4K TV, tablets, and timepieces at CES 2013 (week in review)
Gadget madness descends on the desert, while Amazon retunes CDs. Also: A cheaper iPhone?
Forget about 3D TV -- this year's Consumer Electronics Show was all about 4K.
Sony got the ball rolling with the unveiling of new, as well as the , which offers native 4K movies from Sony Pictures and other 4K content creators. Additionally, the company also said it would be selling "4K mastered" Blu-ray discs this summer; they'll be standard 1080p resolution (not 4K), but supposedly look better than traditional Blu-rays.
The electronics giant unveiled a prototype 4K OLED TV at 56 inches, although little was said about it. Meanwhile, Panasonic, which it claims is the world's biggest at less than half an inch thick. Panasonic also showed off a that boasted a ridiculous 3,840x2,560-pixel resolution and 230 pixels per inch packed into a 20-inch IPS LED-backlit LCD display.
When you buy an AutoRip-enabled CD, you automatically get the MP3 version for free, and those MP3 versions will be available via Amazon's Cloud Player.
Reuters has cryptically withdrawn a story pegged to remarks purportedly made by Apple's Phil Schiller in China.
The satellite TV provider's unsolicited offer for the wireless broadband company is more than 10 percent higher than Sprint's.
Motorola Mobility's parent drops two patents from its infringement case over video-coding patents used in Xboxes and smartphones.
The massive wave of DDoS attacks that hit U.S. banks recently was thought to have been done by a fringe hacker group, however government officials now believe it was the work of Iran.
News of the FTC's investigation into the search giant's business practices leaked a day before being made public. Now Rep. Darrell Issa is demanding an inquiry into the leaks.
The tech titan plans to migrate users of the instant-messaging client to Skype, which it purchased in 2011.
In another example of its push into prepaid, the carrier is offering its unlimited plan without a contract.
The video streaming service adds a limited number of 3D movies to its library. The hitch? You can only access them if you've got an ISP that uses its Open Connect network.
The Web giant's executive chairman tells reporters that his private delegation warned officials that global Internet access is key to a developing economy.
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