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  • SENSIO Renews and Widens Agreement for 3D Content with Paramount Pictures

    3D movies have, believe it or not, been around for nearly a century with the first 3D movie, "The Power of Love," debuting in 1922. Even though 3D makes a comeback every few decades, with a concerted push for 3D televisions for consumers in recent years, it has struggled to gain mainstream acceptance. There are a number of reasons for the lack of adoption, for which Forbes contributor John Archer succinctly pinned to both producers and manufacturers in an article late last year titled, "The Great 3D Fiasco - How Hollywood And The AV Industry Slaughtered Their Own Cash Cow."

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  • LG's Google Cast speakers are ready to take on Sonos in the US

    We may have gotten a closer look at LG's latest audio gear back at CES, but now the collection of speakers and soundbars is shipping in the States. If you'll recall, the company's Music Flow line of gadgets is equipped with Google Cast -- the same tech that allows you to beam video to a TV via Chromecast. This means that you can send tunes to one of these speakers with your phone and a capable app. Speaking of apps, the current list of supported software includes Google Play Music, Pandora, Rdio, TuneIn and more. But what about Spotify? Well, the devices play nice with Spotify Connect for remote control duties, or there's a Music Flow controller app for Android and iOS. It's clear that LG is hoping you'll choose it over Sonos.

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  • LG 55EG9600 55-Inch 4K OLED TV: The Best Looking Television, Period

    It's a terribly corny and reductive thing to declare any single company as the winner of CES. But LG may have done just that. No other company presented as many standout, eye-catching products. We have a lot of LG to talk about, but let's start with its new 4K OLED TVs. Despite the image quality advances touted by competitors, LG's organic light-emitting diode (OLED) panels delivered the deepest blacks of any TV we saw at the show. This isn't much of a surprise. We came to the same conclusion after testing last year's 55-inch OLED, an HD display whose image resolution couldn't match that of 4K TVs, but whose inky black contrast levels were unmatched.

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