Sure, you may already lead an exciting life, but wouldn't it be great if you could broadcast those daily escapades -- you know, to all of your internet friends? ZionEyez hopes to deliver a method for sharing your point of view -- quite literally -- in realtime, across the web.
Streaming video is about to hit Twitter. Not long ago, a rumor popped up that Twitter had acquired the streaming video company Periscope , which many believed was in response to the quick ascension of Meerkat to the livestreaming ranks. According to a tweet from Periscope today, they’ve been part of Twitter since January, so that can quickly be debunked.
You may have already noticed this morning that YouTube has rolled out a revised version of its video player for desktop users. The new video player looks very nice and you can see it in the image here or when you play any of the embedded videos on SlashGear. YouTube didn’t bother to toss up a PR to tell us all of what it changed leaving us to glean the details for ourselves.
Well, it looks like all those leaks and rumors were accurate, as Verizon Wireless announced that the Nexus 6 is indeed coming to their network, starting March 12. It is also the first device to have the updated Android 5.1 Lollipop, which gives it the ability to support Advanced Calling 1.0, or calls using Voice over LTE ( VoLTE ).
Full HD streaming can be experienced very soon especially if you're using the NVIDIA GRID game-streaming service . NVIDIA has recently made an update to the service by allowing games to run in 1080p60 of HD at 60 frames per second. Previously, it was only 720p60 but the enhancement to double the resolution is very much welcome.
Cox and TiVo have been making noise about joining forces and making the cable provider's extensive Video-On-Demand catalog available on retail TiVo set-tops fornearly five years now. Followinga recent postbyZatzNotFunny,however,Cox confirmed earlier todaythat the integration will finally be taking place in "early July.
According to theWall Street Journal, as TV services shift from the traditional outlets (antenna, cable, satellite) to the internet big names likeHBO, Showtime andSonyare worried about their services running into congestion and bandwidth caps.
How hard would it be to make an app that accurately recreates a VHS camcorder in a smartphone? That's the question the folks at Rarevision asked themselves when they set about making the VHS Camcorder app for iPhone. What we've got here is the app itself - an app that describes itself with four words: "Best. Throwback. Videos. Ever.
For some reason, ThinkGeek calls this the Smartphone Kit of Perpetual Cleaning. It’s not just for cleaning smartphones, though. You can clean any of your devices with delicate glass parts, such as your camera lenses, as well as binoculars, telescopes, microscopes, and even your glasses and sunglasses.
As ifbackward compatibilityfor Xbox One wasn't enough, Microsoft's also going to let you stream those older games toWindows 10 PCs. In a private demo of the Xbox One'srevamped interface, the company confirmed to Engadget that users will have access toits streaming functionalitywhen the new features roll out this holiday season.
The FCC is planning to make AT&T pay $100 million for "misleading" customers about their unlimited data plans, it announced Wednesday . AT&T slowed down the data speeds for customers who were on the unlimited plan, but never told them they would be receiving slower-than-normal service, the FCC's investigation reportedly found. It's what's known as "throttling" a connection.
According to the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA), who likely keep track of infolike this pretty closely, revenue from streaming music has outpaced CD sales for the first time ever. Streaming services like Spotify, Play Music All Access, and Pandora helped contribute to$1.87 billion in revenue for 2014, while CD sales were $1.85 billion.
— but the videos are actually just insulting.The hashtag #DontJudgeChallenge was trending on Instagram earlier Monday where there are over 85,000 posts using the hashtag.The challenge was also trending on Twitter under the misspelled hashtag #DontJudgeChallange,To participate, teens are filming themselves looking "unattractive" and then revealing what they actually look like in real life.
On Monday, Apple will begin its annual developer conference, where the company is set to release new tools for software developers to create smarter apps that will gain deep access to the watch’s heart-rate and motion sensors, among other components, Brian X. Chen reports.
Sony's first TV show for the PlayStation Network is finally here. The supernatural cop showPowerswill be free for PlayStation Plus members, but everyone can check out thefirst episodeand it's embedded after the break. This weekThe Breakfast Clubis back on Blu-ray for its 30th Anniversary Edition, and HBO wraps up its excellent series looking into the life of creepy killer billionaire Robert Durst.
Verizon Communications said on Tuesday that it would acquire AOL for $4.4 billion in an all-cash deal in which today’s king of mobile phones will acquire the one-time king of media, David Gelles writes.Verizon is the largest mobile phone operator in the country, and has growing lines of business offering high-speed Internet, as well as business and streaming video services.
Just in case you were wondering why Comcast is suddenly ready withTV service for people who prefer to watch over the internet, theearnings report it released todaycan show you why. For the first time (albeit by a narrow margin of 22.55 million to 22.3 million), the cable giant has more high speed internet customers than cable TV subscribers.
The music streaming industry is now bringing in more money than sales of CDs, Music Business Worldwide reports . Income from streaming services has been on the rise, while CDs are slowly dying out. Now, for the first time, musicians in the US are receiving more income from streaming sites than they are from CD purchases.