Tag Archive: Video


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.

BlackBerry shows off the Hub and more in its own Priv hands on video

BlackBerry has released its own official video showing off the Priv. In the video we get a good look at the Hub, flick keyboard and much more. Not long ago Carphone Warehouse published a hands on with the Priv, but the latest look comes directly from BlackBerry itself.

New LG V10 video shows off its UX 4.0+ interface for apps, images and audio

LG officially announced its newest flagship smartphone, the LG V10, last week. Now the company has posted a new video that focuses on its UX 4.0+ user interface. The video demonstrates how it will offer new and better ways to access apps on the phone, along with improvements in taking pictures and listening to audio.

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New video takes a look at Android’s Easter egg tradition

When I got my second Android phone, the Samsung Galaxy S III, it came shipped with Android 4.0, Ice Cream Sandwich. I learned that there was a secret Easter egg hidden in the system. It took me some time, but I eventually discovered the Easter egg: pixel-art Androids wearing Ice Cream Sandwiches flying across the screen, Nyan Cat style.

Google has long included amusing little Easter eggs in their products, but the Easter eggs found in Android releases are some of their most  [Read More…]

Verizon launches its Go90 mobile video app and sharing service

As previously reported, Verizon has now launched its Go90 mobile video app and service. The free, ad-supported service is aimed at the 18-to-34-year-old market, offering them access to on-demand video from a host of cable TV and Internet content providers like Comedy Central, Food Network, ESPN, NFL Network, Discovery, AwesomenessTV, Vice, Tastemade and Machinima.

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Samsung shutting down Milk Video app on November 20

One of Samsung’s Milk entertainment apps is being retired, just a year after it was launched. The company revealed today that its Milk Video app for its Android smartphones and tablets would see its support end on November 20.

LG video teases unconventional display in upcoming phone

Due October 1, the forthcoming handset should feature a second, “ticker” display

LG has published a video which looks to be teasing a rather unique display for an upcoming smartphone. There’s no outright mention of a handset nor are there any specs highlighted in the short clip which has been posted to YouTube. What it does offer up, however, is a glimpse at how the screen might operate.

In short, we should expect to see extra an display. Said screen  [Read More…]