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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 April 18, 2014

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Teac LS-H265, the little speaker that could

Few budget speakers look or sound this good, says the Audiophiliac.

By April 3, 2013

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Broadcom chip ushers in H.265 and Ultra HD video

The H.265 video standard, aka HEVC or MPEG-5, squeezes more pixels over a network connection to support new high-resolution 4K TVs. Broadcom's chip supports both and is due to arrive in volume next year.

By January 8, 2013

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Qualcomm shows horsepower of next-gen H.265 video

The next-gen video compression technology shrinks video by 40 to 45 percent compared to today's prevailing H.264. But encoding H.265 video takes a long time right now.

By February 29, 2012

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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

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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 July 22, 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 June 2, 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 April 27, 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 April 8, 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 March 26, 2015