quote: 4K TVs wont be mainstream, i'm betting, for another 5-10 years.
quote: Their sensors take a picture of the Earth at 1 km resolution at nadir (straight down). However, they routinely image the bridge going across Lake Pontchartrain. Clearly that bridge is no where near one kilometer wide (in reality it is under 0.1 km wide!) yet it shows up in GOES imagery! And the resolution of the GOES sensor is worse than 1 km per pixel at that latitude!
quote: it looks like Microsoft has really screwed up on the 720. We already know the GPU in the 720 is equivalent to a $50 GPU you can buy NOW.
quote: I guess if there is one positive side to 4k (UHD) it is that there really isn't much/any need for anything after that for home use.
quote: With that said I find the calibration of that diagram pretty questionable. Based on that you have to be 15 feet on a 50" TV before the "full benefit" of 480p is visible. I think for many people these are living room distances and there is a huge difference between 480p and HD even if your eye sight is wonky.