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  • Video on Instagram | Fly or Die

    Fly Or Die: Instagram Video

    Now that the dust has settled around the Instagram Video launch, we thought it was high time to take a good look at the photo-sharing phenom’s new video venture. Does it live up to Vine? Is it better? Or does it just ruin the Instagram experience we’ve all come to know and love? Engadget’s Brian Heater — kindly filling in for John Biggs — and I discuss all this… Read More

  • Facebook Patents Point To An All-Seeing, All-Hearing Instagram Video

    Facebook Patents Point To An All-Seeing, All-Hearing Instagram Video

    Facial recognition, landmark detection, and even audio cues picked up through your phone’s microphone could let Instagram Video intelligently suggest a cover frame for mini-movies or even tag them, according to recent Facebook patents. The tech could route each video to the right people and put its best (motionless) foot forward so it gets viewed amongst the sea of more… Read More

  • A Professional Viner’s Take On Instagram Video

    A Professional Viner’s Take On Instagram Video

    I’ve already said my piece when it comes to the Vine vs. Instagram video debate, but what do other users have to say about it? Instagram and Vine user Meagan Cignoli posted the same stop-animation video on Vine and Instagram, and asked her followers which was better. She’s a power user on both platforms, with nearly 10,000 followers on Instagram and nearly 200,000 followers on Vine. Read More

  • Instagram, Give Me A Photos-Only Stream Or Give Me Death

    Instagram, Give Me A Photos-Only Stream Or Give Me Death

    You hear that? It’s the sound of 130 million people closing the Instagram app. Ok, perhaps that’s a bit hyperbolic, but I’m placing my bets right now: Instagram video is a big mistake. Huge. Read More

  • Video Killed The Instagram Star

    Video Killed The Instagram Star

    Instagram, an app best known for photo-sharing, added video last week, as it sought to defend against the advance of Twitter’s fast-growing video-sharing app Vine. It gave users a new way to share what is happening around them. But while it was an ambitious new feature for the company to add, the end result has been that Instagram has sacrificed the user experience for those… Read More

  • This Week On The TC Gadgets Podcast: Instagram Video, Samsung Stuff, And MakerBot

    This Week On The TC Gadgets Podcast: Instagram Video, Samsung Stuff, And MakerBot

    Did you hear? Did you hear? Instagram now has video! It may or may not be better than Vines. Samsung released a bunch of computers and cameras and phones with strange names. That was fun. And of course, 3D printing sweetheart Makerbot sold for $400 million to Stratasys. Read More

  • Instagram Video Vs. Vine: What’s The Difference?

    Instagram Video Vs. Vine: What’s The Difference?

    Instagram just launched video functionality. Glorious, 15-second, editable video functionality. Complete with image stabilization. So what does this mean for Vine? Read More

  • Instagram Launches Cinema, Its Fix For The iPhone’s Shaky Camera

    Instagram Launches Cinema, Its Fix For The iPhone’s Shaky Camera

    Instagram today finally unveiled its anticipated video service and served it with a kicker, great for those of us with shaky hands. It launched Cinema: a way to stabilize the video captured with the iPhone. Right now this is an iPhone-only app. And for good reason. Since the launch of the iPhone 5, Android phone makers have embraced higher quality cameras than Apple with many flagship… Read More