Posts Tagged ‘ HD ’

Facebook Goes HD, Too

Dec 6th, 2008 | By | Category: Internet TV, Video

It looks like everybody’s going HD. Facebook has announced that it will now support HD video: Since we launched video last year, more than 45 million videos have been uploaded to Facebook with approximately 100,000 new videos added each day. Starting today, you’ll be able to upload higher quality videos to Facebook and also embed […]

YouTube Goes Widescreen, Angers Users

Nov 25th, 2008 | By | Category: Internet TV, Video

YouTube appears to be learning a lot of tricks from Hulu. Today they announced that they are going widescreen: Over the years we’ve heard a lot of feedback from you about what you’d like to change about YouTube, and the size of our video player is always top of mind. That’s why today we’re excited […]

Steve Jobs Delivers Blu-Ray Coup de Grâce

Oct 14th, 2008 | By | Category: Internet TV, Video

A still skeletal Steve Jobs today made a bunch of ho-hum MacBook introductions, most notable for killing off Firewire and introducing a new manufacturing process.  Along the way, though, he said something interesting about Blu-Ray HD DVDs: “Blu-ray is just a bag of hurt,” said Jobs. “It’s great to watch the movies, but the licensing of […]

Video Podcast Explains Facts Of Evolution

Oct 3rd, 2008 | By | Category: Podcast Quickies

The Cassiopeia Project – an effort to make HD science videos available to everyone – has a great series of videos available that look at the enormous breadth of information that make the concepts of common descent and macroevolution inescapable, obvious conclusions.  Think dinosaurs and cavemen walked the earth together? Then you probably haven’t watched any […]

Add An HD WebCam To Your Mac

Jun 24th, 2008 | By | Category: Internet TV, Podcasting Hardware, Video

Logitech today introduced the QuickCam Vision Pro webcam for Mac, an HD webcam which combines Logitech’s autofocus technology with Carl Zeiss optics. Features: Logitech’s autofocus system compensates for in image-edge sharpness and refocuses images in less than three seconds. A 2-megapixel sensor captures video images in high resolution,  720p high-definition (HD) video format (960-by-720 pixels). With iChat or […]

Sony Intros Tiniest HD Video Camera Ever

Apr 3rd, 2008 | By | Category: General

Sony has introduced the HDR-TG1 Handycam, a midget-sized (dwarf, if you’ve seen In Bruges) high-definition video camera, weighing in at just ten ounces Despite its tiny size, it is a full-featured camcorder that can record 1920 x 1080 HD video and 4-megapixel digital photos directly to Sony Memory Stick PRO Duo or PRO Duo Mark2 […]

DailyMotion Goes High-Def, Unveils New Player

Feb 18th, 2008 | By | Category: Internet TV, Streaming Video, Video, Video Podcasts

French video site DailyMotion announced today that HD video uploaded by “MotionMaker” contributors will be now automatically be re-encoded in 720p High Definition for playback on the site. Dailymotion has also launched their new HD video player, recently in beta, throughout the site. The move supports the trend towards HD Internet television that we’ve highlighted […]

Steve Jobs MacWorld Keynote Leaked?

Jan 14th, 2008 | By | Category: Computer Hardware, iPhone, iPods & Portable Media Players, Strange

The outline of Steve Job’s 2008 MacWorld Keynote, one of the most hotly anticipated speeches of the year, has reportedly been leaked to the Internet via Wikipedia. We can’t vouch for the accuracy of this, and it’s most likely completely bogus – but it’s fun to speculate. If the leak proves to be real, it […]