Ultra slow motion is almost as important as 4K 60 FPS footage?

This year, as always, phone manufacturers are pushing the hardware on their smartphones up to threshold and beyond, especially when it comes to cameras. While imagery is consistently good among the different brands’ top-tier devices, extra features that challenge the hardware have been introduced. Like 4K recording at 60 FPS, or the new ultra-slow-motion recording at the mind-boggling 960 FPS.

While these are currently features found on the Xperia XZ2, Galaxy S9, and iPhone X, rest assured that the competitors will look to add similar ones to their phones this year. It is at this thought …

Check out new footage from Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery

Up for release later this year, we are starting to find out more about Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery. For some background, the game is being developed by Portkey Studios, which is a new company created for the production of new Wizarding World experiences. It will be available for both Android and iOS. Take a look at the teaser footage below:
The game looks like it will be a very extensive experience, touching on many beloved aspects of the Harry Potter franchise. Starting off, you will insert yourself into the wizarding world utilizing the …

Footage of dog being rescued from frozen creek will thaw your ice cold heart


2017 is in dire need of heartwarming tales, so here’s one about a dog that fell into a frozen creek and was successfully rescued by a team of firefighters.

Last week, Denis Pilon, a fire chief at Swift Current Fire Department in Canada, shared a video on Facebook of several firefighters and members of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police rescuing someone’s pet dog. 

“STAY OFF THE ICE!!” Pilon wrote, explaining that the dog wandered onto the ice and fell through after its owners let him run off-leash. 

To bring the dog back to shore the team secured one of the firefighters with a rope and sent him out onto the frozen water. The ice was so thin that the firefighter also fell through, but thanks to the rope he was able to recover the dog and pull it to safety. Read more…

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'Black Panther' just debuted some new footage at Comic-Con and it looks friggin' epic


Unlike his buddy Thor, Black Panther didn’t release any new footage online during Marvel’s Comic-Con panel. But luckily for you, we were in the room where it happens – and let’s just say this thing looks friggin’ epic

Like, “worth standing in the Hall H line for” epic.

We were treated to both a longer clip and a trailer-style sizzle reel. The former looks, basically, like Marvel’s take on James Bond. T’Challa (Chadwick Boseman), Okoye (Danai Gurira), and Nakia (Lupita Nyong’o) are all dressed to the nines as they enter a South Korean luxury casino that looks like something out of SkyfallRead more…

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Started from the bottom, now we're here: 4K footage shows the current state of the Apple Park

The construction of Apple Park, the futuristic circular new headquarters that will house more than 12,000 employees, is almost complete.

The 2.8-million-square-foot “spaceship” and the surrounding auxiliary R&D buildings that are propped across 175 acres of land are receiving some final major touches, which hint that Apple is indeed aiming to finish the large-scale project by year’s end.

Thanks to a 4K drone video footage captured by YouTube creator Matthew Roberts, we get to see the whole of Apple Park from the best possible vantage point that leaves almost nothing …

Aerial footage shows avalanche of mud in major Colombia floods


Floodwaters from three swollen rivers surged through a Colombian city this weekend, burying homes under an avalanche of mud and rocks.

Aerial survey footage by the Colombian Air Force shows the scale of devastation in Mocoa, the capital of the southwestern Putamayo province. 

Nearly 200 people were killed and another 220 people are feared missing, President Juan Manuel Santos said on early Sunday.

A handout picture provided by the Colombian Army shows an aerial view of Mocoa, Colombia, April 1, 2017.

A handout picture provided by the Colombian Army shows an aerial view of Mocoa, Colombia, April 1, 2017.

Image: HANDOUT/EPA/REX/Shutterstock Read more…

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Can't get enough of the new Samsung phones and gear? Check out all the extra "Unpacked" footage here

Samsung unveiled a whole bunch of interesting gadgets at its Unpacked event held on Wednesday. The Korean tech giant used the occasion to announce the Galaxy S8 and S8+ flagships, Samsung Connect Home, the Gear VR and a new controller for it, a second-gen Gear 360 camera, and the DeX docking station. 
Watching the 1-hour presentation will give you a good idea on what to expect of these new products, but if that’s not enough, you’ll be glad to know that Samsung also uploaded some extra footage to one of its YouTube channels. 
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