Top Trends of 2012: Video on Tablets

Top Trends of 2012: Video on Tablets

One in every ten tablet users views video content almost daily on their device, according to a new report by comScore. The study also found that tablet users are nearly three times more likely to watch video on their device compared to smartphone users.

How to Watch UEFA Euro 2012 Soccer Online (Legally or Otherwise)

How to Watch UEFA Euro 2012 Soccer Online (Legally or Otherwise)

Friday, June 8, is one of those days that rolls around every two years on which productivity throughout much of the world is going to take a gigantic hit. That’s because the Euro 2012 tournament gets under way, and it’ll capture the attention of every serious soccer/football fan around the planet. And we do mean “planet” – this competition among 16…

RWW Recommends: The Best Social Video App

RWW Recommends: The Best Social Video App

Sometimes less is more. At least, that’s how this social video app works. The key to this is in its limited ability to choose. Think about going to the grocery store: When there are 12 types of ketchup to choose from, everything can quickly become overwhelming and bizarre. Now reimagine that scene with only four types of ketchup. Much better…

Why “Instagram For Video” Apps Will Go Big

Why “Instagram For Video” Apps Will Go Big

The latest trend in smartphone apps is social video. That’s because ever since Facebook acquired Instagram for $1 Billion, attention has focused on video sharing apps and whether one of them will win the next Zuckerberg lottery. The two leading contenders are Socialcam and Viddy. ReadWriteWeb’s Alicia Eler profiled those two apps, along with a…

A Look Into 3 Social Video Apps: Socialcam, Viddy & Klip

A Look Into 3 Social Video Apps: Socialcam, Viddy & Klip

Moments after Facebook bought Instagram, the next race began – which mobile social video app would become the “Instagram for video”? Presenting a social video experience that is enjoyable not only from a smartphone but across existing social platforms is no easy task. Socialcam, Viddy and Klip are three apps that have emerged as leaders of the…

Showyou Launches Web View, TV Pales in Comparison

Showyou Launches Web View, TV Pales in Comparison

Now that Showyou has made the remote control obsolete, it has set its sights on the other place we watch video: the desktop. Today, its magical video grid is available on Showyou.com. If you spend any time browsing and watching videos on YouTube.com, your habits are about to change.

[Infographic] A Brief History of Digital Video

[Infographic] A Brief History of Digital Video

Thomas Edison’s Black Maria was the first film production studio in the world. Residing in West Orange, New Jersey, it was lit with a retractable roof and filmed magic shows and vaudeville performances starting in 1893. About 119 years later, we have video cameras in our pockets in the form of smartphones and tablets, tiny camcorders, 3D cameras…

Vimeo For iPad: It’s About More Than Just Watching Videos

Vimeo For iPad: It’s About More Than Just Watching Videos

Vimeo pushed out an update to its iOS app today that includes compatibility with the iPad. The video hosting service has long had a presence on the iPhone and iPod Touch, but this upgrade brings it to the screen for which it is perhaps best suited, aside from one’s television.

As one would expect from Vimeo, the interface features a clean…

Vimeo For iPad: It’s About More Than Just Watching Videos

Vimeo For iPad: It’s About More Than Just Watching Videos

Vimeo pushed out an update to its iOS app today that includes compatibility with the iPad. The video hosting service has long had a presence on the iPhone and iPod Touch, but this upgrade brings it to the screen for which it is perhaps best suited, aside from one’s television. As one would expect from […]

Chill: It’s Like Pinterest For Video

Chill: It’s Like Pinterest For Video

Pinterest has been blowing up all over the Internet. Pinterest is focused on images, although you can pin videos too. Chill however is a video-only pinboard site, which is its differentiation.

Based in Los Angeles, the site launched in its current iteration one month ago. It has received more than 500,000 unique visitors in the first month. Every…

Chill: It’s Like Pinterest For Video

Chill: It’s Like Pinterest For Video

Pinterest has been blowing up all over the Internet. Pinterest is focused on images, although you can pin videos too. Chill however is a video-only pinboard site, which is its differentiation. Based in Los Angeles, the site launched in its current iteration one month ago. It has received more than 500,000 unique visitors in the […]

Rawporter Is A Brilliant, But Poorly-Executed, Idea

Rawporter Is A Brilliant, But Poorly-Executed, Idea

The future of journalism, as Rawporter sees it, will include armies of regular people selling raw video footage to outlets who can’t get a crew to breaking news events.

But, based on a test of Rawporter’s iOS app Tuesday, the future of journalism is going to have to wait. And the test also provides a case study in why rushing an app out the door…

Showyou 3.0: The Remote Control for Web Video

Showyou 3.0: The Remote Control for Web Video

Showyou 3.0 launches today, and if you watch videos on an iPad, a Kindle Fire, an iPhone or an iPod Touch, you need to try it. If you have an Apple TV, so much the better. Showyou brings in all the videos from your various social networks, including Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and more. It displays them for you in a glorious, sweeping grid organized…