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YouTube Android app updated for HD playback

YouTube Android app updated for HD playback

What’s the point of having a beautiful 720p HD screen on your Android smartphone if you can’t take full advantage of it? Previously if you wanted to watch a YouTube video on Android, you would max out at 480p. Google have updated the app over the weekend to now support 720p playback.

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Pivothead video glasses can record in 1080p

Pivothead video glasses can record in 1080p

Pivothead has introduced its first entry into the market of sunglasses with built-in video cameras. Outdoor enthusiasts and thrill seekers get to protect their eyes and record what they see during their adventures. And now with the new Pivothead video glasses, they get to record full HD 1080p video and even take 8-megapixel stills.

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Nikon D800 1080p sample leaves videographers giddy

Nikon D800 1080p sample leaves videographers giddy

Nikon has partnered with photographer Sandro Miller to whet would-be D800 buyers' appetites, putting the 36-megapixel camera through its Full HD 1080p paces. The five minute short film, titled Joy Ride, joins Nikon's existing sample photos from the D800 and its low-pass filter free sibling the D800E, which you can find here (D800) and here (D800E).

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Costa Concordia wreck caught in HD photos underwater

Costa Concordia wreck caught in HD photos underwater

Last week it was announced and subsequently blasted across the earth that a gigantic cruise ship by the name of Costa Concordia was wrecked off the coast of Isola del Giglio, Italy, missing persons and deaths included - this week explorers are moving through the wreck with a fine toothed comb. What you're going to see are photographs in high definition presented by rescuers who hope to not only get clues as to how the ship was run amid disastrous consequences, but as to where the missing passengers have ended up. There are currently 21 passengers missing at this time of the more than 4,200 that were aboard at the time of the crash.

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Ideum unveils 65-inch multitouch 3D wall display

Ideum unveils 65-inch multitouch 3D wall display

We've been seeing a lot of massive multitouch displays recently, from Samsung's SUR40 40-inch tabletop model with Microsoft's Surface 2.0 to HP's 132-inch VantagePoint system, and now Ideum is releasing its 65-inch MT65 Presenter. The Ideum MT65 Presenter features a multitouch screen with an integrated computer, built-in audio, and webcam all packed into a 4-inch deep hardened aluminum frame.

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ASUS Transformer Prime hits UK under 1080p 700 Series’ shadow

ASUS Transformer Prime hits UK under 1080p 700 Series’ shadow

The ASUS Eee Pad Transformer Prime has finally gone on sale in the UK, with the first stock of the dockable Android tablet going to clear what the company describes as "huge demand and pre-orders." The Tegra 3 quadcore slate - which we reviewed back in December - has since seen an upgrade to Ice Cream Sandwich, which ASUS released ahead of schedule this week, and comes with a removable battery-equipped QWERTY keyboard for extending runtime and easing text entry.

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JVC demos first projectors to display 4K resolution

JVC demos first projectors to display 4K resolution

JVC is demonstrating its 4K home theater projectors at CES 2012, which we first saw back in December. The projectors are being touted as the first to display 2D HD content with full 4K resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels or about four times that of full HD. The consumer-focused JVC Procision Series 3D-enabled lineup consists of three models, two of which offer the 4K upconverting technology.

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Liquid Image lets you record in HD with Xtreme Sport Cams

Liquid Image lets you record in HD with Xtreme Sport Cams

Liquid Image has developed a new line of sport cams built into their APEX HD and SUMMIT series of skimasks. All are capable of taking HD video, and most are able to shoot in 1080p. The only ones that cant are the lower tier in the SUMMIT series. Available only to the APEX HD series is live WiFi streaming from your mask to a smartphone, tablet or computer.

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ASUS Transformer Prime TF700T revealed with 1080p display

ASUS Transformer Prime TF700T revealed with 1080p display

ASUS' Transformer Prime may only have gone on sale a short time ago, but the company has already prepared a new model, the Transformer Prime TF700T, with a 1080p-capable display. Set to take on Acer's teased Iconia Tab A700 shown yesterday, the Prime TF700T has a 1020 x 1200 Super IPS+ display with Gorilla Glass, along with some changes to the front camera and some of the wireless performance.

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Canon PowerShot ELPH 520 HS and 110 HS target your pocket

Canon PowerShot ELPH 520 HS and 110 HS target your pocket

Canon's new G1 X isn't the company's only fresh PowerShot; there are also two new ELPH point-and-shoots, the 520 HS and 110 HS, each with sub-$300 price tags. The ELPH 520 HS totes a 10.1-megapixel high-sensitivity CMOS and a 12x optical zoom, while the ELPH 110 HS has a 16-megapixel sensor and a smaller, 5x optical zoom.

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Lenovo K91 Smart TV runs Ice Cream Sandwich

Lenovo K91 Smart TV runs Ice Cream Sandwich

Lenovo has launched the K91 smart TV, the first TV to run Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, at CES 2012 today. Fronted by a 55-inch 3D-capable HD IPS LCD display, the Lenovo K91 contains a Qualcomm Snapdragon 8060 dual-core processor and an integrated 5-megapixel webcam, which can be used for face recognition and parental content controls.

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Acer teases 1080p quadcore Iconia Tab A700

Acer teases 1080p quadcore Iconia Tab A700

Acer may have spent most of its time talking ultrabooks at CES 2012 today, but the company also had a quick surprise for tablet fans: a new quadcore slate to take on ASUS' Transformer Prime. Briefly flashed before the assembled press - just giving us time to shoot off a picture - and then whisked away once more, the unnamed Iconia Tab, which we're guessing is the rumored A700, apparently has not only four cores but a Full HD 1080p display.

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