Topic / YouTube

Android 3.0 ‘Honeycomb’ Promotional Video Leaks

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While details on Honeycomb, a new version of the Android OS optimised for Tablet devices, have been a little scarce, this video was posted onto an official Android YouTube channel contains video of the OS in action. It was set to unlisted, meaning that the video could only be accessed if you had the URL. So the URL, of course, was leaked this morning. When Google spotted the leak, they […]

Fujifilm’s full assault in 2011 – launches 11 (other) cameras at CES 2011

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Fujifilm FinePix Z90 – one of 11 other cameras the company plans to release in 2011. Fujifilm has decided to welcome the first year of the new decade with a huge onslaught of cameras, as it plans to launch eleven new cameras – not including the ones previously covered – at this year’s CES – all having one thing in common: affordability (except for the last one). Here’s the camera […]

Samsung brings out new camera SH100 – allows uploads to Facebook via WiFi

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Samsung has announced a brand new camera that has Wi-Fi connectivity, allowing you to easily upload snapshots of precious memories to social networking sites and allow other devices, such as the Galaxy S smartphone, to view the photos. The SH100 has a 14.2-megapixel lens, and will upload your memories to Facebook, Picasa or Photobucket, or even email the photos as attachments. It will also be able to upload HD video […]

Review: BlackBerry Torch 9800

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While the BlackBerry still is one of a businessman’s best friend, it still faces some challenges when it comes with the Apple iPhone and Google Android-powered phone. And after years of constantly trying to outdo the popular phones (and, in some cases, failing – such as the BlackBerry Touch), the Torch is its latest attempt to revamp the brand. Read our full review, after the jump.

Google releases 2010 top search results – ChatRoulette, iPad, Bieber top “Fastest Rising”

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It’s nearing the end of the very first decade of the new millennium, and of course the year. And this is typically the time where the search engines release the top yearly trends that its visitors typed into their search boxes, collated in a pretty web page for us to examine the year that was. And of course, Google starts the list. It should be noted that Google doesn’t rank […]

TECHGEEK Podcast 20: The Big 2-0

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Yep. 20 episodes. We have actually made it this far, surprisingly, without being pulled from the internet because of our irrelevant and often nonsensical information regurgitation. Anyway, two million finds “She Loves You”, and we talk about Telstra finally being split up into two. Also, Farmville is no longer the King of Facebook applications and we get into a heated discussion of whether an iPad 2 will be out (I […]

Facebook colonising the Internet

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The Facebook machine continues to power its way into internet exclusivity, and after brushing aside Google earlier in the year as generating the most market share of visits on the entire web, Facebook now accounts for almost 25% of page views in the United States alone.

TECHGEEK Podcast 16: Limewire R.I.P

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It’s Halloween and we see the deaths of Limewire and the Walkman. The iPhone 4 White version is either dead or still kicking, and little hackers all over the place thanks to a little Firefox plugin. Yeah. It’s an absolute shambles episodes with only two hosts – with Terence and Stewart. After having a break of one week, James off on la-la land, Tom in Phillip Island and sick, and […]

TECHGEEK Podcast 11: Testing 1, 2, 3…

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As you may of heard, we had to delay the podcast because of our busy schedules, but doesn’t mean we have given it the axe. And yes, you will be hearing a lot of the word Bing. We’re not getting sponsored by them (hopefully we do), but yeah – hate it, blame it on Tom. As well, turns out, Tom doesn’t concentrate during a Sunday, and Terence really doesn’t like […]

YouTube to bring free movies to UK

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After striking deals with a number of Hollywood studios including Lionsgate, MGM and Sony Pictures and British company Blinkbox, YouTube is set to relaunch its movies section of the site to the UK. According to UK newspaper The Guardian, the service is to offer 400 movie titles from these studios, and most likely to include classics and mainstream titles from a couple of years ago.

YouTube supports 4K-resolution videos

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Thought 1080p was big in terms of pixel size, well get ready to see something bigger. There is another resolution that is bigger than that, and that is called 4K. While 1080p has a video resolution size of 1920 x 1080 pixels, 4K has a video resolution size of 4096 x 3072 pixels. As the YouTube guys explained in their blog, it is even bigger than IMAX films. “We always […]

iPhone 4, meet the microwave

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Get ready for some more iPhone 4 carnage – and if you don’t like seeing the iPhone 4 being destroyed, you should look away. Instead of meeting the blades of a blender, it faces the burning power of the microwave. Put in the microwave for 62 minutes and one second, and on full power, the iPhone does really make a nice crispy sound when microwaving. And yes, it does get […]

Google adds the Vuvuzela sound to YouTube videos.

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World Cup fever. It’s everywhere. No seriously. Go down the street, a stroll in the park, the shopping mall, ANYWHERE, and you will find some form of World Wup support. Now Google has boarded the train by adding a little soccer ball on every YouTube video (well not every, only the ones that use Google’s new YouTube scrubber) that audio-overlays the vuvuzela sound heard during World Cup broadcasts. While annoying […]

Another iPhone, another blending video

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Can the iPhone 4 be blended into dust? Another Apple product comes out and trust the guys over at Blendtec to test their blender with the iPhone. This time, it takes a couple of digs at the Gizmodo-Apple feud over the phone’s leak, especially with the phone being lost in a bar. Of course, the important thing: does it blend? Yes, it does blend the iPhone 4 to dust. See […]

Microsoft reveals new Hotmail

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Hotmail is going to get some improvements soon as part of a major overhaul of Windows Live (dubbed Wave 4), including some brand new features in an attempt to compete better with rivals Yahoo and Google. A new feature is the ability to share photos and documents using web applications right in the email. Services like SmugMug, Flickr, YouTube and Hulu will be able to be seen with one click […]