Misco UK shuts its doors, 300 jobs lost
Last-minute sale not enough to save it.
Last-minute sale not enough to save it.
'Scheduled maintenance,' officially.
South Park: The Fractured but Whole is Ubisoft's latest RPG. Does it cut the mustard or the cheese?
MPEG has announced the HEVC codec, which halves video bitrate without harming quality.
The MPEG LA has revoked its deadline, meaning H.264 is now free for streaming services.
Tests of Google's WebM video codec by a videoconference firm show it beating H.264.
The latest release of the VLC Player brings hardware decoding of H.264 video to some platforms.
ATI has released version 10.6 of its Catalyst drivers for Radeon GPUs - with Flash 10.1 support.
The next version of Firefox - possibly due later this month - will support Google's WebM codec.
Intel has hinted that if Google's WebM codec takes off it could add acceleration to its Atom processors.
American retail giant Wal-Mart has announced its acquisition of video on demand service Vudu, with its first planned project being to delete all the porn.
We test Intel's latest GMA HD graphics in its Clarkdale Core i5-661 CPU to see how it stacks up against AMDs 785G and Nvidia's 9300 IGPs when it comes to gaming and HD video. Long derided as terrible, GMA HD might be about to prove Intel's graphics detractors wrong.
Chip manufacturer Broadcom has announced its next-generation mobile graphics processor, the VideoCore IV - and the specifications are certainly impressive.
We revisit the Linux version of HTPC app Boxee with the help of Zotac's latest Ion-F motherboard and Nvidia's GPU video acceleration to see if this is the future low power, truly silent HTPC solution.
Acer is set to launch an Aspire One netbook with a multimedia co-processor and 1280x720 screen capable of playing high definition media.
Pegasys announces a plug-in for TMPGEnc 4.0 Xpress that takes advantage of Toshiba's SpursEngine chip.
VIA's new VX855 chip features hardware acceleration for H.264 video at 1080p, enabling netbooks to playback HD video.
Intel's last integrated graphics chipset, G45, is shaping up to be pretty good according to sources inside Taiwanese motherboard manufacturers.
The latest update of Adobe's Flash player introduces H.264 1080p HD support but More importantly it also reduces CPU usage for all flash!
VIA's EPIA range goes from strength to strength and the latest upgrade to the EX provides a 1.5GHz CPU, DDR2, DVI and component output on-board, with frugal power requirements compared to anything else on the market. How does it stand up to the mighty AMD 690G chipset? We find out.
One of the first PC Blu-Ray players is here at last. We check out playback and burning.
Lost. 24. Depserate Housewives. Forget broadcast television. The future is here, and it's IPTV. We investigate what's hot, what's not, where you can download it and whether you'll break the law doing so. We also look at great geek shows like Diggnation and Hak.5
NVIDIA has announced the availability of some new PureVideo technologies that are aimed at high-definition video acceleration. These include the H.264 and CV-1 codecs that will be used in the Blu-ray and HD DVD media formats.
NVIDIA has announced its next generation graphics processing unit for handheld and mobile devices. It's capable of true digital TV, high-fidelity surround sound, rapid multi-shot photography and console-class 3D graphics.
NVIDIA has replaced the GeForce 6200 TurboCache with the GeForce 7300 GS. For under $100, the card delivers H.264 hardware acceleration up to 1080p - ideal for low-noise HTPCs, as well as gaming at 1280x1024. We get the lowdown on the technology and talk to NVIDIA about its plans.
CES 2006: NVIDIA is demonstrating H.264 and HD-DVD high definition acceleration using its GeForce 6 and 7 series of chips.
ATI has extended its X1000 range of cards with a software update that some cool functionality. H.264 decoding in hardware, as well as lightning fast transcoding of video is on offer. We take an initial look at the software, ahead of its release later this week.