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The Xbox One S: 4K video output, HDR, and $299

The Xbox One Scorpio, billed as the most powerful console ever, will arrive for holidays 2017, but the new Xbox One S will launch in August, with a significant number of updated features of its own.The Xbox One S is 40% smaller than the Xbox One, with a starting price of $300 rather than the $500 that the original Xbox debuted at in 2013.

Xbox One S HDR support may be limited to HDR10 standard

In its report, Polygon explains that there are currently two standards of HDR which are not cross-compatible.The standards stand at HDR10 and Dolby Vision: the former is an open standard established by the UHD Alliance and supported by Sony, Samsung.

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?

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.

Samsung, Vizio, others accused of gaming TV energy standards, publishing inaccurate results

Samsung, Vizio, others accused of gaming TV energy standards, publishing inaccurate results In some cases, manufacturers may use motion-detecting dimming (MDD) to falsely inflate the power savings they claim.What they found is that the IEC test contains many more jump cuts, with the average scene lasting just 2.

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.

Sony PS4 Pro review roundup: A great console, but not without its caveats

Sony PS4 Pro review roundup: A great console, but not without its caveats After months of hype and online discussion, the PS4 Pro debuted this morning.(The PS4 Pro does use more power than the PS4 Slim released earlier this year, however).

AMD unveils Radeon FreeSync 2 initiative with lower latency, HDR support

AMD unveils Radeon FreeSync 2 initiative with lower latency, HDR support Unlike that technology, which relied on a single feature, there are several facets to FreeSync 2 that we need to talk about.With FreeSync 2, AMD wants to change this.

The 10 best PS4 Pro game updates

The 10 best PS4 Pro game updates Sony has been laughably bad at keeping users abreast of what to expect from any given release on the PS4 Pro.Instead of a clear message from the source, consumers are often forced to go to sites like Digital Foundry and our sister site IGN to learn more about which games take advantage of the hardware, and what changes are actually being made.

Tips and tricks on getting the most out of your PlayStation 4 Pro

Tips and tricks on getting the most out of your PlayStation 4 Pro The PlayStation 4 Pro isn’t a full-blown generational upgrade over the traditional PlayStation 4, but the 4K-enabled console does feature several tweaks and performance upgrades that make it a worthwhile upgrade over the original console for the right player.Please note that these tips only apply to the PlayStation 4 Pro.

Sony's Xperia XZ Premium is the world's first phone with a 4K HDR screen

Sony's Xperia XZ Premium is the world's first phone with a 4K HDR screen The word overkill doesn't seem to be in Sony's vocabulary.A year and a half after introducing the Xperia Z5 Premium, the world's first and only smartphone with a 4K display, Sony's now one-upped itself with the Xperia XZ Premium, the world's first phone with a 4K HDR screen.

Change to Dolby Vision HDR means it could come to a wider range of equipment

Change to Dolby Vision HDR means it could come to a wider range of equipment The two most prominent HDR standards are HDR10 and Dolby Vision, and until now, HDR10 has been the go-to for many manufacturers as Dolby Vision requires dedicated built-in hardware.0a connection, Dolby Vision works on the older HDMI 1.

Adobe gives more power to smartphone cameras with 32-bit HDR in Lightroom Mobile

Adobe gives more power to smartphone cameras with 32-bit HDR in Lightroom Mobile On March 6, Adobe launched updates for Lightroom Mobile on both iOS and Android with a new mode that allows the program to capture high-dynamic-range (HDR) photos in the DNG RAW format.Those three images are then automatically aligned, merged, de-ghosted, and tone-mapped, Adobe says, leaving you with a DNG file with a 32-bit color range previously impossible from smartphone cameras.

Tesla bulks up checking account ahead of Model III production run

Tesla bulks up checking account ahead of Model III production run They’ve got some robots they need to buy Tesla is gearing up for mass production of its “affordable” Model 3 electric car with a fundraiser of sorts.Musk says Model 3 production is scheduled to hit 5,000 cars a week this year and 10,000 a week by next year.

What HDR TVs are and why you should care

What HDR TVs are and why you should care The very best UHD TVs not only offer higher resolution, but also offer more colors than ever before as well as High Dynamic Range, or HDR.Standard dynamic range TVs generally produce up to 300 to 500 nits, but some HDR TVs aim much, much higher.

Mass Effect: Andromeda HDR Trailer

Mass Effect: Andromeda HDR Trailer With Mass Effect: Andromeda launching next week, BioWare and NVIDIA have cranked out a new technology-focused trailer for the sci-fi action RPG.Thie time around, they're showcasing the game's support for HDR (High Dynamic Range), which is described as "a new standard that brings image quality much closer to the natural world.