Announced MPEG next-generation video codec VVC/H.266, reducing bitrate by 50%

Following HEVC (H.265), which has been established as a standard codec for 4K UHD content around the world, Versatile Video Coding (VVC), which was developed as a next-generation codec, finally appeared. Fraunhofer HHI released a press release last night and announced the official release and standardization of VVC. VVC, named H.266, was introduced as having… Continue reading Announced MPEG next-generation video codec VVC/H.266, reducing bitrate by 50%

YouTube restricts video resolution in India. See clearly at 480p only.

YouTube began to limit the video viewing resolution in India. Via Android smartphones up to 480p only. After a few days ago, YouTube announced 480p resolution to the default setting worldwide. Android smartphone users in India have reported that YouTube has only started limiting the resolution to 480p, even when playing videos with 4K resolution… Continue reading YouTube restricts video resolution in India.┬áSee clearly at 480p only.

Netflix adds option to disable autoplay

Netflix has added settings to its website to turn off autoplay in its apps. Users can disable the automatic playback of trailers in menus. It was already possible to switch off that Netflix automatically starts playing the next episode. These are two separate settings, according to a page on the Netflix site. The settings can… Continue reading Netflix adds option to disable autoplay

Facebook changes its terms of use to ban deepfakes

The social network has just modified its conditions of use in order to permanently ban fake videos. In recent months, the popularity of deepfakes , these extremely realistic fake videos, has grown steadily. So much so that, even if they are sometimes used to make jokes that are not always very tasteful, many people take… Continue reading Facebook changes its terms of use to ban deepfakes

YouTube should be chilled with annoying premium spam.

You’ve pissed me off for weeks on YouTube. I started to feel that I had to pay $ 11.99 a month to sign up for YouTube Premium to get rid of the annoying popups that Google sends almost daily. We decided to place pop-up ads in our YouTube app for premium subscriptions. This feels a… Continue reading YouTube should be chilled with annoying premium spam.

LG V50S ThinQ, France travel video popular

The LG V50S ThinQ France travel video, which LG Electronics released on the 25th of last month, has gained popularity with more than 1.8 million views in just three weeks. Over the past three weeks, an average of more than 85,000 people watched this video. The three-minute video captures the beautiful sights of France, including… Continue reading LG V50S ThinQ, France travel video popular