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DisplayPort 1.4 will support 8K displays

There aren’t many 8K displays available yet, but by the time they become common (or at least more common), your laptop or even smartphone might be able to connect to your 8K TV and crank out super-high-resolution video. The Video Electronics Standards Association has published the specifications for DisplayPort 1.4, which will support 8K displays. DisplayPort 1.4 […]

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Japan Display unveils 17.3 inch, 7680 x 4320 pixel display

The pixel density wars march on. Japan Display has unveiled a new 17.3 inch display with 510 pixels per inch, which the company describes as an 8K4K display, although there’s a little rounding involved: the actual resolution is 7,680 x 4,320. The screen could pave the way for super-high-resolution laptops, tablets, or other other devices. […]

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Google Nexus 7 hack adds support for 720p HD video recording

The Google Nexus 7 tablet has a 1.2MP front-facing camera. It’s hardly the best camera around, but it’ll let you make video calls over Skype or record short videos (assuming you want to shoot video with a front-facing camera. Out of the box, those videos will be limited to 480p resolution, even though the camera […]

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Asus gives the Transformer Prime a 1080p display

Asus is rolling out an updated version of the Asus Eee Pad Transformer Prime. The tablet still has its signature features, including a 1.3 GHz NVIDIA Tegra 3 quad-core processor and an optional keyboard dock that “transforms” the tablet into a laptop (with extended battery life thanks to the battery in the dock). But the […]

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Acer Aspire One Happy netbook to get HD video bump?

The Acer Aspire One Happy is an upcoming 10 inch netbook from Acer that appears to be a rebranded version of the Acer Aspire One D255. The main difference is that the Happy comes in bright pastel colors — and oh yeah, it has slightly more ridiculous name. But Peter at Netbook News spotted another […]

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A flood of 1366 x 768 pixel netbooks could be on the way

Taiwanese PC makers tell HKEPC that Intel is loosening some of its hardware restrictions for netbooks running low cost Windows XP licenses. According to the report, Intel had insisted that Atom N270 and N280 powered netbooks stick with 10 inch or smaller displays with 1024 x 600 pixel or lower resolutions. Of course, there have […]

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High res updates: Dell Mini 10 w/HD in Europe, HP Mini 2140 w/HD in the wild

There are three netbooks that I’m aware of that currently have screen resolutions higher than 1024 x 600 pixel. The HP Mini 2140, Dell Inspiron Mini 10, and Gigabyte Touch Note T1028M are all available with 10 inch, 1366 x 768 pixel displays.  Not all of these computers are available around the world yet though. […]