We live in strange times – TV sets are getting larger, yet we watch much of our video on smartphone screens. The Q went even smaller with this build – a teensy working television set with a wood and metal cabinet. He used an Apple Watch as the display, and its curved corners make it look like an old-school CRT.
Etsy seller AstroVintageWood puts modern LCD TV screens and soundbars inside of 1960s-style wooden television cabinets. We love the mid-century modern details like the cloth speaker grille and “Selector” knob on the front. Each set is custom built to order and can be equipped with a 19″, 24″ or 32″ display.
Designed for those with the deepest pockets, C SEED’s awe-inspiring television not only has a massive 165″ diagonal screen, it folds up and hides under the floor when not in use. Its MicroLED display offers a 4K resolution, and the system has an integrated high-end audio system. The price? $400,000.
Pretty much every display you can buy today is either LCD or OLED. But for decades, the cathode ray tube was the only way to watch video. This older clip from How Its Made show the process, including filling the tube with phosphors, adding conductive elements, and installing an electron gun to create images on the tube.
Samsung’s 2020 flagship display not only features an insanely sharp 8K QLED panel, but for all practical purposes, it has no bezel, giving its images a more artful appearance than ever. It also packs the latest in AI-based upscaling tech so your 4K and lower-res content will still look great. It will come in 65″, 75″, and 85″ sizes.
The 65″ Samsung Q70 series QLED TV is one of the best rated televisions out there, with a fantastic 4K picture, brilliant colors and HDR contrast, and all the latest smart TV tech. Drop by The Awesomer Shop today, and enter for a chance to win one for your living room. (Ends 8/23/19)
Vizio teamed up with (RED) to design an all-red version of its excellent P-Series 55″ Class 4K HDR smart television. The display not only looks great, but 10% of every purchase goes to The Global Fund, which will use the money to help to reduce the spread of HIV and malaria.
The Slow Mo Guys turn their attention to the various ways in which television display screens trick our eyes into thinking we’re seeing motion, when in fact they’re either painting images line-by-line, or rapidly flickering between still images. They also fake us out with color.