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Wednesday, February 03, 2016

Super Bowl 50: Don’t Buy A New TV, CBS Not Offering Ultra HD

According to industry analysts Parks Associates, 330 million 4K UHD TVs will have been sold worldwide by the end of 2019. By 2020, almost every TV set in California and New York will be 4K compatible.

So why haven’t CBS and the NFL done something to enhance the viewer coverage? It’s baffling, to say the least. The 2014 FIFA World Cup set a benchmark with Ultra HD coverage. In fact, even NBA TV and the NFL Network caters to Ultra HD coverage (when streamed from a device to th ...read more

Saturday, July 12, 2014

Roku Displaces Apple TV as No.1 Set Top Box in the US

It’s official. Roku is now the No. 1 set top box in the US, beating Apple Inc’s Apple TV. This is according to latest data released by research company Parks Associates. It found that Roku devices comprised of about 46% of total media player purchases in 2013.

In comparison, Apple TV sales only accounted for about 26% of overall set top box sales across the US. Thus, there is a continuously widening gap between these two, which are competing for the living room supremacy in ...read more

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