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Microsoft may let you trade-in your current Xbox One towards upcoming Scorpio console

Microsoft may let you trade-in your current Xbox One towards upcoming Scorpio console When Microsoft announced both Scorpio and the upcoming Xbox One S, there was plenty of concern that the company might have harmed sales of its current Xbox One family (including the S) by announcing the much more powerful Scorpio console too early.com reports that the Xbox One can currently be traded in for $80 cash or $100 store credit.

Netflix only streams 1080p to a PC if you’re using a Microsoft browser

Netflix only streams 1080p to a PC if you’re using a Microsoft browser Earlier this week, Microsoft released a blog post claiming that its own browser, Microsoft Edge, was the only option for streaming Netflix in 1080p on your PC.According to PC World, Chrome, Firefox, and Opera all cap at 720p in the real world while only Edge can stream up to 1080p.

Netflix on Xbox now supports 4K and HDR streaming for Xbox One S consoles

Netflix on Xbox now supports 4K and HDR streaming for Xbox One S consoles Microsoft’s Mike Ybarra has been in the spotlight a lot lately, reporting about opening up the Xbox store, Groove Music getting background music on Xbox and more.Today, Ybarra tweeted that the new Netflix update for Xbox One S is live, with 4K and HDR streaming support.

Microsoft’s Xbox One S: 4K Blu-ray, HDR, and a modest performance boost

Microsoft’s Xbox One S: 4K Blu-ray, HDR, and a modest performance boost When Microsoft announced the Xbox One S and Xbox Scorpio earlier this year, the company’s strategy raised more than a few eyebrows.Now that the refresh has dropped, does the Xbox One S pack enough improvements to justify its purchase?

Sony Announces PlayStation 4 Pro, Slim PS4

Sony Announces PlayStation 4 Pro, Slim PS4 Watching 4K games compressed over YouTube on a 1080 stream must wring some of the magic out of the images in translation.It will become the new "standard" PS4 going forward.

Sony says the PS4 Pro is 4K-ready, but will it actually render games at 2160p?

Sony says the PS4 Pro is 4K-ready, but will it actually render games at 2160p? During yesterday’s messy PlayStation Meeting event, Sony’s Andrew House officially announced the PS4 Pro — a mid-generation refresh that’s catering to the burgeoning 4K market.Considering it’s already a question whether Microsoft can deliver 4K gaming across the board, Sony’s situation is even more precarious.

Sony announces new Slim PS4, will bring HDR lighting to all platforms with software update

Sony announces new Slim PS4, will bring HDR lighting to all platforms with software update The big news at Sony’s PlayStation unveil was the PS4 Pro, but it’s not the only new console coming to market.It’s mostly been touted as a 4K feature, but the PS4 lacks a UHD Blu-ray player and Sony only mentioned 4K streaming support for the PS4 Pro, not the PS4.

The PS4 Pro makes console gaming more complicated, but will it make it better?

The PS4 Pro makes console gaming more complicated, but will it make it better? We now have some answers to these questions, but they don’t paint a simple picture of the new hardware or its capabilities.The PlayStation 4 Pro gives developers more hardware to play with, but it also gives them some significant freedom in how they deliver it.

Microsoft claims Xbox One Scorpio will deliver ‘native’ 4K

Microsoft claims Xbox One Scorpio will deliver ‘native’ 4K “Any games we’re making that we’re launching in the Scorpio time frame, we’re making sure they can natively render at 4K.More important than TFLOPS, for our purposes, are render outputs (ROPS) and total memory bandwidth.

The Witness, Nioh get PS4 Pro upgrades, show how developers can use Sony's updated console

The Witness, Nioh get PS4 Pro upgrades, show how developers can use Sony's updated console With the official launch of the PS4 Pro less than a week away, we’ve started to hear how developers will use the increased horsepower available to improve existing titles.Sony has released a list of all the games that’ll formally support the PS4 Pro at launch, but we’ve got some specific information about how indie hit The Witness and the samurai-themed title Nioh will change when the improved PS4 hits store shelves.

Some games run faster on the original PS4 than Sony's more powerful PS4 Pro

Some games run faster on the original PS4 than Sony's more powerful PS4 Pro When Sony built the PS4 Pro, it prioritized backwards compatibility and capabilities above virtually any other feature.While the new PS4 Pro can offer improved performance or visual effects in a number of titles, Sony bent over backwards to ensure that games would always run at the same speed, no matter what, on classic PlayStation 4 hardware.

4K Netflix is finally coming to PCs, but you probably still can't watch it

4K Netflix is finally coming to PCs, but you probably still can't watch it In the past, we’ve covered Netflix’s 4K streaming limitations and how the platform was limited to handful of televisions, even though PCs are easily capable of handling 4K.To view 4K Netflix, you’ll need a Windows 10 PC, Microsoft Edge, and a seventh-generation processor from Intel.

Netflix finally offers offline viewing, video downloads

Netflix finally offers offline viewing, video downloads Ever since Netflix debuted its online streaming service, it’s had one major limitation — you couldn’t download shows for later viewing.According to a new Netflix blog post, the Details page for movies and TV shows will now include an option to download a show for later viewing, as shown below.

The Last Guardian performs poorly on the base PS4

The Last Guardian performs poorly on the base PS4 This week, PS4 players finally get an opportunity to play The Last Guardian – the third game to be lead by famed auteur Fumito Ueda.The Last Guardian started out as a PS3 title in 2007, and was shown off for the first time at E3 2009.

Should you buy a 4K UHD TV for the PS4 Pro?

Should you buy a 4K UHD TV for the PS4 Pro? We got our hands on the PS4 Pro back in November, and we gave it a thorough workout on a 1080p TV and the PSVR.For testing purposes, we hooked up the PS4 Pro to a mid-range 2016 4K UHD TV with HDR10 support.

LG's new 4K OLED TV is gorgeous, stupidly thin

LG's new 4K OLED TV is gorgeous, stupidly thin The new LG W-series is a gorgeous screen according to all reports.Instead, the panel is connected to an LG speaker via proprietary connector.

Qualcomm unveils new Snapdragon 835 SoC details

Qualcomm unveils new Snapdragon 835 SoC details Late last year, Qualcomm announced the Snapdragon 835 would be its next-generation smartphone SoC.This week at CES, the company shared new details on the upcoming chip, including clock speeds, core designs, and upgrades over and above the Snapdragon 820.

Razer debuts new triple-screened laptop as its latest CES innovation

Razer debuts new triple-screened laptop as its latest CES innovation Now the company is demonstrating Project Valkyrie — a three-screened laptop with 17-inch displays and 4K panels.But Razer has gone all-out on this one, with 4K displays, multiple 17-inch panels, and a GTX 1080 packed in to power the entire system.

Gravity Rush 2 is stunning in 4K

Gravity Rush 2 is stunning in 4K Created by Keiichiro Toyama (Silent Hill, Siren), the Gravity Rush series puts the player in control of Kat — a red-eyed woman who can manipulate gravity as she sees fit.With 64 reviews aggregated on Metacritic, Gravity Rush 2 has earned an average score of 81/100.