June 2016

you could summariseGet ready! Your Facebook feed is about to be filled with streaming video games. Doesn’t that sound fun? Facebook is betting that it does, and so is the gaming company Blizzard. They are the one behind titles like “World of Warcraft”, “Hearthstone”, and now their latest hit “Overwatch”. Blizzard has integrated the Facebook API into all of its games. Supposedly there is a “Go...

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There’s been a lot written about cord cutters and how over-the-top (OTT) programming is going to replace broadcast platforms like Sky, BT, or Virgin. OTT is the delivery of TV or movies online through (or “over”) another device like a gaming system or smart TV using a service like Netflix. But is watching your favourite TV show through your Xbox One using Netflix or HBO Go,...

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If you’ve used iMovie to create videos, you may have noticed the option for “Ken Burns Enabled”. It’s a feature that lets you control a still image almost as if it were a video clip. Technically it’s quite simple – just a matter of panning and zooming – but the end effect can be quite striking. Ken Burns is an American documentarian – he makes documentary...

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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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