Tag Archive: Video

Android AirDrop competitor Nearby Sharing gets shown off in hands-on video

Formerly known as Fast Share.

What you need to know Google’s AirDrop competitor Nearby Sharing gets shown off in new hands-on video. Developers over at XDA were able to get it enabled and running on multiple devices, including Pixel and OnePlus phones. Nearby Sharing is now one of three different AirDrop clones that are being worked on for Android devices.

AirDrop competitors on Android are all the rage recently. So far, we have Oppo, Vivo, and Xiaomi  [Read More…]

Give your Ring Video Doorbell 2 some personality with a faceplate or skin

Ring Video Doorbells are popular because they’re extremely easy to install and use and provide a convenient way to keep tabs on who is paying your porch a visit. One downside to an appliance-style device like this is that it doesn’t have a ton of personality. If you’re the type of person who likes to put their personal stamp on their home, then you might like to dress up your Ring Video Doorbell 2 with one of these protective covers.

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OnePlus 8’s 120Hz Fluid Display gets demonstrated in new video

Spoiler, it’s pretty smooth.

What you need to know OnePlus has shown off its Fluid Display via a video showed on social media. The video compares the new 120Hz display to the more common 60Hz standard. The 120Hz display is expected to make its debut on the OnePlus 8.

OnePlus has been talking up its new display technology all year. Surpassing the 90Hz display of the Pixel 4 and OnePlus 7 Pro, the firm hopes to make  [Read More…]

Google Duo is the best video calling service you’re not using

Google Duo has transformed into a robust video and audio messaging service.

Google’s messaging strategy has been an unmitigated disaster, with the search giant bouncing from service to service over the years as it tried to take on the likes of WhatsApp. Allo and Duo debuted in 2016 to lofty ambitions, but in typical Google fashion, both services were hobbled from the start. Allo didn’t have SMS integration, and there wasn’t a good enough reason to switch  [Read More…]

YouTube no longer requires removal of entire video for copyright strikes

Demonetization is slowly becoming a thing of the past.

What you need to know Creators will no longer be required to pull an entire video off YouTube in the event of a ContentID copyright infringement. Assisted Trim is an easy-to-use tool that will trim the infringing sections out of videos without re-uploading. Assisted Trim will help fight demonetization and prevent video statistics from being thrown off.

One of the biggest frustration points of posting videos to YouTube  [Read More…]

YouTube is testing a way to quickly find creators featured in video collabs

Testing is being done with a small percentage of users.

What you need to know YouTube is testing a new “featured in this video” section. It is currently only available to a small percentage of users as YouTube tests it and gathers feedback. If it is available for you, then you’ll see a section under the video with links to the YouTubers featured in the video and the option to subscribe.

YouTube is currently testing a new  [Read More…]

Redbox is selling used video games for ridiculously cheap right now

You can get some sweet deals on Redbox’s used video games while supplies last.

What you need to know Redbox has confirmed that it is leaving the video gaming rental business. The rental company has several video games currently in its inventory. The company wants to quickly get rid of this inventory, so right now you can purchase used Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and Nintendo Switch games for ridiculously cheap. The best options will go quickly, so  [Read More…]

People with epilepsy attacked on Twitter with video that can cause seizures

The Epilepsy Foundation has filed a criminal complaint and is requesting an investigation by the authorities.

What you need to know The Epilepsy Foundation’s Twitter page and hashtag were used as the vectors of a horrific attack on people with the condition. Videos and gifs containing strobing effects that could cause seizures were posted on the charity’s page. The attack was carried out in November, which also coincides with National Epilepsy Awareness Month.

The world’s gone to  [Read More…]

Vimeo for Android picks up video recording and live streaming

The camera is pretty barebones, though.

What you need to know The Vimeo app picked up a couple of new features with its latest update aimed at making mobile content creations a little easier. You can now recording and upload your videos from within the app. Livestreaming is also supported, although it requires a Premium subscription.

YouTube is, by and large, the king of online video, but ad-free competitior Vimeo is still beloved by many. If you’re  [Read More…]

Does your Disney+ stream keep buffering? Try these fixes for better video

Finally, Disney+ is here and we can now watch all of our favorite classic Disney films, as well as other content from Pixar, Lucasfilm, Marvel, National Geographic, and Fox, all in one place. Disney+ is still in its infancy though, so it’s not uncommon to see playback issues, such as buffering, while watching your shows and movies. Luckily there’s something you can do about it.

Make sure your Internet speeds meet the minimum requirements

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