Twitter is testing a new Data Saver toggle to let mobile users reduce data usage on cellular connections. If you’re on a metered plan, this feature may prevent you from going over your monthly data cap and incurring unwanted charges.
Strategy in development would permit customers to subscribe to video services directly through Apple’s TV app for iPhone, iPad and Apple TV, as opposed to asking users to subscribe to them through apps individually downloaded from App Store.
If you’re easily distracted by YouTube, Google now gives you fresh new tools to set a custom reminder to take a break while watching videos, silence YouTube notifications with a custom schedule or opt to receive a daily digest notification instead.
WhatsApp is rolling out video support for Facebook and Instagram content, in addition to some changes aimed at group administrators like the ability to revoke admin rights and select who can change a group’s subject, icon and description.
Snapchat (or Snap Inc., really) last week launched Spectacles V2, the second generation of its quirky sunglasses with a built-in camera. There’s a lot to like about the new model, including a slimmer frame and charging case, water-resistance, and the ability to take photos. Our resident video guru Harris recently snagged a pair and put together an unboxing video that offers a great overview of the product.
Mobile video trailers load fast, are personalized to your specific tastes and are easy to use. Previewing a movie or TV show while on the go should help viewers browse less and discover new shows more quickly.