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No 1080p 3D PS3 gaming confirms Sony

No 1080p 3D PS3 gaming confirms Sony

Sony has confirmed that 3D gaming on the PS3 will be limited to 720p HD, rather than full 1080p HD, by virtue of the nature of the 3D system the company is using.  Speaking at the Develop conference, Sony's Simon Benson said that while 1080p 3D movies would play on the PS3, the need for high framerates - in the region of 60fps - for 3D gaming meant that resolution would have to suffer if gameplay wasn't to be jerky.

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Brite-View CinemaGo BV-5005HD Mini CG HD Media Player Announced, Pre-Order Now

Brite-View CinemaGo BV-5005HD Mini CG HD Media Player Announced, Pre-Order Now

It's been almost a full year since we reported on Brite-View's CinemaTube media player, and that means it's just about perfect timing to get an upgraded, new model, right? Well lucky you, because Brite-View agrees with that sentiment. They've just pulled the cover off their CinemaGo BV-5005HD Mini CG HD media player -- and yes, that may be the longest title for a gadget we've seen in awhile.

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VIA EITX-3001 squeezes 1080p HD playback onto tiny mainboard

VIA EITX-3001 squeezes 1080p HD playback onto tiny mainboard

You can generally rely on VIA for a skinny mainboard with HD credentials, and their new VIA EITX-3001 doesn't disappoint.  Based around the Em-ITX standard, a compact 12 x 17 cm form-factor, the fanless EITX-3001 packs an integrated 1.3GHz VIA Nano E-Series processor, VIA VX855 media system processor and HDMI connector, and is suitable for outputting 1080p High Definition video with hardware decoding of MPEG-2, H.264, VC-1 and WMV9 content.

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Viliv X10 tablet takes on iPad with 1080p, HDMI & more

Viliv X10 tablet takes on iPad with 1080p, HDMI & more

We've a soft spot for Viliv, since the Korean company have actually managed to get more than one MID and/or tablet device onto the market rather than just push out renders, and so the company's new Viliv X10 slate is all the more interesting.  LaptopMag grabbed some hands-on time with the 10-inch 1366 x 768 16:9 capacitive touchscreen tablet, complete with an unspecified ARM-based processor that's 1080p HD capable.  Connectivity puts the iPad in the shade, too, with HDMI, an SD card reader, USB and WiFi, and Viliv reckon there'll be options for 3G and WiMAX too.

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$99 Apple TV update gets iPhone OS, 1080p HD and cloud-storage?

$99 Apple TV update gets iPhone OS, 1080p HD and cloud-storage?

Details of Apple's upcoming Apple TV platform refresh have emerged, with Engadget claiming to have heard from a trusted source that the Cupertino company is planning a new, $99 set-top box that would use iPhone OS and cloud-based storage.  In fact, the new Apple TV sounds a lot like a headless-iPhone: it's described as having minimal ports, basically just power and a 1080p HD video output, as well as using the same 1GHz Apple 14 CPU and 16GB of onboard storage.

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