assassin's Creed franchise is receiving multiple shows on the latter's streaming network, including live-action, anime, and animated adaptations.
Apple today launched a free music video streaming service called Apple Music TV, in the Music and TV apps. The platform will feature exclusive content and premieres, interviews, and more in the U.S.
The analyst firm, TrendForce, has found that 3Q20 saw TV shipments reach historical highs due to the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic and a 20% increase in demand from North America.
An old second-hand TV has been emitting an electrical signal in a village in Wales knocking surrounding broadband connections offline. It took Openreach engineers 18 months to discover the cause.
Samsung could close its TV manufacturing plant in Tianjin, China around November time according to sources who have insight on the matter, speaking with Korean news. The factory employs 300 people.
Today Xiaomi announced a new smart TV due to launch in China tomorrow. Titled the Master TV, the latest television from the Chinese company will feature a 4K OLED panel with a 120Hz refresh rate.
Google is rumored to rename Android TV to Google TV. This change would be in line with how Google has rebranded a number of its other products and services to remove Android from their name.
Huawei has announced that it plans to bring HarmonyOS to more devices in 2020. Perhaps unsurprisingly, the firm said that it has no plans to ship it with smartphones and tablets at this time.
Comcast has announced that those looking to advertise on TV can use a new service which helps better target ads at the appropriate audience. It said targeting audiences in the past was guesswork.
Google has released a new Tinder-like carousel feature for mobile which will help you find movies and TV shows most suited to your interests. You can then get price comparisons for each title.
Plex has released its new UNO interface on its Web app and is rolling it out to TVs this week. The Plex iOS app will get the UI really soon and then an update for Android is planned after that.
Ofcom's latest Media Nations report has found that almost half of UK households now have a video streaming subscription. It also found two-fifths consume content primarily via streaming.
Facebook is in talks with several media companies to ship their streaming platform on an upcoming TV device the firm has planned. The device, dubbed Catalina, is scheduled for an October launch.
The BBC and ITV have announced that their premium streaming service, BritBox, will launch by the end of the year. Prices for the service start at £5.99 per month with HD streaming.
Samsung has announced that it will begin selling The Wall Luxury globally next month. The high-end premium display doesn't have a price tag yet but the price is expected to be very high.
Apple is said to be retiring the iTunes app on macOS with the next major update to the operating system at WWDC 2019. Its features will be divided into separate Music, TV and Podcasts apps.
Today, Apple released minor updates for all of its operating systems, although the more notable ones are iOS 12.3 and tvOS 12.3, which include the all-new TV app with new features.
In a move seemingly made to appeal to millennials, Samsung has announced a new TV that's meant to be used vertically. The goal is for the display to be used for mirroring mobile content.
At CES today, LG unveiled the first OLED TV that rolls up into a box, hiding away the empty black rectangle that's left when a TV is turned off. The TV includes Amazon's Alexa and AirPlay 2 support.
According to a new report, Amazon is bidding for all of the 22 regional sports TV networks that Disney acquired from 21st Century Fox earlier this year, including the New York-based YES Network.
Google has launched a new category for advertisers to focus on those watching YouTube content on TV. The new tools will also let advertisers see how their TV-oriented ads are doing.
Snap has launched Snap Originals which features exclusive content from partners. The firm is looking to add unique features from Snapchat now that Facebook also has a Stories feature.
The Internet Movie Database is gearing up to launch a free, ad-supported video streaming service focusing on old TV shows and movies, with an announcement planned for later this week.
At its IFA 2018 presentation in Berlin, Samsung will be unveiling its first 8K QLED TV for consumers. The TV will support 8K upscaling since there's currently a major lack of 8K content.
LG has unveiled the world's first 8K OLED TV at the IFA 2018 event in Germany. Unfortunately, the firm was very quiet about the specifications, pricing, and release date of the device.
Google Assistant is now rolling out to the compatible models of Sony's 4K Android TVs in the U.K. such as the AF8, XF90, XF85, XF80, and XF75 series. The release is expected to complete this month.
You can now control LG's 2018 lineup of AI ThinQ-enabled LG OLED and Super UHD TVs via voice commands to Alexa-powered devices through the LG SmartThinQ Skill for Amazon's virtual assistant.
While users have been able to skip the intro sequence when watching TV shows directly on mobile devices, the capability has remained notably absent on Chromecast but that now appears to be changing.
Xiaomi has listed a smaller, cheaper version of its Mi LED Smart TV 4, the 4C, in its online store a few days ahead of its official announcement on the 7th of March. It is yet to go on sale.