Tag Archive: Videos


Here’s how to earn in-game Fortnite loot from watching YouTube videos

Fortnite and streaming are something that go together seamlessly, and now Epic is giving players who watch matches on YouTube a way to earn some free in-game rewards. Announced earlier today, the “Drops” feature will allow players who link their YouTube and Epic accounts together to receive free rewards.

World Cup, baby!

Epic has done things like this on Twitch in the past, but this is the first time that YouTube is getting the treatment. With the Fortnite  [Read More…]

The Vilta SE gimbal is an affordable way to capture better videos on your phone

As much as we’ve seen camera quality improve on phones over the last few years, they can’t quite replace a DSLR camera. At least not yet.

There’s something to be said about having dedicated gear and tools. The problem for many people is that making the jump to an expensive camera is just that, costly.

One way to increase the quality of your videos is to employ the use of a gimbal. This accessory alone can lead to smoother and more  [Read More…]

Google used YouTube videos from the Mannequin Challenge to train its AI

In the future, the results could be used in AR or for adding effects to videos.

What you need to know Google is training its AI to create depth maps isolating human subjects in the scene using only one camera. As a starting point, Google used 2000 YouTube videos from the Mannequin Challenge to train the AI. The results will lead to the ability to add effects to videos, such as portrait mode, and be used for  [Read More…]

Create polished marketing videos for $29 with Wave.Video

Many successful marketing campaigns use video to get an idea or product across. However, if you’re a new company launching a crowdfunding campaign, you’re likely tied for resources as is, and hiring a videographer or marketing agency to handle video for you can be expensive. Luckily, Wave.Video makes it easy to create polished marketing videos, and you can sign up for as low as $ 9.

Wave.Video is a streamlined video editing app with tons of free assets,  [Read More…]

YouTube is starting to disable comments on videos featuring minors

YouTube’s also testing a new comments classifier.

There’s been a lot of controversy lately regarding YouTube and predatory content being added to both videos and in the comments of videos focused at kids. In response to this, YouTube’s announced that it’s now automatically banning comments from videos featuring children/minors.

Per a blog post published on February 28:

Over the past week, we disabled comments from tens of millions of videos that could be subject to predatory behavior.  [Read More…]

YouTube is starting to disable comments on videos featuring minors

YouTube’s also testing a new comments classifier.

There’s been a lot of controversy lately regarding YouTube and predatory content being added to both videos and in the comments of videos focused at kids. In response to this, YouTube’s announced that it’s now automatically banning comments from videos featuring children/minors.

Per a blog post published on February 28:

Over the past week, we disabled comments from tens of millions of videos that could be subject to predatory behavior.  [Read More…]

How to share photos and videos from PlayStation Network

There are so many times we do awesome things in video games we wish our friends could have seen. Well, PlayStation makes it so that even if they aren’t in the same room as you, you can share your gaming achievements with the rest of the world. There are plenty of options as to which social media you can share to or, heck, share to them all!

Products used in this guide Amazon: PlayStation  [Read More…]

Free Flickr accounts will be limited to 1,000 photos and videos next year

There are also more perks coming to Flickr Pro.

For years now, Flickr has been the go-to destination for people that want to share their photography skills with like-minded individuals. Today, the company announced a few big changes in an effort to make sure Flickr is around to thrive for many more years to come.

The biggest announcement is that people that use Flickr for free will be limited to just 1,000 photos and videos starting on  [Read More…]

YouTube app now shows how much time you’ve spent watching videos

Google’s Digital Wellbeing initiative is all coming together.

During its I/O conference in May, Google spent a good chunk of time talking about its Digital Wellbeing efforts. Many of those tools are now available in Android P and the YouTube app already recommends taking a break now and then and gives you tools to help limit the number of notifications you receive.

Now, as part of an update that’s rolling out to the YouTube app, users can  [Read More…]

How to watch YouTube videos on the Lenovo Smart Display

This might be your new favorite way to binge YouTube.

Of all the smart home gadgets that have come out in the past couple of years, one that I’ve been particularly enthralled with is the Lenovo Smart Display — essentially Lenovo’s take on Google Home that just happens to have a 10.1-inch screen slapped onto it.

There are a lot of use cases for the Smart Display’s screen, but out of all of them, one of the  [Read More…]