Hulu gains 50+ Disney films in exclusive streaming deal

By Christian Zibreg on Dec 28, 2016

Subscription video on demand service Hulu just announced an exclusive multi-year deal with the entertainment conglomerate Disney that gives it rights to stream a collection of hit movies and family favorites from the rich library of blockbuster films from The Walt Disney Studios. This means that Disney movies like The Nightmare Before Christmas, Mulan, Pocahontas, Hercules, Sister Act and Air Bud are all now available to stream exclusively via Hulu. Read More

 

iPhone 7 mockups in Jet White shown on video

By Christian Zibreg on Dec 28, 2016

Japanese blog Mac Otakara heard last month from unverified sources in the Taiwanese supply chain that Apple might be developing a new Jet White color option for the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus series.

Yesterday evening, avid Apple leaker Sonny Dickson posted a video on Twitter that shows off glossy white iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus casing mockups, giving us an indication what the rumored Jet White colorway might look like. The mockups were clearly obtained from a third-party vendor and we’re posting them for the discussion’s sake. Read More

 

Video converter Handbrake exits beta after 13 years

By Christian Zibreg on Dec 27, 2016

In a better-late-than-never move, the free cross-platform video converter Handbrake has finally hit version 1.0. The app had been languishing in beta for more than thirteen years. Handbrake 1.0, a free download for Mac, Windows, Ubuntu and other platforms, lets you convert videos easily from nearly any format to a selection of modern, widely supported codecs. With subtitle support, capable transcoding engine and built-in presets for devices like Apple TV, iPhone and iPad, Handbrake makes it easy to optimize videos for your specific hardware. Read More

 

Here’s one last iSpaceship drone flyover before 2016 wraps up

By Christian Zibreg on Dec 26, 2016

Following his recent Apple Campus 2 construction progress time-lapse video, YouTuber Matthew Roberts today posted a brand new holiday update on his YouTube channel in the form of fresh 4K birds-eye footage of the iSpacehip site captured on Christmas.

Work on the forthcoming campus is expected to be finished early next year, although landscaping work will extend into the second half of 2017. The company should begin moving in employees some time in early 2017. Read More

 

New Apple videos highlight enhanced iBooks for George R. R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire

By Christian Zibreg on Dec 22, 2016

Back in September, publisher HarperCollins debuted on iBooks Store exclusive Game of Thrones digital books featuring interactive content. Today, Apple began promoting these enhanced edition iBooks in last-minute holiday push with a trio of new videos published on its YouTube channel.

Comprised of five individual titles, these interactive iBook exclusives are available individually or as a $39.99 bundle from iBooks Store. Read More

 

Apple Watch Series 2 holiday campaign continues with 9-second Go Swim ad

By Christian Zibreg on Dec 22, 2016

Apple on Thursday shared a new and very, very short television commercial for the latest Apple Watch Series 2 wearable device via its YouTube channel.

Titled “Go Swim” and running just nine seconds long, the latest commercial highlights Apple Watch Series 2’s water resistance and features the song “Evil Twin” by Krrum. Give it a quick watch and let us know how you liked it in the comment section. Read More

 

Group video chat in Facebook Messenger rolling out globally starting today

By Christian Zibreg on Dec 19, 2016

After enabling group audio calling on Messenger with support for up to 50 participants back in April 2016, Facebook today launched group video chatting on its popular messaging service. The ability to video chat in groups is the most requested Messenger feature ever, according to product manager Stephane Taine. The feature is rolling out today on iOS/Android and the desktop version of Messenger. Read More

 

Twitter transitioning Vine into pared-down camera app

By Cody Lee on Dec 16, 2016

Twitter on Friday announced that it would not be shutting down its popular video social media service, but will instead transition it into a ‘Vine Camera’ app. The new app will be a very pared-down version of the current client, and will be available in January.

With Vine Camera, you’ll still be able to record looping 6-second videos, but your only other options will be to share it to Twitter or save it to your phone. The goal here is to allow folks to continue to create Vines, but to move the social media aspect to Twitter. Read More

 

Apple TV’s gorgeous Aerial screen saver gains 21 new videos, watch them all right here

By Christian Zibreg on Dec 16, 2016

tvOS packs in Apple’s attractive new Aerial screen saver which plays eye-candy high-definition drone footage of various landmarks and places from around the globe in gorgeous slow motion. Apple has now added 21 new videos to the Aerial screen saver, as first discovered by our own Jim Gresham.

The latest arrivals include birds-eye imagery from Dubai, Greenland, Hong Kong, Los Angeles and United Arab Emirates. Plus, there are now three new videos of Chinese landmarks for a total of 21 new drone clips. Read More

 

Watch an awesome six month iSpaceship construction time-lapse

By Christian Zibreg on Dec 16, 2016

YouTubers Matthew Roberts and Duncan Sinfield have been taking their drones to the skies above Apple Campus 2 site on a monthly basis to update us on construction work progress.

Still, nothing illustrates the breathtaking pace of development better than an expertly done time-lapse.

Your wish is Matthew’s command: he’s taken it upon himself to put together a jaw-dropping 4K drone time-lapse footage that shows just how much progress has been made on iSpaceship over the past six months. Read More

 
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