ViewSonic VP2780-4K – a strong display at a reasonable price?

Whether you call it 4K or Ultra HD, the next generation of monitors is still too pricey for most consumers. However, for professional use ViewSonic’s new VP2780-4K looks to be a viable budget option. It’s a 27-inch display with a 3840×2160 pixel resolution. When you’re working on graphics or video editing, a sharp picture isn’t sufficient: … Continue reading ViewSonic VP2780-4K – a strong display at a reasonable price?

The 40-inch 4K Philips UHD display – size matters, but what of the price?

They say size doesn’t matter. Well try telling that the big screen-loving consumer fraternity, who, no matter how small a room might be, are determined to squeeze a mighty and domineering monitor in the corner. Given our burgeoning love-affair for large monitors, such products are likely to be amongst the best-selling festive items this Christmas. … Continue reading The 40-inch 4K Philips UHD display – size matters, but what of the price?

Video: Sony’s AX100 4K Camcorder & AS100VR Action Cam

Among the products announced at Sony’s gaff-free (no movie directors here!) CES press event, a couple of new cameras caught our eye. First up was Sony’s latest 4K Camcorder, the AX100, which is now a far more ‘consumer friendly’ looking device compared to the company’s previous efforts. Producing a lighter and smaller camera is obviously … Continue reading Video: Sony’s AX100 4K Camcorder & AS100VR Action Cam

Sony STR-DN1040 and STR-DN840: Wireless 7.2 Audio and 4K Upscaling

Wireless AV receivers can be a bit of a mixed bag, especially when it comes to video. High definition resolutions can struggle on typical home setups, particularly if a lot of other devices are using the wireless feed, but in recent times we’ve been impressed by the technology’s adaption to cope with modern standards. Sony … Continue reading Sony STR-DN1040 and STR-DN840: Wireless 7.2 Audio and 4K Upscaling

Ultra-HD TVs: Why It’s Actually Good News For 3D

In the tech world a general rule is: more is usually always better. And that’s certainly the case with Ultra-HD TVs which have 4 times as many pixels than current HDTVs – but before you considering spending a cool £25,000 on one (yes, the price of a medium saloon car) there’s a few things you … Continue reading Ultra-HD TVs: Why It’s Actually Good News For 3D