Google is working on a new technology called VP10 that will allow it to squeeze higher-quality video over broadband and mobile networks. And thanks to patent issues with a rival standard, it has a chance to catch on.
From the Cheapskate: Also on tap today: a free password manager, and the return of the $20 Chromecast!
The alliance, which includes Microsoft, Google, Amazon and Netflix, pledges to build next-generation video technology -- and offer it for free.
Navigation app Waze launches a pilot carpooling service -- called RideWith -- in Israel, even as similar carpooling and ride-sharing apps face scrutiny from regulators.
As it prepares for the release of Windows 10, Microsoft will migrate users of its Modern/Windows Store version of Skype for Windows to the Desktop version of the product, starting July 7.
Because it's fun and possibly more efficient.
This ingenious accessory redirects the sound from your TV's built-in speakers. Plus: three bonus deals!
That click-clacking gimcrack on your desk is great and all. But consider these alternatives.
Another version of Windows, another silly three-click process just to shut down your PC. Here are some faster alternatives.
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