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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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CBS All Access updated with HDR support on Android TV

CBS All Access updated with HDR support on Android TV

According to the changelog for an update that is now rolling out, CBS All Access for Android TV now supports HDR content, though your mileage may vary. We installed the latest update on a Hisense H8G Android TV, which supports HDR formats including Dolby Vision through other streaming services, and it didn't seem to work for content known to be available in that format on other platforms.

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Oppo boasts 120Hz 'flagship display' likely to appear on Find X2 (Updated)

Oppo boasts 120Hz 'flagship display' likely to appear on Find X2 (Updated)

One of the most sensational smartphones to come out of 2018 is supposedly getting a sequel this year. In December, Oppo announced its plans to launch the Find X2 this year with the Snapdragon 865, a Sony all-pixel PDAF camera, and a pretty good display. How good of a display? A company executive has tweeted out some prime details.

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Google Play Movies will support HDR10+ content soon

Google Play Movies will support HDR10+ content soon

Google Play Movies is still one of the best ways to purchase movies and TV shows online, thanks to its integration with YouTube purchases and support for Movies Anywhere. However, the service has been slow to adopt new technology. HDR compatibility didn't start rolling out until 2017, and support for the HDR10+ standard (which was created in 2017) is still missing — but not for much longer.

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