Apple Announces 1080p Apple TV: $99, Available March 16th

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Mar 072012
 

It looks like we were blind-sided a little by that decidedly iPad-esque invite, because Apple has something more for us — it’s just announced the latest iteration of Apple TV and it can do 1080p video. The new UI inches slightly closer to iOS territory, with a splash of new color and a whole range of third-party apps willing to play with the new box. This includes access to Photo Stream alongside old favorites like Netflix, Flickr and YouTube. Expect improve connectivity to the iCloud and integration of your iTunes playlists directly from the refreshed UI. The good news: the price is going nowhere — the new model matches the 2010 version at $99. The bad? You’ll have to wait until next week to get your hands on one. Pre-orders start today. Continue reading »

iPhone 4S vs Galaxy S II – HD 1080p Video Camera Test

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Oct 182011
 

We’ve been doing a lot of comparison posts recently, mostly involving the comparing of one feature of the iPhone 4S against a comparable feature of another smartphone and we’ll be doing one more comparison today: the video recording performance of the iPhone 4S versus that of the Galaxy S II.

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iPhone 5 Could Use New OmniVision 1080p HD, 10MP Image Sensor

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Jan 102011
 

OmniVision today introduced the OV10810, a 10-megapixel CMOS image sensor built on OmniVision’s highly optimized 1.4-micron OmniBSI pixel architecture. The 1/2.5-inch OV10810 is designed to offer complete convergence between high-resolution still photography and full high-definition (HD) video by combining 10-megapixel burst photography at 30 frames per second (fps) with full 1080p HD video in a native 16:9 aspect ratio. This makes the OV10810 an ideal choice for digital still and video camera (DSC/DVC) hybrids and high-end smart phones.
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