Tag Archive: Video

You can now invite people without Google accounts to join Hangouts video calls

Google has dropped the requirement of having a Google account to join a Hangouts video call, as you can now invite people without one. The way it works is simple. The meeting organizer will give out the link to the meeting, and those without an account will be prompted to enter their name and submit a request to join.

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Skype for Android now lets you save video messages, share photos directly to groups

Skype for Android recently received a pretty handy update, bringing the ability to save video messages, share photos directly from your photo gallery to group conversations, and more.

T-Mobile Un-Carrier X unveils Binge On video freedom, Simple Choice Amped, and more

If you’ve been keeping up with T-Mobile’s barrage of punches on the mobile network industry, we have a new act today on that Un-Carrier movement. The big Magenta’s outspoken CEO, John Legere, took center stage to shake things up once again with Un-Carrier X.

So what’s T-Mobile’s latest radical move? The main announcement revolved around Binge On – which is essentially Music Freedom but for video streaming. T-Mobile customers will now be able to stream movies/shows while they’re out and about, with no count against  [Read More…]

Google streamlining Hangouts on the web with interface tweaks, higher quality video

Google has announced some tweaks that are coming to Hangouts calls on the web intended to streamline the interface a bit and improve video quality.

Google buys Fly Labs to integrate video editing tech into Google Photos

Google has added another company to its list of acquisitions.

Fly Labs has officially been acquired by Google. The company revealed the news on its website today, saying that it’ll be joining the Google Photos team in Mountain View.

We’re excited to continue on our mission by joining Google and the Google Photos team in Mountain View, California. Google Photos is a home for your life’s memories, powered by Google’s machine learning and computer vision technology. It’s a perfect match  [Read More…]

Google adds iPhone video app developer Fly Labs to its Photos team

Google has acquired yet another small company, but this one has previously made apps exclusively for Apple’s iPhone. New York City-based Fly Labs has revealed it will be joining the Google Photos team after releasing apps like Fly, Tempo, Clips and Crop on the Fly in the iOS App Store.

Opera browsers for Android get video compression, installable web apps and more

Popular browser provider, Opera, is today officially launching a bunch of new features for its Android offerings.

Alongside some new company branding, both Opera and Opera Mini for Android are seeing some tasty new additions that have been in beta for a little while now. Opera is getting installable web apps and video compression while Opera Mini is getting a new tabbed browsing experience.

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B&H Photo Video now taking pre-orders for the BlackBerry Priv

Although pre-orders for the BlackBerry Priv have already begun through ShopBlackBerry for the US, UK and Canada, retailer B&H Photo has now jumped on board as well. As noted on their site, pre-orders for the first Android-powered BlackBerry smartphone have started with expected availability on November 20, 2015.

HTC One A9 hands-on video

Four minutes of HTC’s latest “One.”

The mid-range space has become really interesting over the past six months, with serious hardware arriving from the likes of Motorola, Huawei and OnePlus with price tags that won’t break the bank. The recently-announced HTC One A9 is HTC’s take on what a mid-range phone should be in 2014, and we’ve gotten our hands on the aluminum-bodied handset ahead of its November launch. Check out our hands-on video below, and  [Read More…]

AT&T quietly reveals LG G Vista 2 via YouTube video

AT&T decided to reveal a new smartphone, the LG G Vista 2, on its YouTube channel rather than a conventional press release. The phone itself is a successor to the LG G Vista which AT&T started selling over a year ago.