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This Timelapse Shot in 10K Resolution Is Fantastically Bonkers 

4K? That's so last year. 8K? Yesterday's news. This timelapse video was shot in an astonishing 10K resolution using an 80 megapixel camera. The level of detail in these gorgeous shots is mind-boggling. » 2/11/15 1:30pm 2/11/15 1:30pm

Check Out The Whole History of Display Resolutions In One Big Stack

Computer screens have come a long, long way in the past decade and a half. With all these retina-grade, impossible-to-decern-the-pixels resolutions floating around, it's hard to believe we used to deal with displays as low as 640x480 back in the day. This is what all that resolution evolution looks like all in one… » 2/24/13 12:00pm 2/24/13 12:00pm

The New iPad Comparison: How It Stacks Up to Other Leading Tablets

Well, it's finally here, Apple's new hotness. But how does it compare to the new hotness from Asus, Samsung, Amazon, BlackBerry, or heck, the iPad 2? We've got you covered with this head-to-head spec sheet. » 3/07/12 2:15pm 3/07/12 2:15pm

Here's How Much Better an iPad 3 Retina Display Would Be

Short of kidnapping Tim Cook and waterboarding him, we couldn't be more sure the iPad 3 will boast a mega-pretty retina display resolution. But buzzwordiness aside, just how much better will the new sharpness be? It makes everything that came before it look puny. See for yourself. » 2/20/12 4:20pm 2/20/12 4:20pm

Leaked Display May Be Definitive Proof of iPad 3 Double Resolution

MacRumors claims that they have scored an iPad 3 display. According to their analysis, the new iPad—which should be well into production at this point—will have two times the current generation's resolution: 2,048 x 1,536 pixels. » 2/17/12 4:50pm 2/17/12 4:50pm

The Resolution of the iPad 3's Retina Display Compared to the iPhone…

Chris Koerner was curious about what the oft rumored resolution of the iPad 3's Retina Display would look like compared to previous iOS devices, so he whipped up a little image that compared each devices' resolution against each other. The 2048x1536 screen would dwarf everything. » 2/09/12 5:20pm 2/09/12 5:20pm

Ultra-High Definition Displays Coming to Macs—More Proof

Screenshots of Mac OS X 10.7.3 developer builds have revealed what we already suspected: ultra-high definition Macs are coming. This Get Info window capture reveals a HIDPI (Hi-Dots-Per-Inch) mode checkbox that may come in the next update of Apple's desktop OS. » 12/21/11 6:30pm 12/21/11 6:30pm

Facebook Making Photos Bigger and Faster

Some welcome Facebook news, for a change! The AP reports Facebook's finally bumping up the resolution on photo uploads—no word on how much—and halving the upload time. Nifty! All the better for the deluge of filtered horror. [Yahoo!] » 8/26/11 3:13pm 8/26/11 3:13pm

Gmail's Getting a Whole New Look To Match Google+

Google is on a roll this week. It took the tech world by storm with Google+, freshened up the user interface of Google Calendar and just unleashed a new design for Gmail. » 6/30/11 7:40pm 6/30/11 7:40pm

Winklevoss Twins Bury the Hatchet with Facebook

The Winklevii received a $65 million settlement in 2008 but they were never satisfied with it—until now. After years of futile appeals, they've finally decided to back down stopping just short of the Supreme Court. » 6/22/11 8:25pm 6/22/11 8:25pm

An 8,000 Pixel by 8,000 Pixel Big Ass Screen Is Coming to Chicago

The Adler Planetarium just renovated the Grainger Sky Theater with a big honking screen. The display will mimic being in space with a 8,000 by 8,000 pixel screen that's supposed to deliver "the largest single seamless digital image in the world". For reference, typical movie screens 'only' spit out 2k by 4k pixel… » 4/26/11 7:31pm 4/26/11 7:31pm

Is This Why the 13-Inch MacBook Pro Display Didn't Improve?

With last month's MacBook Pro refresh, one question that lingered was why the 13-inch MacBook Pro was still stuck with the same mediocre screen resolution. From Quora, a possible solution! One similar to why the iPad 2 didn't get a resolution bump: Apple's holding out for retina displays to make things easier on… » 3/07/11 5:10pm 3/07/11 5:10pm

Why Didn't the New 13-inch MacBook Pro Get a Higher Resolution Screen?

There's no question that the new MacBook Pros are blazingly awesome. The whole line has been rejuvenated with Sandy Bridge processors, better graphics and a lightning fast Thunderbolt I/O port. But one thing has been bothering us about the update, or rather, lack of update: The 13-inch MacBook Pro still has a lower… » 2/26/11 4:00pm 2/26/11 4:00pm

Microscope Shots All But Confirm the Next iPhone's 960 x 640 Resolution

Czech site superiphone.cz reportedly got their hands on a next-gen iPhone and did what any self-respecting iPhone superfanatics would: put it under a microscope. Up close and personal with those pixels, they confirmed the rumored 960 x 640, IPS dipslay. » 5/29/10 4:00pm 5/29/10 4:00pm

Giz Explains: The Ultimate HDTV Cheat Sheet and Buying Guides

It's truly the best time of year to buy an HDTV, and well, here's every confusing TV term you might encounter, everything you need, explained in one place. » 12/05/09 11:00am 12/05/09 11:00am

Do You Think You Can Tell The Difference Between Standard Def, 720p and…

Most of you know that seeing the difference between 720p and 1080p depends on screen size and how far away you sit—but, in the end, it really comes down to your eyes. » 12/11/08 5:40pm 12/11/08 5:40pm

Red's 5k, 4k, and 3k Pro Cameras: What the Resolution Really Means

Here's why we're excited about Red's announcements of their 3K Scarlet and 5K Epic digital cameras. Their insane resolution. It's one thing to talk about resolution as an abstract number, but Red has a fantastic chart comparing these resolutions to things you're actually familiar with, like your HDTV or your old SDTV.… » 4/14/08 7:20pm 4/14/08 7:20pm