Samsung, a leading name from the panel manufacturing industry has revealed its plans to launch two new ultra-wide (3440×1440) displays in the coming months. Both these panels will support a maximum refresh rate of 144 Hz and will be one of the first monitors in the world to support Display Port 1.3 tech.
The new DisplayPort standard will be able to take monitors beyond 4k and into the realm of ultra high 5K resolutions with just a single cable. Additionally, the new video cable standard could allow 2016 graphics cards to drive HDR-enabled 4K monitors at high-frame rates of 144Hz.
Current generation graphic cards do not support DisplayPort 1.3, but [...]
Watching an event and seeing the new iPhone 6s is really not the same as actually having it in your hand and unboxing it yourself. Unboxing a new phone is as surreal as ripping open your birthday gift, except you really don’t want to rip open the iPhone 6s box. So, here’s what you should do – an iPhone user named Adrienne Alpern from California, just received her all-new rose gold iPhone 6s and at the request of her friends unboxed it with care, took some cool pictures and even put the device through a Geekbench 3 benchmark test.
Now reports have suggested some [...]
We’re all waiting for Apple to release its upcoming iPhone 6s and 6s plus on the 9th of September at its event. There have been a bunch of rumours floating around, about the two devices and the latest one is that a memo that was being passed around at KGI Securities has been leaked, and suggests that the new iPhone 6s and 6s Plus will be arriving with the same storage options as the current generation – 16GB, 64GB and 128GB.
Furthermore, the iPhone camera, which is already pretty cool, is going to be upgraded to wait-for-it 12 megapixels. This means that the new iPhone will be able to capture 4k videos and will thus catch up with perhaps, the latest Sony [...]
Over the past few weeks, we have discovered many rumors about the next iPhone, currently known as iPhone 6S. Just a few days back, a set of leaked images about the phone’s metal casing hit the web, which gave an idea of how iPhone 6S will look like. Today, a new set of documents has been leaked from Foxconn, Apple’s manufacturing partner, revealing new details about the upcoming iPhone.
According to the leaks, the iPhone 6S will sport a 5 MP FaceTime camera, which is an upgrade from the 1.2 MP camera employed by the current version. If the leak is accurate, then we will be witnessing a surge in demand for [...]
Yesterday we had heard that Canon was extremely close to releasing its new addition to the C300 lineup, and now the company has officially confirmed the same. Canon has announced the successor of the immensely popular C300, an autofocus digital photographic and cinematographic SLR with mirrorless interchangeable lens camera system – the Canon C300 Mark II.
The new camera uses a new high-bitrate codec called XF-AVC with up to 410Mbps (4K). The recording mode has been shifted from CF cards to CFast 2.0 cards, which gives it a better speed. High-speed recording, which has been a point where Canon was lacking in, has [...]
A few months back, YouTube introduced the 60FPS video playback. Now YouTube has taken a step further by introducing 60FPS video on YouTube, at 4K. The video baron has started to experiment with videos that run smoothly and are ultra high-def.
First spotted by TechCrunch, a low-key secret playlist of only 6 videos has been put out by YouTube which can be played at 60FPS in 4K resolution. For the videos to work in full resolution, the devices playing them must be capable of displaying ultra HD resolution. In addition to sharper video, the movement appears far smoother in comparison to common frame rates of 24fps and 30fps.
At present, there are many 4K displays in [...]
Gamers, graphic artists, CAD designers and even humble home entertainment enthusiasts who regularly spread their onscreen activities across multiple displays were super impressed by LG’s flagship IPS 21:9 Curved UltraWide Monitor when it launched back in IFA 2014.
Now, the company has announced that it will introduce this impressive Curved UltraWide Monitor along with other compelling monitors in the Indian market. In essence, LG’s curved QHD monitor, the UC97 bridges the two worlds of widescreen monitors and curved TVs together. This monitor is targeted at power users who need, not just a great viewing [...]
The Indian entertainment industry is massive. India is known for making the most number of movies in the world, and this industry is constantly updating itself. The buzzword around the industry is currently 4K. Creating content for 4K requires high power components such as storage, processors and GPU’s. As the content creators are making major strides to create more visual content in 4K resolution, the demand for high power equipment is also increasing. To address this demand AMD has launched its flagship AMD FirePro W9100 and W8100 professional graphics card in India.
The prominent global chipmakers introduced the [...]
VideoLAN has released version 2.1 of its popular video player, VLC. The update is codenamed “Rincewind” and brings new audio processing to the app. There is full support for surround sound outputs in addition to new effects and many new supported metadata formats for audio.
Whereas, for the video the update has ported the OpenGL output to OpenGL ES, making ports to iOS and Android much easier. VideoLAN says that VLC is now ready for Ultra-HD content. The app update has focused on improving MKV compatibility, including better seek performance and subtitle metadata support.
The OS of [...]
The HDMI Forum Inc, today officially announced the launch of the 2.0 version of HDMI. The launch seems well planned keeping in mind the need for the latest ultra HDTV’s(4K), the 2.0 HDMI will add some improvements to the connection standard.
With a bandwidth capacity of up to 18Gbps, it has enough room to carry 3,840 x 2,160 resolution video at up to 60fps, this is 4 times the clarity of 1080p/60 video resolution, will support 32 audio channel and auto lip-sync and extensions to CEC.
The connector and the wire will be same as before, as the company claims the wire is capable [...]
At an event in Delhi today, Sony launched 2 variants of its X9004 Ultra-HD television range, a 55″ model and a 65″ model.
The 4K LED televisions contain 8 million individual pixels (3840 x 2160 pixels), have a 16:9 aspect ratio and come with Sony’s latest generation processing engine analysis, which cleans and refines images, restoring impressive results from lower quality sources.
The X9004 Bravia series also up-scales 2K data to 4K quality and deliver images which are clearer and sharper. This is also aided by the Reality [...]
Samsung has announced that it will launch smaller variants of the 85 inch 4k TV we saw earlier this year. The two variants will bring economies of scale to the 4K TV lineup with a 65 inch and a 55 inch 4K will be launched in June.
The Pricing on the smaller variants will ensure that the people stay interested in this technology and it does not become another Blue-Ray fiasco. The new TVs will also have Samsung’s upgradeable Smart TV platform and the “micro dimming ultimate” LED lighting. To the relief of most of the future buyers/owners the horrendous frame was not listed, and may not be included in [...]