Samsung's 4K Blu-ray player arrives early in California
Published in News


Video and Audio Center is first-to-market

For folks in Southern California, the wait for 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray players has gotten shorter by a couple weeks thanks to a new promotional offering by Santa Monica-based store Video and Audio Center, which began offering Samsung’s first 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray player on Friday.

YouTube to support 360-degree live streaming soon
Published in News
Wednesday, 03 February 2016 10:44

YouTube to support 360-degree live streaming soon


Recommends shooting in 4K 3840x2160p

Experts at Google’s Mountain View headquarters in California have recently begun talks with camera manufacturers to get 360-degree live streaming video on YouTube, the world’s most popular video content service.

ARM releases 4K Mali-DP650
Published in Graphics
Thursday, 21 January 2016 12:06

ARM releases 4K Mali-DP650


4K streaming from your phone

ARM has announced a new mobile graphics chip, the Mali-DP650 which it said was designed to handle 4K content a device's screen and on an external display.

MediaTek releases a SoC for Ultra HD Blu-rays
Published in Wearables


MT8581 is shipping in 2016

MediaTek has shown Fudzilla its MT8581 –  a highly integrated multimedia system-on-chip for Ultra High Definition (4K) Blu-ray players.

MediaTek shows world’s first Android TV 6.0
Published in Graphics


Cortex A53 Quad with Mali T860 GPU

MediaTek has showed us a quad core Cortex A53 based MT5596 running Android TV 6.0 nearly a year after Fudzilla saw Sony's  Android TV 5.0 at CES 2015.

4K Ultra HD Blu-ray disc format to make its big debut at CES 2016
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Following months of delay and confusion over HDR standard

The 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray disc format will finally have its big debut at Consumer Electronics Show 2016 which will kick off in Las Vegas during first days of the new year.

CES 2016 themes to include VR, more wearables and 4K drones
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VR-equipped drones also likely

According to the  newest report, the major technological trends to anticipate at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas will include virtual reality (VR) headsets, a bigger lineup of wearable computing devices, and a new generation of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) also known to the general public as drones.

Warner Home Video announces its first Ultra HD 4K HDR Blu-ray releases for 2016
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Over 35 titles by end of year, some supporting Dolby Atmos and DTS:X

In the consumer entertainment industry’s big push to gradually phase out the 1080p Blu-ray disc format and replace it with the upcoming 2160p Ultra HD Blu-ray format, many have come to expect an initial lineup of titles to slowly trickle in just like the days of its predecessor’s big rollout back in November 2006 with the launch of the PlayStation 3.

Minix NEO U1 Android 4K 60Hz console released
Published in Notebooks


10bit with quad core A53 does H265

Minix, which is a well-known name in the home streaming TV console market, has released a new Mini NEO U1 that supports some cool features such as 4K at 60 Hz and 10-bit colour.

LCD TV sales will be flat next year
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Thursday, 26 November 2015 10:34

LCD TV sales will be flat next year


Not going to pick up next year

There is no end in sight to the slack sales of LCD TVs.