Valve's Source engine will make its big screen debut in a movie called Deep, Variety reported on Saturday. The small-budget animated movie will use Valve's engine as a low-cost solution for real-time rendering and editing, an unusual approach that may grow in popularity for smaller studios. The partnership between the developer and the film production team may also result in the release of the movie on Steam.
Did you miss out on VLC Player for iOS?
The popular video player port was on the App Store for three months before being removed in January 2011 because Apple’s FairPlay wrapper violated VideoLAN’s licensing agreement.
Fear not, there’s a solution to replace the venerable open-source video player on iOS. GPlayer (free, App Store) supports playback of numerous file formats, including: XVID/DIVX AVI, WMV, RMVB, ASF, H264, MKV, TS, M2TS, and more. You can sync videos via USB or Wi-Fi and it supports TV-out and AirPlay.
Research by mobile device management firm Zenprise found that Angry Birds was the most-blacklisted application among users enrolled in its Zencloud MDM service. Other mobile apps that companies blocked their employees from using at work include Facebook, Google Play, Dropbox, YouTube and Skype, Zenprise found. Interestingly, Zenprise also found that Skype was the most whitelisted app among its customers, thus making it the top app to appear on companies' blacklists and whitelists.
Hackers shut down a United States online video company on Wednesday that was being used by Russian activists to stream live video of protests in Moscow, prompting the company’s leaders to launch a Russian-language version of the site.
After filing a lawsuit against 24,583 individuals who allegedly downloaded the Oscar-winning film "The Hurt Locker," movie studio Voltage Pictures is at it again. This time, in a new lawsuit, they've added about 2,500 other alleged BitTorrent users to its list, according to TorrentFreak.