Tag Archive: Video

Blaming violence on video games is wrong and dangerous

It’s a bad take, and it’s been a bad take for longer than most people have been playing games. Enough.

Thirty-two people were murdered this past weekend, as two shooters in two states with different motivations decided it was their right to end the lives of other human beings. As a citizen of the United States, what happened next could basically have been read from a script. Talking heads on television dug into the background of these  [Read More…]

Netflix wants to use your physical activity data to improve video quality

Netflix hasn’t revealed exactly how a user’s physical activity data will help it improve video playback quality, but it’s trying anyway.

What you need to know Netflix is currently running a test that aims to improve video playback quality when someone is on the go. To track a member’s physical activity, the Netflix app on Android is requesting access to physical activity data from some users. The company says it has no plan to roll out the  [Read More…]

Galaxy Watch Active 2 and Tab S6 confirmed in teaser video

The Tab S6 will officially be unveiled on July 31.

What you need to know Samsung has uploaded a teaser video giving us a glimpse at a new smartwatch and tablet. These are presumed to be the Galaxy Watch Active 2 and Tab S6. The Galaxy Tab S6 will be announced tomorrow, July 31.

Samsung Unpacked is less than a week away, and at the big event, we’re expecting to see the highly-anticipated Galaxy Note 10. However, that’s  [Read More…]

Oculus and Amazon are teaming up with Prime Video VR

With Prime Video VR, VR enthusiasts can turn their Oculus headsets into personal theaters.

What you need to know Oculus and Amazon have announced Prime Video VR. This lets users of Oculus VR devices like Oculus Quest view movies and shows in their own virtual theater. Prime Video VR is compatible with Oculus Quest, Oculus Go and Gear VR.

Virtual Reality fans have good reason to be excited. Amazon and Oculus have joined together to provide something  [Read More…]

What’s new on Netflix, Amazon Prime Video and Hulu in August 2019

A new season of “Dear White People” hits Netflix this August.

From the impossibly funny to the deadly serious, we’ve got every piece of new video headed your way on your favorite streaming services.

Summer, thankfully, is finally starting to wind down. Unless it’s still ridiculously hot where you are. In which case, stay inside a bit longer. Pop on some tunes or perhaps a show or two. We can help with the latter — and there’s  [Read More…]

Can you stream video on the Amazon Echo Show 5?

Best answer: Yes, the Echo Show 5 allows you to enjoy various streaming video sources. You can stream video from Amazon Prime, or news from Reuters and NBC, using just voice commands. However, some other video services require a few extra steps to watch.

The new kid in town: Echo Show 5 ($ 90 at Amazon) Stream exclusive shows: Amazon Prime Video ($ 8 at Amazon) So how can I stream video on the Echo Show 5?  [Read More…]

How to set a video wallpaper on your Android device

Since its debut Android has always had a ton of customization options. Key among the cooler features brought about in the first years was the introduction of Live Wallpapers. Whereas initial versions of Android had a few limitations on what could be used as a Live Wallpaper, advances in hardware and software give users the ability to set an actual video as your device’s wallpaper.

If you’ve got a favorite video clip you’d like to use as a wallpaper on Android  [Read More…]

What’s new on Netflix, Amazon Prime Video and Hulu in July 2019

Stranger Things Season 3 lands on Netflix on July 4.

Veronica Mars, Stranger Things, Orange Is The New Black, Workin’ Moms — and a whole lot more are headed your way on your favorite streaming service in July.

July could be the month where your summer really gets underway. Pools. Beach trips. Barbecues. All that vacation stuff normal folks do. Or you could park yourself in front of the TV for the better part of the month  [Read More…]

Does the Lenovo Smart Clock support video?

Best answer: Unfortunately, the Lenovo Smart Clock does not support video playback. You will have to look towards the Google Nest Hub or Nest Hub Max if you want to watch YouTube or cast videos.

New kid on the block: Lenovo Smart Clock ($ 80 at Lenovo) Google’s own choice: Google Nest Hub ($ 130 at Google) Bigger screen: Google Nest Hub Max ($ 230 at Google) Where’s the video support?

The Lenovo Smart Clock is the  [Read More…]

Movo Smartphone Video Kit review

We live in an era where anyone can be a star. Just about everywhere you turn there’s a new upstart YouTube or Twitter personality garnering lots of attention. Today’s smartphones make it easier than ever to create fun, interesting, and compelling content. And, thanks to high-speed 4G LTE, we can even broadcast direct to YouTube and other platforms.

If you’ve ever considered dabbling in video content, you want to make sure you have the right tools. Sure, you can go  [Read More…]