The After Math: beer, lasers and $5K 4K TVs

Welcome to The After Math, where we attempt to summarize this week's tech news through numbers, decimal places and percentages

The After Math Samsung's literal Mega phone, lasers and 4K TVs for $4K

In a bid to neatly wrap up this week's events, we gaze at some high-priced 4K gear at NAB 2013, figure out whether we can physically... pocket either of Samsung's Galaxy Mega variants and think about lasers: sometimes beautiful, sometimes deadly and sometimes fighting the future war against drones. We've got the numbers -- and a few dollar signs -- right after the break.

  • Pricing for Blackmagic's 4K Production Camera: $3,995
  • Starting price for Sony's 55-inch 4K TV, coming later this month: $5,000
  • Advertised price of a 12-inch RCA television in 1939: $600
  • That price adjusted for inflation today: $10,022
  • Number of grip patterns on Touch Bionics' new prosthetic hand: 24
  • Number of bones in the human hand: 27
  • Screen size, in inches, of Samsung's biggest Galaxy Mega: 6.3
  • Screen size, in inches, of the Galaxy Pocket Neo: 3
  • Screen size, in inches, of the BlackBerry 6200: 2.6
  • Percentage of drop-off in PC shipments for Q1 2013, according to IDC: 13.9
  • Yearly percentage of growth in PC market in 1994, according to IDC: 27
  • Number of Roku devices sold so far in the US: 5 million
  • Most minutes streamed by one Roku player in a week: 10,080
  • Minutes wasted by Engadget editors watching Heineken's interactive beer bottle concept: [redacted]