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Philips launches massive 43-inch 4K IPS PC monitor

While most of us are used to monitors ranging in 24-inches to 27 or even 32-inches in size, once you step up to Ultra-HD, there is more benefit to having an even larger display hooked up to your PC. This is where Philips comes in, with its new 43-inch PC monitor, …

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The first UHD Blu-Ray player has arrived early

The first Blu-Ray player designed to play back Ultra-HD/4K content has hit the market a little earlier than expected. Samsung’s upcoming player was first revealed at CES 2016 and would make this year’s first batch of UHD Blu-Rays playable on the 4K TVs that have flooded the market in the …

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Asus shows off two new MG-series 4K monitors

Yesterday we reported that Asus managed to nab 40 percent of the gaming monitor market in 2015 and now this week, Asus has shown off some of its 2016 offerings in the form of the MG-series 4K displays. The first is the 28-inch MG28UQ with super-fast 1ms response time to …

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Ultra-HD Blu-rays are going to be a bit pricey

With TV manufacturers giving 4K TVs a huge push to consumers right now it is about time we started actually getting some ultra-HD content available. Several studios have plans to launch UHD Blu-rays this year but it looks like we can expect prices of UHD movies to be fairly high …

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It looks like UltraHD Blu-rays may ditch region locks

Disc-based DRM has been huge in the entertainment industry, with most DVD’s and Blu-rays coming region locked to specific devices. However, we are moving in to a new realm of 4K/UHD content at the moment, which means new Blu-ray disc technology, which just had region coding removed from its specification sheet. …

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The 21.5-inch 4K iMac will apparently launch next week

Last year, Apple surprised us all with the launch of the 5K iMac all in one machine, featuring a custom built display timer in order to get such a monstrous resolution running smoothly with OS X. However, Apple’s 21.5-inch models have gone quite a while without a display upgrade, with …

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OCUK introduces ‘Marvel’ 4K and 1080p gaming systems

Overclockers UK have just launched two new gaming systems in a new line of special edition ‘Marvel’ gaming rigs, one being their cheapest system aimed at 4K gamers, coming in at just £799.99. The other is aimed at those who are happy with 1080p and comes in at £329.95. Let’s …

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Sony’s 4K smartphone won’t actually display much at 4K

A few weeks back, we learned that Sony is launching the Sony Xperia Z5 Premium this year, the first smartphone on the market to feature a 4K display. However, it turns out that the display may rarely actually display things at that resolution. Sony has confirmed that the phone will …

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Sharp may introduce its first 8K UHD displays in October

Sharp Corp. has been among the most prominent supporters of the next-generation 8K ultra-high-definition resolution and may also be the first company to actually offer commercial 8K displays, according to a media report. The screens will be used for commercial applications and will hardly find their ways to homes. Sharp …

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NASA to launch 4K TV channel in November

NASA has announced that it will soon be launching a TV channel dedicated to showing off ultra high-definition footage. A company called Harmonic has stepped in to help the space agency with its new channel, which is set to officially launch on the 1st of November. Right now, NASA is …

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Asus ROG GX700: World’s first liquid-cooled laptop with 4K IPS LCD

Asustek Computer has announced the world’s first notebook with liquid cooling. The system is designed for gamers and can deliver performance on-par with high-end gaming desktops. Thanks to unique cooling solution and microprocessor with unlocked multiplier, the Asus ROG GX700 notebook even supports serious overclocking capabilities. The unique Asus ROG GX700 …

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AUO and 3M to bring quantum dot 4K UHD LCD panels to the masses

AU Optronics Corp., one of the world’s leading makers of LCD panels for various devices, and 3M this week announced a new technology alliance that can dramatically improve quality of TV-sets and displays. The two companies will offer turn-key solutions that will help suppliers of televisions to offer TV-sets with …

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It looks like Apple might be planning a 4K iMac

It looks like Apple may be planning to launch a 4K iMac alongside of its 5K model later this year, according to references found in the code for the OS X El Capitan beta. Apple doesn’t currently sell a 4K Retina Display iMac, having jumped straight to 5K last year …

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Samsung launches two 4K FreeSync monitors

Samsung has gone ahead and launched two new monitors sporting a 3840×2160 ultra HD 4K resolution along with support for the AMD backed FreeSync technology, allowing for variable refresh rates. The Samsung U24E590D and the U28E590D are launching this year and may end up being a hit with gamers thanks …

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4K TVs hit new sales milestone: three million units per month

Thanks to decreasing prices of ultra-high-definition TVs, sales of such devices are rapidly increasing. According to DisplaySearch, a leading market tracker, shipments of TV panels with 3840*2160 resolution reached a new milestone in April as they hit three million units for the first time. Shipments of UHD TV panels in …

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Sharp Aquos 4K Next TV: RGBY panel, virtual 8K UHD upconversion

Ultra-high-definition televisions with 8K (7680*4320) resolution are expected to hit the market only sometimes in 2018, but Sharp this week introduced its new ultra-high-definition television that promises to upconvert FHD and 4K UHD video to virtual 8K resolution with the help of complex graphics rendering algorithms. The new TV also …

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LG shows off 55” OLED TV that is 1mm thick

At a press event in South Korea, LG Electronics has demonstrated the world’s first and yet the only 55” OLED [organic light emitting diode] display that is less than one millimeter thick and weighs less than two kilograms. The company did not reveal when displays like that are expected to …

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