Tag Archive: Videos


Instagram will soon let you download your photos, videos, and messages

More details will be announced “very soon.”

Over the course of nearly 8 years and 800+ million subscribers, Instagram’s become the go-to social network for sharing photos and videos of whatever’s going on in your life. Later this year, the app will finally allow users to download offline copies of their data.

Similar to the “Download Your Information” feature that Facebook introduced in 2010, this would enable Instagram users to save offline copies of their photos, videos,  [Read More…]

How to turn off autoplay videos in the YouTube app

If autoplay videos aren’t for you, this is how you can disable them.

Autoplay videos. That’s a phrase we’ve learned to loathe over the years, and like it or not, they’re now making their way to more and more users in the Android YouTube app.

Google began testing automatically-playing videos on the homepage of YouTube for Android users last October, but this feature recently started being more widely released. It’s not very obtrusive seeing as how subtitles  [Read More…]

Facebook Messenger now supports 360-degree photos and HD videos

HD videos are capped at 720p, but at least we’re getting somewhere.

Despite the hot mess that Facebook is still finding itself in, the company’s taken some time to update its Messenger app with a couple useful features for sharing photos and videos. Starting today, you can now send and receive 360-degree photos and HD videos in Facebook Messenger.

To send 360-degree/panorama photos, simply add them to a conversation like you would with a regular picture. A  [Read More…]

Improve your videos with better audio using the $40 Blue Snowball USB microphone

Talk about savings!

We haven’t shared a deal on the Blue Snowball condenser mic dropping to $ 40 since December. This is a regular price drop we’ve seen before, but it is $ 10 off the street price and a match for its lowest ever. Only the Black version of the mic is on sale, as White is still as $ 49.

If you need a mic for podcasts, streaming, or making any sort of online videos  [Read More…]

Galaxy S9 teaser videos highlight potential Animoji competitor, low-light camera performance

The hype machine is in full effect.

We’re getting down to the wire here, with Samsung’s Galaxy S9 launch event just over a week away on February 25 at MWC 2018. The hype machine is in full effect, so much so that Samsung has posted three different promo videos to its Korean YouTube channel to tease upcoming features of the phones. They’re only 15 seconds each and obviously don’t show the phones themselves, but the theming of each one  [Read More…]

Top 5 VR180 videos you can watch on YouTube with Daydream

The best of YouTube VR180

From live performances to pre-recorded films, you have plenty of options for the types of videos available in virtual reality. Although most common, 360° videos aren’t the only viewing option for VR. You can experience almost the same amount of fun with a 180° video! Yeah, you might not be able to turn all the way around to see the scenery behind you but that’s okay! It’s just as fun to still  [Read More…]

Choosing the best editing app for your 360 videos

Which VR editor is the right one for you?

When it comes to editing your 360-degree videos, you don’t have to look too far to come across two excellent options. Veer VR Editor, and V360. Both of them are available as apps on your phone, both deliver options for music, text, and trimming, but how do they stack up against each other? We break these apps down piece by piece to give you all the details you  [Read More…]

Instagram’s latest update allows you to send live videos in direct messages

With a few days to go before the kickstart of Christmas celebrations, Instagram announced a new update which allows users to share live videos in Direct Messages. This new tool is meant to easily encourage people to watch your live videos and make it easier to share cool videos you’re watching with your friends. Now […]

These are the Yule Log videos to put on your Chromecast this Christmas!

Yule needs a Yule Log, does it not?

There have been Yule Log DVDs around for as long as there have been DVD players, but let’s face it — they all suck. That’s a DVD you have to store all year long that always has the same boring music and the same low-quality video year after year. We can do better! We have the technology! With a Chromecast and a big-screen TV, skip the boring old DVDs  [Read More…]

360-degree videos to help get you ready for the holidays!

Replace your world with something a little more Christmas-y.

Some people hit the day after Thanksgiving and immediately flip into Christmas Mode, and some feel that excitement at friends and family opening their gifts a little closer to the holiday. It’s a great feeling when it comes naturally, but a handful of folks out there need something to kick start that Christmas spirit with a specific event. Sometimes it’s that first glass of egg nog, or seeing  [Read More…]