Netflix’s 1080p Browser Streaming Isn’t Quite 1080p in Most Browsers

An exhaustive analysis of pixels and resolutions has found some bizarre inconsistencies with the 1080p browser output of streaming kingpin Netflix, with stats suggesting its 1080p output isn't actually 1080p when using some underground niche browsers like, er, Chrome and Firefox. Read More >>

A Sceptic’s Guide to Buying (or Not Buying) a 4K TV

Should you buy a 4K TV yet? With Black Friday in sight and Boxing Day sales on the semi-distant horizon, that is a question lots of people will be asking this year. Read More >>

Xbox One Boss Favours Frame Rate Over the Resolution Battle

Microsoft's gaming overlord Phil Spencer has said he wants his game makers to hit frame rate targets rather than fuss about resolution, saying: "I don't want it to be about a number, because 1080p isn't some mythical, perfect resolution. Frame rate to me is significantly more important to gameplay than resolution." Given Xbox One's struggles to match PS4 in key res-spec battles, his preference is hardly a shock. [CVG via Techradar] Read More >>

Wireless Charging, 1080p Display and More Rumoured for Nexus 5

Loads more Nexus 5 leakages have been seeping out of the internet's rusting pipes over the weekend, suggesting Google's next own-brand Android flagship will come with a 1080p display, wireless charging support built in and a new, white-on-black icon system for the KitKat 4.4 code. Read More >>

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Xbox One’s Game DVR Game Capture Locked at 720p Resolution

Xbox One's built-in game footage buffer is limited to recording at 720p/30fps resolution, regardless of how high-res the actual game you're actually playing may be. Read More >>

LG’s 5.5-Inch Optimus Pro Has a 1080p IPS Screen (Hands On)

PPI might not matter much, but LG's new Optimus Pro, which we've seen in Korean form, has a 1080p screen, and it's pretty damn gorgeous. Read More >>

Why 4K Phones Aren’t Such a Bad Idea

At a small press event at CES today, Raj Talluri, Qualcomm's VP of Product Management dropped this little nugget. "You are just starting to see 1080p display phones. I think that will go even higher." My brain instantly exploded. Read More >>

LG Unveils a Gigantor 100-Inch Laser Projector: You’re Gonna Need Bigger Walls

While conventional video projectors have remained largely a niche market for dedicated home theatre enthusiasts on account of their difficult installation. However, a new breed of "home projector" has developed over the past few years into an increasingly viable alternative to flat panel televisions. And if LG's new 100-inch class LG "HECTO" Laser TV is any indicator, the LED/Plasma debate may be moot. Read More >>

HTC’s M7 is 2013’s High-Spec, 1080p Android Flagship

Some leaked tech specs supposedly tell us what to expect from HTC's flagship Android model for 2013, with the phone maker apparently set to launch a 4.7" model with a 1080p display. Read More >>

Samsung’s Galaxy S4 to Feature Huge 4.99″ 1080p Display

Rumours coming out of Samsung's home country of Korea have fleshed out some of the company's plans for next year's Galaxy S smartphone flagship, claiming the phone will come with an enormous, Galaxy Note sized, 4.99-inch display. Read More >>

HTC’s 5″ Giant Could be This Year’s Biggest Google Nexus Phone

HTC is rumoured to be planning a move into supersized smartphone territory, with the Taiwanese giant said to be preparing a 5" model that might be this year's new Nexus-branded Android flagship. Read More >>

Here Is Your New Biggest (LED) TV in The World

The LC-90LE745U has a long, unmemorable name. The LC-90LE745U costs over £6,000—you probably can't afford it. The LC-90LE745U is 90-inches wide: the biggest LED LCD TV in the world, and it's completely beautiful. The LC-90LE745U completely dominates your eyeballs. Memorised that model name, yet? Read More >>

James Cameron Captured His Marianas Dive With Custom-Built, Thumb-Length HD Cameras

Challenger Deep wasn't the only piece of custom hardware he took to the bottom of the Marianas Trench. Those stunning images he took were captured with dual HD cameras, no bigger than your thumb, in their own titanium Mini-Me sphere. Read More >>

Canon EOS 5D Mark III: Video-Chompin, Darkness-Slaying, Digital Single Reflex Camera Pr0n

Nearly five years ago, the Canon 5D Mark II changed cameras forever by turning video into a DSLR feature. It became the darling of indie filmmakers, war photographers and anyone in between who had a need for incredibly convenient, visually distinctive moving pictures. It still is. But it's about to get one-upped. Holler at the Canon 5D Mark III. Read More >>

Skype Now Lets You Broadcast Your Ugly Mug In Full HD

Skype has just updated its Windows client to enable full HD video calling allowing you converse in 1080p with your mates. Now you’ll be able to see every exquisite detail of their fugly beautiful faces. Read More >>