Tag Archive: Video


Video: LG V30 vs. Samsung Galaxy Note 8

The LG V30 and Samsung Galaxy Note 8 are two of the biggest new Android flagships right now. Both offer beautiful designs, high-end specs and unique dual camera technologies. They’re not exactly direct competitors though — if nothing else, there’s a big price and size gap between them. The V30 is expected to retail a couple hundred U.S. dollars below the Note 8’s lofty price point.

Still, they’re both significant launches in the Android calendar from two companies with  [Read More…]

Instagram now lets you use face filters in live video

Instagram enthusiasts have a new feature to play with, as of this week. The photo-centric app just announced a new feature which allows users to add face filters while sharing live video. To add face filters to your video, tap the face icon which now lives in the bottom corner and start exploring the filters […]

What’s new on Amazon Prime Video in October 2017

There’s a lot to watch on Amazon Video. Here’s what’s coming up in October 2017.

Amazon Prime Video has is one of the go-to destinations for on-demand content, thanks in no small part to devices like the $ 50 Amazon Fire Stick, the $ 90 Amazon Fire TV, and now the $ 229 Amazon Echo Show. (That said, we’re expecting new hardware from Amazon any day now, so maybe hold off on buying something new if you’re  [Read More…]

Video: LG V30 initial review

LG has frequently struggled to compete against local rival Samsung. Even the genuinely good LG G6, released earlier this year, struggled to move the needle when pitted against the Galaxy S8.

But now there’s the LG V30, a new flagship phone for late 2017 that serves as a successor to last year’s (very different) LG V20. But you’ll find no removable battery, chunky bezels or bulky metal unibody here. In fact, the V20 is as much a successor to  [Read More…]

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 will be getting 4K video recording at 60fps too

One of the many features that got fans excited about the iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone X is that they are the first smartphones to enable 4K video recording at 60fps. But as these words barely escaped our mouths, it became apparent that Apple’s new phones will no longer be alone in offering […]

Huawei Mate 10 lock screen video shows pretty colors, 2:1 aspect ratio

Extra-tall Huawei flagship will focus on ‘smart colors’ on its lock screen.

We’re still just over a month away from the official launch of the Huawei Mate 10, but the company is continuing to trickle out details of the upcoming flagship. Today we’ve got an early look at the Mate 10’s lock screen in the form of the video below, which is intended to show the new ‘smart color selection’ feature for text on the lock screen. In essence,  [Read More…]

Kids favorite ‘If You Give A Mouse A Cookie’ coming to Amazon Prime Video

Amazon Originals brings an old classic and some new favorites to Prime Video this fall.

If you have kids, there’s a pretty good chance you’ve read “If You Give A Mouse a Cookie.” And the classic tale is coming to Amazon Prime Video as an Amazon Kids Original on Nov. 7.

That’s the headliner of Amazon’s fall lineup. We’ll also see “Wishenpoof” land Sept. 26, and “Sigmund and the Sea Monsters” hit on Oct. 13. “The Stinky and  [Read More…]

Watch our Galaxy Note 8 video review!

The Galaxy Note 8 is a big phone, and that means it deserves big attention. Like when you read our complete review, and then want to see even more of the phone. That’s where you turn to our complete video review, which you can see right here!

There’s something about seeing a phone actually being used, with some perspective of what it’s like in real life, that adds to the experience of learning about it. That’s exactly what our  [Read More…]

LG V30 arrives with impressive audio and video features

After months of leaks and teasers, the LG V30 is finally official. It’s the first smartphone from the V-series to come without a secondary ticker display which has been replaced by a more elegant floating bar software solution. Visually, the LG V30 looks quite stunning. It features the same edge-to-edge FullVision display with 18:9 aspect […]

Using a VPN will reportedly bypass Verizon’s video throttling

NordVPN claims using a VPN will bypass Verizon’s harsh video throttling.

Verizon recently announced it would begin throttling video streams for customers on its unlimited plans. When Verizon’s network detects a stream is coming from a video streaming service such as YouTube or Netflix, the download speeds to the device will be throttled to 10Mbps, forcing the video stream down to a resolution of 480p or 720p, depending on the plan.

There may be a remedy for  [Read More…]