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Photo: Sharp

Photo: Sharp

The 2K displays making their way into today’s flagship smartphones are already old news thanks to Sharp. The Japanese company today announced its new 5.5-inch IGZO display, which has an insane 4K resolution that boasts 806 pixels-per-inch.

YouTube videos get even sharper, and even smoother. Screenshot: Cult of Android

YouTube videos get even sharper, and even smoother. Screenshot: Cult of Android

YouTube has been supporting super-sharp 4K video for over a year now, as well as video playback at 60 frames-per-second at lower resolutions. But for the first time, the world’s biggest video sharing platform will now allow viewers to combine the two.

The One's built-in camera app doesn't do its 13MP sensor justice. Photo: Killian Bell/Cult of  Android

The One’s built-in camera app doesn’t do its 13MP sensor justice. Photo: Killian Bell/Cult of Android

The default camera app that’s baked into the OnePlus One’s CyanogenMod 11S software doesn’t do its 13-megapixel sensor much justice, so many use a third-party alternative. Now there’s another that could better than anything you’ll find in Google Play.

It’s the default camera app from ColorOS, and it brings features like 4K video recording, the ability to capture 50-megapixel photos, and support for the RAW image format.

Is this Samsung's best giveaway yet? Photo: Samsung

Is this Samsung’s best promotion yet? Photo: Samsung

Samsung has long been giving away access to premium services as an incentive to buy its products, but its latest offering is by far its best yet. For a limited time only, those who purchase select Samsung goods will get a whole year of Netflix absolutely free — as well as access to the company’s own Milk Music streaming service.

Amazon Instant Video gets even better. Photo: Amazon

Amazon Instant Video gets even better. Photo: Amazon

If you treated yourself to a 4K television in the Black Friday sales, you’re going to love Amazon’s latest Instant Video update, because the retail giant is now showing movies and TV shows in Ultra HD. Not only can you buy and rent 4K content, but you’ll also be able to stream it as part of your Prime subscription — but only if you live in the U.S.

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