There's been a lot of news about this week and we catch up with some of the stories that we didn't cover in depth. We love the look of the new Roku 3 and it's on our shopping list for next month. We also catch up on the fascinating story of steaming media which is a big grown up 8 years old this year.
YouTube previewed their upcoming Digital Content Newsfronts in Chicago and basically came out saying, "We're going to keep doing what we do best." In that case, it's comedy, music, personal expression, and live events, touting SourceFed, Karmin, and the presidential debates, to name just a few.
Trying to get ads to play across a variety of platforms: desktop, mobile, tablet, etc. can be a headache. Everything uses a different browser or operating system, and ad networks need something that can help bridge the gap so that their ads play cleanly across all devices. Brightcove is announcing an advancement in HTML5 video monetization.
Google is set to release Google Glass, their multi-tasking voice-controlled video headset, by the end of 2013. The price will run around $1,500. With all the features that you know from Google built in, and constantly analyzing, you too can be a Terminator. It only took 30 years.
Google teases us yet again with another video for Google Glass, the glasses with video capabilities that you can get to do things with voice commands. They gave us a taste awhile back with a stunt-filled Google Hangout that showed off the capabilities of the glasses, but only a select group of people were able to acquire them. Now, they've opened up the availability but you can't just go to a store and buy them just yet.
YouTube just announced the winners of their Ad Blitz campaign, as picked by the viewers. Dramatic ads ruled the roost this year and the top 5 reflects that. We also talked to Michael Yapp at YouTube about this year's results.
You might be sitting home alone right now, wanting to hang out with someone in the worst way. And, if you can bookmark a simple link that will transport you to a world of Google+ Hangouts that are happening RIGHT NOW. Thanks to a tip from G+GoToGal, we will provide this link to hangout nirvana.
The long term ban on user access to YouTube is currently in force in 5 countries: China, Iran, Pakistan, Syria and Turkmenistan, with Egypt the latest in a long line of other countries to face more temporary censorship. As a powerful vehicle for social, political and ...
NASA has been really cool about giving us videos of outer space and missions and knowledge from their scientists via YouTube. And now, they're going to hold their first ever Google+ Hangout from space, where people who watch will be able to fire questions (see ...
It's only been 6 weeks since YouTube announced their last set of major design changes but they've been super busy in the meantime and there are more updates on the way. YouTube made it clear back on the 12th of December that they wanted to improve ...