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Turns Out, Your Fancy Monitor Might Have a 4K Display Inside Turns Out, Your Fancy Monitor Might Have a 4K Display Inside

Unsatisfied with the sharpness in your new QHD monitor? Thanks to the power of economics, that display of yours might actually have a downscaled 4K panel, one that isn’t doing your image quality or refresh rate any favors. The worst part? You can’t even upscale them.

Panasonic Cut the Lumix GH5S' Resolution in Half to Get Even Better Low-Light Images Panasonic Cut the Lumix GH5S' Resolution in Half to Get Even Better Low-Light Images

Panasonic’s Lumix GH5 is already one of the top picks for people who want mirrorless camera that captures high quality 4K video. So what could the company possible do to make it even better? Apparently, it seems the answer is to slash its megapixels in half.

Apple TV 4K Is a Damn Good Set-Top Box  Apple TV 4K Is a Damn Good Set-Top Box 

In the years since its release, Apple TV has often lagged behind competitors, seemingly forgotten by Apple in favor of phones, computers, and even watches. And the Apple TV’s status as the “other” on Apple’s list of sales feels evident when you notice how late to the 4K party it is. Roku launched a 4K box last year…

Apple TV 4K Is a 4K Apple TV, Finally Apple TV 4K Is a 4K Apple TV, Finally

Apple has some catching up to do in the streaming wars, and today’s announcement of the latest Apple TV firmly positions it as... a way to watch 4K videos through iTunes. That’s the big news, but there were a few additional bits of info that might convince you to give it a chance.

Why You're Watching TV All Wrong and How to Fix It

If you’re going to invest hundreds of dollars on a television set then you want to make sure you’re getting the best picture possible, but far too many of us don’t take the time to correctly configure the display we’re staring at. Here’s how to get your money’s worth from your TV tech and the on-screen settings you…

TCL's New Roku 4K TV Is Very Good and Beautifully Cheap TCL's New Roku 4K TV Is Very Good and Beautifully Cheap

The TCL P-Series sounds too good to be true. At almost half the price of similarly outfitted sets, these Roku-powered 4K TVs feature high-end features like full-array local dimming, high dynamic range (HDR), and Dolby Vision. All that, and a 55-inch model will only set you back $650. So is it really too good to be…

Everything You Need to Know About 4K Gaming Everything You Need to Know About 4K Gaming

You want the very best in 4K gaming, so how do you go about getting it? Unfortunately the answer is not quite as simple as it should be, and all the available choices can be tremendously confusing. So let’s try to cut through all the marketing terms, hype, and numbers to get at what “4K” gaming really means.

How to Buy a Smart TV That Won't Make Your House Sad How to Buy a Smart TV That Won't Make Your House Sad

In the market for a brand new, shiny, smart TV? The good news is that there’s more excellent choices out there than ever; the bad news is that working your way through all the options can take up precious time you could be spending binge-watching Westworld. Let us ease your purchasing headaches and point out what to…

Hi-Def Video of Earth From Space Is So Beautiful You'll Want to Punch Yourself in the Face

Earlier this year, NASA astronaut Jeff Williams captured ultra high definition video of our pale blue dot from the vantage point of the International Space Station. It’s easily the most uplifting thing you’re going to see all day.

Gareth Edwards Says a 4K Restoration of Star Wars Exists, But Which Version Is It? Gareth Edwards Says a 4K Restoration of Star Wars Exists, But Which Version Is It?

Prepare to get excited and then probably set up for disappointment: an official 4K restoration of A New Hope exists... at least at Lucasfilm, according to Rogue One director Gareth Edwards. The real question, however: is it the fabled original theatrical cut fans have longed to see restored in full HD?

Float Through Every Detail of the International Space Station in 4K Glory

Space is undeniably cool, but you know what else is cool? Space gear. And taking a long, leisurely tour through the international space station in beautiful 4k with pristine focus is the best way to see all those wires, meters, monitors and control stations.

Roku Premiere+ and Ultra Are Better Than the Competition and a Third the Price Roku Premiere+ and Ultra Are Better Than the Competition and a Third the Price

Last month, Roku unleashed a whole slew of new set-top boxes meant to cater to every single person ever. There’s the box for people with old TVs (Roku Express+), the slightly different box for cheapskates (Roku Express), the boxes for regular joes (Roku Stick and Roku Premiere), and the coolest boxes—the two meant for…

Apple's Spaceship Campus Is Glowing Now Apple's Spaceship Campus Is Glowing Now

It’s been years in the making, and now, it’s almost complete. Apple first started working on its brand new offices—officially dubbed Apple Campus 2—back in 2006, when Steve Jobs announced to the Cupertino City Council that Apple was buying a huge swath of land one mile east of the company’s existing facilities. After…

Roku Has Five New Boxes to Serve Every Possible TV-Watching Human Roku Has Five New Boxes to Serve Every Possible TV-Watching Human

Earlier this year Roku announced a single new product, an excellent $50 stick that was, for the most part, the only set-top box the average person would ever need. Now Roku is back with five new boxes meant to fill every possible user niche—from the person that still has a tube TV from 1995 to the person with a…

What It Looks Like When You Glitter-Bomb a Giant Abandoned Casino

Sony has a long history of dumping tons of money into spectacularly over-the-top commercials for its Bravia line of TVs. This time around it packed an abandoned casino in Romania full of glitter-filled balloons that were then popped to create a shimmering explosion of color.

The GoPro Hero5 Is Finally Waterproof and Listens to Your Voice Commands The GoPro Hero5 Is Finally Waterproof and Listens to Your Voice Commands

It’s been over a year-and-a-half since the GoPro Hero4 Silver and Black were introduced, and we’re finally getting our first look at the brand new Hero5. It’s still a cute little cube that’ll record you adventures, so what exactly is new this time? Here’s a clear breakdown of the latest action camera in the company’s…

Spectacular Drone Footage of Three Curious Whales Checking Out a Boat

The talented pilots at Drones.nc had a whale-watching experience they’ll never forget. Not only did three massive humpback whales circle the boat they were on, they were also able to capture the experience from a DJI Inspire drone flying overhead recording glorious 4K footage.

This Brilliant Lightning Show Is Perfectly Synced to a Rousing Soundtrack

Watching lightning streak across the night sky is already one of Mother Nature’s most spectacular displays. But photographer Ron Risman has managed to improve that natural pyrotechnics display with a stunning 4K video of the spectacle that’s perfectly edited and synced to a rousing soundtrack.

Xbox One S Review: What the Xbox One Should Have Been Xbox One S Review: What the Xbox One Should Have Been

There were very few complaints when the original Xbox One was announced, and it failed to handle 4K. In 2013 nobody really cared about HD’s successor. Not unless they’d spent thousands of dollars on one of the few 4K TV sets available at the time. Yes, the best consoles have a habit of being future-proof (see the PS2…

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