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4K’s Sharp look

- November 11th, 2013
Sharp's 4K UD1

Sharp’s 4K UD1. (Supplied)

When it comes to flat-panel TVs, Sharp thinks big. Through its high-end AQUOS line, it only offers TVs 60 inches and larger.

Alongside its 1080p LED TVs,  and its Quattron models (which add a yellow sub-pixel to the standard RGB colour setup), Sharp recently added a 4K ultra-high definition model to its lineup – the UD1. And I got a demonstration of the 70-inch television last week.

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Watch shows online – legally

- May 4th, 2012
Woman with a laptop

(File Photo)

I imagine, many of you, like me, don’t have the time to watch all the TV shows that you want when they’re on the air (assuming you get those channels in the first place).  Nor do you necessarily remember to set your PVR (if you have one) to record everything you’re going to miss.

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IBM’s Watson, not so elementary

- February 22nd, 2011

IBM WatsonSmall

Much to the joy of many geeks and scientists and probably investors, IBM’s supercomputer Watson, cleaned-up on the latest Jeopardy! challenge, obliterating the 2 most renowned players, Ken Jennings and Brad Rutter, to claim the $1 million-dollar charity-bound prize and bragging rights to the title of world’s best. But with the incredible advancements in computing technology and artificial intelligence, the outcome was elementary, or was it?

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