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Thwapr Ties QR Code to Mobile Video Viewing, Sort of

Thwapr Ties QR Code to Mobile Video Viewing, Sort of

This is sort of neat, Thwapr, who do mobile video sharing, have now tied in QR codes to their service so that mobile marketing can include video into its mix. Basically you can now scan a QR Code and head straight to a video on …

HTML5 Video Codec War Explodes as MPEG-LA Openly Calls for VP8 Patent Claims

HTML5 Video Codec War Explodes as MPEG LA Openly Calls for VP8 Patent Claims

The HTML5 video codec war just exploded! MPEG-LA, who you will remember holds the H.264 patent pool, just invaded Googlonia with a call for patent claims on the VP8 video codec. You will remember that Apple is a member of the H.264 owners, along with …

USA Today to Use Microsoft Tag to Link to Online Video

USA Today to Use Microsoft Tag to Link to Online Video

I thought this was pretty cool and it ties into online video, so why not. It's a unique way to tie physical, hard-copy media into online content. USA Today, the newspaper is starting to use Microsoft Tags. They will feature at least one Tag in …

Smartphone Usage Jumps 60%, Android Gains Major Ground

Smartphone Usage Jumps 60%, Android Gains Major Ground

Google's Android is working on taking over the world if we are to believe the latest numbers from comScore from their December 2010 U.S. Mobile Subscriber Market Share. Not only that but the uptake of smartphones is rocketing with a year-to-year change of 60%. What …

Google TV (Logitech Revue) vs. Boxee vs. Roku vs. Apple TV – Internet-TV Device Comparison

Google TV (Logitech Revue) vs. Boxee vs. Roku vs. Apple TV   Internet TV Device Comparison

While off at CES 2011 with Mark I picked up a piece of propaganda literature from Logitech about the Revue and all it had to offer so I thought I would scan it. Well my scanner is on the fritz, so I was going to …

2010 Internet Television In A Nutshell and 2011 Predictions

2010 Internet Television In A Nutshell and 2011 Predictions

Some might say that 2010 was the year of Internet TV's emergence. Sure, there were a lot of things that went right for it during the year and a couple things that didn't. So let's take a look at the highlights including the new Apple …

Google TV Stumbles, But Will it Fall?

Google TV Stumbles, But Will it Fall?

I know that CES is still a week away, but there have been some big news surrounding Google TV of late that I thought we might compile to demonstrate the hazards of reaching into the unknown and attempting to carve out a niche for a …

Samsung’s Video Streaming Service Raises More Questions Than it Answers

Samsungs Video Streaming Service Raises More Questions Than it Answers

CES is just round the corner and I've got about a hundred emails all talking about how cool some new product is. Everything from a digital cooking thermometer and iPhone App (why someone would ever need that is beyond me) to real, freakin' robots! But …

Best Online Video Ad Campaign: Motorola Skewers Competition While Teasing Tablet

Best Online Video Ad Campaign: Motorola Skewers Competition While Teasing Tablet

Every so often, when a company wants to pique the public's interest in a new product or service, they'll release a teaser advertisement ahead of the actual launch.  Hollywood movies do this all the time, with what they call a teaser trailer. But brands do …

This Week’s Best YouTube Ad Campaign: Samsung’s “Catchy Dance” Is Viral Catnip

This Week’s Best YouTube Ad Campaign:  Samsung’s “Catchy Dance” Is Viral Catnip

One of my favorite things about online video is that it's a relatively level playing field.  Amateur individuals, independent artists, and major brands all have the same access to affordable equipment, free video portals, and social networking services.  For every cute dancing baby from a …

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