Do I need to buy Premium HDMI Certified Cables to watch 4K?

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The Premium HDMI Cable Certification Program — the brainchild of industry body HDMI Licensing — is a way to identify cables that have been tested to perform at a specific level, i.e. they can pass 4K content.

But wait, you ask, can’t any High Speed HDMI cable pass 4K content? Yes, as long as it’s a true High Speed HDMI cable.

Though superficially an altruistic way to help people get the right cable, this program could also be an easy way for cable manufacturers to fleece an unsuspecting consumer. Continue reading Do I need to buy Premium HDMI Certified Cables to watch 4K?