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next-generation discs


What is 4K UHD? Next-generation resolution explained

From the World Cup to Netflix, in 2014 you're going to start hearing a lot more about 4K resolution or 'Ultra HD.' But what is it? And more importantly, do you want it?

By January 23, 2012


Samsung's Ultra HD Blu-ray player champions a 4K, disc-based future

Samsung's first Ultra HD Blu-ray player will play the next generation of disc-based media, following on from Blu-ray and DVD. Hit play to check it out.

By September 3, 2015


Ultra HD Blu-Ray's Digital Bridge: Can you finally watch your movie wherever you want?

The upcoming Ultra HD Blu-ray has a new method to allow sharing of the movies you buy across your phones and tablets, even allowing you to burn a backup. Will it work? Is it better than Ultraviolet? Here's what we know.

By August 30, 2015


What is HDR for TVs, and why should you care?

High dynamic range (HDR) TVs are here and so is the first HDR content, with more of both on the way. Is this next-gen TV technology worth getting in your next TV?

By September 21, 2015


Tech giants join forces to hasten high-quality online video

The alliance, which includes Microsoft, Google, Amazon and Netflix, pledges to build next-generation video technology -- and offer it for free.

By September 1, 2015


Samsung debuts world's first ultra-high definition Blu-ray player

The device will launch in Europe early next year, and the company also showed off new speakers and talked up a streaming gaming service.

By September 3, 2015


4K Blu-ray discs arriving in 2015 to fight streaming media

Those who want movies with the very highest quality will be keen on 4K Blu-ray's better resolution, color, and dynamic range. Yet millions seem happy with streaming video, despite its shortcomings.

By September 5, 2014


Ultra HD Blu-ray specification now complete, logo unveiled

The Blu-ray Disc Association today announced it has finalized what could be the last major disc-based movie format: Ultra HD Blu-ray.

By May 12, 2015


4K content guide: What to watch in 4K today

So you bought a new 4K TV and you're wondering what's on. The answer right now is: not much. But the list is growing. Here's a look at what you can watch now in 4K, and what's coming down the pike in the near future.

By February 2, 2015


TV Buying Guide 2015

CNET breaks out the most important things to know when shopping for a new television.

By January 28, 2015