Samsung Unveiled a 146-inch Modular TV it's Calling "The Wall"

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Also on show was Samsung Smart TV's enhanced connection and convenience functions, including Bixby - an intelligent assistant platform created to make it easier for you to interact with your TV. It will be globally launched in the second half of this year beginning with Korean and American markets.

"As the world's first consumer modular MicroLED television, 'The Wall" represents another breakthrough, ' Jonghee Han, President of Visual Display Business at Samsung Electronics, said yesterday. Its the worlds first modular MicroLED TV and while its huge, its really the technology behind it that has us more excited. It can transform into any size, and delivers incredible brightness, color gamut, color volume and black levels.

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In addition to the unique "modular" television that arrives in "tiles", Samsung will also deliver 8K television screens - twice as sharp as today's top-model TVs - that will upgrade existing TV shows and movies to better resolution using artificial intelligence. It is a self-emitting TC micrometre (µm) scale LEDs - which are much smaller than current LEDs, and serve as their own source of light. The screen is supremed with durability, effectiveness, luminous efficiency, and low power consumption that altogether set the bar higher for future screen technology.

The Wall comes with an edge-to-edge display.

Amazon Alexa is coming to Windows 10 PCs this year
It may have decided it would rather consumers interact with Alexa directly, instead of accessing the assistant via Cortana. The rollout of the Alexa-Cortana integration, announced previous year , has been delayed but is expected to start soon.

Meanwhile, South Korea's Samsung has previewed a device called "The Wall".

Samsung hasn't actually announced a commercial, finalised product as of yet, but it's showcasing prototype models at Las Vegas' CES to display the technology nonetheless - here's what it is, how it works, and what you need to know. It also said its more standard 2018 smart TVs will deploy the company's Bixby virtual assistant and support its SmartThings smart home hub. For a start, Samsung will only focus on 8K for QLED TVs over 65-inches.

Joey Barton is convinced Liverpool won't be able to sign Alexis Sanchez
However, Barton believes that the Chilean is far more likely to end up at Manchester City than Anfield. Manchester City are said to be confident of landing the Arsenal man for as little as £25 million.

2018 will also see the launch of Universal Guide, a program which will automatically recommend content for you according to your viewing preferences.

2018 TVs obviously improve on that, and they will likely still be better than traditional LCDs and even OLEDs to some extent; they just won't quite be what true QLEDs will bring a few years from now, when the backlight is removed altogether.

Justin Timberlake announces Man of the Woods tour with new video
Timberlake's last extensive North American roadwork was a 2013-14 tour that followed his sell-out stadium journey with Jay-Z. The album is scheduled for release on February 2, two days before Timberlake will star in the Super Bowl halftime show.

We noted when LG teased its 88-inch 8K OLED TV last week that CES is a haven for absurd, if not impressive, TV concepts.

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