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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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TV Buying Guide 2015

CNET breaks out the most important things to know when shopping for a new television.

By January 31, 2014

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VLC steps into next-gen video wars with VP9, HEVC support

With VLC 2.1.1, VideoLAN continues to sidestep the software patent licensing minefield of video compression. Meanwhile, open-source allies put muscle behind the new Daala codec.

By November 15, 2013

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Ultra HD '4K' Blu-ray: Here's what we know

Ultra HD '4K' Blu-ray discs are due to hit the market at the end of 2015 with enhanced resolution, expanded color and more. Here's the 411 so far.

By February 13, 2015

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4K content guide: What to watch in 4K today

So you bought a new 4K TV and you're wondering what's on. The answer right now is: not much. But the list is growing. Here's a look at what you can watch now in 4K, and what's coming down the pike in the near future.

By February 2, 2015

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YouTube's video pick spells doom for Adobe Flash

By using HTML5 by default to deliver YouTube video, Google helps the Web root out Adobe's Flash. The next challenge for the Web: competing with mobile apps.

By January 28, 2015

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Panasonic unveils prototype 4K Blu-ray player at CES 2015

Panasonic has announced a 4K-native Blu-ray player at CES 2015 in anticipation of the forthcoming UHD standard.

By January 6, 2015

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LG Ultra HD 4K LCD TVs at CES 2015: ColorPrime time

LG is touting its ColorPrime branding on its 2015 lineup of 4K LCD TVs, which includes models with Quantum Dot and others with Wide Color LED technology.

By December 29, 2014

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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