At the Computex trade show in Taiwan, Intel and Samsung have announced plans to offer more affordable 4K resolution monitors to consumers. Currently, around 90 percent of monitors feature a resolution of 1080p or lower, and Intel believes that this is due to prohibitively high Ultra HD pricing. Together, both companies are working to change this, providing cheaper 4K models that will help increase user adoption.
Simple.TV has announced an update to its iOS and Android apps for its streaming DVR box. The revised apps now allow users to stream live and recorded over-the-air broadcast content to a Google Chromecast.
After making its debut in July of 2013 at a $15,000 price point, LG has been gradually cutting the cost of its curved-screen 55-inch OLED HDTV. The price was first reduced to $6,999 back in February, and now the 55EA9800 will retail for $4,999, a whopping 67 percent discount off of its initial price.