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Amazon Prime Video app rolling out to Comcast Xfinity X1 customers

Amazon Prime members who use Comcast's Xfinity X1 service will soon be able to watch their favorite programs directly through their cable subscription.

SEE: The 5 best Netflix alternatives for streaming TV and movies

Amazon and Comcast have announced the launch of an Amazon Prime video app for Xfinity X1 customers. That means Amazon Prime will be accessible directly from the X1 online guide where Xfinity users will be able to browse Amazon's wide array of TV shows, movies, specials,... Read More »

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PowerDirector Review: A powerful and usable alternative for producing video

If you're looking for a professional-grade video editing app but have reservations about paying a monthly fee for your creative software, CyberLink has a powerful and affordable video-editing app that just may work for you. It's PowerDirector.

What is PowerDirector?

This is a nifty video editing package aimed at giving content creators all the tools needed to produce captivating stories in the form of video. PowerDirector isn't iMovie or Windows Movie maker. You're given a few more robust tools and... Read More »

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With Adobe Premiere Rush, sharpen your online video editing skills

It used to be a pipe dream to become a TV celebrity, but now people of all talents are finding fame in YouTube channels and other online video outlets. For some, producing videos is a full-time -- and occasionally extremely lucrative -- job. Others may find themselves creating in-house corporate or training videos.

But in every case, all that video footage needs to be edited. And the tools for slicing and splicing those clips tends to be either laughably simple or... Read More »

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Netflix to launch low-price mobile-only subscription in Asia

Netflix is now rolling out a mobile-only version of their service in select Asian markets in an effort to expand its 137 million customers base. For weeks, the content streaming giant has touted plans to create more content specifically for India and other Asian countries, and it is now testing out a low-priced version of its service that is available only for smartphones and tablets.

Reports have come out of Malaysia that Netflix is testing a version... Read More »

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Vine creators look to revive looping videos with Byte

Vine co-founder Dom Hofmann announced on Twitter yesterday that he plans to launch a new video looping app called Byte next spring. The platform's website says it is "a new looping video app by the creator of vine" and has a space designated to attract creators to the new service, even asking them if they were initially users of vine and what apps they use now.

Nearly 200 million monthly users flocked to Vine after it was founded... Read More »

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Apple enhances its Clips video app with new animated selfie scenes, stickers, and soundtracks

Those of you who want to create and share quick videos may want to try Apple's Clips app, especially with some of the cool new tricks and tools found in the latest version.

SEE: The best mobile apps for watching video

Apple has updated its Clips app for the iPhone and iPad with new content that you can add to spruce up your videos. The star of the show are the six new Selfie Scenes, which immerse you in a... Read More »

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Getting started with Premiere Rush, Adobe's new video-editing app

With the goal of creating an easy-to-use video-editing app that would let users create video for YouTube, Facebook, Instagram and other social-media platforms, Adobe has just release Premiere Rush. The new lightweight video editor is Adobe's next step in accelerating the creative experience with a dynamic link to Creative Cloud by letting users create video across platforms.

(For more on Adobe's vision and its plans for Premiere Rush check out my coverage of the recent Adobe Max conference... Read More »

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Adobe shows off full version of Photoshop on iPad Pro at Apple Event

The second Apple Event introduced the latest MacBook Air, Mac Mini, and iPad Pro. The new iPad Pro -- the thinnest iPad ever -- packs more pixels in a bigger display.

The new iPad focuses more on creativity and display.The new iPad will feature Adobe Photoshop CC in full. Adobe's Jamie Myrold gave a demonstration of the device's abilities for creatives.

Myrold used the new Apple Pencil to dive into pixel-level precision and, with a simple... Read More »

Topics: Apps And Software , Digital Photo Software , Graphic Design Software , iOS Software , Video Software

YouTube embedded videos now let you directly subscribe to a channel

You've spotted a cool YouTube video embedded on a webpage. You'd like to subscribe to the channel that created the video. In the old days, you'd have to head over to YouTube to access the video, find the channel, and subscribe to it. Well, not anymore.

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Thanks to the latest innovation to hit YouTube, you can now subscribe to a channel directly from an embedded video. The process is quick and simple.... Read More »

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With Adobe's new Premiere Rush app, create professional videos for YouTube and Instagram

Looking for a full-featured but friendly video editor to create online videos? You may want to take Adobe's new Premiere Rush CC app for a spin.

SEE: Facebook launches 3D photos to transform your everyday pictures

Unveiled at the Adobe Max Creativity Conference, Premiere Rush CC is designed specifically for online video creators who publish to such sites as YouTube and Instagram, according to Adobe. Through the app, you can capture and edit videos, apply color filters, add music... Read More »

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