YouTube’s music streaming service almost ready for launch, according to CEO

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YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki spoke about YouTube’s upcoming music streaming service and stated that the service will offer offline playback and other functionality with competitors. Whilst no additional granular details were offered about the service, Wojcicki is optimistic that the service ...

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FireTube app released – listen to YouTube like a music player

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A while ago, you may remember rumours surfacing of an all new YouTube subscription service that would turn the video site into a more music focused orientation, allowing for offline and audio-only listening. Whilst such a service is still just a rumour, there is an interesting new app in the ...

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Google’s YouTube streaming subscription service is only weeks away

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It should come of no surprise that Google is planning on turning YouTube into a music streaming subscription service, focused on remixes, concerts, and up-and-coming artists, since we’ve heard it before, but that may be happening sooner than expected. Google’s YouTube service is ...

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YouTube invests in new content for creators

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YouTube is easily one of the largest places, if not thee largest place, for the budding content creator to rise to stardom. It also allows a place for large corporations to display their latest works from music videos to movie trailers. But the heart of YouTube exists in the channels. And they ...

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Samsung YouTube video touts handwriting in Galaxy Note 4 teaser

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Samsung, excited about its upcoming Unpacked event, has begun teasing its big reveal. A new video hitting YouTube called [Ready to Note?] Your Note for Handwriting highlights all of the benefits of writing things down instead of typing them out. We also see a number of ways in which writing can ...

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Plans leak showing Google’s YouTube streaming plan called ‘Music Key’

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YouTube has been rumoured for a while to be exploring the music streaming business and it looks like plans for Google to make such a service happen have leaked early. Due to be called YouTube Music Key, the service is set to be aligned with a renamed Google Play Music Key, and will cost the... ...

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Download and install Google Search 3.6, Google Play Music 5.6 and YouTube 5.9 apps manually [APKs]

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Google Search, Google Play Music and YouTube all got updated by Google. Versions 3.6, 5.6 and 5.9 respectively. If you’re not willing to wait for updates to show up in your Google Play Store (if they haven’t already), you can find the download links at the bottom of the article and ...

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Reuters: YouTube to debut paid music service

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With recent criticism that YouTube’s current free video website might block music videos from labels that do not agree to its terms, the Google subsidiary said Tuesday that it plans to launch a paid streaming music service. YouTube did not comment on the matter, except for stating the ...

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YouTube v5.7 debuts with streaming quality picking

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After updating Hangouts, Google gives some love to YouTube as well. YouTube gets yet another great and long-awaited feature in the newest update. Choose the quality of your YouTube video stream. This feature is long overdue if you ask me. Every time I watch a YouTube video via mobile data I ...

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Watch YouTube videos while using other apps with Viral Popup [App of the Day]

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Google’s stock youtube player is great, but if that app leaves you wanting more look no further than Viral Popup (Youtube Player). Viral Popup is a full-featured Youtube player designed for phones and tablets.  It has a familiar user interface and all the usual options that we have become ...

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YouTube to acquire Twitch in billion dollar deal

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YouTube, owned by Google, is acquiring the popular videogame-streaming company Twitch for more than $1 billion.  The deal is an all cash offer and is expected to be annoounced very soon. Twitch is a San Francisco based company that allows users to upload and watch live gameplay videos which can ...

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Google: We’re aware of issues with YouTube app crashing

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With enhanced functionality being introduced to Google Now, it seems that the recent update to the app has somehow introduced issues with the YouTube app crashing. The good news is Google is aware of it and have advised that a backend fix has been issued so if you were experiencing YouTube ...

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YouTube secretly hiding code for offline playback, unlimited Music Pass, background listening

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Tucked away inside of the most recent version of the Android YouTube app are hints of things to come. As discovered by Android Police, the app contains traces of stuff we’ve already heard about as well as new, fun stuff. Chances are good that most of you have already learned of ...

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YouTube readying on-demand music service

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I can’t tell you how many times a week I receive a link to a music video on YouTube. While many of my friends use it to discover music, I have never looked at the site as a way to listen to music. Apparently I’m in the minority. According a report by Billboard, YouTube is... Read More

YouTube ‘Add to Device’ to allow offline playback up to 48 hours later

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An upcoming update to the YouTube experience will soon allow for offline playback of videos on your smartphone. Slated to arrive in November, the “Add to Device” feature will let users watch videos in cases where a data connection is not present. You’ll be able to view clips ...

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