Various users across the globe have started reporting that they’re unable to access multiple Google services such as Gmail, Google Drive, and YouTube. This might be the effect of millions of people increasing their internet bandwidth consumption amid the COVID-19 lockdown.
YouTube Music users will finally get a chance to sing along thanks to the new lyrics feature. Google announced the lyrics feature for YouTube Music on iOS and Android. This means that you no longer need to rely on your browser or a third-party app for lyrics.
As the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic forces companies and governments all over the world to advise people to work from home, video streaming services like Netflix, Prime Video, and YouTube have started downgrading video quality in some regions. This is to help preserve the internet bandwidth for people working from home.
YouTube’s new Explore Tab has replaced Trending. YouTube’s Explore Tab is rolling out for both Android and iOS users. Google has detailed the new Explore Tab in a blog post and mentions that Explore will replace the Trending tab.
YouTube has redesigned its homepage. The updated homepage apparently sports a cleaner design and makes more space for videos and their titles. The update also bakes in new features like “Add to Queue” to the desktop version.
Google has updated the YouTube Music app with a new feature. The update gets a feature that allows users to switch between songs and music videos with a tap of the button.
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.