The race to 100 million paid subscribers was won by Spotify not too long ago. And while Apple Music is reportedly leading the charge in the U.S., the last reported total was 50 million paid subs for Apple’s service. But what about Google, which, technically, has two different streaming music services?
Ahead of the launch of Apple TV+ streaming service, YouTube — the world’s largest video streaming platform — has announced a major change in its original programming strategy. The company will now offer its original content for streaming on the ad-support version of YouTube.
Verizon is about to start offering a brand new premium subscription option for its customers, both for wireless and home subscribers. The company has announced it’s teaming up with Google to offer YouTube TV to those interested.
Streaming services are a dime-a-dozen these days, with even more on the way. Hulu and YouTube’s live TV options appear to be doing well enough.
The latest update to the YouTube iOS app adds a new gesture to the video player to quickly switch between videos. Next time you are watching a video on your iPhone, you can swipe left to go to the next suggested video, while swiping right will take you back to your previously watched video.
Apps need to support device displays if people actually want to enjoy them, but sometimes the rollout takes time or leads to more issues.
When Apple launched the iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, and the iPhone X last year, the company was ready for the High Dynamic Range craze with three new smartphones that support the richer colors and higher detail.
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.