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Color's Plan C (Or Is It B.5?): Becoming Verizon's Live Mobile Video Partner

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Color, the famously overfunded social app shop, is still looking for its first big hit. But the company has found a way to get some help, with a deal with Verizon Wireless to pre-install Color on some of its Android smartphones. This will be an extension of Color’s current app,...
Color's Plan C (Or Is It B.5?): Becoming Verizon's Live Mobile Video Partner
Reeder updated to support MacBook Pro's Retina display

NHK proposes new 3D broadcast format: transmits dual images at higher resolution (video)

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A technical arm of Japan's national broadcaster, NHK Media Technology, is proposing a new Advanced Stereo 3D format for broadcasting high-quality 3D content. It would be able to transmit programming to both 3D-capable TVs and standard HD sets, all while holding hands with existing broadcast standards. According to DigInfoNews,...
NHK proposes new 3D broadcast format: transmits dual images at higher resolution (video)

TP-LINK ships affordable N600 dual-band router

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TP-LINK has released its affordably-priced dual-band router, the N600. It can simultaneously stream using the 2.4GHz and 5GHz bands for lag-free online gaming and streaming high-definition videos. Either band carries data at speed of up to 300Mbps.......
TP-LINK ships affordable N600 dual-band router
Ubisoft developer says Wii U GamePad response time is 'crazy' fast
Lovefilm begins 1080p streaming in the UK and Germany
Samsung’s ‘brilliant’ Galaxy Note ad named most effective in U.S. [video]

iPad 3 to be announced in March following ‘unusual’ Apple event this month

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Apple is planning to unveil its next-generation iPad 3 at a media event in early March and it will launch the new tablet later that month, Japanese blog Macotakara reported on Thursday. Prior to that press conference, however, Apple is said to be planning a separate “unusual” media event...
iPad 3 to be announced in March following ‘unusual’ Apple event this month
Skype goes high-res, optimizes for iPad’s Retina Display

Simple Nexus 7 mod enables 720p video recording

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Disappointed that your front-facing Nexus 7 camera only captures images in low, VGA resolution? Cast your sad feelings aside, because it’s relatively simple to enable high-definition, 720p support on the Google tablet. The hardware was always capable, but is limited by software; specifically, it lacks a few lines of code...
Simple Nexus 7 mod enables 720p video recording

Indie Film Maker Is Creating A DRM-Free Open HD Video Format

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In most areas of entertainment, DRM is an option. If you want to publish an ebook, you don't have to use DRM. Same for video games and music. While these others areas of entertainment are moving away from DRM, there is one prominent holdout on the DRM front: movies. Every...
Indie Film Maker Is Creating A DRM-Free Open HD Video Format
Sony will give free 4K content that isn't 'goofy' to everyone who buys its $25,000 4K TV

Five smartphone trends at Mobile World Congress

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Big smartphone vendors such as High Tech Computer (HTC) and LG Electronics are trying to get their mojo back after some challenging times, and they hope to do so by putting quad-core processors and big, high-definition screens in the products on show at Mobile World Congress....
Five smartphone trends at Mobile World Congress

MHL Consortium: 50 Million MHL-Equipped Devices Shipped Globally In 2011

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MHL had a huge 2011. The mobile high-definition connectivity standard went from a relativity unknown port to making its way onto more than 50 million devices. More than 90 licensees are on board with MHL and the connectivity option is nearly standard on tablets, smartphones, HDTVs, and is now making...
MHL Consortium: 50 Million MHL-Equipped Devices Shipped Globally In 2011

Inside the shadowy underground of Korean monitor sales

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If you're in the market for a new high-definition desktop monitor, take note: You may be able to pick up a very good Korean-made display for far less money than what you'd spend on, say, an Asus, Dell, HP, or Samsung model. Sure, you'll have to cope with odd product...
Inside the shadowy underground of Korean monitor sales

Why You Can’t Dismiss Nokia’s 41-Megapixel Phone

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My first reaction upon hearing about Nokia’s 41-megapixel 808 Pureview was that it was an absurdity, a perfect example of the very worst of consumer electronics, and a total miss. But the more I read, the better I understood that this phone isn’t just some freak of nature with a...
Why You Can’t Dismiss Nokia’s 41-Megapixel Phone
Alleged AT&T-bound Motorola Atrix 3 image emerges

LG Has a Giant Smartphone, Too

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Korea’s LG is following its countrymate Samsung in introducing a smartphone with a 5-inch screen. LG on Sunday announced the Optimus Vu, which packs support for LTE networks in addition to its extremely large display, which packs a 4-by-3 aspect ratio, as opposed to the 16-by-9 format typically used for...
LG Has a Giant Smartphone, Too

Warner Archive on-demand disc service kicks off Blu-ray availability with Gypsy, Deathtrap

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Clamoring for some obscure classics to grace your high-definition home entertainment center? Warner Bros. has a service to sell you, or re-sell you, as it were: the Warner Archive is finally ready to dabble in Blu-ray. Film buffs know the service for delivering made-to-order discs on-demand, typically offering rare,...
Warner Archive on-demand disc service kicks off Blu-ray availability with Gypsy, Deathtrap
Samsung to unveil 85-inch Ultra HD TV at CES, catching up with Sony, Toshiba, and LG

Expect Blu-ray/HDTV bundles for the holidays

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Samsung P-1400 Blu-ray player. Image: Samsung It's been quite a busy few days for the high-definition format war between Blu-ray and HD DVD. First, Wal-Mart (WMT) confirmed that it has begun selling the Toshiba HD-A2 HD DVD player in stores for less than $200. The next day Amazon (AMZN) and...
Expect Blu-ray/HDTV bundles for the holidays

Nvidia jumps into gaming devices with Tegra 4-powered "Project Shield" handheld

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Nvidia has taken the wraps off “Project Shield”, a handheld gaming device powered by its new Tegra 4 processor capable of powering 4K video. The device will be the first Tegra 4 device with 38 watt hours of gameplay batteries for up to 24 hours of high definition video. Nvidia...
Nvidia jumps into gaming devices with Tegra 4-powered "Project Shield" handheld
LG Display's 30-inch 4K monitor is a pixel density enthusiast's dream

Twelephone Is A Telephone That Connects To Your Twitter Feed And Your Customers

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Twelephone is a new service for making calls right from your Twitter account. The service is one of the first to use the new WebRTC standard, which allows for real-time communication in the Chrome browser via JavaScript APIs. The enterprise will serve as Twelephone’s business model. The idea: a customer...
Twelephone Is A Telephone That Connects To Your Twitter Feed And Your Customers
How a console firmware update could make a small dent in our energy problem
Why you should wait on a Wii U

'Leaked' Nokia Lumia PureView concept images brandish bright colors, chunky profile

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Take the smartphone camera sensor that was the toast of MWC, add in the burgeoning Windows Phone platform and this might be what you might get. Although we hope -- and suspect -- that it isn't. Sneaking out from China with some judicious pixelation, the phones look pretty... dynamic....
'Leaked' Nokia Lumia PureView concept images brandish bright colors, chunky profile

4 things to know about the new MacBook Pro

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We got our hands on Apple's much-coveted new laptop. Here's a first read. The new MacBook Pro: thinner than your index finger.FORTUNE -- Don't call it a MacBook Air. Apple's newest 15-inch uber-notebook may be thinner and lighter than older MacBook Pro models, but its redesigned aluminum body houses a...
4 things to know about the new MacBook Pro

Samsung announces Galaxy Note 10.1 with Android 4.0, dual-core chipset and S Pen

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Samsung on Monday took the wraps off another new addition to its Android tablet lineup, the Galaxy Note 10.1. Like the supersized “phablet” it joins in the Galaxy Note family, the Note 10.1 includes Samsung’s S Pen stylus for drawing, note-taking, highlighting and much more. Sadly, this still isn’t...
Samsung announces Galaxy Note 10.1 with Android 4.0, dual-core chipset and S Pen

4K, 84-inch 'ultra' HDTV from LG is ready to start shipping now in Korea, worldwide next month

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Just in time to completely blow away that puny flat screen you nabbed for your dorm room, LG has announced its 84-inch ultra high definition LCD TV is ready to ship in South Korea. The company put its first UHDTV up for pre-ordering last month, at a price of...
4K, 84-inch 'ultra' HDTV from LG is ready to start shipping now in Korea, worldwide next month
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