CES 2013 Articles

What is 4K (Ultra HD) and why you might not need it yet

Sony 4K TV CES 2014If you read news from from CES 2014, you should probably know by now that 4K was one of the most used term out there. This year at CES tech companies came with TV’s, Projectors, Camcorders stuffed with 4K feature. But what is 4K exactly ? Some of you probably know, but regular people that are not into technology might not.

What is 4K ?

4K, also known as Ultra HD or UHD is a term widely used for describing a resolution of 3,840 x 2,160 Pixels or 4,096 x 2,160 Pixels. This resolution has four times more pixels than a FullHD (1080p) resolution.

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Project Shield: A portable console between dream and reality

  • 10/01/2013 at 07:52 by It's a Gadget Staff
  • Gaming

Nvidia Project Shield Gaming ConsoleThis year at CES we had a big surprise from Nvidia: they unveiled Project Shield, a handheld gaming console that is under development. If everything goes as planned, Nvidia anticipates that it will start shipping Project Shield from Q2 of 2013.

Project Shield is an Android portable gaming console that has the advantage of wirelessly connect to a PC and play different games. The problem is that the PC needs to be equipped with a GeForce GTX 650 (or higher) graphics card and an i5 processor(or higher) plus 4 GB of system memory. Any PC that can satisfy this condition and stream content wirelessly can also be used as a source to play games from Steam. Project Shield gaming console comes with Android 4.1 Jelly Bean. The good news is that is a pure version of Android, meaning that Nvidia didn’t add anything on top of it.

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