videos

  • Turn Your Raspberry Pi Into A Computer From The 80s Using Commodore Pi

    Turn Your Raspberry Pi Into A Computer From The 80s Using Commodore Pi

    As a former user of the Atari 800XL, I find the Commodore line to be piffle at best but I’ll become a bit more catholic in my support of decades-old hardware and tell you a bit about the Commodore Pi, a wacky emulator that turns your Raspberry Pi into a real, multi-tasking Commodore. Read More

  • Totlol Delivers A Kid-Safe Alternative To YouTube On Web & Mobile

    Totlol Delivers A Kid-Safe Alternative To YouTube On Web & Mobile

    Back in 2008, a startup called Totlol emerged, offering parents a kid-friendly collection of video clips pulled from the YouTube platform on a single destination site. But that company, a one-man show, eventually hit a dead-end and closed up shop. Today, it has returned with new founders who are reviving the brand as well as porting the experience to mobile. The idea itself is solid… Read More

  • Digg Gives Videos Prime Placement With New Digg Video Site

    Digg Gives Videos Prime Placement With New Digg Video Site

    Digg, a service devoted to helping users find and share the most interesting content around the web, has now more formally expanded into video, the company announced today. With the launch of Digg Video, Digg will break out the most popular video content found online, giving it its own high-level section on Digg.com. On the new site, you can browse trending videos, share videos to Facebook… Read More

  • Hulu Finally Brings Free Videos To Mobile – But It’s Just Clips, And Only Works In The Browser (For Now?)

    Hulu Finally Brings Free Videos To Mobile – But It’s Just Clips, And Only Works In The Browser (For Now?)

    Days after naming its new CEO, Fox Networks Group president Mike Hopkins, Hulu has finally launched free video content for mobile users. But don’t get too excited – it’s just clips, not full-length episodes. And they’re only available for now in the mobile browser, not within the Hulu Plus mobile application. According to a blog post penned by Senior Product Manager… Read More

  • Forget Your Phone

    Forget Your Phone

    This video made the rounds yesterday, tugging at heartstrings and giving us all in the Era Of Communication a bit of a kick in the buttocks. It shows a woman who forgot her phone. The premise is hokey at best, but it still tells us something about ourselves these past few years. Our world is endlessly mediated through lenses and screens. They used to tell us we’d get cancer if we sat… Read More

  • Amazon Cloud Drive Photos App Expands To Support Video Upload & Playback On Android

    Amazon Cloud Drive Photos App Expands To Support Video Upload & Playback On Android

    Amazon Cloud Drive Photos, the photo uploading utility that helps move photos from a mobile device into Amazon’s online storage, may have to change its name. Now, the tool doesn’t just support photo uploads, it supports videos as well. Videos can be manually uploaded one by one, or users can opt to have videos auto-save from their devices directly into Amazon’s cloud. Read More

  • Loom Is Building A Better iCloud

    Loom Is Building A Better iCloud

    Barely a month or two after launching the Y Combinator-backed photo-sharing service Popset, the team realized they were solving the wrong problem. Users weren’t struggling to share their photos with groups; they needed tools to help them organize and manage their photo libraries across a variety of platforms and services. So the company decided to change its course, and today… Read More

  • One-Tap Storytelling: Qwiki Sheds Its Web And Search Roots, Goes Mobile-Only With Beta Launch Of New iPhone App

    One-Tap Storytelling: Qwiki Sheds Its Web And Search Roots, Goes Mobile-Only With Beta Launch Of New iPhone App

    In 2010, Qwiki captured the TechCrunch Disrupt cup, thanks to an ambitious product that sought to transform the way people consume information online. Like an interactive, multimedia version of Wikipedia, Qwiki essentially combined images, audio and video for pretty much anything you could search for on the Web into a multidimensional, narrated movies. Read More

  • DIY Animation Platform PowToon Grabs $600K For Its Video Creation Software

    DIY Animation Platform PowToon Grabs $600K For Its Video Creation Software

    PowToon, an animation platform that lets anyone build marketing videos on the fly, is announcing it has raised $600,000 in outside funding. The investment doesn’t come from traditional VC backing, but rather from Startup Minds, a newer L.A.-based accelerator with a non-traditional strategy where investments can range anywhere from $25,000 up to $600,000. The accelerator also… Read More