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The Sunday News Reel – Week of 25-31 October, 2010

The Sunday News Reel – Week of 25 31 October, 2010

Yep, another weekend has arrived and I've pulled my head out of Star Trek Online, video game news and some other things to give you something to read while you have your Sunday morning coffee. I have to tell you, working everyday, gets tiring and …

AdMob Begins Running Interactive Video Ads On Android Devices

AdMob Begins Running Interactive Video Ads On Android Devices

Google has begun integrating interactive video ads from their most recent acquisition, AdMob, into apps on Android phones.  Those of you with iPhones have probably already seen these ads, as they've been running on your device for some time now, but the rollout to Android …

Google Releases Improved YouTube App for Android

Google Releases Improved YouTube App for Android

If you have an Android phone, it probably came with a native YouTube app pre-installed.  Mine did.  And using it has been a strangely average experience.  It isn't bad, but it isn't great either.  But now that may be changing. Specifically, Google has released a …

Viral Video Lessons Round Up – iPhone Instruments, Lite Brite Art, and A Parachute Ride

Viral Video Lessons Round Up   iPhone Instruments, Lite Brite Art, and A Parachute Ride

Friday's here again, and that means it's time for another Viral Video Lessons Round Up.  What videos went viral this week?  What did they have going for them that was special and unique–what helped them stand out from the competition?  Read on for three examples …

Encoding.com Offers HTML5 Preset Options for Ogg Theora, WebM VP8 on H.264

Encoding.com Offers HTML5 Preset Options for Ogg Theora, WebM VP8 on H.264

Encoding.com, one of the coolest places to do quick transcoding of video online, or online video for that matter, have just announced several new presets aimed at the HTML5 video market. This should make things easier for everyone using the service and wanting to support …

Google TV Missing Major TV Network Partners, and I Doubt Google Cares

Google TV Missing Major TV Network Partners, and I Doubt Google Cares

Yesterday Google finally opened the curtain on Google TV, giving the world some much-needed detail on what the product is and what it will be able to do.  And I was pretty impressed.

Google TV Comes Out of Hiding – Has Twitter, Netflix, Apps, Search and More

Google TV Comes Out of Hiding   Has Twitter, Netflix, Apps, Search and More

We've been hearing about Google TV for several months now, though the details on what it will be have been scarce.  However, today that all changes.  If you head over to Google.com/tv, you'll see that the search giant has finally started releasing some specs and …

YouTube Accounts for 13 Percent of All Mobile Data Usage

YouTube Accounts for 13 Percent of All Mobile Data Usage

The chances are very good that, like a growing number of people, you have a smart phone.  With the rise of the iPhone and Android, there has been an explosion in the adoption of Internet-ready mobile devices.  I knew we'd reached a bit of a …

Will Blackberry’s PlayBook Tablet Be What Video Fans Wanted The iPad To Be?

Will Blackberry’s PlayBook Tablet Be What Video Fans Wanted The iPad To Be?

Last January, shortly after Apple announced the iPad, I wrote an editorial about the device and its appeal—or lack thereof—to video creators and marketers.  As you might guess, I wasn't enthusiastic about it (though everyone always seems to forget that my thoughts were specifically geared …

New "Google New" Helps You Keep Up With Everything New At Google

New "Google New" Helps You Keep Up With Everything New At Google

If you care about how well your content–video included–ranks in Google's search results, you probably try to pay attention to the many Google announcements related to their products and services.  But with so many products and services–and tons of specialized Google product blogs–it can be …

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