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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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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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​Defending vertical videos: They're stupid, but it's not your fault

Long, stretched-out videos? Don't yell at the people who take them. Instead, let's wonder why phone cameras aren't smarter.

By April 18, 2014

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LaCie brings Thunderbolt 2 to high-end storage products

The Seagate subsidiary moves its 2big and 5big storage systems to the faster Thunderbolt 2 data-transfer technology -- but adds USB 3 support, too. The new 8big rack-mount system is for those who need even more speed and capacity.

By April 7, 2014

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Patent licensing terms still murky for next-gen video

Plenty of patents are involved in HEVC, the leading technology contender for compressing 4K video. Several big names still haven't signed up for an effort to ease licensing.

By January 17, 2014

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A voracious mobile world needs 'spectrum, spectrum, spectrum'

commentary CES panels stress the urgent need to free up more radio frequencies to address the insatiable demand from mobile users and high-bandwidth apps.

By January 9, 2014

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Qualcomm adds new chip for 4K video to Snapdragon line

The mobile processor giant also unveiled its fourth-generation 4G LTE processor with "significant" improvements in performance and power consumption.

By November 20, 2013

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Canon Vixia Mini targets selfie video shooters

This pocket-size Wi-Fi-enabled minicamcorder does a lot, but it's still a bit of an oddball product.

By July 31, 2013

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Apple Mac Pro is a 12-core PC, looks like Darth Vader's bin

The new Apple Mac Pro, due before the end of the year, is a 12-core monster. Just don't mistake it for an ashtray.

By June 11, 2013

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Intel describes next-gen 'Iris' graphics chips

Intel released details on its next-generation graphics chips for laptops and desktops, called Iris.

By May 1, 2013