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Improve VLC playback with GPU decoding

Have issues with stuttering H.264 files in VLC? Try today's tip to improve your video playback in Windows.

April 12, 2013

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Hackers find security weaknesses with the Lifx smart LED

A British security firm exposed a vulnerability within this popular smart LED, prompting a quick fix.

By July 7, 2014

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Sharp enters 4K fray, for realzies this time

Up till now, Sharp had one 4K TV and a bunch of psuedo-4K models known as Quattron Plus. Now the company has announced a pair of new TVs with full-fledged 4K resolution.

By June 25, 2014

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A Tour of Bletchley Park: Codebreaking that helped win WWII, and the birthplace of the modern computer

Estimated to have taken two years off WWII, saving countless lives, the code and cipherbreaking of Bletchley Park was instrumental to the Allies' win. Here's a photo tour of this once-secret pantheon of codebreaking, and the birthplace of the modern computer.

By May 30, 2014

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Why Apple can't get Siri right (video)

Anyone who's used Siri will know it frequently mishears, misunderstands or just plain gets it wrong. With the help of an expert, Adventures in Tech explains why Siri's job is so hard, and how it could improve in future.

By April 22, 2014

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FaceTime creator details its history, including code name

Roberto Garcia, the Apple engineer who created FaceTime, testifies that the video calling feature came out of work done for Game Center.

By April 22, 2014

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What is HEVC? High Efficiency Video Coding, H.265, and 4K compression explained

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 April 18, 2014

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Heartbleed bug: What you need to know (FAQ)

The security vulnerability has implications for users across the Web. Here's what the bug means for you.

By April 11, 2014

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Netflix begins 4K streaming in US

The streaming video service now has limited Ultra HD content for the 2014 range of 4K TVs.

By April 8, 2014

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Automatic driving monitor now available for Android

When paired with the Automatic hardware, this app helps drivers save money at the pump and drive more efficiently.

By April 4, 2014