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Twitter may soon be able to clean up crappy videos

Twitter might have helped push the livestreaming model forward with its Periscope platform, but it’s brought us more vertical, shaky video than perhaps any source gone before. That may change in the future though, as it’s just acquired a London start up which could help clean up terrible quality footage …

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Oculus digital platform now supports Facebook

Although the specifics of how Oculus VR’s digital store and home-hub platform will work are still mostly unknown, we do know that it can support Facebook. Although unsurprising considering the social network is the parent company of the VR startup, this is something that could really separate Oculus’ Rift headset …

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Sunless Sea’s Underzee is even more foreboding in Zubmariner

Travelling around the Underzee in Failbetter Games’ Sunless Sea is never a simple matter. There’s monsters to avoid, caverns to navigate and the ever present danger of your crew eating one another when supplies run low. But at least you don’t have to worry about giant, ray-like creatures that look …

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4-inch iPhone 5e/6c shown off in leaked video

Apple is returning to 4-inch smartphones this year with the iPhone 5e/iPhone 6C. While we still aren’t entirely sure what name Apple is going with for the device, a leaked video released today has shown it off in its entirety. While previous rumours suggested that the device may look more …

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Kim Dotcom releases $24 million music video, ‘Good Life’

Kim Dotcom might not be living the good life so much these days, having moved out of his mansion and facing extradition, but he did once. Back before his arrest in 2012, he did just about whatever he wanted, when he wanted, as his recently re-released song, ‘Good Life’ attests to. Featuring …

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Nvidia pretends to drop a living room from a plane

Nvidia is looking to push its Shield set-top box once again, with a promotion and accompanying video that showcases the CG potential of Nvidia hardware. It appears to drop a living room from a plane, including gamer, TV, and Shield, but Nvidia wants you to guess whether it’s really happening, …

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Facebook to take on Youtube with new media player

While Facebook might have started its days as a way to share pictures, status updates and pokes, it’s become something much more in the years since. Today one of its biggest facets is the sharing of video, which people can do just as easily as other, more video focused sites. …

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Is ASMR better in VR, 360 degree video?

Autonomous sensory meridian response, or ASMR, is a phenomenon that unless you can experience it yourself, seems completely bizarre. The idea that a voice or a sound can create a feeling of euphoria or relaxation, is strange enough, but when you factor in the role plays and banal, one-sided conversations …

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FreeSync explained by Bill Donnelly from Sapphire

As the AMD PR machine ramps up to full speed on its G-Sync alternative, FreeSync, KitGuru spoke with Bill Donnelly from Sapphire Technology about this new option for gamers.  Traditionally, the refresh rates for screens were fixed, while the frame rate output from a graphics card would vary under load. …

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Would you pay for YouTube? Google think so

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It’s no secret that YouTube is the go to source for instantly watching online videos these days, with YouTube access being a consideration when people are buying anything from tablets and phones, to consoles and TVs, let alone PCs. But now that YouTube is in such a dominant position, as …

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Skype, now with Spanish and English Babel fish

Skype announced several months ago that it would soon be rolling out it’s real time voice translation service for customers. Today it begins the first small step of that roll out, with users speaking Spanish and English now able to talk to each other over Skype voice or video chat …

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Paul McCartney is a Hologram in Destiny single video

Paul McCartney is known for many different musical achievements, but until recently, writing for video games wasn’t one of them. However, with the release of Bungie’s Destiny, came a track called Hope for the Future, written and performed by Mr McCartney. Now, along with the song’s single release, he’s appeared …

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Youtube adds support for 60 FPS video

Youtube announced earlier this year that it had plans to implement a 60 frames per second video standard, that those uploading videos at 720P or higher could take advantage of, and it wasn’t lying. Now that feature has been implemented and with the ongoing debate between gamers and developers over …

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Facebook buys video ad-firm Liverail for half billion

Facebook has been throwing its financial weight around this week once again, announcing the purchase of yet another firm, this one a video advertising company called LiveRail. Costing the social network a reported $500 million (£291 million), it’s expected that Facebook will leverage its content matching technology to add relevant adverts …

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Youtube to add 60FPS feature in future

As part of its yearly VidCon gathering of users and video creators, Youtube has announced a whole host of features that will be coming to the video sharing site over the next few months. Most of it is designed to give creators more ways to interact with their fans or …

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Megashare to shut down over hosting issues

Megashare, one of the world’s most prominent movie and TV streaming websites, has announced an end to its services in the near future, due to what is simply described as “problems with video hosting  company.” The site currently uses third party services like Google, Putlocker and Sockshare to achieve its …

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Apple store prankster talks drivel and takes bribes

Imagine a world where the overly friendly young chaps and chap-esses in an Apple store didn't actually have a clue what they were talking about, regularly make up technology to describe what your looking at and were happy to accept bribes. KitGuru checks out secret cam footage of this alternative reality.

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Sapphire explains why its new Toxic models are so cool

With a huge release of updated AMD products in Q4 this year, many manufacturers decided to launch with standard coolers (reference design). When KitGuru looks back across all of the new Radeons, one cooling solutions stands out – and that is the Toxic cooler fitted to the R9 280X and …

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