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HDTV Magazine Columns Archive (July, 2014)

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General Interest

HDTV Expert - The OLED Firmament Does Not Quake — but it’s Vibrating a Little

By Ken Werner • Jul 30 2014, 9:37pm

All of AMOLED-land is divided into two parts. Part 1:  Samsung dominates production of smart-phone-sized AMOLED displayss, and is now doing the same for tablet-sized AMOLED displays. (The first Samsung Galaxy tablets with AMOLED displays are now available in the U.S. market.) Part 2:  LG still struggles to make AMOLED TVs a mass-market product, but […]

General Interest

HDTV Expert - Well, Whaddya Know!

By Pete Putman • Jul 25 2014, 9:07pm

It's late July, and the summer doldrums have definitely arrived. The flow of press releases has slowed to a trickle, and all kinds of strange stuff arrives in my mailbox several times a day — most of it destined for the recycling bin. Even so, there are a few stories worth mentioning. Let's take a quick glance.

HTPCs & Laptops

HDTV Expert - 4K TV Does NOT Require Native 4K Media

By Ken Werner • Jul 18 2014, 6:56pm

Repeat after me: 4K TV does NOT require native 4K media. Again: 4K TV does NOT require native 4K media. The reason I’m repeating myself — not only in the previous sentence, but also in echoing other articles I’ve written — is that self-styled experts continue to say that 4K TV will not be successful […]

General Interest

HDTV Expert - Humpty Dumpty Strikes Again!

By Pete Putman • Jul 12 2014, 12:15am

Aereo, having lost its appeal to the Supreme Court, has done a turnabout and is asking the 2nd Circuit to be classified as a cable TV service provider.