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How HEVC compression aims to bring 4K TV mainstream

High Efficiency Video Coding (HEVC), also known as H.265, promises twice the compression possible with Blu-ray’s best video compression methods. But how does it work, and is it enough to get us better-looking 4K content?

By 19 April 2014

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VLC steps into next-gen video wars with VP9, HEVC support

With VLC 2.1.1, VideoLAN continues to sidestep the software patent licensing minefield of video compression. Meanwhile, open-source allies put muscle behind the new Daala codec.

By 16 November 2013

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​New fees cast shadow on next-gen high-quality streaming video

It looked like compression technology for superhigh-quality video would be free for watching movies and TV online. Not so, according to a new patent-licensing group that wants a cut of the revenue.

By 23 July 2015

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"King of TVs": LG's curved 4K OLED TV arrives in Australia

LG's latest 4K OLED TV is making an appearance down under with two different size models launching as Harvey Norman exclusives this week.

By 7 July 2015

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AMD takes aim at the notebook market with new 12-core processors

The sixth generation of the chip maker's processors will feature four processing cores and up to eight graphics cores.

By 3 June 2015

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What is HDMI 2.0a?

HDMI 2.0a is the latest update to the HDMI specification. Here's what it is, and what it means, and why you should care.

By 28 April 2015

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Adobe adds some slick but important tools to its Creative Cloud video applications

The company's NAB announcements for upgrades and new products look like some really useful features.

By 9 April 2015

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Next-gen high-res video faces new fees and uncertainty

So-called 4K video could arrive later and cost more because of a surprise royalty demand for a certain video compression technology.

By 27 March 2015

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Ultra HD '4K' Blu-ray: Here's what we know

Ultra HD '4K' Blu-ray discs are due to hit the market at the end of 2015 with enhanced resolution, expanded color and more. Here's the 411 so far.

By 14 February 2015

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YouTube's video pick spells doom for Adobe Flash

By using HTML5 by default to deliver YouTube video, Google helps the Web root out Adobe's Flash. The next challenge for the Web: competing with mobile apps.

By 29 January 2015