Mobile Video

Mobile video – News, Tips, and trends for mobile video. Mobie video usage has taken off mobile broadband networks, 3G, etc… Combined with access to mobile devices like the iPhone, Palm, and other mobile devices capable of mobile video playback, mobile video proliferation has grown to new heights and continues to grow. Learn about the newest technologies and news related to mobile video at ReelSEO.

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 ...

E-Commerce Retailers - Active In Social Media But Lacking Mobile Video and HTML5

E Commerce Retailers   Active In Social Media But Lacking Mobile Video and HTML5

Some retailers are more active in social media than you might imagine. A full 12% of them have more than one million fans. Brands in that category include Victoria's Secret, Kohl's, Nike, Target, Walmart and Best Buy). Over 50% have over 100,000 fans. I wish ...

Netflix Adds Video Out Capabilities To Their iPhone App

This is pretty cool--cool enough to make me wish I had an iPhone.  Netflix has updated their iPhone app, and announced that they are adding video-out capabilities, though it will only work with the iPhone 4 and iPod Touch 4G models. That means that Netflix ...

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 ...

Justin.tv Offers Live Streaming Video iPhone App

Justin.tv Offers Live Streaming Video iPhone App

Perhaps they're trying to shake that reputation of being a place to find illegal sports and television streams or perhaps they really just want to cater to iPhone users who want to live stream events. Either way, they've launched a new app on the iPhone ...

ReelSEO Behind-the-Scenes: MDialog’s HTML5 Streaming and Dynamic Ad Insertion Service

ReelSEO Behind the Scenes: MDialog’s HTML5 Streaming and Dynamic Ad Insertion Service

mDialog recently announced their ability to deliver both streaming video as well as advertising to the Apple platforms (iPad and iPhone specifically). So I sat down with them for a long chat about how they are doing that and to check it out for myself.

Mobile Video To Double Up, Reach $1.34B By 2014

Mobile Video To Double Up, Reach $1.34B By 2014

Remember some time back when Mark talked about the expectation that mobile video consumption would see some 500% growth by 2013? That should be roughly 56 exabytes per month, can you put a price on that Twinkie? We can! eMarketer predicts that we'll see a ...

PlayOn Brings Hulu, Netflix To IPhone Via Safari, or Does It?

PlayOn Brings Hulu, Netflix To IPhone Via Safari, or Does It?

I found this to be rather interesting, PlayOn if offering a free software update to its Premium subscribers that will work on the iPhone and iPod touch via Safari. That means video from places like Hulu, Netflix, Comedy Central and more can be had on ...

YouTube Updates Mobile Site To Be Faster, Feature-Rich, and HTML5 Friendly

YouTube has unveiled a new version of their mobile site, and the changes are pretty significant.  The new mobile site is faster, more touch-friendly, more HTML5-friendly, and it has a lot of new features.

Brightcove Now Serving Video To Android Mobile Devices

If you create video and put it online, then the chances are good that you'd actually like people to be able to see it.  And as more and more web users go mobile--using smart phones and other mobile devices for their browsing, discovering, and sharing ...

Vzaar IPhone App Allows Video Uploads From The Road

No longer must you scurry back to your video editing lair to plug-in, transfer and upload your iPhone videos to Vzaar. As of last week, they have an iPhone App that will let you do it on the fly. Vzaar, the video hosting platform late ...

Steve Jobs' Flash Dance - Contradicts Self On Reasons for No Flash for Apple Mobile Platforms

Steve Jobs Flash Dance   Contradicts Self On Reasons for No Flash for Apple Mobile Platforms

Two big A's continue their row. The latest round was fired by Apple CEO, Steve Jobs in a lengthy blog post entitled 'Thoughts on Flash.' No it's not some new memory technique or a way to save your childhood before old age strips you of ...

mDialog Launches Video Platform for HTML5 Mobile Video

ReelSEO's Grant Crowell covers the video ad platform mDialog at the NAB Show in Las Vegas, and talks with founder Gret Philpott about monetization opportunities for businesses using HTML5 video and dynamic ad insertion.

Apple IAds HTML 5-based Interactivity

Apple announced they are getting into the mobile ads business with iAds. This was coupled with the Apple iPhone OS 4.0 announcement. They'll offer developers a 60% revenue split and Steve Jobs stated it's all HTML 5-based technology. Nifty!