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How to podcast, Part 4: Tagging and posting your show online

Find out how to get your show ready to be online to be downloaded by your adoring public.

By August 15, 2014

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Dropping packages at FedEx -- and getting paid for it

FedEx's Package Lab puts thousands of boxes a year to the test to make sure they're up to the rigors of being shipped. CNET Road Trip 2014 checked out the package torture.

By July 11, 2014

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Mozilla under fire: 10 questions for the next CEO

Whoever becomes Mozilla's permanent boss must figure out how to promote the Firefox technology, decide whether reliance on Google is a good thing, and set the right balance between idealism and pragmatism.

By June 13, 2014

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Over-the-air 4K broadcast of French Open? You bet

The new HEVC standard can squeeze 3,840x2,160 pixels at 50 frames per second into a radio-frequency broadcast. Not many have the high-end electronics needed to watch, though.

By May 27, 2014

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Can aptX give you better sound over Bluetooth?

Sound quality over Bluetooth is often lacking. A technology called aptX promises "CD-like" sound over Bluetooth. So what's aptX?

By May 23, 2014

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Take better smartphone photos with these great photography apps

These photography apps will help you get the most out of your smartphone camera.

By May 21, 2014

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New HEVC video compression wins big over today's standard

When it comes to very high-resolution video, researchers concluded that a new video compression technology is a big step up from today's prevailing H.264 standard.

By August 28, 2012

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Sprint introduces its exclusive HTC One M8 Harman/Kardon

The struggling wireless carrier tries to appeal to customers by focusing on streaming music.

By April 29, 2014

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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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Push for Ultra HD 4K forces picture quality tradeoffs

It's an easy sell: Four times the resolution of HD. The numbers are easy to understand, 2160p easily identifiable as more than 1080p. Every manufacturer is pushing their top-of-the-line 4K TVs as the next generation of superlative picture quality. But resolution is just one aspect of picture quality. Is it possible that by focusing so intently on this one, easily marketed, improvement, that other aspects are getting neglected, or worse, diminished? The short answer? Yep. Here's how.

By March 26, 2014