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I Shopped With Samsung Pay All Over NYC But It Couldn't Kill My Credit Card

Paying with your phone has always been a confusing experience thanks to competing standards and scattered compatibility. Samsung Pay is a new payment system that it says works everywhere you can swipe a credit card — but only on Samsung’s newest phones. It’s not going to be available in Australia until 2016, but you can watch it at work in this video.

Chromecast And Chromecast Audio Hands-On: Damn, These Seem Promising

As predicted, today Google unleashed not one but two Chromecast devices. They’re both impressive. I just spent a little time with both of them and here are my impressions.

Watch Five Minutes Solid Of Louis C.K. On Mobile Phones 

Louis CK has a track record for amusing commentary about phones. Now, the A to Z Review has compiled a solid five minutes of it into one video. You will laugh, you will wince, you will question modern life.

Facebook And Oculus Will Bring Insane 360-Degree Video To Your News Feed

Working with its recently acquired Oculus VR division, Facebook will soon bring short, immersive, 360-degree videos to your News Feed. That lets you look in any direction within an image, as though you were really there. It’s Facebook’s first project with Oculus to bring VR-like technology to the main service.

How To Stop Videos From Auto-Playing In Your Browser

Whether it’s a music clip on YouTube, a Flash ad on a news site or the latest viral sensation on Facebook, most videos you come across on today’s web want to get going without any input from you — and that can cause problems with bandwidth as well as audio output you weren’t expecting. Here’s how to tackle the issue in your browser of choice.

4K Video On The iPhone 6s Is The Future, And No One Will Care

I’ve been pondering Apple’s addition of 4K video recording on the new iPhone 6s and 6s plus. My feeling is simple, and applies to many facets of any new Apple product. Please, oh please. Do not let yourself be roofied by Apple ads and marketing-speak that will attempt to sell 4K as magical rainbow juice from above. Do not get sucked into the whirlwind of spectacular images Apple shows off.

Instagram Video Ads Are About To Double In Length

Video ads have been popping up on Instagram for a while now — but they’re about to get longer and appear from a broader range of companies. Great?

A Clever Google Algorithm Could Make 4K Video Half The Size

Viewers of Silicon Valley will appreciate the earth-shattering importance of compression algorithms. To most everyone else, it’s a geeky bit of maths that’s of no particular interest. But when Google promises an algorithm that can cut the bandwidth needed to stream a video in half, things get a little more interesting.

This Video Stabilisation Software Is Totally Bonkers

Video: I’d love to produce beautiful clips from my GoPro, but whenever I load it into an editing suite, I notice that no amount of software help can make it smooth. A new tool might be about to join my kit bag, however, with the release of this crazy new stabilising tool.

Turn Your iPhone Into A Crappy 1985 Camcorder With This App

Given the popularity of apps like Instagram that intentionally make your photos look like garbage shot on film, it’s no surprise there’s finally an app that lets your iPhone or iPad shoot video that looks like it was recorded with a VHS camcorder from the mid-1980s.

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