Codec

07.02.12
Official VLC app now out for Android: only an unstable beta, but it works
07.02.12

Official VLC app now out for Android: only an unstable beta, but it works

Okay, so VLC may not be the media darling it once was, but it still has a legion of fans -- as evi...

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05.05.12
Microsoft talks DVD, Media Center support in Windows 8 and why most won't miss it
05.05.12

Microsoft talks DVD, Media Center support in Windows 8 and why most won't miss it

If you have to issue an explanation to follow up an explanation, then it's pretty safe to say the...

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05.03.12
Microsoft breaks down Windows 8's Media Center upgrade path, Dolby codec support
05.03.12

Microsoft breaks down Windows 8's Media Center upgrade path, Dolby codec support

Many in the Windows Media Center community were afraid that Windows 8 would mark the end of Media...

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03.19.12
Mozilla caves, will support H.264 to avoid 'irrelevance'
03.19.12

Mozilla caves, will support H.264 to avoid 'irrelevance'

It looks like Mozilla is ready to throw in the towel in its battle against the patent-laden H.264 vi...

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02.24.12
Fraunhofer's Full-HD Voice brings high fidelity VoLTE to Android smartphones
02.24.12

Fraunhofer's Full-HD Voice brings high fidelity VoLTE to Android smartphones

The audio nerds at Fraunhofer are set to raise the bar for Voice over LTE next week in Barcelona, a...

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02.14.12
Nintendo brings Mobiclip on board to help with Wii U development
02.14.12

Nintendo brings Mobiclip on board to help with Wii U development

Nintendo beefed up its proprietary arsenal yesterday, with the acquisition of Mobiclip -- a Paris-...

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01.26.12
Intel bolsters video patent portfolio with purchase from RealNetworks
01.26.12

Intel bolsters video patent portfolio with purchase from RealNetworks

Silicon juggernaut Intel has inked a multi-million dollar deal with RealNetworks, agreeing to purch...

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10.28.11
Apple's lossless ALAC goes open source, it's like FLAC for iPods
10.28.11

Apple's lossless ALAC goes open source, it's like FLAC for iPods

Well, it's not nearly as exciting as a new iPhone, but Apple recently announced a bit of news that w...

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07.07.11
TUAW's Daily Mac App: HandBrake
07.07.11

TUAW's Daily Mac App: HandBrake

Open-source software is a beautiful thing. It's free, community driven, and more often than not...

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