Tag Archive: Video


This day in tech history: Intel announces the PC video phone

In an age of Facetime, Skype and Google Hangouts, video calling is pretty much ubiquitous — an aspect of technology that we simply take for granted. But it wasn’t always this way. Eighteen years ago today, AT&T and Intel held a… Read more ›

Rip and convert movies easily with The MacX DVD Video Converter Pro Pack [Deals]

In this digital age, the days of physical media are coming to an end. With The MacX DVD Video Converter Pro Pack, you can rip and convert movies easily. Now you can enjoy those films anywhere and everywhere — and… Read more ›

Apple bought Beats for video says Steve Jobs’ biographer

The web has spun about 13,000 different theories on why Apple bought Beats. Did they want the headphones? Or was it Beats Music that tipped things over? It’ll be months, if not years, before we learn Apple’s real play with… Read more ›

Yes, You Can Cancel Out of the “Compressing Video” Process when Sending Movies from iOS

If you send a lot of photos and video from an iPhone or iPad to friends and family, you’ve probably noticed that sending a movie brings up a curious looking pixelated black and white “Compressing Video” screen where the video is being squeezed down to a smaller size. If the video you’re trying to email … Read More

Pixel Press Floors lets you create video games using pen and paper

When I was about 11, my best friend was a guy called James Brzezicki, who used to spend hours drawing out super-detailed level designs for platform video games. I copied him, although mine were never as good. The real problem,… Read more ›

Snapchat adds text and video chat for even more private fun

While the hit app Snapchat has already had great success at keeping users well connected, the developers behind the app have recently released a major update to add to the mix. Chat with your friends with instant messaging like chat… Read more ›

Snapchat adds instant messaging and video calls

Apple’s FaceTime service is getting another rival — courtesy of an update from disappearing messages service Snachat. The update will introduce instant messaging and video call functions — opening up more possibilities for users wanting to have private conversations. As… Read more ›

Facebook’s Messenger app adds video sharing feature, and more

In preparation for Mark Zuckerberg’s evil plan of making us all download Messenger in order to carry on our Facebook conversations, Facebook Messenger has just received a spit-shine of an update. Version 5.0 of the app adds several new features… Read more ›

Skype finally catches up to Google Hangouts with free group video calling

It has been a long time coming. Today Skype finally made group video calling a free feature for users on the Mac, Windows, and Xbox One. iOS is left out of the initial mix, but Skype says that it will… Read more ›

iOS 8 is poetry in motion in this stunning new video

When Tim Cook takes the stage at WWDC in a couple months, everyone is expecting him to unveil the latest iteration of Apple’s mobile operating system, iOS 8… the first major update to the OS since Jony Ive drastically overhauled… Read more ›