Samsung is all set to launch a 65 and 55 inch 4K TV a la Sony. Samsung’s first attempt at a 4K TV has been the 85 inch S9 that left the crowds spellbound with its stunning display quality which boasts of four times the number of pixels than a standard HD TV. However, the number of pixels isn’t the only thing superlative with the S9 4K TV as the TV also coasts almost a fortune.
Metallica’s upcoming 3D film, ‘Through the Never’ is all set to be showcased at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival on Wednesday. “After wading through multiple international distribution options for our film, we are excited to be partnering up with the folks at Exclusive Media, who we feel understand Metallica and understand our film better than anyone else,” said.
Tenzing Norgay and Sir Edmund Hillary’s famous ascent to the top of the world is all set to be re-created in full 3D glory in a new film titled ‘Beyond the Edge’ thanks to the efforts of the 3D team that had earlier shown their mettle with the Avatar. The team will be based in some of the most inhospitable terrains in the world including the Lhotse Face of Mount Everest for 8 weeks.
Come the month of June and we will be treated with the world’s first 3D broadcast of a ballet performance from the famous Mariinsky theater in Russia. And for this, we got to extend our gratitude to none other than the renowned Hollywood director James Cameron along with of course Russian conductor Valery Gergiev. The performance is scheduled for June 6th when Ekaterina Kondaurova.
Google has an important announcement for its Google TV users, that the platform will soon be provided with the Android 4.2 Jelly Bean upgrade. The Chinese TV makers TCL too has something related and exciting to share, that it will soon be coming out with a new 4K TV that is based on the Google TV platform. TCL had earlier in the year launched a 4K TV at the CES show and had also showcased.
The Angry Birds had already made the transition from mobile devices to televisions in the form of an animated series aired every week. The next move is surely a debut on the big screen and work is already underway towards making that possible. However, there is still waiting to be endured before seeing that happen as the films is not likely to be screened before 2016, revealed Sony Pictures.
Stalingrad is the name of the film shot in 3D and depicts a love story set against the backdrop of the epic battle for Stalingrad during World War II. This will be the first Russian form to make an IMAX debut. Sony Picture Releasing International will be distributing the film in Russia and depicts the grit and valor with which the Russian forces were able to thwart the then mighty German.
Sony launched its new line of 55 inch and 65 inch 4K XBR LED TVs in Canada. The XBR-55X9900A that offers 55 inch of 4K goodness is now available for $5,499.99 while the bigger XBR-65X900A with a 65 inch display can be yours for a cool $7,699.99. Both the 4K TVs are the latest addition to Sony’s 4K TV lineup and can be considered a more affordable offering in the 4K TV segment that.