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Movies on your Chromecast with Google TV are about to start looking even better

Movies on your Chromecast with Google TV are about to start looking even better

If you're buying a new TV, it probably has support for HDR content built right in. Of course, there isn't just one single HDR standard in use today. HDR10, HDR10+, Dolby Vision — you've seen all of these names before, but being able to tell the difference between them can be challenging. For media providers and TV manufacturers, ensuring that compatibility for any HDR content is as broad as possible is crucial regardless of the standard. Thankfully, Chromecast with Google TV is gaining support for HDR10+ to get your favorite movies looking even better.

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Camera Go app for Google's low-end Android Go phones gets HDR

Camera Go app for Google's low-end Android Go phones gets HDR

Google's Camera Go app for Android Go edition phones is picking up the ability to shoot in HDR. The feature extends the dynamic range of a scene with some fancy computationl processing and a few different exposures, capturing photos that show more detail in challenging lighting conditions.

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Google Photos picks up a new HDR filter on Pixel phones

Google Photos picks up a new HDR filter on Pixel phones

Google Photos has gone through a lot of changes recently, including introducing a new subscription for photo prints and an adjustment to the unlimited storage policy. Now the app is getting a new filter that adds an HDR-like effect to your photos to increase brightness and contrast.

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Some very lucky Android TV owners can now stream YouTube in 8K

Some very lucky Android TV owners can now stream YouTube in 8K

There are 8K Android TVs out there and a decent selection of 8K content on YouTube. But up until recently, the streaming cap on the YouTube app for Android TV was 4K. Not anymore, though.

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Roku Premiere 4K streaming box hits its lowest price of $25 ($15 off)

Roku Premiere 4K streaming box hits its lowest price of $25 ($15 off)

Cable may be overrated for a lot of people, but the same people end up asking themselves which streaming box they want to land on. Perhaps the price tag speaks the loudest for you? If so, you can grab the Roku Premiere, 4K- and HDR-capable, for its lowest price yet.

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The new Pixel phones stream Netflix in glorious HDR10, because of course they can

The new Pixel phones stream Netflix in glorious HDR10, because of course they can

Netflix is one of the most popular video streaming services out there. The app hit a billion downloads on the Play Store earlier this summer, and Google even included a dedicated button for launching the service on the new Chromecast with Google TV remote (to be fair, so does everyone). With the launch of the Pixel 5 and Pixel 4a 5G today, Netflix has confirmed that it will support streaming content in HDR10 on Google's latest phones.

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Snag a Sony 4K HDR Android TV for up to $200 off from Amazon and Best Buy

Snag a Sony 4K HDR Android TV for up to $200 off from Amazon and Best Buy

Watched the presidential debate last night but wish you could've seen it on a bigger screen? Yeah, me neither. But right now, you can snag a 55" or 65" Sony 4K Ultra HD Smart TV with HDR for up to $200 off from both Amazon and Best Buy — and since these sets run Android TV with a built-in gaming mode, you'll be able to stream your favorite shows and play your favorite games better than ever before on 4K HDR panels with Dolby Vision.

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Sony 4K OLED TVs on sale right now starting at $1,500 ($400 off)

Sony 4K OLED TVs on sale right now starting at $1,500 ($400 off)

If you're looking to achieve some of the best viewing you can get with a TV these days, you're looking for 4K and you're looking for an OLED panel. And if you're looking to get a deal all at the same time, Sony's A8H series of TVs are on sale right now starting at $400 off.

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Insignia's brand new 4K Fire TVs are already receiving major discounts (up to $100 off)

Insignia's brand new 4K Fire TVs are already receiving major discounts (up to $100 off)

When it comes to home entertainment, there are plenty of options to choose from. Google is working on a new TV dongle, but who knows when that'll be released. If you're itching to upgrade your living room setup right now, Amazon's Fire TVs are solid choices, especially if you're a Prime subscriber invested in the Alexa-enabled ecosystem. Insignia's newest 4K Fire TV models were released last month, but now they're already getting some major discounts.

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Google Play Movies adds its first Dolby Vision HDR titles

Google Play Movies adds its first Dolby Vision HDR titles

Google Play Movies has generally been late to the party when it comes to adopting newer video and audio standards. Its massive content catalog lacked support for UHD and HDR-enabled content for the longest time, and HDR10+ support was eventually announced a few months back. As it attempts to catch up with its rivals quickly, Google is now adding Dolby’s proprietary dynamic Vision standard for HDR content, but only for a pair of movies.

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