Tag archives for video

A Pocket-Size Solution for Enjoying More Entertainment on the Go

Tablets and smartphones have made it easy to stay entertained during your travels. You can fill up a device with music and movies to enjoy on the road, but you might find yourself having to pick and choose what to load because you don’t have enough space left on your ...

Angry Birds Trilogy slingshots to Nintendo’s Wii U and Wii consoles on August 13th

As if its flock of angry fowl weren't already near-ubiquitous, Rovio's today announced an August 13th release date for the Wii and Wii U versions of Angry Birds Trilogy. The Finnish company had previously committed to the two Nintendo ports earlier this year, prompted by the success of the ...

Google to loan Street View Trekker to third parties, build out Maps on the cheap

Are you a tourism board, non-profit, government agency, university or research organization? Google wants you to help add 360-degree imagery with its nifty Street View Trekker, through a brand-new loan program. If you get the nod from GOOG, you'll have a chance to roam the Earth with the company's human-mounted ...

Ask Engadget: best (cheap!) video recording goggles?

We know you've got questions, and if you're brave enough to ask the world for answers, then here's the outlet to do so. This week's Ask Engadget inquiry is from James, who wants to experiment with life-logging on the cheap. If you're looking to ask one of your own, drop ...

Dead island that inspired Skyfall comes to Google Street View (video)

It goes by the name of Hashima, or Gunkanjima ('Battleship Island'), or even 'The Dead Island', since it inspired the water-locked cyberterrorist HQ in Skyfall. Explore it for yourself, courtesy of the new Google Street View (and official 'making of' video) embedded after the break, and you'll see that it's ...

Cox flareWatch beta brings IPTV with 60 HD channels, cloud DVR for $35 monthly

While everyone tries to figure out what the future of TV looks like, Variety reports Cox Cable has crossed over to offering internet TV service to customers in Orange County. flareWatch beta testers can buy a Fanhattan Fan TV set-top box for $99 (up to three per household) and sign ...

Ahead of Instagram Video Launch, Twitter Tweaks Facebook by Teasing Vine Features to Come

Let’s be honest, it can be a lot of fun when rivals try to mess with each other’s big launch events. Thus, Twitter just put up a vague blog post that promises more features to come for its popular Vine video app. And as AllThingsD just reported, a new video offering ...

Instagram Introduces a Moving Experience: Video

As AllThingsD previously reported, Instagram’s video product is here. The company launched the new feature at an event at Facebook’s Menlo Park headquarters Thursday morning. “At our core, visual imagery is everything. It’s in our DNA. It drives us,” said Instagram founder Kevin Systrom. “We need to do with video what ...

Ready for Your Close-Up, Mr. Systrom: Zuckerberg Touts 15-Second Instagram Video at Facebook Event

Mark Zuckerberg opened the Instagram event at Facebook’s Silicon Valley HQ today, focusing on the growth of the popular photo-sharing service that he bought last year for a pile of dough and that announced today that it will now be offering video too. But it was up to Instagram head and ...

How Instagram Named Its New Set of Video Filters

As Instagram introduced a new video feature to the app on Thursday, founder Kevin Systrom was particularly proud of an update to its filters, the colored effects Instagram is most known for. After unveiling the video product, Systrom dropped a whole new set of 13 filters made specifically to ...