Oppo is known for its high quality DVD and Blu-ray players, and now the company has finally brought its first 4K UHD player to the market. Read on to see our impressions of the new Oppo UDP-203 UHD Blu-ray player, and how it performs with both native 4K and upscaled content.
In the market for a new HDTV? When it comes to big screen TVs, bigger doesn’t always mean better. Before you make your next purchase, check out this TV screen size calculator which can help you find the optimal screen size based on resolution and viewing distance.
Industry experts recently descended upon Value Electronics, a New York retailer, for the annual HDTV Shootout. Four of the best, and most expensive, televisions faced off in a grueling competition to determine which is the best HDTV of 2016.
Yamaha’s Aventage line of A/V Receivers touts high-end features, quality, and design, but with some models hitting the street at prices well under $1,000, the Aventage line could also offer a great value for many mid-range home theater setups. We check out the $900 RX-A850 to see how it performs when powering a 4K-equipped family room.
Episode 739 of the HDTV & Home Theater Podcast features a review of the Yamaha RX-A850 receiver. Check out Ara’s experience with this networked, 4K-compatible, sub-$1,000 A/V receiver and see how it compares with the Pioneer Elite VSX-90 it replaced.
OS X normally handles display resolution and scaling quite well automatically, but those using external displays (particularly third-party displays) may wish to manually select their own resolution. Here’s how you can override OS X’s automatic and limited suggestions and choose any supported resolution for your external monitor.
High resolution displays have arrived in force, but before you spend the time and money to upgrade your PC, make sure you understand how Windows 10 handles these 4K monitors, and how you can set a custom scaling percentage to ensure that what you see on the screen is exactly what you expect.
A big new feature of the iPhone 6s is the ability to record 4K video. Here’s how to enable 4K video recording, and some tips on why higher resolution isn’t always better.
Now that all the mobile/wearable silliness is out of the way, we can start looking forward to the fall’s Mac hardware upgrades, which may finally bring us the long-awaited “Retina” Thunderbolt Display. A report this week claims that Apple is gearing up to release a 27-inch display with a 5K resolution by the end of the fourth quarter.
Seiki, the company that disrupted the television market last year with the launch of an ultra-cheap 4K TV, is looking to repeat history in the monitor industry. The company has announced a trio of 4K monitors ranging from 28 to 40 inches, with impressive specs and a price that is expected to be industry-leading.