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[Viral Video] Photographer Talks About What Went Into Shooting The Most Viewed Photo Of All Time

In 2001, Windows XP was all the rage on new PCs, and with it was what would become the most viewed photo of all time. Seen by more than one billion people around the world, the desktop background called ‘Bliss’ has a cool backstory. Was it generated by a computer? Was it Photoshopped? Was it [...]

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Viral Video: Jeff Gordon Uses Hidden Cameras To Get Payback On Jalopnik Reporter

Last year, Jeff Gordon teamed up with Pepsi MAX to take a car salesman on the wild ride of his life. After the stunt, they released the video (watch it here) as part of an ad called “Test Drive.” Famed automotive website Jalopnik called the ad a fake, saying the entire thing was staged. Specifically, [...]

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Samsung Shows Off Tizen Smartphone Prototype At MWC

While the big reveal for Samsung at Mobile World Congress this week was its new Galaxy S5 smartphone, the S5 wasn’t the only new device the company brought to the show. Off to the side, Samsung quietly put on display a prototype smartphone running Tizen OS, the company’s own home-brewed mobile operating system. While it [...]

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Document Every Day Of Your Life With One-Second Videos Using This App

You know those videos where someone takes a picture of themselves once a day, every day, for like a year (or five years) and then mashes them all up into a video that results in a mesmerizing time lapse of how a person’s face changes over time? This app is like that concept, but instead [...]

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CBS Is Streaming All The Kennedy Assassination News Coverage As It Happened In 1963

This is one of the more cool uses of the Internet I’ve seen lately: CBS News, starting on Friday, 11/22 at 1:38 p.m. Eastern, will start live streaming for four days all of its news coverage from 11/22/1963 — the day President John F. Kennedy was assassinated in Dallas — as it happened in 1963. [...]

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New Technology Allows Anyone To Be A Live Cameraperson During Breaking News Events

NBC News has reportedly acquired a company who will bring to the news giant its technology that enables anyone to stream live video from anywhere over their smartphone. The move, which news reports are suggesting is NBC’s big play into user-generated content, would theoretically make it possible for anyone to be a live cameraperson for [...]

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This Hidden Feature Will Let You Share Your Entire Screen With Chromecast

If you’re lucky enough to have been one of the thousands to order and receive a Google Chromecast before they sold out at Amazon, Best Buy, and other retailers, you’re no doubt enjoying streaming videos and music from your laptops, phones, and tablets onto your television screens. A little-known feature inside the Google Chrome web [...]

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Chromecast Unboxing And First Impressions [VIDEO]

Google’s newest foray into the living room, Chromecast, hit the delivery boxes of early adopters on Thursday, with the first shipments of the device arriving just a day after Google announced its new dongle designed to stream video from any device to a user’s television set. After ordering my Chromecast from Amazon.com, I was eager [...]

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Start A Band With A Barcode Scanner

If  you think your only talent is scanning items at your neighborhood grocery store self-check out line, check out this video. Woon Jin Kang and friends created a band using a few barcode scanners and software they developed. Here’s proof that you should never give up on your inner rockstar dreams.

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Instagram Launches 15-Second Video

Instagram, the app best known for photo-sharing, launched video this week.  Immediately users upgraded to the new version (available for iOS 4.0 and Android 4.0) and began posting videos.  After Twitter launched its video-sharing app, Vine, in January, Facebook was put on notice.  The video update to Instagram is Facebook’s response to Twitter. Already, buzz [...]

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