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Facebook reveals Vine-like 15 second video sharing for Instagram

Today, Facebook's own Mark Zuckerberg took the stage to announce what they've been calling a "new product" for the past few days. We've been wondering and reporting on rumors, but can now confirm exactly what they've been working on. Updates to Instagram! Facebook has just announced they'll be one-upping Vine with their own 15 second video clips for Instagram. Get ready for those short clips covered in more Instagram filters folks.

Skype video message service launched for all

Skype is world renowned for offering a messaging service that allows you to not only call someone (basically replacing the home phone) through your computer, but also to video call them as well. The best part about Skype is that it also does this through mobile format as well. So when we heard that Skype had launched a "Video Message" service, we were intrigued, and wanted to know, what is it?

Samsung stress test video may relieve Galaxy S 4 owners stress

It's a common thing for your phone to just slip out of your hands, get knocked out, fall backwards out of your pocket, fall of your desk, etc etc. It happens to everyone, and no one can escape the fact that some phones just are not made for that sort of thing. Enter Samsung, with this video showing just how much physical abuse they put onto their products before letting them out into consumer hands, and you may just feel some mental relief.

iOS 7 “parallax effect” on Android: 3D Image Live Wallpaper available now

During the Apple keynote yesterday we saw a lot of interesting and exciting new things with iOS 7, many of which have been available on Android for some time, but we won't get into that now. The most impressive new feature and UI aspect (for me) was this "liveliness" 3D wallpaper doing the parallax effect. Showing the background image move as you tilt the device. Thanks to an eagle-eyed reader we've learned this is nothing new for Android. Check out our hands-on below of what surely is my favorite new app.

Google I/O 2013 summed up in 5 minute highlight video

We know Google I/O is one of those coveted experiences and developer conferences that tons of you want to enjoy. Whether you're a fan or developer of Android, Chrome, YouTube, and more. While sadly not everyone that wants to attend gets to (tickets sell out fast) Google always posts the events online. They were nice enough to live stream the sessions, and now have posted their annual round-up highlight video.

Samsung GALAXY S 4 advert shows the company’s cute side

Samsung surely isn't showing any signs of slowing down with their advertising campaigns. In fact, they're only going to increase now that all major US carriers and more are offering their latest flagship GALAXY S 4 smartphone. Instead of poking fun at the iPhone we're seeing Samsung's sensitive side in this latest ad spot. Check it out after the break.

Vine for Android is down: it’s not just you

After a rather long wait and several coming soon style promises, Vine has been officially announced for Android. We saw the announcement a bit earlier this morning, but it looks like the launch is not going quite as well as one could have hoped. The app hadn't yet begun showing in the Play Store when the earlier announcement hit and while that has since changed, there are still some issues.