UltraHD/4K may have four times as many pixels as HD, but it may also come with four times as much fine print. In an recent article entitled; “DON’T Buy 4K UHD 84-in. TV” by Stewart Wolpin, he points out that manufacturers, specifically LG and Samsung, have begun placing some alarming disclaimers on their UltraHD products. [...]

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A former colleague of mine recently reminded his readers (in what I think was a jab aimed at me) that I once famously said, “the industry isn’t going to sell 4K, 50-inches at a time.” What he was referring to was a comment I made following this past January’s CES show in Las Vegas, where [...]

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I got an email this evening from a company who’s newsletter I subscribe to and in it was an alert about flat panel manufacturer, Seiki Digital, and their newly released UltraHD/4K display. What sets Seiki’s UltraHD display apart from say Sony’s recently announced 50 and 60-inch models is its price of $1,299. That’s right, today [...]

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My first front projector experience came by way of an old Epson Powerlite LCD front projector that I bought off Craigslist for -I think -$300 many moons ago. The Epson wasn’t even HD, but rather an SD, 4:3 model aimed more at the business market than the home theater one. My first screen was actually [...]

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Details leaked over the weekend on a number of new Sony 4K products; chief among them the FMP-X1 4K player/server as well as pricing and release dates for two UltraHD/4K displays. The FMP-X1, which some may recall from CES 2013, is Sony’s attempt to satiate its critics -present company included – with regards to their [...]

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Earlier today CNET ran what I considered to be a scathing review of Sony’s new 84-inch 4K/UltraHD TV. It’s not that they necessarily walked away from the review proclaiming the 84-inch behemoth to be “bad”, they quite liked it, though what they liked about it had little -if anything -to do with it being 4K. [...]

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While walking the main halls of CES 2013, in what was my second day, I began to notice another trend amongst the major, and not so major, display manufacturers. While the main story might have been UltraHD/4K/UHD (or whatever it’s called), OLED wasn’t quite ready to succeed its trade show darling crown just yet. I remember -vividly -the first [...]

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If there is one overwhelming theme driving this year’s CES show in Las Vegas it has to be, without a shadow of a doubt, UltraHD. This is no surprise, in fact, myself and others predicted as much. However, just because our premonitions have proven true doesn’t mean we –you and I –are any closer to getting handle [...]

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CES 2013 is but a week away and without having stepped foot on the convention floor I can already tell you that 2013 is going to be the year of 4K/UltraHD. Make no mistake, every manufacturer and their mother is going to be showcasing, touting the virtue of and otherwise selling the masses on 4K/UltraHD [...]

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When Sharp announced and later released their large format (60-plus inch diagonal) HDTV many of us within the specialty AV press proclaimed they should have waited and instead released them in UltraHD -then 4K. I’ll admit, I once said that any HDTV over 70 or so inches diagonal needed to be UltraHD for anything less [...]

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If you follow any of Sony’s exploits on the Net, and I do, you’re no doubt aware they’ve been on a bit of a tear recently, announcing product after product in rapid succession, and much to the delight of their global fan base. Yes, it seems, Sony has the hot hand at the moment and [...]

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Filmography

 April Showers (2009)

Genre: Drama
Studio: WarnerVOD
Written/Directed by: Andrew Robinson
Produced by: Jenna Edwards, April Wade
Starring: Kelly Blatz, Daryl Sabara, Janel Parrish, Ellen Woglom, Illeana Douglas and Tom Arnold