The TV-changing experience, a ritual for not passing year

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The TV is one of the home appliances that has dominated much of our lives. The oldest of the place may even remember the arrival of color television sets to our homes. A new member in the family might say.

And it is that given the high price that has long course change TV or grab a has made this task, this process, a ritual and an event in many homes. A new TV at home meant a good time adjusting both channels (there were then only two) and basic parameters, work that was done in the same TV since no, we did not have remote control. But the years have passed and … what has changed since then?

The TV, despite a somewhat darker time in its existence, has been the quintessential family totem. It has enjoyed a dominant place in our living room to the point that the furniture were coupled to the measures and needs TV. We have had televisions at home first in the living room, then the bedroom and later in other rooms (accompaniment consoles) or even in the kitchen.

The TV … uff changed and lasted an eternity. The first TV we had at home was a Philips K-11 and we lasted 20 years. A time in which neither wanting broke down so that it was tempting to switch to one of the new remote control. Infirmities of age who were always resolved with a welding technician here and there. TV switched in 1998 and since then, in 18 years, 5 TVs have occupied the throne in the living room. A TV in 20 years and five in 18 years … brutal change of trend. » Read more

Sony finally dares with a DVD Ultra HD Blu-ray

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Over a year ago it unveiled the logo and specifications of the physical format which would replace the Blu-ray, which they refused to break the head and christened Ultra HD Blu-ray. This is an important advance for domestic consumption content to exploit technology, where the support HDR stands and a better quality sound to most recent.

Panasonic and Samsung were the first to raise his hand to announce Ultra HD DVD Blu-ray, and now it’s Sony who is finally announced its first device that will support the new Blu-ray discs 4K. Something we expected to happen with the arrival of the new PS4 Pro, but finally it was not, which made the company was strongly criticized. » Read more

Loewe Klang 5, a wireless speaker design to complement the smart TV brand

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Loewe introduced a few weeks ago its first OLED TV called Bild 7 a high -end model in which it argued for higher quality sound than standard included lately in flat TVs.

The brand also announced that it would be compatible with wireless speakers and especially the Klang 5 (model included in the promotional photos TV), which has just been officially announced and can also be used with older equipment Loewe, itself alone or in a 5.1 configuration if we have several couples and a subwoofer. » Read more

Philips is selling its new 7 Series with a spectacular 65-inch model

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When earlier this year Philips announced its new TVs for 2016, one of the most interesting ranges in quality-price it is concerned was the 7 Series, which the brand has just put on sale its model of 65 inches christened65PUS7601.

We are facing an Android TV that integrates several technologies of image quality normally reserved for the products of the 9000 series, the highest range of the company. For example, in this model it has been chosen to mount the panel lighting system full-array local dimming (FALD) with 128 zones. » Read more

Panasonic DX900, one of the first TVs UHD Premium

The Panasonic DX900 is the current high-end manufacturer Japanese in theme TVs. The last bet and maximum representation of technology in image quality issues. A proposal that is betting on LCD technology and like the rest of the market should give reason to believe that worth against the unstoppable advance of the OLED technology.

If we see the technical specifications sheet is clear that there would be no reason to believe that there could be. Of course, as I always say, the limitations of LCD technology versus LED OLED will be there but sometimes they are not always as pronounced as one might think. Still, let’s see in detail each section, key, and after each draw their own conclusions. » Read more

4 Sets of speakers to bring the cinema to your living room

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If we want to mount a genuine system of home theater quality, the best option is to an A / V receiver and a good set of multichannel speakers to provide us with sufficient power and great channel separation. In the shops, we can find many brands and models, but in general, we should flee the cheapest made of plastic and drivers of small size.

Do you have to spend a fortune to enjoy a good sound? Needless. There are relatively inexpensive alternatives with which to enjoy the spectacular movies without asking for a second mortgage, as the following sets of speakers specially designed to mount our home cinema. » Read more

Sony makes the leap to the 100-inch 4K HDR in its new range of TV ‘Bravia Z’

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Sony used to book their ads on TV for CES, which made us to have a perspective on company strategy throughout the year, but now just made an unusual move regarding its roadmap of launches, since today are introducing a new family, according to the company, he comes to position itself as its new flagship, the new Bravia Z Series, a family of ultra-premium 4K TVs.

This new series Bravia Z Sony TV reaches placed on top of the already famous X series, and aims to rival OLED panels because the bet Sony stays on the LCD as the main technology, but with a number of improvements and features that will make the screen image has a greater realism. » Read more

The first OLED TV Loewe commitment to HDR, sound quality and stratospheric prices

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Last month the select luxury brand Loewe announced its intention to enter the small number of companies betting on technology honeycombs OLED for its new TV models.

Few details were known about the dubbed Bild 7, television focused on a market with pockets full budget that would incorporate the latest of the latest picture and sound. » Read more

Samsung added the “HDR +” function to convert conventional HDR content on their smart TV

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Samsung has announced that through a firmware upgrade its smart TVs offered for sale from this 2016 will allow users to activate a kind of function HDR “upscaling” conventional content.

The function will be called “HDR +” and arrange for a conversion to HDR (High Dynamic Range) of the contents no HDR through a series of algorithms that analyze frame by frame and touch up the brightness, contrast and colors in time real. » Read more

Is the best TV on the market? LG has a 77-inch OLED screen asking for $25000

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If you draw attention TVs with OLED technology we have no one to look at LG, which is the stronger is betting on this type of panels in large format, and as you can see by the title of this article, that size can be very large.

One thing is that companies show us their wonderful art televisions, another is that offered for sale, and more important is to know how much we will charge for them. The model in question is the highest it has LG in the catalog, by size and technology, so do not expect an affordable price: are asking $ 25,000 for its 77-inch (76.8″).

We cannot place it as official and final price is what we have found for sale on Amazon, and serves as a reference to check the jump with the model itself knew, that of 65 inches – OLED65G6P -, for which LG is asking $8000. Another important fact is known that the model is already being distributed, even in the United States. » Read more

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