British brand Cello unveils £799 55inch QLED TV

Cello may not be a company you're that familiar with (at least I wasn't until the product launch this lunchtime at the beautiful London Edition Hotel). But it's actually that rare thing: a British electronics manufacturer. Whereas most TVs are made in the Far East, Cello actually make theirs in the North East - Bishop…

Virgin Media launches dedicated UHD entertainment channel

Virgin Media is launching the UK’s first dedicated 4K ultra high definition (UHD) entertainment channel from September 17th. The channel will be exclusively available for Virgin TV Full House and VIP customers with a V6 set-top box. These customers can tune into a collection of dramas, documentaries and, Virgin claims, some of the biggest names…

Tech Digest films skateboarding in VR 360 with the Kodak PixPro actioncam

Last week before the snow set in we travelled over to a lovely skate park in Tottenham's Markfield Park (formerly a sewage works) to film our latest 360 video in association with Kodak PixPro. And despite a few problems with the locals who didn't take kindly to our camera man setting up his gear in the…

Optoma announces 4K Ultra HD home projectors, UHD60 and UHD65

TV, gaming and movie fans can now enjoy 4K cinema quality images in their own home with the launch of two new home projectors from Optoma - the UHD60 (pictured above) and the UHD65. Boasting 8.3 million on-screen pixels, the new models meet the Consumer Technology Association (CTA) requirements for 4K UHD and comply with the CTA High…

Sony introduces UMC-S3C 4K video camera for low light conditions

Following the launch of its 4K network camera, the SNC-VB770, Sony has introduced a new 4K video camera aimed primarily at professional use, including wildlife monitoring and video surveillance. Capable of achieving both high sensitivity and resolution with colour video recording in 4K, the £3869.97 UMC-S3C provides - according to its manufacturer - the highest…

WATCH: SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launch in 4K

If you want an almost perfectly distilled vision of human progress, check out the above video of one of Elon Musk's rockets blasting off into space. Not only is the rocket impressive, but the video was also shot in 4K - so if your computer can handle it you can watch it in even higher…

YouTube is testing 4K video at 60fps

Want to know how good video is going to look in a few years time? Then check out this video, if your computer is capable of running it. As spotted by Engadget, these volcano videos are the first on the site to work at both 4K resolution and at 60fps. Previously YouTube has supported both…

BT Sport and Sky 4K battle pushes Sky’s new box release forward

BT's posturing over 4K football broadcasting is forcing Sky to speed up the release of its new set-top-box, according to reports. According to The Telegraph, Sky is desperate to maintain its position amongst early adopters, so even though 4K penetration is still really low, it is planning to launch its new box, which will be…

Amazon Instant Video launches “Ultra HD” support on 4K TVs

Amazon has announced that some of the content on Amazon Instant Video is now available in 4K quality... if you've got a capable TV. This makes Amazon one of the first movers when it comes to the forthcoming 4K revolution, with Ultra HD shows including Amazon's own Alpha House, as well as the BBC's Orphan…

Amazon Instant Video won’t charge Prime customers extra for 4K streaming

Amazon has announced that it won't be charging extra for 4K streaming - unlike rivals Netflix. The news comes just weeks after Netflix announced a price hike for customers wanting 4K quality streaming - to $11.99 from $8.99 in the US. Meanwhile Digital Spy quotes Michael Paull, VP of Amazon Digital Video saying: ""Amazon Prime…