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What’s the Difference Between 4K and UHD?

What’s the Difference Between 4K and UHD?

If you've been sitting on the fence for a new TV, monitor, or any other display device online, it's likely you've heard mentions of "4K" and "UHD," or Ultra High Definition — often in the same sentence. Despite being different, the terms 4K and UHD are used interchangeably to market a phenomenal viewing experience on screens or devices such as a projector. 4K is more mainstream than ever, and ads make the buying choices for both even more confusing. As such it's worth knowing the difference between 4K and UHD.

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Targus launches Cypress Hero backpack with built-in Apple Find My tracker

Targus launches Cypress Hero backpack with built-in Apple Find My tracker

Targus, the company arguably best known for its tech backpacks and other bags, has introduced a bunch of new products for CES 2022, including two that are particularly notable: the Cypress Hero Backpack with Apple Find My tech and the new DOCK720 hybrid dock with USB-C connectivity. Each model is exciting in its own way, offering everything from location tracking for Apple users to 8K display support.

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Why Netflix isn’t streaming in 4K and how to fix it

Why Netflix isn’t streaming in 4K and how to fix it

Streaming Netflix in 4K is probably the best way to watch your favorite shows and movies since it guarantees the highest possible quality. At 4K, you can expect to see every detail, crisp visuals, and vivid colors. However, if you're watching Netflix and you find that the quality is not quite that mind-blowing, it might mean that your Netflix isn't really streaming in 4K.

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Optoma UHZ50 laser projector offers true 4K and enhanced gaming mode

Optoma UHZ50 laser projector offers true 4K and enhanced gaming mode

Optoma has unveiled its new UHZ50 Smart 4K UHD projector, a model designed for home entertainment use and gaming. The projector packs a number of notable features, including the promise of "true" 4K resolution at 60Hz, as well as a 1080p mode with 240Hz and a 4ms response time. The model is suitable for gamers as well as home entertainment buffs thanks to a dedicated Enhanced Gaming mode.

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Nintendo Switch Pro 4K rumor officially shot down again

Nintendo Switch Pro 4K rumor officially shot down again

The Nintendo Switch remains one of the most loved game consoles in recent years, but it is far from perfect. In fact, it might also be getting too old to compete with the current generation of consoles, at least as far as playing on a big screen is concerned. That has made desires and rumors of a 4K-capable Nintendo Switch only stronger, but, once again, the company officially refuted that it was handing out dev kits for developers to work on 4K-compatible games for a new Switch model.

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VAVA Chroma Triple Laser 4K UHD Projector Review

VAVA Chroma Triple Laser 4K UHD Projector Review

While TVs today are getting smarter and larger, not everyone may have the space to even hang such a panel. Conversely, some might want a watching area bigger than what most consumer TVs can offer. In both cases, laser projectors can provide the flexibility that some people need in a home entertainment system, and young company VAVA just debuted what could be one of the stronger options in that market. The VAVA Chroma ultra short throw projector packs quite a lot of buzzwords and features, but is it really worth the price it is asking? We picked up the large projector and placed it near our wall to find out.

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Xbox Series X is getting a 4K UI makeover: Here’s who gets it

Xbox Series X is getting a 4K UI makeover: Here’s who gets it

If you're an Xbox Series X user with a 4K TV and you've noticed that the UI on the home menu isn't as sharp as it could be, there's a good reason for that. So far, the console's UI has been rendered at 1080p, which is a strange resolution for a console that can handle 4K gaming. Microsoft is taking steps to fix that particular oversight, today rolling out a new Xbox preview that comes with a UI refresh.

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Criterion’s first 4K UHD movie lineup will include six renowned classics

Criterion’s first 4K UHD movie lineup will include six renowned classics

Criterion released the classic movie titles that will be included in its first batch of 4K Ultra HD movies. Each movie will be made available with a Blu-ray in a combo pack, according to the company, which notes that it will include special features with these upcoming movie releases.

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Android 12 Beta 3 for Android TV adds 4K UI and refresh rate switching

Android 12 Beta 3 for Android TV adds 4K UI and refresh rate switching

Google just released the third beta of Android 12, taking the next version of the platform one step closer to general availability. While that announcement focused primarily on smartphones and tablets, those aren't the only incarnations of Android getting a big version bump. Android TV will soon also be based on Android 12, and the latest beta version brings the platform up-to-date on the latest trends in TV hardware as well as user privacy.

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1979 Star Trek movie gets 4K remaster with Paramount+ exclusivity

1979 Star Trek movie gets 4K remaster with Paramount+ exclusivity

Star Trek: The Motion Picture, the feature film that premiered in 1979, is getting a proper 4K remaster, but you'll need a specific streaming service subscription to watch it (initially, at least). The restoration will involve the Star Trek: The Motion Picture Director's Edition version of the film and will take at least half a year to complete.

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LG’s Quantum Dot NanoCell Mini LED TVs priced up for July debut

LG’s Quantum Dot NanoCell Mini LED TVs priced up for July debut

LG's new flagship TVs will go on sale in July, the company has confirmed today, packing up to 8K resolution, Quantum Dot NanoCell color, and Mini LED backlight technology. Announced at CES 2021, the new line-up of 8K QNED99 and QNED95 series plus the with 4K QNED90 series run up to a whopping 86-inches in size.

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Sony BRAVIA XR A80J 65-inch OLED TV gets price and release details

Sony BRAVIA XR A80J 65-inch OLED TV gets price and release details

Another of Sony's 2021 BRAVIA TVs has arrived, packing the company's latest Cognitive Processor XR for AI-powered image processing and upscaling, along with a 65-inch OLED panel. Announced at CES 2021 back in January, the Sony BRAVIA XR A80J 4K HDR OLED TV may not be the company's biggest model in its line-up this year, but that doesn't mean it's any less appealing.

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