Category Archives: HD TVs

Google Chromecast goes on sale in UK exclusively in Currys & PC World first

Google_ChromecastCurrys & PC World stores are the first to sell Google Chromecast in the UK, with the device available to buy today.

The new TV dongle device by Google – which has a £30 price tag and was unveiled last year – won’t be available in other UK physical retailers until the end of April.

Dixons Retail’s, Currys & PC World will also be the only UK retailers to stock Chromecast both in-stores and online. Continue reading

Worlds largest Ultra HD TV revealed

samsung-hd-tv-105-inchSamsung has just announced it will be retailing an astonishing 100 inch ultra HD TV for its own South Korean market. Prices for the 100 inch display have yet to be released but the 85 inch display debuted at £25,000.

Samsung’s announcement comes at a time when technology analysts predict a boom in demand for UHD. Sales for ultra-HD TVs have already hit 1.3 million with a predicted 27 million sales in around four years time. Samsung also predicts that around half of the UHD TV’s will be sold into the Chinese markets. Continue reading

105″ Curved Ultra HD TVs From Samsung And LG – The Future Of The Living Room?

samsung-hd-tv-105-inchReports suggest that LG and Samsung are preparing to launch massive 105″ curved Ultra HD TVs. Announcements are expected during CES 2014.

Let’s face it, the size of the TV in your living room says a lot about you. If you sit with your knees around your ears to make room for the TV and cabinet then you’re most definitely working class. Generally speaking, you can measure just how chavvy people are by the increasing size of the TV sets in their room.

There is a serious point to this, believe it or not. A 50″ TV set in a tiny living room means that you have to sit too close. It means that most of the screen will be in your peripheral vision, where the Continue reading

Sony 4K Ultra HD TV Launched At Currys

sony ultra hd tvsCurrys and PC World have started to stock the latest Sony Ultra HD TVs. The 55” and 65” TVs offer four times as many pixels as a full HD TV but they cost a similarly increased price too.

Just as the world is getting used to Full HD along comes the new Ultra HD technology to completely muddy the waters. The technology, which is four times better quality than full HD, certainly isn’t cheap yet but if you have a few thousand pounds to spare and you want the very latest in high definition and high resolution then Currys and PC World are now stocking the newly released Sony 4K TV. Continue reading