What Is Meerkat, and Should You Even Bother?

Meerkat is a carnivorous mongoose native to Africa, but if you've been within 30 feet of a Twitter account the last two weeks, this little guy's name has been appropriated for something else entirely: a new iOS app, hard lined straight into Twitter, that brings live streaming to the social network. So what exactly is… » 3/09/15 11:35am 3/09/15 11:35am

You Can Now Livestream from a GoPro Using Your iPhone

GoPros make getting action footage amazingly easy, and now, thanks to Livestream, you'll be able to show everyone online your eXXXtreme skillz in real time. » 10/06/14 2:40pm 10/06/14 2:40pm

Watch Google's I/O Keynote Right Here, Right Now

It may just be a timer countdown for now, but at noon today the video above will turn into a livestream of Google's I/O keynote. We'll be liveblogging here as well—the stream usually lags, and doesn't come with jokes—but for your full A/V experience, check the above. » 6/25/14 9:15am 6/25/14 9:15am

Google Glass Livestream App Makes Broadcasting Your Vision Even Easier

The new Livestream app for Google Glass makes showing the entire world exactly what you're looking at easier than before. Though you've already been able to broadcast directly from the specs using Google Hangouts, the new app underscores what makes people most uncomfortable about Glass: It's creepy! » 4/07/14 12:15pm 4/07/14 12:15pm

Watch NASA Crash a Helicopter on Purpose Right Here, Right Now

Want to watch a copter crash live and guilt-free? Of course you do. Well you're in luck: NASA is serving one up right now. » 8/28/13 12:49pm 8/28/13 12:49pm

Watch a Star Explode, Live, Right Here Right Now

Seems like whenever a star is discovered, it's just a countdown until the inevitable crash and burn. It happened to Lindsay Lohan and Macaulay Culkin, and tonight it's happening to the just-spotted star Nova Del 2013. Located yesterday by an amateur astronomer, the erupting white dwarf is getting brighter and hotter… » 8/15/13 6:50pm 8/15/13 6:50pm

Now You Can Live Stream On YouTube Without Being A Queen Bee

The internet is a constant popularity contest, and everyone is trying to collect followers, friends, shares, likes, hearts, views, +1s etc. You know the soul crushing drill. But YouTube wants to change the conversation. They've lowered the bar so you only need 100 or more subscribers to be able to live stream. » 8/04/13 9:25am 8/04/13 9:25am

8 of the Internet's Most Adorable, Time-Wasting Animal Live Cams

Last spring, the inexplicably captivating live stream of brown bears catching salmon surfaced on explore.org and took the internet by storm. But even though it's not quite salmon season yet, that doesn't mean we should deprive ourselves the joys of watching a puppy sleeping in real time for 20 minutes. » 5/08/13 2:00pm 5/08/13 2:00pm

Watch the iPad Mini Livestream Right Here

We'll be liveblogging our butts off today when Apple drops new goodies, but if you want to watch what's happening in California too, we've got your video right here. » 10/23/12 12:45pm 10/23/12 12:45pm

How to Be a Citizen Journalist Without Getting Killed

Last night, while the local news affiliate was off refueling its helicopter, police fired tear gas into a crowd of Occupy Oakland protesters. Which made citizen journalists, who captured and distributed the action even while being assailed, themselves, suddenly indispensable. » 10/26/11 5:14pm 10/26/11 5:14pm

Teradek Cube Broadcasts Live Video From Your Camera Over Wi-Fi or…

Running in the $2000 range, it might not be the most practical way to show far flung relatives your kid's birthday party, but for those in the business of live streaming, the Teradek Cube crams a lot of solution in a little package. The deck of cards-sized box is a miniature, battery-powered H264 encoder that sends… » 3/08/11 12:06pm 3/08/11 12:06pm

Peek Into NASA's Workshop and See the Curiosity Mars Rover Being Built

Hot robot action is live-streaming NOW from the Mars Science Laboratory in Pasadena, California. There may be no audio, but that's ok because we only want to see what's under the hood of the Mars-destined rover anyway. [NASA via Gizmag] » 10/27/10 9:00am 10/27/10 9:00am

Watch Today's Apple Event Online

You don't have to breathe up against the windows of Apple's San Francisco event, because they've just announced a livestream online, starting at 10am PST / 1pm EST. Remember to keep your eyes on Giz too. Details below: » 10/20/10 9:30am 10/20/10 9:30am

Not On a Mac or iPad? Watch the Apple Keynote Here

Don't have an approved Apple device to watch today's keynote? We've got you covered. Gizmodo and Livestream are restreaming the keynote right to your Flash-enabled browser. It's like you're really using a Mac! [Live.Gizmodo.com] » 9/01/10 12:40pm 9/01/10 12:40pm

Porn Video Sneaks Into Nokia N8 Chinese Announcement Broadcast—UPDATED

Make this a lesson in how to drum up some much-needed interest in a should-be-obsolete phone: ensure your Chinese live-stream announcement gets hacked with a snippet of porn. Works a charm! UPDATED » 8/27/10 5:20am 8/27/10 5:20am

How To Use Your Canon DSLR As A Webcam

If the Canon EOS 5D Mark II was good enough to film the entire season finale of House on, there it should be more than adequate to use as a Skype webcam. But how? » 6/07/10 8:00pm 6/07/10 8:00pm

Funeral Webcasting: Horrifying, or Totally Horrifying?

There goes that last frontier of decency. Or did it? I could almost buy into this being at worst an unfortunate necessity, when friends and loved ones are ill or abroad. That is, until I watched the official sales pitch. » 1/20/10 11:00pm 1/20/10 11:00pm

Xbox Live May Kill Cable With Live Streaming Sports From ESPN

While you never necessarily needed cable, the one gap in internet video service has always been the lack of live sports. According to the NY Times, Microsoft and Disney are looking to change that, bringing ESPN to your Xbox Live. » 1/18/10 4:23pm 1/18/10 4:23pm