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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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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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In another 4K exclusive, Samsung TVs get Comcast app

Comcast's Xfinity in UHD app is available starting today exclusively on Samsung 4K TVs, allowing streams of a few NBC and USA shows. The company will debut a 4K-capable set-top box in 2015.

By December 19, 2014

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Amazon 4K streams start (updated with hands-on)

Today Amazon updated its streaming video app, available on select 2014 4K UHD TVs, to stream 4K TV shows and movies to Prime members and non-Prime users alike. We check out how they look in a hands-on test.

By December 9, 2014

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Take that, Netflix: Amazon says Prime grants free 4K streaming

In response to Netflix raising its price for customers who want 4K streaming, Amazon says its 4K video streams won't cost Prime subscribers an extra dime.

By November 12, 2014

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Ten years in, Firefox fights on -- now against Google and Apple

Microsoft is no longer the foe. Mozilla CTO Andreas Gal is using the Web to try to force Android and iOS to become more open. He knows Mozilla's Firefox OS is in for a long battle, though.

By November 10, 2014

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Vimeo tech chief takes on 'terrifying' online video challenges (Q&A)

Andrew Pile has to make sure his service works with everything from phones to smart TVs, even as video-streaming technology constantly changes.

By October 24, 2014

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Vaulting patent barrier, Firefox gets support for most popular video format

Mozilla wants to keep patent-encumbered technology off the Web. But H.264 compression is widely used, and a deal with Cisco means Firefox can use it.

By October 14, 2014