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The big themes are Ultra HD and Android TV that will replace Sony’s current Smart TV platform. Sony’s high-end TV will also support HDR (high dynamic range), which will make movies brighter and more spectacular. Here is a full overview of Sony’s 2015 TV line-up.
Ultra HD will be in the 6 series TVs and up, whereas Full HD is disappearing. LG is still the only TV manufacturer who can produce the amazing OLED TVs. This year, LG will take OLED to the next level with its Ultra HD OLED TVs. FlatpanelsHD brings a full overview of LG’s 2015 TV line-up.
The first big theme is Ultra HD, which will expand to more models than ever. The second big theme is Android TV, which Philips will embrace fully and integrate as its TV platform into two thirds of the line-up. FlatpanelsHD brings you a full overview of the 2015 TVs.
Panasonic has unveiled its 2015 line-up of TVs, and here is a full overview. Most of the new TVs offer Ultra HD resolution and the high-end TVs add HDR and wider colors gamuts. Panasonic will switch to Firefox OS as its new TV platform and launch its first curved TVs.
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Roku adds MKV and iOS remote
Roku update adds MKV & iOS remote support


By Rasmus Larsen (@flatpanels)
14 Dec 2011

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Roku has announced a firmware update for all of its streaming boxes, including the low-end models. The update will add MKV playback, iOS remote App (Android later), and a range of tweaks.

Updated firmware for Roku players

Roku has released software version 4.2, build 1006 that adds new functionality and improves the performance of the Roku streaming boxes.

The new cheaper Roku LT
The new cheaper Roku LT


The two most significant updates are MKV playback support through USB and an iOS remote App, which will appear in the App Store soon. An Android App is coming later on. Roku also mentions improved Wi-Fi, audio, Bluetooth battery and mpeg4 performance.

The update applies to Roku 2 and Roku LT players and is available now through your Roku player's software update section. Learn more at www.roku.com.




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