Tag Archive: Video


How to add video news sources to the Lenovo Smart Display

Catch up, don’t play catch-up.

Google Home has long allowed users to set which news sources they hear when they ask Assistant to “play the news,” but with the arrival of Smart Displays from Lenovo and others, many of these briefings now have video, too.

That means when you ask your Lenovo Smart Display to “play the news,” you can watch it, too! Here’s how to get it set up.

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Samsung Galaxy Note 9 gets revealed in this new leaked video

All aboard the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 hype train, if you aren’t already. As if we have any choice this close to a new Samsung phone release. Today, in a new live video we get a look at the much talked about new Samsung flagship.

The leaked video comes to us from Mobile Fun and stars a prototype used by case makers to ensure their accessories fit properly. As with most leaks, it’s healthy to be a little skeptical unless it comes  [Read More…]

How to use WhatsApp’s group calling feature for video and voice calls

WhatsApp’s group calling feature lets you talk to four people at once.

WhatsApp’s group calling feature is now rolling out to everyone on Android and iOS. The messaging platform picked up voice and video call support back in 2016, and the feature is very popular — every day, WhatsApp users spend over 2 billion minutes on calls.

To use group calling, you’ll first need to place a one-on-one video or voice call, and then add participants to  [Read More…]

WhatsApp’s group voice and video calling feature is rolling out to everyone

WhatsApp’s group calling feature supports up to four people simultaneously.

WhatsApp announced earlier this year that it would roll out group calling for both video and voice calls, and the feature is now rolling out to everyone on Android and iOS. Group calling supports four people simultaneously, and to initiate a call, you’ll first need to place a one-on-one voice or video call and select the “add participants” button from the top right corner.

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What’s new on Amazon Prime Video for August 2018

Bring on Jack Ryan, a Gringo, and more!

Finally, August is upon us. (Same time every year, but whatever. It’s been a long one.) And we’re particularly interested in this particular August for Amazon Prime Video for the following reason: Jack Ryan.

OK, we have to wail until the end of the month (because of course we do) to finally get our first taste of John Krasinski in the latest incarnation of the classic Tom Clancy character. And  [Read More…]

Samsung’s unbreakable OLED panel gets certified and shown off in video

At some point, I’m sure we’ve all known someone who has cracked their screen or even fallen victim to it ourselves. In a world of shrinking screen bezels and phones using glass backs, this becomes an even bigger issue.

The fine folks at Samsung are looking to put our minds at ease with a new unbreakable OLED panel. This is big news considering Samsung is one of the world leaders in display technologies. They even produce displays for other phones including  [Read More…]

What’s new on Netflix, Amazon Prime Video and Hulu in August 2018

The Laws of Thermodynamics hits Netflix in August. (Image credit: Netflix)

You read that right. It’s almost August. Here’s what’s new on Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, and Hulu.

Let us just put things like this: Between Netflix and Amazon Prime Video and Hulu in August, there are just too many new movies and shows that we can’t list them all here. (We can, however, list them at CordCutters.com, so hit those links below.)

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Amazon Prime Video finally will have Dolby Atmos content on Aug. 31

Whether you’re actually ready for it is another matter.

You soon will be able to watch Amazon Prime Video in 4K resolution and listen to it with Dolby Atmos. That may sound strange, given that the Amazon Fire TV 4K released in 2017 was Atmos-ready from the start. So, too, is the newer Fire TV Cube. But here’s the thing — Amazon didn’t actually have any content that supported Atmos.

That apparently will change starting with the new  [Read More…]

UMIDIGI One Pro gets pitted against the Honor 10 in new video (Promoted)

Announced only a week ago, the UMIDIGI One Pro is now ready to take on the competition. For example, the Honor 10 is quite similar to the One Pro in many areas including design and performance.

So how do the two phones compare against one another? UMIDIGI recently released a video in which it compares the two models.

Like the Honor 10, the UMIDIGI One Pro features a stunning design featuring a glass body and an aluminum frame. The  [Read More…]

How to make your Skype or Hangouts video look great on your desktop

Frequently video chat with friends, co-workers, or podcasters? Here are a few tips to help you look like a pro.

Video chatting with friends and co-workers has practically become a way of life in our modern world. I use Skype and FaceTime pretty much daily in my home and work life, and because of that, I’ve spent a good deal of time trying to perfect my video quality.

Whether you wear pajama bottoms or a dress shirt  [Read More…]