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[ 25 Mar 2017 | Comments Off on Samsung 2016 4K Midrange TV is a great bargain, if you get a good one ]

It’s really hard to walk into the TV store nowadays and stare at the row of impossibly then sets and not stop on a Samsung 4K TV. Whether really big or somewhat big or even curved, the Samsung TVs are stunning (especially when set on the brightest mode possible for the store environment, eschewing any need for color accuracy).
We got our hands on a 2016 version 65 inch KS8000 model recently and were very, very …

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[ 25 Apr 2013 | Comments Off on 4K HD is here. Do you want it? Do you care? ]

Like your 1080p television? Good, It’s obsolete and it’s not 3D, it’s 4K HD that’s the culprit.
Yes, as I write, the first sets are available on line and at select retailers. It has a resolution four times that of 1080p sets, or so says the folks who make them. It’s hard to really tell because there is not much content available to watch. Heck, there’s nothing that’s broadcast in 1080p, much less 4K HD.
Sony seems …