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YouTube Gaming is now live, iOS app available too

YouTube Gaming is now live, iOS app available too

Google always planned on releasing YouTube Gaming in the summer months, and it looks like it’s ready to launch the Twitch competitor.

Apple in talks with YouTube stars over potential ad campaign

Apple in talks with YouTube stars over potential ad campaign

Apple is in talks with a number of successful YouTubers over a potential advertising campaign, according to a new report. The Cupertino company met with video creators at this year’s VidCon conference, one of whom, Louis Cole, has confirmed he’ll be working with Apple in the future.

YouTube for iOS now supports vertical videos and push notifications

YouTube for iOS now supports vertical videos and push notifications

Google has updated its YouTube app for iOS to add support for vertical videos and push notifications. Users now have the ability to watch vertical videos in fullscreen while retaining their orientation, so that they’re a lot less painful to watch.

Google announces YouTube Gaming to take on Amazon’s Twitch, launches this summer along with an iOS app

Google announces YouTube Gaming to take on Amazon’s Twitch, launches this summer along with an iOS app

Recently, it was discovered that Apple had baked in a new feature into iOS 9 called ReplayKit, which allows iOS gamers to record app videos and gameplay.

YouTube is dropping support from older devices, including older Apple TV and iOS devices

YouTube is dropping support from older devices, including older Apple TV and iOS devices

In a public blog post made by YouTube on April 20, the video content service announced that changes being made behind the scenes are ultimately leading to the dropping of support for many older devices.

Redesigned YouTube app for iPhone reportedly revealed before being pulled

Redesigned YouTube app for iPhone reportedly revealed before being pulled

According to Google’s Operating System blog, the company is working on a redesigned YouTube app for the desktop player. But those changes could be trickling down to the mobile experience, too.

Google launches YouTube Kids app for iOS; US only for now

Google launches YouTube Kids app for iOS; US only for now

As a report had indicated last week, Google has gone ahead and unveiled a YouTube app for kids called YouTube Kids. Its the first product that Google has built from the ground up for kids that is aimed at making it safer and easier for your little ones to browse and watch videos on topics they want. 

YouTube switches to HTML5 by default; proves Steve Jobs was right about Flash

YouTube switches to HTML5 by default; proves Steve Jobs was right about Flash

The biggest video platform on the web is finally ditching Flash. YouTube has announced that all videos will now load in HTML5 by default when you watch them in a number of popular browsers, including Chrome, Firefox, and Safari.

YouTube launches ‘YouTube Music Key’ music subscription service for $7.99 per month

YouTube launches ‘YouTube Music Key’ music subscription service for $7.99 per month

After months of rumors, YouTube today finally announced its own ad-free music subscription service –YouTube Music Key beta — which also offers offline and background music playback. 

YouTube for iOS updated, now supports iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus

YouTube for iOS updated, now supports iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus

Updating to iOS 8 is only part of the equation, thanks to the bigger screens present on the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, and now Google has updated their YouTube iOS app to support the larger displays.