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Media Player Codec Pack

Play various types of video, audio, movie, music files in Media Player.

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Google's Web-video ambitions bump into hard reality

The company's technical prowess and free VP9 licensing haven't been enough to dent the fortunes of rival compression format HEVC. But Google's already moving on to VP10.

By September 12, 2014

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Google's VP9 video codec nearly done; YouTube will use it

One of the biggest video sites on the Net will use Google's next-generation video compression technology after it's fully defined on June 17.

By May 10, 2013

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Philips TVs combine Android, 4K resolution with moody backlighting

TP Vision, trying to find a way to excite TV buyers, reveals three models at the IFA trade show that marry Google's smart-TV technology with lots of pixels.

By September 4, 2014

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6 reasons why you'll eventually want voice over LTE

CNET's Maggie Reardon discusses the short-term hurdles associated with the deployment of voice service over carriers' 4G LTE networks. In the end, the transition to an all IP-based voice network will be worth it.

By August 30, 2014

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Google, Nokia face off in video codec dispute

Nokia says Google is trying to force VP8 down the computing industry's throat, but Google is backing up its free video technology with patent deals and help with HTC's legal defense against Nokia.

By March 29, 2013

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Google reaches deal with MPEG LA over its VP8 video codec

Agreement with patent-licensing group clears the way for wider adoption of the Web giant's streaming-video platform WebM.

By March 7, 2013

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As 'Gangnam Style' hits 2B YouTube views, music fans should cheer. Really

Psy may be the first to reach that landmark, but YouTube is already planning for a world in which thousands of videos reach billions of views.

By May 30, 2014

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Can aptX give you better sound over Bluetooth?

Sound quality over Bluetooth is often lacking. A technology called aptX promises "CD-like" sound over Bluetooth. So what's aptX?

By May 23, 2014

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6 cool things your next Snapdragon 805 phone or tablet could do

The first smartphones and tablets running Qualcomm's advanced Snapdragon chipset are around the corner. We got to take a closer look at what that means for you.

By May 21, 2014

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Mozilla holds its nose and supports DRM video in Firefox

The open-source browser gets a proprietary Adobe software so people can watch video from sites like Netflix over the Web. Supporting it is better than losing Firefox users, Mozilla says.

By May 14, 2014