This holiday season, one of the most dramatic shifts in technology consumption is the wide-scale move to streaming rather than downloading media, says Dan Ackerman, senior editor of CNET in this overview on holiday technology trends.
SAN BRUNO, Calif — While videos uploaded by camera phones to YouTube can be entertaining and authoritative, they can be awfully wobbly. A new tool from the YouTube allows video producers to smooth out the shakiness.
LOS ANGELES — Published on YouTube just two weeks ago, Gamer Commute is a runaway hit with over eight million views 80 thousand "likes."
Since the Los Angeles-based filmmaker/gamer Freddie "W" Wong released "Gamer Commute" on YouTube this past Saturday, the two-minute clip has garnered nearly 5 million views and 18,000 comments.
The Wall Street Journal is training its print reporters to use the iPhone 4 for video news gathering and live streaming via Skype Video, says Kevin Delaney, Managing Editor of the WSJ.com
While camera phones and mobile devices have been used by news reporters to shoot and send video for some time, the BlackBerry has been mostly a communications tool. With a more sophisticated video camera on later models, this could change.
John C. Dvorak might like SmartPhones but he's not a fan of the iPhone. He doesn't like the AT&T tie-up and he said the new iPhone4 "just looks breakable." After all, who doesn't drop their phone once every few months?
SAN BRUNO, CA — With 100 million daily video views on mobile devices, YouTube has has decided to create a mobile video site and to launch new Apps.
While the Adobe vs. Apple, Flash vs. HTML5 struggle rages on, engineers at Adobe are readying the debut of the Flash 10.1 player on Android-powered smart phones. The player is also working on a Google Android tablet, according to some reports.
RealPlayer SP is a desktop application that allows users to save streaming, online video files, including YouTube videos, to a local drive to watch and then move to connected mobile devices and Facebook.
Adobes CTO Kevin Lynch: Video Content will be Soon be Created for the Mobile Device first in “Total Reversal” of Form Factor
SAN FRANCISCO, CA – With smart phone sales outpacing PC sales, mobile devices represent "the future of media" and video producers will soon begin to produce videos for the small screen first,
Sony Music Entertainment has licensed Kyte's digital media platform for use by its artists in the U.S. and Germany, Kyte announced today.
Allen Stern over at CenterNetworks says that Flixwagon, the company which provides a Web platform for live and recorded mobile phone uploads, will announce a "white label" solution for media organizations and carriers to create their own branded channels. In Hollywood in June, I spoke with Flixwagon co-founder Sarig Reichert. I’ve republished this interview today. […]
The Washington Post has begun streaming live video via mobile phones to the newspaper’s site using Comet Technologies. The first implementation has come from Ed O’Keefe, reporting live from the floor of the Democratic National Convention in Denver.
Netscape founder and prolific entrepreneur Mark Andreesen and his long time business partner Ben Horowitz are making an investment in Qik, the Foster City-based mobile video streaming platform. Terms of the investment have not been disclosed.
Canadian Video Sharing Site Delivers Video Content to iPhone, Apple TV; “French Maids” Show You How to Share!
Toronto-based video platform mDialog lets users upload, share and watch user-generated and professional content online, on Apple TV, and on iPhones. mDialog launched its authorized iPhone application in time for the release of the iPhone 3G, and gained attention for being one of the first video sites to do so. (Check out TechChrunch’s early review […]
MG Siegler over at VentureBeat has the story this morning about Skyfire, a new browser for mobile devices. VentureBeat is giving away 100 invitations to try the new browser in private beta trials, MG writes in his post.
PALO ALTO–With the closing earlier this month of the $8.1 billion acquisition of Navteq, Nokia is set to fully integrate maps into its new content sharing site Ovi. Ovi allows users to store and share multimedia content. The mapping element will provide important context for users, says Kamar Shah, head of global head of industry […]
Qik, pronounced "quick," is enabling a select group of video bloggers, some network news organizations and even Vatican officials to report and document developments with the camera on a smart phone.
There’s been a lot of speculation in the blogosphere lately about whether Kyte, Qik,or Flixwagon will finish first in the cell phone video streaming trifecta. But according to Kyte CEO Daniel Graf, Kyte’s broader focus means it’s not really in the race with Qik and Flixwagon.