I’ve been wondering when this was going to happen. Just as widescreen
TVs and computer monitors have become standard, more and more video
footage is being shared, whether on broadcast TV, social media or
whatever, that was captured on mobile phones in *portrait* mode. So you
get the awkward problem of filling in the gaps on the sides of the
screen with something useless but unobtrusive (heavily-blurred
portions of the actual content seems popular right now), and wasting all
that display resolution to boot.
Seems like going back to 4:3 monitors, or even an orientation-neutral
square 1:1 shape, is not an option.
But Samsung has the solution: a TV that can rotate to portrait mode!