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Comcast launches 4K app the same week it kills Xfinity 3D

Comcast is so over 3D, because the new attraction in HDTV technology is 4K, also known as UHD. If you've got a 2014 Samsung UHD TV then Comcast has an app for you.

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Amazon Instant Video flips the 4K streaming switch, leapfrogs over Netflix

While Netflix hikes prices for 4K video, Amazon starts streaming movies and TV shows to Prime subscribers at no additional cost.

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Qualcomm pushes 4K video streaming with prototype TV dongle

The chip maker is keen on 4K video, but needs manufacturing partners to get on board

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The pros and cons of adding a 4K display to your Mac

Monitors that stretch the width of your desk are so last year. Rob Griffiths decided he wanted to try something new: a 4K high-density screen.

on macworld.com

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Vizio makes 4K affordable with $1000 Ultra HD TV

The price premium for 4K TV gets a lot smaller.

Video from IFA: Fraunhofer brings 4K TV to tablets

Germany's Fraunhofer Institute is bringing 4K TV content to second screens using tablets almost like magnifying glasses to zoom in on the picture.

Video from IFA: Flexibile TVs are this year's home theater gimmick

At least three TV makers were at IFA last week showcasing sets that could go from flat to slightly curved and back.

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Samsung tips Amazon 4K video streaming for October

Amazon is about to join Netflix in the 4K video fray.

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Samsung dumps Media Hub, sends users to M-Go

The electronics giant promises "exciting new video products" to come as it shutters its current service.

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What you missed at CE Week

Google I/O grabbed the headlines last week, but as you'll see in this video report, a few noteworthy items debuted at New York's CE Week.

CE Week Highlights: A smartwatch you'd actually wear and flashy TVs

Startups joined established tech industry players at CE Week in New York to show off a range of wearables, 4K displays, and smart home appliance products.

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Prepare for 'fake 4K': new standard will silently compress PC, tablet video

A new standard adopted by the VESA standards body preserves existing video connectors. possibly at the price of video quality.

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I'm OK, you're… 8K? 8K broadcasts coming in 2020

As 4K TV prices become more reasonable and content starts to trickle out, Japanese broadcaster NHK has its sights set on the next step: 8K.