Sony FMP-X5 Media Player To Offer 4K Ultra HD Playback For Older Bravia TVs

Sony has announced this week they are currently developing a new media player in the form of the upcoming Sony FMP-X5, which has been specifically designed to provide users with the ability to stream 4K Ultra HD media.

Sony announced the new device at a press event at Pinewood studios, explaining that the new Sony FMP-X5 media player has been created to complement the KD-84X9005, KD-65X9005A and KD-55X9005A Ultra HD TVs that were launched without HEVC decoders included in their hardware.

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AU Optronics Launches 5.7 Inch QHD Smartphone Display

AU Optronics is the latest company to announce the launch of a new  QHD smartphone display, QHD stands for Quad High Defintion.

This new QHD smartphone display from AU Optronics is an AMOLED display that has a resolution of 2560 x 1440 pixels and comes with a pixel density of 513 pixels per inch.

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Apple Testing 65 Inch TV Panels For Apple HDTV

Rumors about the new Apple HDTV have been thin on the ground over the last few months, the device was previously rumored to launch in 2014, although we heard at the end of last year that the Apple HDTV may not launch until 2015.

According to a recent report, Apple are testing out some TV panels for the Apple TV, and they are apparently testing  65 inch OLED screen for the Apple HDTV.

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What is 4K TV Ultra HD?

In the past there has always been a little confusion for consumers between the different resolutions that are available both for your televisions, mobile devices and computer systems, ranging from 720p, HD and now a new standard 4k or Ultra HD.

The new resolution that has been talked about recently is 4K or what it is now more commonly referred to as Ultra HD, UHD or UHDTV is now the generic term for displays, devices or content that has a horizontal resolution of around 4000 pixels.

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New Samsung UD950 Monitor Offers 1 Billion Colours And 3,840 x 2,160 Resolution

Samsung has this week unveiled three new monitors it has added to its range of displays in the form of the Samsung UD590, SD390 and SD590 monitors.

The Samsung UD590 is the flagship of the three and offers a 28 inch screen offering a resolution of 3845 x 2160, over 1 billion colours to enjoy and is now available to preorder the $700.

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Japan Display 5.5 Inch WQHD Smartphone Display Announced

Japan Display has taken the wraps of their latest high end smartphone display, the display features a WQHD resolution of 2560 x 1440 pixels.

WQHD stands for Wide Quad HD, and the display comes with a resolution of 538 pixels per inch, and the company will start high volume production of this new high end smartphone display in April.

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Seiki U-Vision HDMI To 4K Ultra HD Cable Now Available For $50

If you are looking for an easy way to transform your 720p videos into full HD 1080p or convert HD video into a 4K ultra HD video on the go. The new Seiki U-Vision HDMI Cable which is now available to purchase for $50 might be worth more investigation.

The Seiki U-Vision HDMI Cable was first unveiled during this years CES 2014 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas during January, and provides a convenient way to view your older HD content on Ultra HD TVs.

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PiScreen 3.5 Inch TFT Raspberry Pi Touchscreen Display (video)

Raspberry Pi mini PC owners who are looking for a small 3.5 inch TFT screen for their Raspberry Pi projects might be interested in a new display called the PiScreen.

The PiScreen Raspberry Pi touchscreen display offers users a resolution of 480 x 320 pixels and supports 65,536 colours, together with the ability to use touchscreen controls within your project.

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Samsung Developing Home Automation Gesture Control Interface For Smart TVs

It has been reported this week that Samsung is currently in the process of developing a new gesture controlled home automation interface for its range of smart TVs. That will enable users to be able to turn off a light for example by simply gesturing at their smart TV for example.

Samsung is apparently working with start-up partners to create the new technology that will provide a new range of features for owners of their smart TVs to enjoy and control devices around the home.

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