Last Blockbuster – Bend, OR
Only one store left in the entire world
It seems like only yesterday when I used to look forward to going to my local Blockbuster video store on a Friday or Saturday night with the family to seek out the latest new releases no DVD or Blu-ray discs. Back then the experience of driving to the video store, walking and browsing the aisles and picking up your movie(s) in person was part of the excitement that made watching movies at home fun and entertaining.
Are Blu-ray’s Days Numbered?
Samsung recently announced it will no longer introduce new Blu-ray or 4K Blu-ray player models in the US market, which follows on the heels of former Blu-ray player manufacturer, Oppo Digital, who departed the industry last April.
A Detailed Look at What’s New
During the month of February, Samsung unveiled its complete line of premium and standard HDTVs. The premium QLED models will consist of five series starting with the flagship 8K Q900 series, and the 4K Q90R, Q80R, Q70R, and Q60R series. Screen sizes will range from 65” to 98-inches for the 8K models, while the 4K models will range from 43-inches, all the way up to a huge 82” screen size.
4K Ultra HD with HDR10+ and Dolby Vision Playback – Hi-Res Sound – 4K VOD Streaming – Alexa/Google Voice Assist
Price – $499.00
LG’s new lineup will offer eight different series and includes the R9, Z9, W9, E9, C9 and B9 OLED displays, and the SM9X and SM8X series which are NanoCell LED/LCD displays.
Download Impressive NASA 8K HDR Video for Free
Sure, 8K TVs were the big rage at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, and these stunning picture producing beauties will be available this year for anyone who has the mountains of cash needed to obtain one of these 8K-wonders.
Featuring the premium P-Series, mid-tier M-Series and the entry level V-Series – 4K HDR TVs
Vizio normally doesn’t announce its new lineup until the spring. But this year they decided to change things a bit and preview their new 2019 TVs at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES).
Sony A9G OLED
Sony recently announced at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES) its initial new TV lineup for 2019. But before I get to the upcoming OLED and LED models for this year, I’d like to mention Sony’s “big reveal” and the highlight of their CES appearance which was the introduction of their first 8K TV – the Master Series Z9G. Checkout more info regarding this amazing TV here.
6 Series 75R615
I’ve been following and reviewing TCL TVs for the past several years, and what I’ve discovered is the quality improvements with their displays – in particular picture quality – has become much better over the years, while their pricing has remained very affordable. Lasts years 6-Series set a good example for this trend; this lineup was very popular with consumers and received good industry reviews while achieving very good performance.
Sony Z9G 8K TV
The Next Resolution Transition
4K TVs have been around since 2012 and have now established themselves as the premier TV technology. However, looking back to when 4K TVs were first launched, this new tech didn’t take off like a rocket with consumers; it actually took quite some time to establish their current dominance in the television market.