New reports claim that YouTube is coming up with a stand-alone music streaming service next year. This means that YouTube will be taking on the rivals Spotify, Apple Music and gear up alongside Google Play Music which was launched in 2011. Read More
Google had announced earlier in April the launch of YouTube Go beta App in India. It is very similar to YouTube, just that it can work on poor internet connections and lower data speeds. This app is basically aimed for developing countries where majority of the people have limited internet connection. Read More
A few months after its official launch in the US, YouTube Kids will now be available for Android and iOS devices in Australia, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand, and the United Kingdom. Malik Ducard, global head of family and learning at YouTube, said in a statement that following its launch in the U.S. in February, the App has been downloaded more than 10 million times globally. Read More
YouTube has, over the years, become a free music service for thousands of people all across the globe. According to sources, three major record labels are considering their options to take off music videos from YouTube due to lack of revenue from Google and its slow paced efforts to add paid tiers and better monetize the service. With the labels having very little say in context to the platform’s grip on its ad policy, sales channel and monetization, the platform also pays the lowest royalty rate amongst its competitors with a split of 45% to YouTube and 55% to the respective label. Read More
Downloading videos from YouTube using a downloader from the many options available in Google Play seems a good way to go. But there are times when YouTube is just not enough. There are other major and minor sites you may need to use to find a video, movie, song, or other media content. That’s where Vidmate comes into the picture. Featuring in the list of the ‘top new apps’ on google play, we certainly can expect a lot from this App, Read More
Twitch is an extremely popular video game streaming site which apparently has got more peak traffic than Facebook. The San Francisco-based company lets users upload and watch, live gameplay videos for free that can be streamed from Microsoft Xbox and PlayStation 4 consoles. According to Twitch, it has more than 45 million monthly users of which more than 1 million members upload videos each month. It also distributes CBS Interactive’s GameSpot, Joystiq and Destructoid shows on it. Read More
In an effort to be environment friendly, Apple has posted a new video and an official webpage on its website that highlights the work Apple is doing to help the environment. Apple’s main goal – leave the world better than we found it. The Better film features Tim Cook’s voiceover. Check out the page here.
Apple has released two more video ads dubbed “Light Verse” and “Sound Verse” which are 30 second variants of the 90 second “Your Verse” Apple ad. You can find Light Verse embedded above and Sound Verse embedded below –
With the release of iOS 6, Apple may have removed its YouTube App from the table, but that didn’t stop Google from developing their own standalone version, available on the Apple App Store. And now, Google has updated the App, making a few improvements for iOS 7 compatibility, and adding a few features.