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Optimus 3D vs Optimus Tab: Not all HD 3D video is created equal

Optimus 3D vs Optimus Tab: Not all HD 3D video is created equal

When we caught up with LG earlier today, to check out the freshly announced Optimus 3D and Optimus Tab, we couldn't help but wonder about the discrepancy between the smartphone's 1080p Full HD 3D recording capabilities and the tablet's 720p HD 3D recording. Turns out, there's more to a 1GHz, dual-core chipset than just its ARM cores: the Optimus 3D's Texas Instruments OMAP4430 has native support for Full HD recording in 3D, while the NVIDIA Tegra 2 in the Tab doesn't.

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Canon PowerShot SX230 HS and ELPH 500 HS, 300 HS & 100 HS digicams official

Canon PowerShot SX230 HS and ELPH 500 HS, 300 HS & 100 HS digicams official

It's not just the new Rebel DSLRs that Canon has to offer today; the company has also outed a foursome of new PowerShot point-and-shoots, including one with integrated GPS. The new Canon PowerShot SX230 HS, ELPH 500 HS, ELPH 300 HS and ELPH 100 HS span the price range from $349.99 to $199.99, each with a 12.1-megapixel sensor and Canon's DIGIC 4 Image Processor. All four can shoot 1080p Full HD video.

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JVC GX-PX1 hybrid gets hands-on play: 60fps stills & 36Mbps 1080p

JVC GX-PX1 hybrid gets hands-on play: 60fps stills & 36Mbps 1080p

JVC only had a concept of the GX-PX1 hybrid camera/camcorder back at CES 2011, so we spent more time with the 3D-capable GS-TD1 instead, but it seems the company's engineers have been busy. Impress grabbed some hands-on time with the latest version, which looks a little like a blend of Sony's NEX interchangeable lens cameras and JVC's regular camcorders, and it's shaping up to be an interesting model indeed.

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Call Me When Streaming Matches Blu-ray

Call Me When Streaming Matches Blu-ray

I’ll be the first to admit that when Blu-ray first launched, I was skeptical. I wasn’t sure if the new technology was a worthwhile investment for someone like me. Sure, it delivered more storage and higher-quality video and audio, but I simply saw it as another way to take my hard-earned cash for little benefit over DVD.

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