Forget 4K TV – Attention now on 8K

Well, just yesterday I wrote about the PlayStation 4 and it being a possibility of it supporting 4K resolutions (meaning 4096 pixels wide by however many vertical). Today in the news I now see that a company has built a few 8K cameras capable of capturing at an impressive 120 frames per second. The resolution is 7680 by 4320 pixels making each image extremely huge in size.

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Flexible OLED Appearing in Gadgets This Year

This year could see the launch of products that feature flexible OLED screens. Samsung has begun mass producing screens that will appear in devices in 2012 according to reports.

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Apple Looking for TV Components

Ever since the Steve Jobs biography was released and the comment about him finally cracking the TV, we’ve heard a ton of rumours about what the new Apple TV will be like and when it will be launching. The latest report now indicates that Apple [AAPL] is actively seeking component suppliers for building a TV. This has been labelled as more evidence of Apple building a TV. Please note that the Apple TV and new Apple TV are different in that the current generation model is a device that connects to a regular TV. The new Apple TV is a whole TV that will have iOS integrated. A mockup/render is found below.

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LoveFilm Streaming Added to LG Smart TVs

LoveFilm has announced that the the new range of LG Smart TVs will be able to stream LoveFilm content to viewers. The streaming won’t include pay-per-view but will include 5,000 or more films from the library.

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iPad 3 QXGA Display Tipped for Next Year

When Apple announced the iPad 3, it is expected that the next generation tablet will get a higher resolution screen. Although Apple is likely to keep the 9.7 inch screen size, reports are suggesting that the new device will have a resolution of 2048×1536 pixels.

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Apple iTV Mockup Created

When the Steve Jobs biography launched last week one of the first things spotted in the book was that Steve said “I’ve finally cracked it” when talking about an Apple TV.

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The Apple Smart TV Will be a Game-Changer

In the Steve Jobs biography a specific mention about a smart TV is made. Steve said “It would be seamlessly synced with all of your devices and with iCloud. It will have the simplest user interface you could imagine. I finally cracked it”.

Although we wont know for sure that Apple [AAPL] is making a smart TV, this reference from the book along with other bits of information found over the past few months is strongly hinting that Apple could be preparing to introduce the device.

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Sony to Recall 1.6 Million Bravia TVs

Sony announced earlier today that they will be recalling 1.6 million Sony Bravia TVs soon due to problems where 11 models in Japan had seen some problems. The range of Bravia TVs have a component that in those cases melted down causing damage to the TV although nobody was hurt in any of the incidents.

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Take a Look Inside the Apple Thunderbolt Display

iFixit has taken apart one of the new Apple Thunderbolt displays. This particular model is the 27 inch, 2560 x 1440 screen. The screen was relatively easy to open and once inside, it contained a surprise amount of chips allowing to speedily connect up via the Thunderbolt Port.

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LG PenTouch Touch Screen Plasma Announced

LG has announced a new range of TVs called the LG PenTouch. This new range of Plasma screens lets users interact with it by using a special stylus. The idea behind it is that users can browse the internet or draw right on the screen if needed. As well as browsing the web, it also gives the ability to interact with what is on the screen.

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Haier Wire Free 3D HDTV Unveiled

Haier is about to introduce a new 3D HDTV that requires no wires attached to it to make it work. To achieve this the company has designed the 3D TV along with radiation free magnetic resonance coupling that allows the TV to be powered without attaching a physical wire to the device.

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Samsung Super AMOLED HD Coming Soon

In the next few months we could start to see smartphones that have screens measuring 5 to 6 inches in size. These new devices will use AMOLED HD screens created by Samsung that are capable of showing HD resolutions. The first device expected, according to OLED Info, is the GT-I9220 which will use a 5.3 inch screen. 7 inch tables with the same AMOLED HD screens will also begin to arrive at the end of this year.

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