1612 Results for

compression

Article

Inside Google's master plan for faster, sharper streaming video

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.

By August 28, 2015

Article

​Appliance Science: The compressed chemistry of carbonation

What puts the fizz into fizzy drinks? Appliance Science looks at the science behind carbonated drinks like soda, pop, Coke or Pepsi.

By August 26, 2015

Article

Is compression helping or hurting the sound of music?

Here's what you need to know about what dynamic range compression is doing to your music.

By April 18, 2015

Article

Tech giants join forces to hasten high-quality online video

The alliance, which includes Microsoft, Google, Amazon and Netflix, pledges to build next-generation video technology -- and offer it for free.

By September 1, 2015

Article

MediaTek to embed Opera data compression into LTE chips

MediaTek's upcoming 64-bit system-on-chips will have Opera Max data compression tech built-in.

By September 17, 2014

Article

Opera Mini 8 for iOS touts new data-compression mode

The mobile browser from Opera gets a new revamped UI and another compression mode to help people on capped data plans or slow networks.

By June 26, 2014

Article

Opera Max update saves data while you watch YouTube, Netflix

The app uses tech tricks to save data when you're watching videos.

By August 18, 2015

Article

The five biggest changes to media playback in Windows 10

With Windows 10, Microsoft has made some big changes in the way the operating system deals with your media files. Here are four reasons to cheer, and one to boo.

By August 9, 2015

Article

​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 July 22, 2015

Article

Apple Music vs. Spotify: Is there a difference in sound quality?

The streaming-music wars are on, with Apple Music and Spotify now locked in a battle on price, features and artist selection. But how do they compare on sound quality? We put them head-to-head to find out.

By July 5, 2015