YouTube is one of the most popular video streaming sites on the internet. One of the things that people who use YouTube get upset about is any new type of advertising that comes along that might interrupt their viewing experience. Google has announced a new advertising capability that will be coming to YouTube with new ads that can run along with a video called Shopping ads.
For decades, NASA has been big on getting normal, everyday Americans excited about space exploration and travel. One of the ways it gets the public involved with space is by releasing lots of beautiful photos and videos for people to check out. To make space look better to those interested enough in it to vote for elected officials that support giving NASA money for space exploration, NASA has always moved its video and photo technology along as technology progressed.
Google is serious about YouTube content. As silly as that may sound, they’ve started a content creators’ studio in Hollywood, and are even enlisting help from major studios. To perhaps serve the content creation master, Google has purchased Directr, an app geared toward more professional-looking videos for small businesses.
Video editing on a small screen can be a pain. Though iOS is closing the gap with ease of use, the smaller display still makes for a headache-inducing ride sometimes. A new addition to the App Store makes things a bit easier to handle, but is it the best editor you can get for your iPhone?
Not to be left behind, Vimeo has decided to invest in its own original series, following in the steps of Netflix, Yahoo, and others. In this case, the company has funded another six episodes for the web series "High Maintenance".
Twitter may be getting a lot more visual, and take up more of your time, with a new experiment. It seems as though the micro-blogging platform is toying with the option to suggest videos based on your tweets. By adding a hashtag, Twitter may end up suggesting you post a video of the occurrence you’re talking about.
If the latest trailers have ramped up your excitement for the quickly approaching The Amazing Spider-Man 2 movie, another has surfaced that gives a deeper look into one particular aspect of the film: Gwen and Peter's relationship. In an exclusive video simply called Gwen and Peter, viewers are given access to a hearty dose of commentary.
There are many subscription-based video streaming services available, ranging from the popular staples of Netflix and Amazon Prime to the somewhat less popular offerings like VUDU. These services are often relatively inexpensive, and can be watched on many devices, ranging from smartphones to televisions, making them attractive on many scales. According to an NPD Group report, the popularity of these services can be seen in their effect on subscription television networks: a 6-percent drop in two years.
Around this time last year, Yahoo and NBC Sports penned a deal that merged content between NBC Sports and Yahoo Sports. According to an announcement made by the latter company today, this so-called digital alliance has been expanded to give Yahoo users access to exclusive digital Sochi Olympics content. Will such a move help make Yahoo relevant again?
Hauppauge has announced its latest video recording device for gamers. The video recording device is called the HD PVR Rocket and was unveiled at Paris Games Week this week. The HD PVR Rocket is designed to record video game play from current major consoles including the PlayStation and Xbox as well as PCs.