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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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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1440p Option Showing Up for LG G3 Users

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Good news for those of you who decided to pick up the LG G3 and all of its quad HD screen glory. Users are reporting that the YouTube app is now giving them the option of selecting 1440p as a quality option. I was able to verify this on my own LG G3 today also. No word... Read More

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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Samsung released 3 new Galaxy S5 ads and they’re kind of neat

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Samsung did a really good job in the ads department this time. Under the hashtag #Expect more they introduced 3 new ads and as we said, they’re not half bad. All 3 of them last around 30 seconds touting different features of the Galaxy S5. The first one is featuring a girl advertising a ...

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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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April Fools’ Day 2014: Google Style (Updated)

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Ah, yes. It’s that time of year again. Google is taking to the web to mislead it’s faithful followers by pulling some pretty elaborate stunts. Last year they tricked users into thinking Google Nose, Google Treasure Maps, and the Closure of YouTube “Submissions” were ...

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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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Hardware makers swing into action with new Android Wear

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In just one hour after the announcement of Google’s new Android Wear program, we already have quite a few big announcements regarding the new smartwatch OS. LG and Motorola announced their new smartwatches, while the new DevBytes video explains what Android Wear will look like to ...

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