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.
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Startup Nextbit launches its first smartphone as a Kickstarter project. Early commitments will nab the device, named "Robin," for $299.
Four superphones with four similar styles and specs. We'll help break down the pros, cons, and how much extra you pay to upgrade from the S6 to the S6 Edge to the Note 5 to the Edge+. Whew!
From CNET Magazine: Fingerprint readers, which are more convenient and more secure than passcodes, could finally do away with the weakest link in almost any security system.
Practical, portable and affordable, the Lenovo Yoga Tablet 2 is a great option for casual, everyday use.
A month into its official debut, Microsoft's new system software is ahead of Windows 8 and Mac OS X Yosemite in desktop traffic, according to Web tracker NetMarketShare.
The flagship AVIC-8100NEX isn't just the top of Pioneer's line, it's one of the best, most fully featured receivers on the market. Just make sure you're not buying more functionality than you really need.
Dubbed Project Rigel, the mobile app will let people retouch photos on iPhones and iPads. It is slated to make its debut at Adobe's conference for digital creators in October.
Amazon Prime Video, a Netflix competitor from the retailing giant, will let you download shows and movies to watch offline on nearly any smartphone.
Will consumers pay for an Apple set-top box that costs almost $200? Maybe, if the features like Siri and App Store integration are worth it.