Giz Explains: Every Video Format You Need to Know

Once upon time, video codecs and formats were really only the concern of AV nerds, anime freaks and hardcore not-so-legal movie downloaders. Now, even the most part-time of geeks has to deal with them, whether they're trying to stream a flick across their house with an Apple TV, dump some video onto their phone or… » 11/20/08 2:15pm 11/20/08 2:15pm

Cowon O2 Hands-On: Will Play Your Most Rebellious Media Files

CNET got their hands on Cowon's new flash-based PMP, the O2, and they think it's one of the year's best dedicated media players. The 4.3-inch touchscreen player has a truly ridiculous list of supported codecs, an SDHC slot to expand its internal 8, 16, or 32GB memory, solid (if not too flashy) GUI, and a surprisingly… » 10/25/08 5:15pm 10/25/08 5:15pm

Advanced SightSpeed Video Codec Debuts Tonight

SightSpeed 5.0 rolls out tonight, and it's bringing 30fps IP video calls that are reportedly jaw-dropping. The software and web-based service gives you low latency and high resolution, using its mysterious, unspecified Advanced SightSpeed Video Codec for webcam calls and Slingbox-like video viewing without the… » 7/26/06 12:33pm 7/26/06 12:33pm