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Enlarge (credit: Toolstotal) Charter Communications launched its mobile broadband service on June 30, and it’s throttling all video streams to DVD quality. “DVD-quality video streaming is supported. Video typically streams at 480p,” Charter notes in the “Pricing & Other Info” section of its mobile sign-up page. The quality limit is similar to one just imposed […]
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Enlarge / Cutting edge at the time, we swear. Doom (1993): Doom’s success lay not only with its addicting gameplay and technical innovations, such as its introduction of a portable game engine, but also in its innovative digital distribution. Note the prominent “shareware” advertisement on the top front of the game packaging. This groundbreaking game […]
The online image sharing community Imgur is launching video after years of hosting still images and GIFs on its platform. “This is a monumental shift for our future, and it furthers our commitment to becoming the world’s greatest community powered entertainment destination,” the company said in its blog post. The Verge reports: Roy Sehgal, Imgur […]
Next time you hear a song featured in a YouTube video and you are not sure what it is called, or who made it, you can find out by clicking (or tapping) the “show more” button. From a report: YouTube has announced that the platform is expanding the credits available on videos featuring music. The […]
An anonymous reader shares a report: To see the storm that online video game “Fortnite” has unleashed on the world, just visit Jett Sacher in Brooklyn. The 13-year-old spends an hour or two every day on the game with his friends and is not afraid to spend his pocket money on it – bit by […]
Enlarge / Variety is the spice of life, and Forza Motorsport 7 has a lot of variety. Early racing games, though? Phew… (credit: Turn 10 Studios) Like it or not, there’s no denying that the entire history of video games as a popular medium can be told through the steady evolution of three simple acts: […]
TV broadcasters are still wrapping their heads around 8K, but that isn't stopping NHK from pushing the technology forward. The Japanese industry giant is coming to the annual NAB trade show with a slew of 8K inventions, headlined by a high-speed cam…