Google's first 4K media stick will retail for $69
On Tuesday at a Google event in San Francisco, the company announced a digital media player called the Chromecast Ultra, a successor to the Chromecast 2, that is now capable of outputting in 4K resolution and including an Ethernet port.
Performs just above GTX 980 Ti, now with enhanced HDR support
A little over a decade ago, Nvidia brought some useful features into the desktop graphics rendering pipeline like HDR-based tone mapping and hardware-accelerated H.264 GPU video decoding that have now become adopted by devices of all shapes and sizes for enterprise, desktop and mobile users alike.
Rocket will stand 400 feet high, taller than NASA’s Saturn V
During a conference in Mexico on Tuesday at the International Astronautical Congress, SpaceX CEO Elon Musk unveiled the company’s plan to deploy human spaceflights to Mars using a proprietary transportation system capable of carrying at least 100 passengers per flight.
Pricing ranges between $30 and $130
On Monday, digital media player manufacturer Roku announced five new Internet video streaming devices that will replace all of its previous models, namely the Roku Streaming Stick, 2, 3 and 4.
Acquisition possible before end of year
In a recent turn of events on Friday, Google and Salesforce have made offers to acquire San Francisco-based social media giant Twitter to an estimated sum of $30 billion.
Advises users to change passwords
Over the course of 2014, an unpublicized breach occurred on Yahoo’s servers containing personal information and unencrypted passwords from over 500 million user accounts. The company is now reporting the breach, while the FBI closely investigates the claims.
Lower pricing brings questions for 4.85 million U-verse subscribers
On Wednesday, during an AT&T investor’s conference, the company announced plans to launch an Internet-based video streaming app of its DirecTV programming lineup to serve alongside its existing satellite service and U-verse IPTV options.
Built by HTC, launching with Android 7.1
Google recently released a short preview on YouTube indicating it will be launching two new flagship smartphone devices on October 4th in San Francisco.
Supplemental downlink and uplink bandwidth
LG recently said that its upcoming V20 smartphone is the world’s first “native Android 7 device,” but it appears the company may also have another first-to-market feature for the device in terms of LTE spectrum support.
Only available through Sony AV dealers and installers
This week at Sony’s annual Cedia 2016 press briefing in Dallas, Texas, the company announced its first 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray disc player, the UBP-X1000ES. Unfortunately, the device will only be available through Sony’s authorized custom installation dealerships.