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interoperability

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Patent holders cut streaming fees for next-gen video tech

HEVC, a new standard for compressing 4K video, will be cheaper for many companies to use than its industry-dominating predecessor. Maybe Google's competition helped.

By September 30, 2014

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Meet Ello, the social network that wants to be the anti-Facebook

The website has only been available to the public for a little over a month, but it's already gaining attention among tech elite.

By September 28, 2014

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Will Apple replace your bent iPhone 6? It depends

The device must pass certain guidelines covered in an iPhone Visual Inspection Test, according to an Apple support rep who chatted with The Next Web.

By September 25, 2014

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Crowdfunding helps Apertus' new, open way to make a camera

Thousands of euros are pouring in for a camera project to give digital-video folks an alternative to the power and control of big names like Sony and Canon. It'll be tough, but the timing couldn't be better.

By September 11, 2014

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Sonos adds full Wi-Fi compatibility with latest software update

A free software upgrade finally allows Sonos streaming music systems to connect directly to home Wi-Fi networks.

By September 2, 2014

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6 reasons why you'll eventually want voice over LTE

CNET's Maggie Reardon discusses the short-term hurdles associated with the deployment of voice service over carriers' 4G LTE networks. In the end, the transition to an all IP-based voice network will be worth it.

By August 30, 2014

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Switching carriers? You may be able to take your iPhone 5S with you

Will my Verizon iPhone 5S work on AT&T? That's a question asked by one Ask Maggie reader confused by the puzzling state of device interoperability. This week's column tackles the issue.

By August 17, 2014

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​Will a cell phone unlocking law really matter?

Lawmakers on both sides of the political aisle pass a bill that will make unlocking a cell phone legal again. But will it really give consumers more choices?

By July 28, 2014

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Social networking built into the Web? W3C gives it a go

The effort aims to make it easier for programmers to include social networking functions on websites and Web apps -- and for new social networks to launch.

By July 21, 2014

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Cell phone unlocking bill moves forward in Senate

The Senate Judiciary Committee votes to repeal the cell phone unlocking ban, which could set the stage for allowing consumers to take any mobile device to any wireless carrier.

By July 10, 2014