Companies like Apple and Google are building tools into their platforms to help people reduce the amount of time they spend staring at their screens.
Yesterday, when Samsung unveiled the Galaxy Note 9, it proudly mentioned that the handset was a “YouTube Signature Device”. The new program from YouTube was silently launched around the same time as the Note 9’s unveiling and recommends the best smartphones for watching YouTube videos.
Depending on your YouTube usage, you might not be coming across new content, or channels, on a regular basis. YouTube would very much like to change that.
After 3 years of limited availability, Google is ditching YouTube Red and is replacing it with two new services with grand ambitions. There’s now going to be two new paid services from YouTube: YouTube Music Premium and YouTube Premium. And don’t worry, Google Play Music isn’t going anywhere. So what exactly does this mean? Will you need to pay twice if you want to watch YouTube music videos ad-free? Read on to find out.
Just a few hours after Re/code spilled the beans, YouTube has gone ahead and made YouTube Music official. With YouTube Music, Google/YouTube is offering you a single platform to access all your music and discover new ones as well.
YouTube will be launching a new version of its music service called YouTube Music next week where it will be offering customers access to on-demand music and its original content. The service will replace YouTube Red, which offered a similar service and even removed ads from all the videos on the platform.
For the first time ever, YouTube has made it to the top grossing charts on the iTunes App Store. This is thanks largely to the YouTube Red subscriptions that can be purchased within the app, along with the Super Chat feature which allows users to offer tips during live broadcasts on the platform. The data was shared by analytics group Sensor Tower.
Google is introducing a new dark mode to the YouTube app for iOS. The new “dark theme” can be activated by going to the Settings menu from under the account option.
Earlier today, it was reported that while YouTube TV was rolling out for Roku-branded streaming devices, the Apple TV app was coming “very soon”.
Back in October, the YouTube TV team announced that the app would arrive on Apple TV “soon”. Unfortunately, that didn’t pan out.