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Apple updates multiport adapter with support for 4K HDR video

Enlarge / The 2019 15-inch MacBook Pro—it looks just like last year’s model. Samuel Axon After Apple streamlined the types of ports on its hardware, having adapters remains a necessary evil. For now, at least the company has made a notable quality-of-life improvement to one of its AV dongles. Apple recently released an updated version …

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LG’s 8K OLED TV is as big as it is expensive

Sponsored Links LG Sorry, 4K TV owners, your days of bigging up your entertainment setup to pals is nearing an end — 8K has officially arrived, and as LG’s newest offering proves, it’s almost sarcastic in its lavishness. LG is now accepting pre-orders for its 8K OLED — the world’s first — which boasts eye-watering …

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Sony’s 98-inch 8K TV will cost a staggering $70,000

Sony Sony is finally nearing the release of its 2019 TV line, and you’d better brace for impact if you’re hoping to buy one of its highest-end models. The company has detailed pricing and availability for the sets, and the 8K-capable Master Series Z9G will start at $13,000 for an 85-inch model when the series …

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Ridley Scott’s Alien will finally be released in 4K HDR for its 40th anniversary

Enlarge / The titular alien. 20th Century Fox The long wait is over for sci-fi and horror film buffs: the 1979 classic Alien will be released in 4K and HDR for the film’s 40th anniversary. The remaster will be available on an UltraHD Blu-ray disc. 20th Century Fox and partners embarked on an effort to remaster …

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Another blow to Blu-ray: Samsung will no longer make Blu-ray players for the US

Samsung’s UBS-K8500, introduced in 2015, was positioned as the world’s first UltraHD, 4K Blu-ray player. Mark Walton Here it is at IFA 2015. Mark Walton The port situation was minimal. Mark Walton It hasn’t been that long since the market for these players opened up, and Samsung was one of the first to move into …

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