Rejoice, because there's a new MPEG video standard coming. It's called High Efficiency Video Coding and it will be twice as efficient as current standards. This means downloading movies twice as fast. Or doubling their quality. HEVC will arrive next year.
Students, teachers, and parents in New York State don't know what to make of this bizarre question on the state exams. Let's see if you can do better. Sharpen your pencils! But first, everyone's familiar with the story of the pineapple and the hare, right?
Hooray! Netflix has updated their iPad app for HD. That's what they say in the update... but it's just the buttons! Boo! the video is still in low resolution, not Full HD, so there will be no difference in the new iPad.
Starting tomorrow, remixers will be able to mashup their favorite YouTube videos using a new Creative Commons license.
Engadget has it on very good authority that there's a legitimate reason for the odd appearance of a Hackintosh at IDF last week: Apple was actually the catalyst for Light Peak and is working closely with Intel on the project.
Trying to explain the difference between Windows Mobile 5 Pocket PC Edition and Windows Mobile 5 Smartphone edition is like Paris Hilton trying to explain what she does for a living. Good news though, as Microsoft's trying to make it easier on everyone by renaming their WM6 Crossbow editions to Professional, Standard,…