4K

  • Test the Tech at OfficeWorks, Acer’s 4K Monitor (CB280HK)

    This is the first of a series of posts, called Test the Tech for OfficeWorks, these videos walk through some of the latest products, explaining the features, but also putting them to the test. In this video, we check out the new 4K monitor from Acer, the CB280HK for...
  • Inside the creative minds at Netflix

    During CES earlier this month, I had a chance to sit down with Netflix and tap their minds about the entertainment and video industries, and discuss some upcoming changes that will roll out later this year. Netflix says we’ve spent a decade adding more pixels to displays, but there’s...
  • Review: AC Ryan VEOLO 4K Media Player

      The world of ultra-high definition (or 4K) video is at our doorsteps. As displays become affordable and content sources increase, 2015 is shaping up to be the year of 4K. Surprisingly, there’s not many set top boxes available that support video playback at 3840×2160 resolutions. A.C.Ryan have created...
  • Review: ViewSonic 28” 4K Display VX2880ml

    Most commonly we associate the terms 4K and UHD with TVs but these terms define resolutions that are finding their way into our desktop monitors. For the past few weeks, I’ve had ViewSonic’s 28” 4K monitor as my primary display. The VX2880ml runs features 3840 x 2160 pixels, this...
  • Optical not dead yet. Panasonic has a prototype UHD HDR Blu-ray player

    As technology surges forward with violent force, there’s a few casualties along the way. Over the years we’ve seen many media types disappear and be replaced by technically superior alternatives. CDs were outclassed by the storage size of DVDs, and when we hit the limits of size on DVDs,...
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    Sharp’s new almost 8K display is stunning

    At their CES 2015 press conference this morning Sharp showcased a range of new displays. With everyone talking about 4K, it’s hard to stand out, but Sharp just did. Their ‘Beyond 4K’ display will be the highest resolution commercially available display in 2015. This display isn’t technically 8K in...
  • LG’s goes all-in with OLED, 7 new 4K displays in 2015

    LG aren’t mucking around, they say OLED is the pinnacle of display technology. When each pixel gets it’s own power, it can turn pixels off, which great for power saving, black levels and colour. At CES 2015, they announced they’ll have 7 new displays that are a combination of...
  • Westinghouse shows off a 34” curved monitor, partners with Netflix for 4KTV

    Westinghouse may be a brand name you relate more to dishwashers and washing machines in Australia, but in America, they also make displays. Their first curved display is a gaming focused monitor that’s a massive 34” in size. Beside it sat a 4K TV, which was very deliberately flat....
  • LG bringing two new 21:9 monitors at CES 2015

    LG will globally showcase its latest 21:9 UltraWide monitor at CES2015 next week (34UM67). Their new ultra-wide monitor will be the world’s first 21:9 monitor compatible with AMD’s FreeSync technology. This allows for fluid motion during fast gameplay, a dream for hardcore gamers looking for ultimate performance in twitch...