October 23, 2013 |
Nokia announced a new tablet and two new smartphones this week, but perhaps the most significant move the company made was adding the Instagram and Vine apps to its devices running Windows Phone operating system. Since being caught off guard by the Apple iPhone and devices running on Google Android, Nokia has been trying hard to bounce back in the smartphone market. To stand out, the Finnish company decided to go with Microsoft's Windows Phone software for its smartphones' operating system.
August 21, 2013 |
In a very nonchalant tweet Tuesday, Vine announced that it has now surpassed 40 million users. How much growth is that? A whopping 207% since it hit 13 million just two months ago. Though Vine has only been around since January, it has quickly become a leader in the short-video market, and a big reason for that is its users, whom are passionate about making six-second videos with the iPhone and Android app. Vine has had to compete with...
August 12, 2013 |
Limited to just six seconds, it can be tough to squeeze an athletic trick into a Vine video post, but when users do, it's pretty impressive. Whether it's basketball tricks, ninja-like moves or good ol' physical humor, here are the top five athletic Vines of 2013 so far. If I've missed any, let me know in the comments. 'How to dodge a kick' Do you constantly find yourself being kicked at? Well don't just stand there -- learn from the Vine below and dodge! This Vine shows two girls fighting (it's probably a fake fight)
July 12, 2013 |
IPhone owners, be jealous: Android users are getting a Vine feature you can't have. The Vine app for Android received an update Thursday afternoon that brought it up to date with many new features that were also recently added to the iPhone version of the app. Those features include a new look for the camera interface that lets users place grid lines; channels that users can categorize their videos into; and the ability to "revine," where users...
July 3, 2013 |
Vine, the mobile application that enables users to create six-second videos, released a significant update Wednesday, adding privacy settings, video-shooting tools and new opportunities to discover interesting videos. The changes are available immediately on Apple devices. All the updates will be available on Android devices next week. The company, owned by Twitter, had teased about improvements last month the day before Facebook's Instagram introduced video sharing. Instagram has 10 times more users than Vine.
June 28, 2013 |
SAN FRANCISCO -- Twitter Chief Executive Dick Costolo said this week that he's not worried about Facebook's launch of video on Instagram, which competes directly with his company's product Vine. "Other people can replicate that or take pieces of it if that's what they want to do," Costolo said. But one week into the battle for video between the two powerful social networks and Instagram appears to have -- at least temporarily -- dampened enthusiasm for Vine. The sharing of Vine videos plunged on June 20, the day Instagram unveiled video for the first time, says Matt McGee, editor-in-chief of SearchEngineLand.com.