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Dear Apple, here’s what I want from the new Thunderbolt Display

Dear Apple, here’s what I want from the new Thunderbolt Display

The Apple Thunderbolt Display is long overdue a makeover. Revealed in July 2011, the 27-inch monitor has watched generations of MacBook come and go - and, until this year at least, the Mac Pro stagnate with no compatibility whatsoever - and, despite the iMac aesthetic it originally echoed being significantly upgraded last October, still languishes with its original design. Sometimes, with Apple, you have to be patient. The company has, for the most part, a yearly refresh cycle, but the Thunderbolt Display is (in tech terms) old. Still, that arguably just gives Apple the chance to do something particularly special with the new Thunderbolt Display - so here's my wish list.

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Toshiba Ultra HD 4K TV pricing and availability unveiled

Toshiba Ultra HD 4K TV pricing and availability unveiled

We first got a look at Toshiba's upcoming Ultra HD 4K TVs in January at CES, with the company providing a lot of specs, but nothing in the areas of pricing, with availability being pegged as "summer 2013." It has been a solid six months, and both the price tag and the launch date of all three models in the L9300U line - the 58-inch, the 65-inch, and the 84-inch - have been announced.

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Mac Pro 2013 Final Cut Pro X update confirmed: Is a 4K Thunderbolt Display next?

Mac Pro 2013 Final Cut Pro X update confirmed: Is a 4K Thunderbolt Display next?

Apple will release a new version of Final Cut Pro X tailored to the 4K capabilities of the new Mac Pro 2013, the company has confirmed, refueling rumors of an updated, far higher resolution Thunderbolt Display to match the workstation's graphics capabilities. The new Mac Pro, previewed during Apple's WWDC keynote on Monday, will arrive later this year, complete with support for driving three Ultra HD monitors simultaneously.

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Toshiba REGZA Z8X Ultra HD TVs set to bring hybridcast to Japan in June

Toshiba REGZA Z8X Ultra HD TVs set to bring hybridcast to Japan in June

Toshiba is jumping onto the Ultra HD bandwagon, pricing up its trio of 4K TVs, the REGZA Z8X series, for Japan. Set to hit (reinforced) store shelves in late June, the Z8X range will kick off at 58-inches and rise to 84-inches at its biggest, with the largest model price at 1.68m yen ($16,430) and include native NHK "hybridcast" support that blends traditional broadcasts with internet-funneled add-on data.

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Samsung reveals 55/65″ UHD TVs and 13.3″ Retina-beating Ultrabook display

Samsung reveals 55/65″ UHD TVs and 13.3″ Retina-beating Ultrabook display

Samsung is readying new, smaller versions of its S-Series Ultra HD TV, with 55- and 65-inch models due to hit Korea in June, while a 13.3-inch ultrabook display with almost as high resolution is also waiting in the wings. Samsung's two new UHD sets will be the smallest in the range the company offers, after announcing 85- to 110-inch versions back at CES in January.

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LG and NCAA records the NCAA Final Four in 4K Ultra HD for the first time

LG and NCAA records the NCAA Final Four in 4K Ultra HD for the first time

LG, CBS Sports, Turner Sports, and the NCAA all worked together to record the NCAA Men's Basketball Final Four championship in 4K Ultra HD resolution. This is the first time that a major U.S. sporting event has ever been recorded in 4K, and it's a start of more 4K programming to come. James Fishler, Senior VP of marketing for LG Electronics USA, stated, "After being the first to market with Ultra HD TVs, it only seems fitting that we'd be a part of the first major U.S. sporting event produced in 4k."

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