Joe is a San Francisco tech blogger, sports journalist, and regular contributor to the RealPlayer blog. His background writing technical manuals and internet marketing content fostered his interest in web video, while his two years writing for NBC fostered his interest in cracking bad jokes. Joe’s work has been quoted in the New York Times and Wall Street Journal on days when their editors made particularly strange decisions.
If you learned that two video game geeks from England have made more than $6 million off their low-budget YouTube channel, you might be wondering how to create a YouTube channel. There are plenty of reasons other than earning money from YouTube to make your own YouTube channel – it’s also a great way to . . .
Nothing on the Internet delivers guaranteed hilarity and adorableness like animal videos. Whether it’s lovable dogs breaking the rules, funny cats conquering cardboard boxes or baby foxes taking their first steps, animal videos remain the gold standard for quality, free entertainment on the world wide web. Let’s look at this week’s most popular viral web . . .
When your life justifiably revolves around NFL football, you need to know how to watch live football games somewhere other than just your living room. If you’ve cut the cable cord, it’s especially important to know how to watch live football free. After all, we’re not savages. Even without a satellite dish, a nearby sports . . .
If you’re getting your game face on for college football season, you may also want to catch your games online. There are so many sites streaming live college football online, though, that finding a specific game is harder than cramming for midterms. Two major television networks and one well-known cable network are all streaming college . . .
The renowned Spike & Mike’s Festival of Animation is underway this weekend, so we’ll draw our attention to the wild, weird and dazzling world of animated web videos. Some are complex computer-generated graphics created by big animation studios, others are simple stop-motion videos shot by one person goofing off with an iPhone.
Add to your list of issues with the new Windows 8 operating system the curious fact that it does not come with DVD playback software. So how do you play a DVD on Windows 8? Sure, there may be a DVD drive built into the side of your new or upgraded Windows 8 machine – . . .
UPDATED AUGUST 21, 2013 – WATCH 2013 U.S. OPEN LIVE The world’s longest-running tennis tournament returns again this year with the 2013 U.S. Open. From Monday, August 29 to Monday, September 9, the biggest names in international tennis will lob it out on the hardcourt at the prestigious Grand Slam tennis tournament in Queens, NY. . . .
YouTube got chic with geeks all week, with their inaugural Geek Week campaign to highlight gaming, superheroes and highly illogical feats of science. The best YouTube science channels have been given special promotional attention and a big-budget emphasis all week, with trailers for YouTube Geek Week playing after the credits of big summer movies and . . .
RealPlayer’s Daily Videos produces another parade of the best Internet movie trailers of this week. This week’s top five looks at movie trailer previews, but RealPlayer keeps tabs on the most popular videos in 15 different topical channels like Gaming, Music, Sports and more. You can also Bookmark the videos to store in your RealPlayer . . .