Editor’s Pick Benedivz debuted its site today where live webcam entertainers broadcast to viewers who donate to charity in exchange for seeing live performances and requested activities.
Editor’s Pick Money can’t buy you love, the Beatles told us. Neither can $33 million in venture capital and massive celebrity endorsements from stars like Jimmy Fallon, Snoop Dogg, Julia-Louis Drefus, Alicia Keys, and Jim Carrey.
You’re jamming out to your favorite track on Spotify, and then all of a sudden a song that makes your want to scream starts playing. Instead of running over to your computer and frantically pressing keys and clicking at your screen to make the madness end, Flutter lets you wave at your webcam to change the track.
Prism Skylabs, an online image-streaming service that lets businesses post current photos to social networking and media sites like Twitter, Facebook and Yelp, announced today it has raised more than $1 million in funding from investors like Zynga investor Yuri Milner and Eric Schmidt.
Chatroulette, the video chat service that lets users randomly meet up with each other, has been taken offline. A new version is expected to be launched tomorrow.
Webcams that support high-definition video chat have been around for some time now, but they’ve generally been too expensive, or too difficult to use, for most consumers. Logitech aims to change all of that with the introduction of its latest generation of high-definition webcams (which range from $39.99 to $99.99), and its new easy-to-use Vid HD software.
Starting next week, Skype will begin beta testing a new group video chat feature on Windows PCs, according to the Associated Press. The feature will let up to five people join in on a video chat simultaneously, which is a big leap from Skype’s current limit of two users to a video chat.