Video

  • HipChat Launches One-To-One Video, Audio And Screensharing For All Users

    HipChat Launches One-To-One Video, Audio And Screensharing For All Users

    Real-time communication platform HipChat is facilitating more than just text-based messaging with its most recent feature addition – it now supports one-to-one video chat, audio calls and screensharing across its apps for paid users. The move follows a beta test of these features, but now the feature is live for anyone, and HipChat founder Pete Curley believes this is a key step in… Read More

  • Convies Debuts A Vine-Like Video Messenger For Chatting With Friends And Groups

    Convies Debuts A Vine-Like Video Messenger For Chatting With Friends And Groups

    Fresh on the heels of Vine’s expansion into private video messaging last week comes today’s launch of a new video chat app called Convies, offering a dedicated experience for sharing short video messages with friends or groups of friends, as well as with your broader social networks like Facebook and Twitter. Read More

  • Today In Dystopian War Robots That Will Harvest Us For Our Organs…

    Today In Dystopian War Robots That Will Harvest Us For Our Organs…

    Sure, Babar was a pretty cool elephant, but what happens when he becomes a cyborg bent on the destruction of the mustache man who stole his crown in Babar Loses His Crown? He goes out and gets one of these robotic trunks and starts tearing stuff up around Paris. Pure insanity. Festo, a German robotics company, is making sure that Babar will be able to bring the hurt down on all of us with… Read More

  • Conan Takes On Bitcoin

    Conan Takes On Bitcoin

    Just for giggs, we present Conan O’Brien and the COO of BTC talking about Bitcoin. I think the brief informational video is far more useful to understanding the cryptocurrency than any of the Bitcoin blogs I slog through every day. Given my recent rantage, it’s glad that someone else thinks about the community in the same way. Read More

  • 8-Bit True Detective Is Just The Ticket For King In Yellow Withdrawal

    8-Bit True Detective Is Just The Ticket For King In Yellow Withdrawal

    For those of you suffering True Detective withdrawal (and really, aren’t we all?) here’re the adventures of Rust and Marty as an 8-bit video game. Video game Rust won’t win any acting awards, but whoever came up with the video sure should. Note: Arguably this isn’t 8-bit – more like EGA or Gameboy Advance, but you get the idea. Read More

  • Asian Independent Film Platform Viddsee Lands Content Deal With Yahoo

    Asian Independent Film Platform Viddsee Lands Content Deal With Yahoo

    There is a wealth of filmmaking talent across Asia, but it is very difficult for independent filmmakers there to gain exposure beyond occasional festivals. Founded earlier this year, Viddsee wants to raise the profile of the region’s film industry by growing its online distribution network. Back in November, the Singapore-based startup launched its Channels program to work with… Read More

  • Play That Funky Music, Cyborg

    Play That Funky Music, Cyborg

    Gil Weinberg, who we met a few months ago at Georgia Tech, has a mission: to make it easy for amputees and the disabled to play beautiful music. His first project is a drumming prosthesis, a system that allows a user who is missing a hand to play improvise as well as the jazz greats. Read More

  • Sharalike Automatically Turns Photos & Videos Into Shareable Slideshows

    Sharalike Automatically Turns Photos & Videos Into Shareable Slideshows

    Sharalike, a new application that lets you create video slideshows similar to Facebook’s recently popular “Lookback” videos, is now launching into beta. The company’s technology takes your own photos and videos and automatically sorts them into animated, HTML slideshows in just a matter of seconds. Users only have to point the app to the media they want to include… Read More

  • Samba Offers A New Video Messaging App That Records Your Friends’ Reactions

    Samba Offers A New Video Messaging App That Records Your Friends’ Reactions

    Thanks to Facebook’s $19 billion WhatsApp acquisition yesterday, the tech industry is going to be on the lookout for the next great mobile messaging app. With fortuitous timing, a new mobile video messaging app called Samba is debuting today – and, no, they didn’t move up the launch to take advantage of the buzz, the plan has been in the works for weeks. The app, which is… Read More

  • Apple Celebrates 30 Years Of Mac With Video Shot Entirely On iPhone Over 24 Hours

    Apple Celebrates 30 Years Of Mac With Video Shot Entirely On iPhone Over 24 Hours

    Apple didn’t do a Super Bowl ad, as some had suggested it might, but today it debuted a video designed to capture the spotlight all its own. The spot, which is a little over a minute long, is shot entirely on iPhone devices during one 24 hour period, by 15 camera crews. It was then edited on Macs back in LA, paring down over 70 hours of video into the final spot you see above. The point? Read More