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Google Play Movies & TV is getting support for HDR10+ content

Google offers services in almost all branches of the tech industry. One of them is streaming, in which Google offers its service via Google Play Movies & TV. This app is used for renting and/or buying digital streaming content like movies and TV shows. Traditionally, this content has been available in SD and HD qualities....

Netflix certifies new Android devices for HD and HDR10 video playback, including the Pixel 4

The last few weeks have been a veritable cornucopia of leaks and rumors regarding the Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL. It's almost impossible to list everything we know in each article. Last week alone, we saw multiple high production value hands-on videos from Vietnam, the Google Camera app leaked, the Face Unlock process was...

Google Pixel 3 seems to now support Netflix HDR video

Your Netflix subscription may allow you to stream high-quality, HDR content, but streaming HDR video on your phone isn't that easy. In this day and age, you don't need a recent TV in order to be able to enjoy HDR content, as displays in most modern mobile devices are perfectly capable of HDR playback. While...

Asus ZenFone 5Z update adds Lift to Face Unlock, RAW capture, & EIS/OIS auto switch

The Asus ZenFone 5Z is one of the many cheap Qualcomm Snapdragon 845-powered smartphones available on the market today. It's being hailed as a OnePlus 6 competitor, not just in price, but in performance as well. The company is supporting it well enough so far, and an update has come out which offers a huge...

Google Pixel 3/3 XL may have updated Visual Core chip & supports “Super Selfies”

The camera is a big part of what makes the Pixel phones so popular. We've already seen the Pixel 3 XL a many, many, many times, but earlier this week we saw some camera samples. A few of those samples showed off the front-facing camera. Today, we're learning a little more about the front-facing cameras on...

OnePlus 6 gets OxygenOS 5.1.11 with display flicker fix and improved HDR mode

The OnePlus 6 is one of the best 2018 flagships so far. It's fast, will be one of the first phones to get Android Pie, and, so far, it is well supported by the company that released it. OxygenOS 5.1.11 is here and it promises a number of bug fixes, optimizations, and camera improvements. These...

Samsung Galaxy Note 9, Galaxy Tab S4, LG G7/V35 now support Netflix HDR

One of the best features of the Netflix app for Android is High Dynamic Range (HDR). HDR expands the contrast and color range. You get a wider range of colors and more contrast, which makes videos look more like they were intended. Several Android devices include HDR support for Netflix. The newly announced Samsung Galaxy...

HDR Video Playback Support is coming to Chrome for Android

The proliferation of High Dynamic Range (HDR) video is the next step in improving video quality for all. HDR significantly improves the luminosity range and widens the color space, resulting in greater contrast and color accuracy. Android officially supports HDR playback support starting in Android 7.0 Nougat, though it's up to individual devices to support...

HDR on the YouTube App on Android Now Only Reaches 1080p

HDR (High Dynamic Range) is a term we hear about when talking about taking photos, and some results produced with HDR enabled are amazing. Usually, when we talk about HDR, we are referring to the effect on the photo where image processing brings out detail in dark areas. But HDR also has another meaning when...

Google Camera with HDR+ Supposedly Working on Exynos Galaxy S7/S8/Note 8

Up until now, the Snapdragon variants of the Samsung Galaxy S7, the Galaxy S8, and the Galaxy Note 8 could install and use the unofficial Google Camera HDR+ port to benefit from its image processing, but the Exynos variants of these devices were out of luck. This changes today, as the unofficial Google Camera HDR+...

Third Generation Amazon Fire TV Announced, Includes 4K UHD and HDR Support at $69.99

The Amazon Fire TV has been one of the best-selling digital media players available in the market, ever since it was introduced back in 2014. The first-generation player included 2 GB of RAM, a Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 processor, and support for 1080p video playback, making it a compelling package back in the day. The second-generation...

You Can Now Watch 4K HDR Content with Google Play Movies & TV

Streaming movies and TV shows to your television in 1080p Full HD might still be the norm for a lot of people, but when you're ready to make the jump to 4K HDR, Google now has you covered. You've previously been able to steam 4K Ultra HD content on Google Play Movies & TV, and today,...