By Joshua Fruhlinger WSJ Fri., Feb. 1, 2019 JUST LAST YEAR, I bought a 65-inch 4K TV. It has a gorgeous picture: deep blacks and dynamic, true-to-life colors. I can finally watch all that 4K ultrahigh definition (UHD) content newly on offer from Netflix, Prime Video and iTunes. It’s a glorious thing, and it feels a lot like the early days of high definition: Everything is deliciously detailed, real, beautiful. While gloating to a friend about the refreshing resolution on my relatively new TV, regaling her with an enthusiastic account of watching “Planet Earth II” in envelope-pushing ultra-definition, a curious grin crossed her face. “But aren’t 8K TVs available now?” she interrupted. “Aren’t they a lot better? Shouldn’t I just wait for that?” It was an excellent question, and I was crushed. Things are accelerating at shocking rates when it comes to TV technology. HD had a strong run after it was widely … [Read more...] about 4K vs. 8K: Which TV is right for you?
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caption UFC 229 pits UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov against Conor McGregor. source Getty Images Conor McGregor has booked a comeback bout in UFC. The wildly popular Irishman is set to challenge modern rival Khabib Nurmagomedov at the UFC 229 event in October. The event is scheduled to take place at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on Saturday, October 6. Here’s everything you need to know. Read all of Business Insider’s UFC 229 coverage right here. Conor McGregor and Khabib Nurmagomedov have the chance to settle their differences within the confines of a 750-square-foot cage in just three weeks’ time. The two lightweight fighters could contest one of the best fights of the year as the match-up presents an elite striker with concussive power in McGregor against a champion with intimidating strength, grappling, and wrestling skills in Nurmagomedov. The fight involves a backstory that gripped the … [Read more...] about Here’s when UFC 229: Khabib vs. McGregor starts where you live — and how you can watch it live online
By Ronald Blum The Associated Press Thu., May 3, 2018 NEW YORK — Major League Baseball intends to announce next week the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox will play two games at London’s Olympic Stadium on June 29-30 next year, a person familiar with the planning told The Associated Press. The person spoke on condition of anonymity Thursday because no public comments had been authorized. Boston will be the home team for both of MLB’s first regular-season games in Europe. Read more: Cleveland Indians’ Trevor Bauer says pitchers should be able to use sticky substances on ball Article Continued Below Dodgers in on Manny Machado bidding, if Orioles decide to deal Blue Jays activate Donaldson from disabled list ahead of doubleheader London Mayor Sadiq Khan scheduled a news conference for Tuesday with baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred but did not announce the subject matter. “I’ve never been to London, so I’m … [Read more...] about MLB to announce Yankees and Boston will play two games in London
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), which organizes the Oscar awards, added 744 new members from 57 countries to its roster this year including three South Koreans.New members will be welcomed through an invitation-only reception in the fall.The three new Academy members from South Korea are filmmaker Kim Ki-duk, cinematographer Chung Chung-hoon and CJ Vice chairperson Lee Mie-kyung, according to Yonhap News.Lee oversees CJ's entertainment and media unit CJ E&M and has been living in the US since 2014, the report added.Kim Ki-duk won several international awards including best director at the Berlin International Film Festival in 2004 for "Samaritan Girl," best director at the Venice Film Festival in 2004 for "3-Iron" and Golden Lion at the Venice Film Festival in 2012 for "Pieta."Chung's works include "Old Boy," "The Handmaiden," "The Unjust" and "Thirst."They join the list of South Koreans who are members of AMPAS including Park Chan-wook, Lee Byung Hun and … [Read more...] about 3 Koreans added to Oscars’ Academy: Check out complete list of new 744 members
caption Four major world heavyweight title belts will be on the line on March 31. source Getty Images Unbeaten heavyweight champions Anthony Joshua and Joseph Parker will face off on March 31. There are four heavyweight titles on the line in this unification bout which airs on Sky Sports Box Office and Showtime. The Joshua vs. Parker bout is expected to begin at around 10 p.m. BST which means a 5 p.m. start for viewers in New York. Here’s everything you need to know. A world heavyweight championship unification fight is scheduled to take place at the Principality Stadium in Cardiff on Saturday, March 31. Fighting out of one corner is WBO title holder Joseph Parker, a power puncher from New Zealand. Out of the other corner is WBA, IBF, and WBA champion Anthony Joshua, a bruising big man with a terrifying record of 20 knockout victories from 20 professional contests. Over 70,000 … [Read more...] about Here’s what time tonight’s Anthony Joshua vs. Joseph Parker fight starts where you live — and how you can watch it live online