Grand Theft Auto V Just Sold Me On A 4K Ultra HD Monitor

I've been toying with the idea of purchasing an Ultra HD monitor since toying around with the enhanced resolution early last year. With the release of the first 4K screenshots of Grand Theft Auto V on PC, the time for toying is over. » 1/13/15 11:30am 1/13/15 11:30am

Today, Vimeo is launching 4K video support—sort of. Pro subscribers will now be able to offer 4K downloads of their videos. (They have to be 4K videos to begin with, duh.) 4K streaming is "in the works," according to Vimeo, but there are no concrete plans to launch a streaming option at this time. » 12/08/14 9:00am 12/08/14 9:00am

LG UB9800 UltraHD TV Review: This Picture's Not Worth the Price

The march of progress moves to the beat of early adopters patting their wallets and chanting, "shut up and take my money." Unfortunately, LG's latest high-end offering can't seem to keep up with its price tag. » 7/18/14 3:34pm 7/18/14 3:34pm

This 4K New Zealand Timelapse Transports You to Lord of the Rings Land

I Built A 4K Ultra HD Gaming PC... And I Love It

The next-generation of monitor technology is upon us, quadrupling the number pixels our monitors can manifest and placing a heavy burden on our beleaguered video cards. What does it take to put together a 4K-ready gaming PC? Let's find out, with a little help from AMD. » 4/21/14 10:40am 4/21/14 10:40am

LG's 105-Inch Curved UltraHD TV Is Just Bonkers (Updated)

LG has just revealed its new flagship curved OLED LCD screen—the largest one in existence—ahead of next January's CES convention. Because why wouldn't you you want 105 inches of curved UltraHD goodness? Oh right, you can't afford it. » 12/18/13 9:00pm 12/18/13 9:00pm

Netflix Is Doing Streaming Tests With 4K Video

Everything from ads to porn is getting the 4K treatment lately, and now Netflix is experimenting with it too. This week the company posted six 4K videos at various frames per second rates to test their streaming performance. They're all standard Netflix stock footage called "El Fuente." » 11/03/13 11:00am 11/03/13 11:00am

4k Porn Is Here and Shows You Every. Single. Detail. (NSFW)

Scream overkill all you want. The fact of the matter is that, whether you like it or not, hyper-realistic, ultra definition, get-as-close-to-being-in-the-action-as-you-possibly-can 4K TV is here to stay. So it's no wonder that—just like everything else in life—it's already being used for porn. » 10/16/13 2:32pm 10/16/13 2:32pm

Sony Launches the First 4K Download Service With 70 Titles

The biggest problem with all the big fancy UltraHD televisions practically every major manufacturer has released over the last year is that there's practically no 4K content out there. Thanks to Sony's new Video Unlimited 4K service, now there are 70 films you can rent or download. » 9/04/13 11:00am 9/04/13 11:00am

You Can Buy Samsung's 55-inch Curved OLED TV Today for $9,000

The painfully-expensive yet admittedly awesome 55-inch curved OLED TV from Samsung is finally available to the public for $9,000—a full $6,000 less than previously thought. This curving, technological marvel, dubbed the Samsung KN55S9C, is supposed to offer a more "life-like viewing [experience]," which seems to come… » 8/13/13 12:09pm 8/13/13 12:09pm

There's Officially a 50-Inch 4K TV That's Cheaper Than Your TV

TCL just announced a new 50-inch Ultra HD LED television for $1000. Holy wow, that is freaking cheap. Just a few months ago, we were blown away by Seiki's 50-inch 4K that cost $1500. How the hell are they making all of these beautiful, high-resolution panels so cheap? » 7/25/13 10:07am 7/25/13 10:07am

ESPN Is Killing 3D Broadcasts By the End of the Year

ESPN will kill ESPN 3D by the end of the year. The ill-fated 3D sports channel that started as an experiment in 2010 won't be broadcast in any dimensions soon. This is huge news considering the significant investment that TV manufacturers and broadcasters have put forth in an effort to bolster the struggling tech. » 6/12/13 11:13am 6/12/13 11:13am

This Compact Camera Captures Glorious 8K Ultra HD Footage

The shrinkification of technology is as inevitable as death and taxes, but we still can't help but be excited to see that Japan's NHK, working with a company called Astrodesign, has managed to shrink an 8K-capable camera into this relatively compact package. Compared to the HD-capable smartphone in your pocket it's… » 5/31/13 9:34am 5/31/13 9:34am

Seiki 50-Inch 4K TV Eyes-On: How the Hell Is a TV This Beautiful So…

Yesterday, Chinese OEM Seiki officially priced its 50-inch Ultra HD TV at $1500, making it the cheapest 4K television in the history of absurd resolution. It's cheaper even than the last round of super-cheap Chinese 4Ks we saw. The price is so low, in fact, and the brand name is so unfamiliar, that you have to wonder… » 4/16/13 10:25am 4/16/13 10:25am

Sony's 4K TVs Will Be Surprisingly Affordable—in That They Cost Less…

The $25,000 pricetag attached to Sony's 84-inch UltraHD set—the one that's been haunting your dreams since CES—may put that super-sized set out of your financial reach but that doesn't mean everything 4K is prohibitively expensive. In fact, Sony's new 55- and 65-inch sets are downright inexpensive (by comparison)… » 4/07/13 5:00pm 4/07/13 5:00pm

Stream TV Glasses-Free 3D 4K Hands-On: OMG This Works! But...

CES 2013: The year Ultra HD turned into the pipe dream of the future to the present reality you can't afford. Now that UHD TVs are about to hit the market, manufacturers are, of course, showing off 4K concepts like this glasses-free 3D 4K panel from Stream TV Networks, which you will be able to drool and dream about… » 1/11/13 3:38pm 1/11/13 3:38pm

Netflix 4K Streaming Video Doesn't Look Very Good Yet

Samsung and Netflix have been working together on a 4K video solution for the Ultra HD world we're entering. I just saw a demo of some of the 4K streaming content, and it's horrifying. They're going to have to work harder to not suck the life out of the video. » 1/08/13 5:56pm 1/08/13 5:56pm

Vizio's XVT Hands On: A Gorgeous 4K TV You Might Actually Be Able to…

The most impressive thing anyone is going to see at CES 2013 is a big, beautiful TV. Unfortunately, most of these are only being made for the 1%, for now. But Vizio's might be the first ultra-HD within reach. Kinda. » 1/07/13 1:09pm 1/07/13 1:09pm