Aspect Ratio

Fresh Samsung Galaxy S8 Active benchmark lists weird screen resolution and aspect ratio

There hasn’t been this much buzz around a new Galaxy S Active-series release since the days of Samsung’s first water-resistant flagship phone back in …


13 tips for taking better low light pictures with your smartphone

With July 4th coming up, you’ll want to make sure you can eke the best out of your phone’s camera for those nighttime fireworks.<p>Though phones vary in quality and features significantly, there are still some general tricks – both technical and common sense – you can pick up on to maximize image …


The home-brew return of anamorphic

<b>Optically stretching images to make a wider aspect ratio is back in a big way thanks to the internet. Adam Hamer investigates.</b>• Anamorphic<br>• homebrew<br>• lenses


Green and Low-cost Production of Thermally Stable and Carboxylated Cellulose Nanocrystals and Nanofibrils Using Highly Recyclable Dicarboxylic Acids | Protocol

The thicker CNC diameters of the CNC samples from maleic acid hydrolysis resulted in a moderate average aspect ratio 7.24 and 8.53, for the CNCs from …


Future Sony Xperia flagships could sport 18:9 aspect ratio display

Japan Display is often Sony’s supplier for its smartphone displays, so its newly-unveiled 18:9 aspect ratio panel could mean a change might be on its way to future Xperia devices.<p>This year, both LG and Samsung delivered incredible flagship devices, but what made they particularly intriguing was the …


Samsung CHG90 QLED Gaming Monitor

Bring your skills to the next level with the Samsung CHG90 QLED Gaming Monitor. Complete with a curved design, this stunning monitor measures a …


Relive your Atari glory days with the Hyperkin Retron 77


Samsung releases 49-inch desktop monitor with 32:9 aspect ratio

Imagine the spreadsheet you could view on a four-foot-wide 3840 x 1080 beastThe Register doesn't spare a glance for news of monitors, but when we …


Samsung's Monster 49" Ultrawide Curved Monitor

It's got a freaking 32:9 aspect ratio<p>Computer monitors are like city apartments: No matter how big you think yours is, you'll fill it up with junk …


Google Pixel 2 to Come with 18:9 Aspect Ratio Like LG G6

We don’t know about you, but we’re really excited about the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL. Speaking of which, German website <i>WinFuture</i> recently spotted the …


Discovery is go! - Sails

After much anticipation, the new Discovery 48 luxury cruising yacht is taking shape. This Discovery 48 will continue Discovery Yachts’ proud …


Nikon KeyMission 360/170 utility version 1.0.3 released

Nikon released KeyMission 360/170 utility version 1.0.3. Changes from version 1.0.2 to 1.0.3:• Image files on the desktop or in other locations can now …


Samsung Announces 49 Inch QLED Gaming Monitor

Samsung has announced a new range of QLED gaming monitors and it comes in a range of sizes with the top one measuring a massive 49 inches.<p>The new …


Samsung 49-inch Curved Gaming Monitor

Gamers rejoice! Lay your eyes on Samsung’s incredibly wide QLED display - the CHG90. The ultra-wide 49-inch monitor boasts double full HD resolution …


What's the difference between WQHD, QHD, 2K, 4K and UHD? Smartphone display resolutions explained

Want a new smartphone? Here's our guide to all the different kinds of screen you can get<p>There are numerous smart devices on the market, all of which …


Google Leak Reveals Pixel 2 'Shape Change'

The Galaxy S8 did it. The LG G6 did it. The iPhone 8 is expected to do it. And now new information suggests Google is also set to change the shape of the upcoming Pixel 2…<p>Popular benchmarking software GFXBench has recorded information for a handset listed as the ‘Pixel XL2’ and it lists top of the …


This analog tool makes shooting to format super-easy

If you are shooting for an ad agency, a magazine or a social media cover, there is a good chance that the brief includes a format, or an aspect ratio …


This gigantic 49-inch monitor should be at the top of every gamer’s wish list

A couple of months ago, I bought a 27-inch monitor knowing full well it would be overkill. As any good tech nerd would do, I convinced myself I …

Gear & Gadgets

Google Pixel XL2 appears in GFXBench with 18:9 aspect ratio display

Google’s forthcoming Pixel XL2 smartphone has made a new appearance on GFXBench, showing off what appears to be an approximately 18:9 aspect ratio …


Major leak shows that Google's Pixel 2 will be just as exciting as the iPhone 8

It's finally here, the first serious Google Pixel 2 leak that tells us more about Google's next-gen flagship than just its codename. A benchmark test for the Google Pixel XL 2 has appeared online, listing several details about the handset, including evidence that Google's new phone should be just …

Galaxy S8

Samsung’s New Curved Monitor is Really, Really Wide

Samsung has just revealed the CHG90, a "super ultra-wide" monitor that measures 49 inches.<p>This $1,499 monitor, unveiled on Friday, is part of a line …


Samsung just unveiled the widest computer monitor you can buy — here's how it looks in person

When I first tried an ultrawide monitor in 2016, I was hooked both because of its gaming and productivity applications.<p>Ultrawide monitors are a …


Samsung launches insanely wide 32:9 aspect ratio monitor with HDR and FreeSync 2

It's basically a TV, minus the tuner.

PC Gaming

Aspect Ratio Boxes

I had a little situation the other day where I needed to make one of those <b>aspect-ratio friendly boxes</b>. This isn't particularly new stuff. I think the …

Software Development

How to Properly Compress and Resize Images for WordPress

Getting your images right can be tricky when it comes to improving the performance of your WordPress website. So much so that we’ve had a few members …


10 apps to make the most of your new 18:9 screen

This selection of apps should give you some idea - they all benefit in some way from having a tall or wide display, and should look great on an 18:9 …


Computex 2017: Asus showcases monster 35-inch, 200 Hz, UWQHD gaming monitor

Asus showed of the latest gaming monitor in its Republic of Gamers line showcased the new <b>ROG Swift PG35VQ</b>, for the first time at this year’s <b>Computex</b> …


The father of Android builds a smartphone: The “Essential Phone” is official

Essential slices out a chunk of screen to make room for the front camera.<p>2017 is the year of the slim-bezel smartphone, and the latest to enter the …


iPhone 8 to have bezel-less display, fingerprint sensor goes to back: Report

Apple’s next generation iPhone will not be similar in display like the previous devices and will sport a 18.5:9 aspect ratio like LG G6.<p>“The new …


Apple Leak Reveals iPhone 8 'Shape Change'

We already know the iPhone will change significantly in 2017, but now a new report has shed light on another radical alteration – and it comes from one of Apple’s largest manufacturing partners…<p>In short: the iPhone 8 will not look like any previous iPhone because it will not be the same shape as …