Tag Archive: Video

The magical Onewheel electric skateboard now has an Android app and we rode the hell out of it [video]

The future is here and there is an Android app to go with it!

To go along with their amazing electric board, Future Motion – the creators of the Onewheel – released an Android app, which gives you the ability to monitor various aspects of your Onewheel and even lets you customize the way it feels when you ride it.

What is the Onewheel?

The Onewheel is best described as an electric skateboard. It looks  [Read More…]

Casey Neistat’s social video app Beme comes to Android

Beme, a social video app that was launched by popular YouTuber Casey Neistat on iOS in 2015, is now available on Android. In addition to launching on Android, today also marks the app’s official foray into full release territory after having been in beta since last year.

If you’re unfamiliar with Beme, the app is meant to encourage you to share video of what you’re doing without taking you out of the moment. Rather  [Read More…]

SpaceX completing a successful droneship landing is why 360-degree video exists

SpaceX is all like “Hey everyone, check this out!”

We’ve seen some cool things done with 360-degree video already. We’ve even captured a couple of things ourselves. Collectively, early adopters are learning what to do with these relatively new cameras, and that includes a look at when to put the tech away. It’s fascinating stuff, especially if you’re looking at things through Google Cardboard, but it’s not always clear what video you should choose to introduce  [Read More…]

Google Camera update brings interface tweaks, dedicated slow motion video mode

A fresh update is now rolling out to the Google Camera app, bringing along a slew of interface tweaks and more. Of note are some interesting icon tweaks, with the shutter button losing its blue accent and the camera switcher changing to a circular design. Eagle-eyed users will also spot some slick new animations.

Meanwhile, there’s also now an option to launch directly into a dedicated slow motion video mode (on the Nexus 5X  [Read More…]

Watch our HTC 10 video review!

If you’ve got a few minutes, we’ve got everything you need to know about the HTC 10. From the camera to the battery to the beautifully chamfered edges to the software, it’s all there, in one video.


More: Read our comprehensive HTC 10 review!

Amazon rolls out monthly subscriptions for Prime and Prime Video

Amazon is now offering monthly subscription plans for its Prime service, which is available for $ 10.99 a month. The retailer is also targeting Netflix by making Prime Video available as a standalone service for $ 8.99 a month.

A yearly subscription of Prime costs $ 99, which includes full access to Prime Video. Opting for the monthly route will set you back $ 131.88 over the course of a year, or 25% more than the annual subscription fee.  [Read More…]

Be sure to check out our LG G5 video review!

We’ve got a plethora of new and awesome Android phones available — or soon to be available. And that means we’re knee deep in reviews for all sorts of things.

One of our more recent reviews is the LG G5. As you’ve no doubt heard by now — from us as well as others — is that it’s an unconventional phone. That’s not to say it’s a bad one. But different doesn’t always work. There are some things about the G5  [Read More…]

HTC 10 initial photo and video samples

An early look at the HTC 10’s photographic capabilities

After years of ho-hum cameras, HTC’s newly-announced 2016 flagship, the HTC 10, promises a significant bump in photographic capabilities. There’s a new 12-megapixel “UltraPixel 2” camera around the back, paired with dual-tone flash and laser autofocus, behind an f/1.8 lens. And with large 1.55-micron pixel paired and optical image stabilization (OIS), the rear camera should be better than ever at night photography — a major differentiator in  [Read More…]

Instagram beefs up Explore tab with video channels

Instagram is looking to make it easier to find videos you might like thanks to an overhauled Explore tab that now features video channels. At the very top of your explore tab, you’ll now find a banner that highlights a personalized feed labeled “Videos You Might Like.” As you scroll through the Explore tab further, you’ll also see other video channels centered around different themes.

Instagram is quick to point out that the Explore  [Read More…]

Opera Max now lets you enjoy even more video on tablets thanks to data savings

Opera has released an update for its Max app that implements support for tablets. Now those with larger screens will be able to enjoy similar benefits to smartphone owners and save on data usage when enjoying videos on the go. The company states that tablet users will be able to save up to 60% on Netflix and 50% on YouTube streaming. Those are some favorable figures, especially when one considers just how little data some plans have.

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