Samsung unveils first UHD Blu-ray player

Samsung UBD-K8500

Samsung has unveiled its first Ultra HD Blu-ray player, promising a March 2016 US launch for the device. Showcasing the player at the Consumer Electronics… Read more

Samsung updates smart TV user experience

Samsung Smart Hub

Samsung has updated its smart TV user experience with the refreshed ‘Smart Hub’ user interface and new Samsung Smart Control remote. The new Smart Hub… Read more

Samsung’s 2016 smart TV line to be IoT ready


Samsung’s entire 2016 smart TV line-up will be Internet of Things (IoT) ready and connected with the SmartThings platform, the firm has announced. New IoT… Read more

Telefónica giving away integrated TVs in Screen Fusión offering


Telefónica is launching Screen Fusión, an offer targeted at new and existing Movistar subscribers, that will see the operator offer a 32-inch TV  with an… Read more

Naspers, Samsung tipped to take on Netflix


Africa-based media giant Naspers is going to roll out its Showmax SVOD service in a raft of new territories, according to numerous reports. Naspers, which… Read more

Chromecast continues to lead streaming device market

Google's Chromecast

Google’s Chromecast led the global digital media streamer market for the fifth consecutive quarter in Q3, accounting for 35% market share, according to Strategy Analytics.… Read more

DirecTV weighs in to Virtual Reality space with boxing app

DirecTV Logo

US pay TV operator DirecTV has launched its first Virtual Reality (VR) app, designed to give boxing fans “a ringside seat” with immersive fight highlights.… Read more

Netflix, Hulu and others to launch on Gear VR headset

Netflix Gear VR

Netflix and Hulu are among the major content partners that will launch apps for the forthcoming Samsung and Oculus-developed virtual reality headset, Gear VR. At… Read more

Starz Play launches on Samsung Smart TVs


US premium cable network Starz has launched its authenticated TV everywhere service for Starz premium subscribers on Samsung smart TVs. Viewers will now be able… Read more

Nos claims world first with VR broadcast of FC Porto vs Benfica

FC Porto's Estádio do Dragão

Portuguese cable and pay TV operator Nos has teamed up with Samsung and Sport TV to broadcast a football match in virtual reality. Viewers equipped… Read more