Shelly Palmer Radio Report – January 21, 2014

Awww, your toddler and your puppy are wrestling and it’s adorable! Great! You’ll get to re-live this moment forever because you filmed the whole thing on your phone. Time to upload it to Facebook and … oh no, you shot the video in portrait mode and now it has those ugly black bars on the side that take up most of the screen. Don’t worry – we’ve all been there. Thanks to a new iOS app called Horizon, though, we’ll never be there again. Horizon makes sure your videos are shot in landscape mode, no matter how you hold your phone. Even if you rotate your phone while filming, the video stays in landscape. It might sound minor, but pretty much every screen we watch video on these days – from our phones to our laptops to our TVs – is meant for widescreen or landscape content. Horizon helps make sure all the memories we store on our phones will be preserved in an optimal way.

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Shelly Palmer

Shelly Palmer is Fox 5 New York's On-air Tech Expert (WNYW-TV) and the host of Fox Television's monthly show Shelly Palmer Digital Living. He also hosts United Stations Radio Network's, Shelly Palmer Digital Living Daily, a daily syndicated radio report that features insightful commentary and a unique insiders take on the biggest stories in technology, media, and entertainment. He is Managing Director of Advanced Media Ventures Group, LLC an industry-leading advisory and business development firm and a member of the Executive Committee of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (the organization that bestows the coveted Emmy® Awards).

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