September 2, 2014

Latest HD News

LG’s Swarovski-encrusted OLED TV is a thing that exists

There are few things that scream class more loudly than coating a piece of consumer electronics in gold. Except, perhaps, for doing the same thing, but with Swarovski crystals. That's the truth-bomb that LG has just deposited into our laps, having … [Read More...]

What’s on your HDTV: NFL, ‘Drunk History’, ‘Boardwalk Empire’, ‘Trailer Park Boys’

It's time. This week NFL football is back (and so are the Engadget HD Podcast fantasy leagues), and the season kicks off Thursday night as the Packers face the defending Super Bowl Champion Seahawks on NBC. Boardwalk Empire on HBO starts its final … [Read More...]

UKTV will copy Amazon, ask viewers which shows it should make

When it comes to choosing which new TV shows to make, British broadcaster UKTV is taking a leaf out of Amazon and the BBC's playbook. The company behind Dave, Really and Watch will produce pilot episodes of shows, asking users of its UKTV Play … [Read More...]

What you need to know about the world’s most popular game streaming service, Twitch

Twitch was an accident. The live video streaming service, which boasts over 55 million unique users each month, began life in 2007 as "Justin.tv": an all-hours video livestream of co-founder Justin Kan's life. That wasn't the whole point of the … [Read More...]

Samsung has a soundbar that matches your curved TV

Let's say you bought a pricey curved TV, only to remember that your existing soundbar is (gasp!) flat. Will you have to live with that geometry mismatch for the life of your set? Not if Samsung has its way. It just unveiled the Curved Soundbar, which … [Read More...]

Latest Mobile News

Photos show the Xperia Z3 Compact is (another) chip off the old block

To say that Sony's Xperia devices have become a bit... "samey" would be an understatement. If the picture above is anything to go by, don't expect that trend to change any time soon. The snaps (more at the source) show what is claimed to be the … [Read More...]

Samsung coats its new smartwatch in Swarovski crystal, so now you’ll want it

LG's not the only electronics maker hoping a scattering of Swarovski will add... something to its products. Not far behind, Samsung now has the Gear S Strap, an accessory ready to pair to its just-announced (and again, just after LG) wearable. If … [Read More...]