The world of the professional journalist, formally schooled and trained in delivering the ‘Who, What, Why, When, and Where’ of a news story, has been turned upside down and inside out. The legendary sign-off, “And that’s the way it is,” by renowned CBS News broadcast journalist Walter Cronkite, has lost the resonance it once had. . . .
The Grand Slam tennis tournament of Wimbledon (June 25, 2012 – July 8, 2012) is grander than ever this year, at least for fans who hope to watch Wimbledon online. The world’s oldest tennis tournament, which kicked off Monday, June 25th is being streamed live online, free, and in HD. Of course, live matches are . . .
There are tons of things happening in the world of video daily. In this edition of video news, we tell you what to expect from the newest version of the Dropbox mobile application, the latest in display technology on the new MacBook Pro, and check-in on this month’s launch of AirTime. DROPBOX STREAMING VIDEO FOR . . .
The video conference of the future has arrived, and it’s every bit as out-of-this-world as a “Star Wars” hologram. Thanks to Canadian researchers who have developed a 3D video conference technology that projects a life-size, 360-degree, real-time holograph version of your video chat partner – whether they’re right next door, or in a galaxy far, . . .
If you care what’s going to be on TV in the next day or two, look at an issue of TV Guide. If you care what’s going to be on TV in the next five or ten years, take a look at what went down at the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) Show that took . . .
That shut-down, boarded-up Blockbuster video store is kind of a metaphor for the future of DVD and Blu-Ray movies. A new report shows that video streaming will surpass DVD and Blu-Ray discs as American’s favorite format for watching movies at some point this year. Thanks to popular video streaming sites like Netflix streaming video and . . .
Last-minute tax procrastinators get two big, lucky breaks on their 2012 income tax preparation. First, Tax Day 2012 doesn’t come until April 17. April 15 falls a Sunday this year, and Monday, April 16 is a little-known legal holiday in Washington, D.C. called Emancipation Day. IRS offices in the District of Columbia are closed that . . .
If you want to change the world, take notice—viral web videos are the new weapons of mass instruction. In recent weeks, a watershed of online videos has done as much to influence political sentiment than advertising or traditional organizing. The controversial but remarkably successful “Kony 2012” video is one of many recent examples showing how . . .
I didn’t make it to Las Vegas last month for the 2012 Consumer Electronics Show. (What, give up being snowed-in and bundled up like that kid in A Christmas Story for sun and fun in short sleeves at the year’s biggest tech-geek confab? Well, actually, yes. Please, boss, may I?) But that doesn’t mean I . . .
I stream more media than ever before. Nearly all the TV shows and movies I watch are streamed straight to my laptop or, via Apple TV, my home theater big screen. I want more of that, especially since I've severed my cable TV subscription. The options available are already formidable, and they’re growing — . . .