DivX archive

  • Toshiba to be first manufacturer with DivX Plus Streaming TVs
    Televisions

    Toshiba to be first manufacturer with DivX Plus Streaming TVs

    By 7 May 2013

    Rovi has announced that Toshiba will become the first manufacturer of DivX Plus Streaming-certified TVs when it releases its new sets in the UK at the end of the summer. Because of that, not only will they be able to playback DivX Plus video through Rovi-powered...

  • DivX Stash pictures and hands-on
    Online

    DivX Stash pictures and hands-on

    By 14 January 2013

    DivX Stash has been shown as a concept before, but Pocket-lint has learnt it will be entering a beta test phase soon, with a full roll-out due later in the year. We were also given a demonstration of Rovi's software running on Mac, iPhone and iPad during...

  • DivX Plus HD SoC allows 1080p mobile fun
    Phones

    DivX Plus HD SoC allows 1080p mobile fun

    By 16 February 2011

    Over in Barcelona at MWC, DivX, the digital video codec specialist, has announced the world’s first DivX Plus HD certified mobile system-on-chip (SoC) - the Renesas Mobile Corporation’s SH-Mobile MT1 (SH73704). Mobile phones used to be judged on their...

  • DivX hammers another nail into Flash's coffin
    Online

    DivX hammers another nail into Flash's coffin

    By 6 September 2010

    Poor old Flash. It's endured a torrid time as of late. First up was Steve Jobs' vehement outburst via a (very) public letter. And then Google unleashed its WebM project. And all this as the video platform continues to come under severe pressure from the...

  • Samsung launches BEAT range of portable players
    Audio

    Samsung launches BEAT range of portable players

    By 3 September 2009

    It wouldn't be a tech show if Samsung wasn't launching PMPs and IFA 2009 sees the arrival of the BEAT range of DivX certified devices with ease of use at their heart. The added support is designed to cut down on the hassle of file conversion, with many...

  • Samsung YP-R1 PMP gets official
    Audio

    Samsung YP-R1 PMP gets official

    By 1 September 2009

    Samsung has officially acknowledged the existence of its much-leaked YP-R1 touchscreen portable media player. It lots of the same features as the company's mobile phones, including the TouchWiz interface and Beat DJ software. There's also a 2.6-inch touchscreen...

  • LG BD390 Blu-ray player gets DivX HD treatment
    Home Cinema

    LG BD390 Blu-ray player gets DivX HD treatment

    By 19 May 2009

    LG has announced the world's first DivX HD 1080p Certified Blu-ray player on Tuesday capable of playing back DivX HD video files as well as Blu-ray discs. First announced at CES, the announcement adds yet another nail in the coffin from manufacturers...

  • Toshiba announces Regza SV Series TVs for UK
    Home Cinema

    Toshiba announces Regza SV Series TVs for UK

    By 13 March 2009

    Further to the glimpse we brought you from CES in January, Toshiba has announced the launch of its SV Series ("the most advanced Toshiba LCD TV model ever to launch") into the UK market. There's a few reasons Tosh is claiming such an accolade for the...

  • A quick guide to video codecs
    Audio

    A quick guide to video codecs

    By 27 January 2009

    What is it? Still standing for, COder / DECoder with the same functionality that we brought to you in last week's "A quick guide to audio codecs". Once again, it's the second part of the word that most people will be more familiar with, as that part is...

  • DivX 7 launches, enhances HD support
    Home Cinema

    DivX 7 launches, enhances HD support

    By 6 January 2009

    DivX have announced the latest version of their software suite, DivX 7, the news of the anticipated launch we brought you last week. The new suite of software apps continues the trend of previous versions, providing separate tools for each function in...

  • DivX 7 to be launched at CES
    Home Cinema

    DivX 7 to be launched at CES

    By 2 January 2009

    DivX has revealed it will be introducing DivX 7, the latest version of DivX for Windows - as well as all the newest DivX Certified consumer electronics devices - at next week's CES show. Pocket-lint will be attending the event and will bring you more...

  • TrekStor MovieStation pocket c.uc launches
    Home Cinema

    TrekStor MovieStation pocket c.uc launches

    By 1 December 2008

    TrekStor has launched its second external multimedia hard disk, the strangely named MovieStation pocket c.uc. The c.uc lets users play the digital videos, photos and music stored on the device directly to a TV or hi-fi system via an on-screen menu. New...

  • Samsung to bring DivX compatibility to TVs
    Home Cinema

    Samsung to bring DivX compatibility to TVs

    By 20 October 2008

    A new line-up of televisions boasting DivX compatibility is being promised by Samsung. Samsung and DivX have now signed a "multiyear agreement" and the first televisions able to playback DivX movie files will arrive in early 2009. The TVs will be able...

  • Warner Bros to offer DivX downloads
    Home Cinema

    Warner Bros to offer DivX downloads

    By 14 October 2008

    In the States, DivX and Warner Bros Entertainment has announced an agreement that will enable online retailers to offer Warner Bros. titles in the DivX standard definition format. SD content is due to be available in October 2008, while high-definition...

  • Mux converts videos for you online
    Online

    Mux converts videos for you online

    By 13 October 2008

    So you have a laptop and a PMP that won't play the same video formats - or you have a file that is flummoxing every device you own. Mux says it has an easy solution in its online video converting tool, the "happy hungry videobot". This basically lets...

  • LG Renoir KC910 mobile phone review
    Phones 4 out of 5

    LG Renoir KC910 mobile phone review

    By 29 September 2008

    The first thing you have to decide with the LG KC910 is whether you are going to view it as the successor to the Viewty or an iPhone killer. The latter it ain’t – the interface isn’t as sleek or intuitive as the Apple device, but it does have some...

  • LG KC910 to get UK launch as "Renoir"
    Phones

    LG KC910 to get UK launch as "Renoir"

    By 26 September 2008

    We've brought you news of the LG KC910 previously but can now confirm that the October launch date includes the UK too, where the phone will be available with multiple (as yet unnamed) operators on a contract-only basis. LG is touting the KC910 - the...

  • LG DVS450H DVD player launches
    Home Cinema

    LG DVS450H DVD player launches

    By 30 August 2008

    LG has launched the DivX certified DVS450H DVD player that is capable of playing high-definition DivX digital content. With this device, consumers can watch high-definition DivX videos burned to DVD’s or stored on USB flash drives. As well as the DivX...

  • JVC NX-BD3 Blu-ray home theatre system launches
    Home Cinema

    JVC NX-BD3 Blu-ray home theatre system launches

    By 29 August 2008

    JVC has chosen IFA as the venue to launch its first foray into the Blu-ray market with the introduction of the NX-BD3 that the company will offer as a 2.1-channel Network Media System with Blu-ray disc player. JVC claims that the NX-BD3 warrants a "world's...

  • DivX coming to TVs and Set-top boxes
    Home Cinema

    DivX coming to TVs and Set-top boxes

    By 11 August 2008

    DivX could be coming to a set top box near you thanks to a deal between DivX and chip maker Broadcom. Broadcom has just made a new chip, the BCM7405, which it says will provide advanced internet provider (IP) functionality and improved video and audio...

  • Hauppauge launches rival to Apple TV
    Online

    Hauppauge launches rival to Apple TV

    By 7 March 2008

    Hauppauge is going up against Apple with a collaboration with DivX. The new rival to Apple TV is a device based on the DivX Connected platform that was first seen in the D-Link player Pocket-lint reviewed last year. The player will enable consumers to...

  • DivX to close Stage6 site this week
    Home Cinema

    DivX to close Stage6 site this week

    By 26 February 2008

    DivX has announced that its quest to create a leading video sharing site on the Internet has failed. Stage6, which tried to take on Google's YouTube has had the plug pulled by DivX due to expensive running costs. The site, which offered DivX content for...

  • LG Viewty gets DivX certification
    Phones

    LG Viewty gets DivX certification

    By 10 February 2008

    LG and DivX have announced that the LG Viewty camera phone (the LG-KU990) is the first mobile phone to be granted DivX certification to natively record video in the high quality DivX format. DivX videos recorded through the LG Viewty can be uploaded to...

  • CES 2008: DivX Connected gets Veoh and Vuze content
    Home Cinema

    CES 2008: DivX Connected gets Veoh and Vuze content

    By 7 January 2008

    DivX has announced a number of new partners for its Connected platform at CES in Las Vegas while confirming with D-Link that its Connected Player will be heading Stateside soon. The new partnerships with Vuze and Veoh will mean users of the D-Link offering...

  • PS3 firmware update sees Blu-ray Bonus View, DivX added
    Gaming

    PS3 firmware update sees Blu-ray Bonus View, DivX added

    By 18 December 2007

    Sony Computer Entertainment Europe has announced the immediate availability of the latest system software update for PS3. Version 2.10 will improve the home ent side of things by enabling the console to play the latest interactive Blu-ray disc movies,...