5563 Results for

optical

Article

Inside Google's master plan for faster, sharper streaming video

Google is working on a new technology called VP10 that will allow it to squeeze higher-quality video over broadband and mobile networks. And thanks to patent issues with a rival standard, it has a chance to catch on.

By August 28, 2015

Review

Samsung Optical Smart Hub SE-208BW

The Samsung Optical Smart Hub SE-208BW makes a great digital hub for mobile devices, especially on the go. At home, it's rather limited and potentially confusing and hard to use.

By February 24, 2012

3.5 stars Editors' rating February 24, 2012

MSRP: $129.99

Article

Tech giants join forces to hasten high-quality online video

The alliance, which includes Microsoft, Google, Amazon and Netflix, pledges to build next-generation video technology -- and offer it for free.

By September 1, 2015

Article

The Forerunner 225 is Garmin's first device to include an optical heart-rate sensor

Garmin's newest watch can measure pace, distance and heart rate while running, along with tracking steps taken, distance traveled, calories burned and your sleep at night.

By May 12, 2015

Article

​With an infrared rainbow, IBM optical chip outpaces copper wires

Big Blue's researchers have demonstrated fiber-optic technology that could help computers break through today's speed limits by transferring data faster.

By May 12, 2015

Video

Better than Touch ID? Check out Vkansee's optical fingerprint scanner

Clean or dirty, wet or dry, this highly tuned fingerprint scanner promises to outdo Apple's ho-hum tech with a far higher resolution.

By March 3, 2015

Article

How to do a clean install of Windows 10

Three ways to install a clean version of Windows 10 onto any PC.

By July 30, 2015

Article

Polaroid Snap is a pocket-sized instant-print camera

The camera is very basic and the prints are small, but if you're looking for an inexpensive and travel-friendly way to shoot instant photos, the Snap could be the answer.

By September 1, 2015

Article

Tamron adds two fast prime lenses as it revamps its image

Tamron's first non-macro primes, a 35mm f1.8 and 45mm f1.8, look promising and serve to launch a new generation of lenses.

By September 2, 2015

Article

Is 3D TV dead? Do you care?

After years of the 3D aspect of TVs getting mediocre reviews, and most people using the feature once, if ever, 3D seems to be going away. Do you care? We're curious. Take our poll.

By August 26, 2015