Its been ten years since I bought a TV. It was a Samsung. Over time the entertainment world has changed. The TV used to be primarily for receiving broadcast channels or a cable. You may have had a DVD or Blu-ray player. Bill Gates, the former CEO of Microsoft, said, when Sony won the Blu-ray format war, that Blu-ray would be the last format. He was correct. In the last few years streaming services have become a major consumption medium.

My new 48inch (121cm) screen with OLED dominates the room. You literally can't get a smaller OLED screen unless you mean a mobile phone. The TV is now a computer. It has a WebOS operating system and an app store. The familiar model used by mobile phones.

In another nod to our mobile world everything is an app. The broadcast TV channels are not at the centre of the viewing experience. TV is an app. 

I am still settling down to the 4K Ultra HD TV. However, like many changes in the tech world, TV has evolved to meet the expectations of mobile phone users. 


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