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Our moon in 4K: YouTube has a new best high-res video

Our moon in 4K: YouTube has a new best high-res video

This afternoon the folks at NASA revealed a radical new video touring the moon in 4K resolution. This video was made using images from NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO). It's a very, very large video, and you're gonna want to watch it on the most massively pixel-dense device you've got on-hand.

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Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K can record direct to external SSD

Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K can record direct to external SSD

This week we're taking a peek at the new Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K. This device works with a native 4096 x 2160 resolution 4/3 sized sensor. This camera rolls with built-in SD, UHS-II, and CFast card recorders as well as a a USB-C expansion port. With this port, users are able to record directly to an external SSD or flash disk. That'll make the transfer of media to its final destination all the quicker.

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YouTube Kids app update said to allow only human-curated content

YouTube Kids app update said to allow only human-curated content

As our social networks continue to be dominated by algorithmically suggested content, YouTube has faced some serious criticism in recent months over aimed at children, especially within its own YouTube Kids app. To help address these growing concerns, the company is said to be working on a major overhaul of its kid-friendly app, where the only videos displayed are those approved by a team of human curators.

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Deep-sea anglerfish with parasitic mate caught on video for first time

Deep-sea anglerfish with parasitic mate caught on video for first time

For the first time ever, someone has captured anglerfish mating on video. This isn't a cloudy, blurry, underwater video that's hard to discern, fortunately. In it, we see the female anglerfish in all her terrifying glory, glowing "whiskers" floating lazily in the water, a tiny male fish hitching a ride while literally fused with her body.

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YouTube Red theatrical release plan hints at big strategy shift

YouTube Red theatrical release plan hints at big strategy shift

Upcoming YouTube Red original movie Vulture Club will be released in theaters, according to a new report. The company's original movies and other video content have thus far centered around the YouTube Red product, which is YouTube's subscription service that offers paying customers certain extra features and perks. A theatrical release may hint at a shift in that strategy.

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Streaming Showdown: Who has the best original shows

Streaming Showdown: Who has the best original shows

Streaming seems to be the way to go these days. Analysts expect that the market would soon overtake and devour traditional TV services, becoming the be-all and end-all of video entertainment at home and on the go. These services, some of them smaller than the network giants that run cable and live TV, often compete on more than just the licensed content they can deliver to their subscribers. They compete, sometimes even more viciously, over original shows that none of their competitors will be able to broadcast. We take a look at some of today’s streaming services to check which ones offer the best selection of original content.

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YouTube picture-in-picture floating window test appears on desktop

YouTube picture-in-picture floating window test appears on desktop

YouTube has started testing a picture-in-picture feature on desktop, hinting at the arrival of the same floating window currently available on mobile devices. A picture-in-picture option makes it possible to browse other content while watching a video, a welcome addition to the desktop viewing experience. However, many details are still missing.

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Star Wars: The Last Jedi Movies Anywhere Review

Star Wars: The Last Jedi Movies Anywhere Review

Today we're having a peek at what's included with the digital purchase of Star Wars: The Last Jedi with Movies Anywhere. This service is like a central hub for multiple connected streaming video services like VUDU, Google Play, iTunes, Amazon Prime Video, and Fandango Now. With Movies Anywhere, Star Wars: The Last Jedi was released with a version of the film not available with any other service.

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There’s a Star Wars: The Last Jedi music-only version out now, too

There’s a Star Wars: The Last Jedi music-only version out now, too

On the 13th of March, 2018, Star Wars: The Last Jedi was released in its digital form with one pretty strange feature. Included with the purchase of the digital format was a music score-only version of the film, completely devoid of effects sounds or dialogue of any sort. This version required only one extra action after the film was purchased.

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Watch Mark Hamill tear up in this Last Jedi documentary clip

Watch Mark Hamill tear up in this Last Jedi documentary clip

The most hardcore bar-none Star Wars fans look for moments like these in this universe. Mark Hamill can be seen in a video clip for the documentary for Star Wars: The Last Jedi, tearing up in the presence of an old friend. I wont reveal who that old friend is here in the first paragraph because that'd be a spoiler for the very, very few people who haven't yet seen The Last Jedi - YOU'VE BEEN WARNED!

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Donald Trump’s violent video games highlight reel, and the list

Donald Trump’s violent video games highlight reel, and the list

Today we're having a peek at the violence in video games highlight reel presented at Donald Trump's gaming meeting this week. In the meeting, Trump and a set of polar opposites in the subject discussed the matter at hand. The following video started the meeting off on the right foot - in a completely random set of chaotic clips with no sense of structure, narrative or otherwise, whatsoever.

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Robot smashes Rubik’s cube record, solves puzzle in 0.38 seconds

Robot smashes Rubik’s cube record, solves puzzle in 0.38 seconds

Humans are no match for machines in many ways, and solving the Rubik's cube is no exception. A bunch of people have dedicated huge amounts of effort into mastering the art of rapid Rubik's cube solutions, but a machine has beat them all with a seemingly impossible 0.38-second solve time. You have to slow down the video considerably to see the solution, otherwise you'll blink and literally miss it.

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