Suppliers Up the 4K UHD Ante
February 1, 2015

Ultra HD TV—frequently called "UHD" at the International CES in a further failure to settle on standard nomenclature—is nothing new. At this year's show, these TVs were again all over the place, but the big improvement touted was more accurate color reproduction.

Streaming at CES: Sling TV, TiVo the UHD Alliance and More
January 16, 2015

The 2015 International CES didn't feature as many breakthroughs in streaming media technology as the previous year, when it seemed every major TV manufacturer announced a 4K deal with Netflix. This year was more of an incremental series of changes- with the exception of another big press day announcement from Dish: 

Samsung's Yoon Touts Internet of Things, Vows to Keep It Open
January 6, 2015

The opening CES keynote by Samsung and the Samsung Electronics CEO, BK Yoon, was a significant departure from the bombastic, bombshell-filled opening keynotes that Microsoft used to stage each year. There were no celebrity guests and no blockbuster announcements- just Yoon speaking hopefully about the future, and the Internet of Things. 

Roku Bringing 4K Streaming to TVs
January 5, 2015

At the 2014 International CES, Netflix announced a wide variety of manufacturer partnerships to stream in 4K/Ultra HD. Now, ahead of the 2015 event, there's about to be another major hardware 4K partnership for Netflix: Roku. Variety reported Sunday that Roku "plans to team with manufacturers on 4K Ultra HD television sets — along with a partnership with Netflix to deliver 4K content through the TVs." In addition, Roku has reached another deal, with Best Buy, to provide Roku-powered TVs under Best Buy's private label Insignia brand. 

Vizio Adding More 4K Apps
December 23, 2014

Vizio said Monday that in addition to Netflix, it is adding three new apps for owners of its P-Series TVs to watch content in 4K. Vizio is now offering Amazon Instant Video, UltraFlix and Toon Goggles.