Drone-shot video shows venue of Apple's September 12th event, the Steve Jobs Theater

The tenth anniversary edition of the Apple iPhone is being unveiled on September 12th. As you might know, the event is being held at the new Steve Jobs Theater. This would seem to be the perfect venue for the introduction of the Apple iPhone X. After all, Jobs’ first unveiling of the Apple iPhone on January 9th, 2007 was one of his most masterful and remembered public appearances. The CEO had everything working for him that day, including his sense of humor.

It’s only fitting that Jobs be some how involved in the unveiling of the tenth anniversary edition. The event taking place …


All phones certified by Netflix for HDR and Dolby Vision video streaming

Netflix just updated its mobile HDR and Dolby Vision streaming list with the newly-announced Android phones capable of reproducing those titles in their due gorgeousness. So far, it has certified just the LG G6 as able to display its Dolby Vision footage as the creators intended, yet, given the standard’s requirements, it seems that both LG and Dolby might have cut a few corners to certify the G6 display as Dolby Vision compatible. 
When it comes to the more popular HDR-10 format, though, Netflix just added two more phones to the LG and …

Take "vintage" 8mm-style video with the Free Apple App of the Week

Remember the days before video cameras were “a thing”? You would have to record 8mm movies using film that could not be erased. Most cameras had the capacity to film only a few minutes with a roll of 8mm film. If you miss the grainy images and the dust that would fly across the movie screen, well, we can tell you that those days are back thanks to the Free Apple App of the Week.

Called 8mm Vintage Camera, this app allows you to create “retro” looking digital images similar to your 8mm home movies. There are seven lens choices to choose from including :

Super 8.Clear. Flickering …

LG V30 UX video shows your favorite features

The talk around the water cooler on Friday remained the LG V30. If taking pictures and video is your thing, the LG V30 should be at the top of your short list when it comes to deciding which new phone to buy. And on Friday, LG Mobile released a video titled LG V30: UX Video. The video shows the user experience of the phone including the always on display. Revised for the P-OLED screen that the LG V30 sports, the always on display can be customized for the user’s needs.

The always on display shows quick tools, notifications, battery settings, and controls for the music player. And …

5 audio and video features that cement LG V30 as the ultimate media-centric Android

The LG V30 will be stocked at US carrier shelves very soon, but, unlike the V-series phones before it, this year’s edition will be released globally, as LG is seemingly very proud of its newest contribution to the flagship smartphone universe. 

Why, you ask? Well, the V30 may be the best thing that has happened to media creators and consumers in the Android camp for a while. If you are wondering why, just check out the unique media-centric features that LG’s excellent phablet effort has managed to stuff in the fairly compact for the 6″ screen size …

BlackBerry KEYone Black Edition stars in new official video

Yesterday, BlackBerry Mobile announced that it is expanding distribution of the Black Edition BlackBerry KEYone starting at the end of this month. Besides having a matte black finish that quickens the pulse of the average smartphone fan, the Black Edition of the KEYone gets a bump up in specs from 3GB of RAM to 4GB, and to 64GB of native storage from 32GB. Sure, it would have been nice for BlackBerry Mobile to have included an Ingress Protection certification rating. But as Mr. Jagger so eloquently put it, “You can’t always get what you want.”

This morning, BlackBerry Mobile produced …

When Apple used Phillips screws: watch the original iPhone 2G get torn down in this video

This year marks a full decade since Apple unveiled its gamechanger to the mobile world — the original iPhone. It was the handset that kind of shook things up when it comes to what can and what can’t be done on a smartphone, which was an eye-opening experience for both consumers and manufacturers. Some didn’t believe that the no-keyboard thing would fly, others mocked it as an oversized iPod. Ultimately, the joke was on them.

To celebrate the anniversary, Apple is said to release a very, very special iPhone 8 model in less than a month. But we’re not here to talk about Apple. Nope, we are …

It is alive! Chinese iPhone 8 clone pops up on short video

Ah, the world of counterfeit phones — ain’t it grand? For the past few years, we’ve seen knockoffs of various hot and heavily-anticipated phones pop up here and there. The amusing thing is that some clones get “released” before the device they are copying is ever even announced. Of course, the iPhone 8 being… well — the iPhone 8 — knockoffs are guaranteed. And lo and behold, one has already been caught in the wild.

What follows below is an 8-second video, which shows us an iPhone clone running on Android (presumably). It looks quite close to what we expect the iPhone 8’s final design to …

Taylor Swift's music video for 'Look What You Made Me Do' has inspired a lot of emotions

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The MTV Video Music Awards this year are moonlighting as a full-blown Taylor Swift music video release event, and regardless of how you feel about her return and the “Look What You Made Me Do” single, the singer delivered.

There were plenty of people who were here for Zombie Swift and the many versions of the singer throughout the years—and some people were quick to share their thoughts, questions, and observations after the video dropped. 

Of course, some people were very here for it. 

TAYLOR SWIFT PLAYING TAYLOR SWIFTS DRAGGING TAYLOR SWIFTS IN ONE OF THE MOST EPIC VIDEOS OF ALL TIME.

YEAH, SHE’S WON#LWYMMDvideo #VMAs

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Pink's MTV Video Vanguard Award acceptance speech might make you shed a tear

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Raise your glasses—Pink has taken home the coveted Michael Jackson Video Vanguard award at the 2017 MTV VMA awards. 

While on stage at this year’s ceremony, everyone’s favorite empowering 37-year-old singer performed a medley of hits spanning her career. She went home with what is basically the lifetime achievement award for the network, and imparted some inspiring words for the audience and fans watching at home.

Ellen Degeneres presented the award to Pink, after a last minute request from the singer herself who asked Degeneres to replace Cher, who was unable to make the ceremony for unknown reasons.  Read more…

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