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“Amazon said Thursday that it will again be selling Apple TV and Google Chromecast devices, two video-streaming gadgets the e-commerce giant removed from its site two years ago and that compete with its own Fire TV products,” Ben Fox Rubin reports for CNET. “‘I can confirm that we are assorting Apple TV and Chromecast,’ an Amazon spokeswoman told CNET on Thursday, referring to the company’s plans…

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Snapdragon 845

At the Snapdragon Technology Summit, Qualcomm announced their new top-of-the-line SoC Snapdragon 845.

The company says that the new Snapdragon is around 25% faster than its predecessors with the help of the octa-core Kryo 385 CPU clocked at 2.80GHz.

The chip, based on ARM Cortex, is built using Samsung’s 2nd Gen 10nm LPP fabrication process and supports LPDDR4X memory up to 8GB. Four out of eight…

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“I have no doubt there are engineers inside Amazon who would have loved to have made a great tvOS app for Apple TV. Any craftsperson who takes pride in their work would make all the cogent arguments in the world as to why that was the better — ultimately for everyone, including Amazon — approach,” Rene Ritchie writes for iMore. “Yet all evidence points to one incontrovertible fact: Amazon didn’t…

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Amazonは6日、「プライム・ビデオ」アプリを「Apple TV」向けに提供開始した。世界100か国以上でアプリを提供し、Apple TV 4Kであれば、Amazonプライム・ビデオの4K HDR映像も視聴可能になる。

[via Apple TVがAmazonプライム・ビデオに対応。4K HDRも – AV Watch]

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Starting today, customers around the world can access the Amazon Prime Video app on Apple TV to stream award-winning and critically acclaimed titles including Prime Original Series and Movies. Also starting this week, the Apple TV app — a unified place for iPhone, iPad and Apple TV users to discover and start watching the best shows and movies — supports live sports, giving fans in the US a…

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Sony introduces new 4K HDR home cinema projectors

Sony has launched three new models of home cinema projectors equipped with the company’s native SXRD panel, which according to the company, are capable of delivering high-contrast, detail-packed images for a truly immersive viewing experience.


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What Basic Requirements Do We Need For Streaming HDR Content On Roku Tv?

We all might be knowing that we can stream 4k HDR content on our Roku TV. So today we will discuss the basic required things that are needed to allow the streaming of HDR content on Roku.

Roku TVturns On a special HDR mode to deliver a broad range of color contrasts for creating more attractive pictures. Make sure the particular content is available in HDR format then only you will be able to…

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Google presenterà ad Ottobre Pixel 2 e XL

L’evento di presentazione di Google dove presenterà i suoi device e servizi si terra logicamente a Mountain View in California. La data è stata confermata grazie al video pubblicato da Google il 14 Settembre questo video, era stato anticipato poche ore prima sui social dove veniva mostrata una foto con il logo dell’azienda e con scritto “Ask more of your phone” e infine la data della presentazione.

L’evento di presentazione di Google lo potremo seguire il 4 Ottobre alle ore 18:00 in Italia.

Il 4 Ottobre finalmente conosceremo i nuovi Pixel di cui ormai sono disponibili le schede tecniche da settimane, si presume anche l’annuncio di un nuovo Chromecast, si dovrebbe trattare del anche se Google grazie al Chromecast Ultra non dovrebbe aver bisogno di presentarne un altro. Ultimamente si sta parlando anche di visori VR by Google grazie anche alla collaborazione con dei partner oltre all’annuncio dello speaker Google Home con l’inedito assistente vocale Google Assistant. 

Altra novità bomba da parte di Google è lo sbarco di contenuti 4K HDR nel Play Store visto anche che in Italia Apple ha annunciato la sua TV 4K sarà altamente probabile l’annuncio di questa novità o addirittura la data di ufficializzazione.

Vi lasciamo al video dove Google ufficializza la presentazione dei suoi nuovi device per Ottobre e inoltre Google ha già reso disponibile il link per seguire in diretta LIVE l’evento il 4 Ottobre:

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Apple’s set-top box hasn’t seen many changes of late, which makes the new Apple TV 4K all the more welcome for video buffs. The new device now supports two key video technologies: 4K and HDR. 4K video provides about four times as many pixels as are in 1080p video, and HDR (High Dynamic Range) supports more colors. The result is video that looks fabulous, with more detail, deeper colors, and better contrast than ever before.

To see those changes, you need a 4K TV that supports either the Dolby Vision or HDR10 standard—in other words, unless you’ve bought a TV in the last year or two, you’ll probably need a new one. Check the specs carefully!

The third part of the equation? 4K HDR content. Apple is working with major movie studios to bring 4K HDR video content to iTunes at the same price as HD movies. You’ll get an automatic upgrade to 4K HDR versions of iTunes HD movies you’ve purchased, when they become available. Netflix 4K HDR streaming is expected immediately, and Amazon Prime Video should offer 4K HDR video on the Apple TV later this year.

Dealing with all the 4K HDR video requires beefier hardware. The A10 Fusion chip doubles overall performance and quadruples the graphics processing speed over the fourth-generation Apple TV. The Apple TV 4K also sports faster and more modern networking connections: Gigabit Ethernet, simultaneous dual-band 802.11ac Wi-Fi, and Bluetooth 5.0.

A 32 GB model of the Apple TV 4K costs $179, and a 64 GB model is $199 (we advise you to stick with the smaller model unless you play large Apple TV games). You can pre-order it on September 15, and it will be generally available a week later. The fourth-generation Apple TV remains on sale for $149. Although Apple said nothing about when tvOS 11 would be available, it seems likely to ship with iOS 11 and watchOS 4 on September 19th.

Feel confused by all the new possibilities? Contact us for advice!

Don’t expect to view Star Wars or Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 in 4K HDR on your new Apple TV 4K set top box…

FIRST LOOK – True 4K for $5K – The New Sony VPL-VW285ES 4K HDR Home Theater Projector

Learn More: Take a look at the new Sony VPL-VW285ES 4K HDR Home Theater Projector. Up to 200 inches (4096 x 2160 resolution) in True 4K HDR in any room. With more than four times the resolution of Full HD, 4K delivers a picture that’s so incredibly lifelike, it’s like being in the scene or at the game. Experience the latest HDR content with an extremely wide contrast range…

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In the 4K HDR version of The Snowman trailer I can see the details pretty clearly 


Accidental Apple leak confirms 4K HDR Apple TV

If you’ve kept up to date with the most recent accidental leak by Apple regarding the Homepod speaker, you’ll be aware of some of the key specs and features that we’re expecting to see in the new iPhone. The same leak, as spotted by the developer Guilherme Rambo (an iOS developer at Brazil-based PeixelUrbano and developer of the unofficial WWDC app for macOS) has encountered lines of code within…

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There’s a new competitor for the Raspberry Pi in the tiny-computer-that-can-actually-do-things category. While the SoCs are similar, the Rock64 does include support for updated peripherals.

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