72 custom GPU core 4k Ultra HD player goes Nvidia

NanoTech Entertainment is going to use the Nvidia Tegra 4 mobile processor as the basis for its new 4K Ultra HD players. It will incorporate 72 custom Nvidia GeForce GPU cores and the quad-core ARM Cortex-A15 CPU.

Next-gen Kindles have locked bootloaders



Amazon's next-gen Kindle Fire and Kindle Fire HD are reportedly equipped with locked bootloaders. 

Essentially, this means the creation of custom ROMs could take just a little while to get off the ground.

Amazon's Kindle Fire goes HD

Amazon is showcasing its next-gen Kindle Fire tablet lineup at an event in Santa Monica, California.

Final Fantasy X HD remake incoming

One of the most iconic entries in the long-running Final Fantasy series is getting a graphical overhaul.

Xbox update causes video problems

Concerns are being raised that Microsoft's latest Xbox 360 update intentionally scaled back video playback quality.

New 3D technology provides HD quality, says team

German and Swiss researchers have developed a new type of 3D technology for the home that they claim provides an unprecedentedly high level of picture quality.

Weaksauce alert: new Apple TV can't do full HD

The new version of the Apple TV, to be so trendily named the iTV, is going to try to be a lot less lame than the total flop that came out a few years ago, but with an inferior chipset inside, that might not happen.

YouTube debuts 4K streaming video

Yeah, 1080p - like its 720p predecessor - was cool back in the day. But now Google has taken YouTube to the next level with a full 4K of HD video goodness.

DirecTV confirms transmission "glitch"

DirecTV has blamed a transmission "glitch" - caused by an apparently buggy software update - for freezing a number of HD DVR units.

Intel launches Moorestown mobile platform

Intel has introduced its next-gen Moorestown Atom platform for smartphones and tablet devices.

Marvell Imagines the 10 Gigabit Digital Home and I Meet Stan Lee


I flew down to Hollywood last Tuesday to attend the Marvell AVANTA launch. 

Cisco takes a walk on the Flip Slide

Cisco has introduced its Flip Slide HD video camera. The $280 device stores up to four hours of high-def digital video and up to 12 hours of content.

Microsoft refreshes Zune HD lineup

Microsoft has refreshed its Zune HD lineup with the addition of a new 64GB Zune HD model priced at $350.

Samsung gets world's first HD DivX-certified phone

The upcoming Samsung Wave is making waves in the tech industry as the first mobile phone to beomce certified by DivX for HD video playback.

Microsoft showcases new XNA Game Studio

Microsoft is showcasing the latest iteration of its XNA Game Studio for Windows Phone 7, Xbox 360 and Windows-based PCs at GDC 2010.

Playstation 3 becomes first to offer digital HD movies from all of the "big six"

Sony today announced that its video content delivery service on the PS3 now offers download-to-own HD movies from all of the major movie studios. The list is comprised of 20th Century Fox, Paramount Pictures, Sony Pictures, Universal, Walt Disney, and Warner Bros.

Sprint shifts into Overdrive with 4G mobile broadband

Sprint has confirmed plans to expand its 4G mobile broadband service to several major cities during 2010, including Boston, Denver, New York and San Francisco.

Adobe updates Flash 10.1 beta with GMA 500 support

Adobe has updated its Flash 10.1 beta with support for Intel GMA 500 graphics and Broadcom Crystal HD chips.

Nvidia's Quadro GPU accelerates Adobe's Mercury Playback Engine

Nvidia has posted a video on YouTube of its Quadro GPU rapidly accelerating Adobe's Mercury Playback Engine.