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Google’s New VP9 Codec: Better Video at Half the Bandwidth?

Thursday, May 16th, 2013
Google's New VP9 Codec: Better Video at Half the Bandwidth?Google wants their new VP9 codec to be royalty-free, but patent disputes could prevent that from happening. Meanwhile, VP9 is supposed to have double the image quality using half the compression of H.264. In other news: H.264 could be H.265 soon, so there's that.

Will You Be Winking Google Glass Into Operation?

Monday, April 22nd, 2013
Will You Be Winking Google Glass Into Operation?Google Glass developers have found an interesting piece of code to look at and wonder about: winking. Apparently, the new Google Glass will have some sort of "winking" option that will likely give users the ability to wink photos. But we all know that's probably not all it will be if it's true and it takes off.