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Last year Facebook launched its own live streaming service called Facebook Live. At first it was only active for celebrities – like Ricky Gervais who took a bath live on his Facebook page. But in January they supposedly made it available to anyone with an iPhone, and followed on Android devices in March. Everyday people, brands and news organisations are now trying out the service. And...

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If you’ve read part 1 and 2 of this series you’re probably convinced you can make decent video on your mobile device.  In part 3 I’ll discuss a third app that gives you yet another choice for creating video on the go. WeVideo is a cloud-based video creation and editing tool. I wrote about the web version in the Desktop Edition of this series, but now...

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So you’ve checked out using iMovie on your device and want to look at another option? Maybe you’ve got an Android device and need something different. In Part 2 of this 3 free video editing tools anyone can use series, I’ll be doing an in-depth review of Adobe Premier Clip. It’s available on both iOS and Android. If you haven’t read Part 1 – all about...

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Can you create great video on the go? Yes, you can! As more and more people are moving to mobile, companies are producing apps that offer similar functionality to their desktop counterparts. Well, they've been doing that for years, but now they’re finally getting to the point where they're quite good. Good enough for anyone to create a decent video with nothing but their mobile or tablet. I've...

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The best video editing programs are free aren't they? Well, I guess it depends on your definition of "Best".  But free is certainly a good place to start. For me, video editing is just a necessary part of getting a bigger project done.  And whether you’re making personal videos for fun, capturing memories of important events, or aiming for the next viral marketing video, editing can...

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As mobile usage continues to grow, the networks are doing their best to keep up. But not all of them are equal, at least according to a new report from Ofcom. The organisation evaluated the major mobile network operators (MNOs) in five major UK cities. The big news reported on many websites was which MNO came out “the best” in the report. The networks included...

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It isn't any secret that younger generations tend to adopt technology much faster than the older ones. They drive the adoption and advances that everyone, eventually, will enjoy at some point. This seems especially true when it comes to mobile devices and mobile video. A recent NPD study, Smartphone and Tablet Usage Report, revealed 81% of US smartphone users stream video on their mobiles. They also...

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Netflix has been in the news a lot lately. Not all of it has been good. They've been accused of violating net neutrality and losing most of their catalog. But they've also reached some milestones in the UK and have an Internet-busting amount of movies to stream. People’s viewing behavior has changed rapidly in the last decade, and Netflix is the leading example of how that...

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May through September is the biggest time of year for music festivals in the UK. That puts us about one month away from the start of the season. If you are an organiser, artist or venue, you might want to consider adding live video streaming of your festival to your to-do list. The case for streaming Sales of live music are expected to reach $23.7 (£16.5) by...

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