Suppose I want to mention some smartphone application on my Hub. Am I allowed to use its screen short and still monetize my article? And can same with done with videos of that which I have recorded myself using screen recorder?
You have to be careful of violating copyright, so check with the app/game's creator/owner before assuming it's okay. They'll probably love it that you asked, and you may be able to establish a good working relationship with them regarding future products.