Tag Archives: Video

Video Button to Replace Messenger in Facebook Notification Panel

Facebook is rearranging the notification panel on its mobile apps in an effort to widen the audience watching live video on its social network. The shift announced Wednesday is part of Facebook’s effort to turn its live video feature into a marquee attraction as more people use their smartphones to record and share snippets of their lives. Facebook is moving ... Read More »

German Court Rules Against Apple in Video Streaming Patent Case

A German court has ruled against Apple Inc in a case over video streaming patents, handing Kudelski’s OpenTV unit a victory in its ongoing intellectual property licensing campaign against major technology companies. OpenTV sued Apple in 2014, alleging that various products infringe its patents, including the iPhone and iPad. The ruling on Tuesday from the Dusseldorf District Court said Apple ... Read More »

iPhone SE Purportedly Spotted in Video Alongside iPhone 6, iPhone 5s

Apple has already sent out invitations for its March 21 event where it is said to launch the much rumoured 4-inch iPhone model aka the iPhone SE. Although we’ve seen the unannounced smartphone in numerous leaked images and mock-ups, a video that’s claimed to show the new smartphone has leaked out of China – and gives us an even clearer ... Read More »

Skype Co-Founder’s Ultra-Private Messaging App ‘Wire’ Gets Video Calling

A group of former Skype technologists, backed by the co-founder of the messaging platform, has introduced a new version of its own messaging service that promises end-to-end encryption for all conversations, including by video. Wire, a 50-person startup mostly made up of engineers, is stepping into a global political debate over encryption that pits privacy against security advocates, epitomised by ... Read More »

Meerkat Ditches Live Video Streaming for a Video Social Network

Meerkat, an application that came into the spotlight last year for introducing live video broadcasts that leveraged Twitter’s social features, is once again in the news but this time for a different reason. To everyone’s surprise, Meerkat announced it will be ditching live video streaming services in favour of a new video social network. To recall, Meerkat actually beat Twitter ... Read More »

Yahoo Launches E-Sports Arena to Win Video Game Fans

Yahoo launched an online arena for eSports Wednesday in a challenge to venues hosted by YouTube and Amazon-owned Twitch. Yahoo Esports will feature live tournaments, commentary, features, interviews and more tailored for the booming trend of video games as spectator sports. “We’re approaching our coverage of eSports with the same tenacity and professionalism we always have with Yahoo Sports, News ... Read More »

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive Update Insults Turkey, Causes AMD Video Cards to Crash

It’s no surprise that a large part of the resurgence of PC gaming is due to Valve and its digital storefront Steam. And while the company was once known for its fantastic first-person shooters such as Half-Life and Team Fortress, these days it’s known for Steam. On occasion however, the company will develop and publish the odd game or two ... Read More »

Microsoft’s Hyperlapse Gets Full-HD Video Support, microSD Exporting

Microsoft’s Hyperlapse, the time-lapse video app that launched back in May last year, has now received an update that brings support for recording in full-HD (1080p) resolution. Users can also now export the recorded videos on to the microSD card of the handsets. It is worth mentioning that until now, the Hyperlapse app let users export videos in HD resolution ... Read More »

HTC One M10 Teaser Video Promises to ‘Make Your Phone Even Better’

HTC has released its first teaser video for the One M10 flagship smartphone. The video, while showing nothing of significance, promises a lot of things. In the video, the company claims that the HTC team is working “non-stop” because they want to “make your phone even better.” The YouTube video says that the team is obsessed but “in a good ... Read More »

Android N’s Revamped Interface Spotted in Mock-Ups, Official Video

Soon after the first purported screenshots from Google’s next Android OS version made rounds on the Internet, we have more on our table offering new details about Android N. In the meanwhile, Google has released a video for its Maps app that may have revealed a major design change in the latest version of the operating system – no app ... Read More »