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My New Favorite Way To Destroy Cherished Tech Gadgets & Give The iPad A Camera

My New Favorite Way To Destroy Cherished Tech Gadgets & Give The iPad A Camera

For the longest time, Blendtec has been my favorite among the many ways popular tech gadgets can be destroyed.  At the beginning of their videos, there is a shiny new beloved piece of electronics, such as an iSomething or a Droid Something.  But then, 60 …

Can Video Enhance The Social Gaming Experience?

Can Video Enhance The Social Gaming Experience?

I have a few friends who are addicted to social and mobile games like Words With Friends on the iPhone.  In fact, whenever I get together with these friends to watch a game or hang out, they're inevitably whipping out their phones repeatedly to take …

VYou Brings Video To The World of Online Q&A

VYou Brings Video To The World of Online Q&A

I love viral videos—perhaps more than I should.  It's just so much fun, that it's easy to sometimes forget that there are a multitude of things to like about video beyond just viral advertising.  We're still in the early stages of the life of online …

AOL Continues Video Expansion with 5Min Purchase?

AOL Continues Video Expansion with 5Min Purchase?

Rumors today state that AOL will buy 5min.com (which I recently used for a weekender). This after they just penned a deal with Google for search and more intense video cooperation. Oh and they brought out Cambio earlier in the year.

Online Video Advertising Turning Into A Feeding Frenzy?

Online Video Advertising Turning Into A Feeding Frenzy?

I hate the terminology we associate with things. Words like epic, frenzy, legen….dary (thanks Barney Stinson) and unbelievable, phrases like iPhone-killer, the best ever and simply perfect. They all make me groan in disgust and I blame the sensationalist media in America for it all. …

Free Webinar – Got Questions About Encoding Video for The Web?

UPDATE – You can watch the entire webinar replay here – Encoding Video for the Web. Please join us tomorrow, May 5th at 11am Pacific, for our free webinar all about encoding video for the web.  If you are producing video for the web and …

YouTube Applying New UI To All Video Pages

You may remember that YouTube overhauled the video page design back in January and opened it up to the general public on an opt-in basis.  As Mark wrote at the time, there were a lot of changes that mostly revolved around cleaning things up and …

The Long Tail of Video Viewing Shows The Underdogs On Top

Everyone talks about YouTube, heck, even we talk about them in various forms and for various reasons. They're the 800lb gorilla, only we all talk about it all the time. Well this time round I'm not (yes, I know I just did). I'm going to …

Download YouTube Videos – How, Where and When Is It Okay?

Download YouTube Videos   How, Where and When Is It Okay?

Is it wrong to download YouTube videos? I guess that depends completely on who you ask.  I'm sure YouTube would tell you that it is.  In fact, they do. Their terms of service says the following, in Section 5: Your Use of Content on the …

YouTube Beefs Up Partner Video Blocking Ability

It is making the rounds on the webosphere that YouTube has implemented two new buttons on the partner interface that pertain to blocking of videos.

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