Google Unveils YouTube Red, a Premium Subscription Based Ad-Free Video Service Rivaling Netflix

Google Unveils YouTube Red, a Premium Subscription Based Ad-Free Video Service Rivaling Netflix

Google has unveiled YouTube Red, a Netflix like premium subscription video channel sans the advertisements. The YouTube Red series has already signed up 10 series and will include a music service. YouTube Red will cost $9.99 per month which incidentally matches up with the Netflix standard two-stream HD. That being said, it will be difficult to convince the users to […]

     
 
 

Sideplayer is a Chrome Extension which lets you Watch YouTube while you Browse the Web

Sideplayer is a Chrome Extension which lets you Watch YouTube while you Browse the Web

Youtube videos can be quite entertaining, but they also distract your from other productive things that you might be doing. But there’s a way to try and combine your work online and the next episode from your favorite Youtuber. Sideplayer is as a free Chrome extension which is described as the background TV for your browser. So, whatever you’re doing […]

     
 
 

Facebook is Allegedly Working to Bring 360-degree Videos via a Standalone Mobile App

Facebook is Allegedly Working to Bring 360-degree Videos via a Standalone Mobile App

Facebook has been lately experimenting with a handful of video options including the one which allows celebrities to stream their videos live for the followers. This time around the social networking giant has been allegedly working on a stand-alone video app, which would support 360-degree or spherical videos. The video footage is usually captured by a camera rig equipped with a […]

     
 
 

Google’s YouTube Gaming Streaming Site to Take on Amazon’s Twitch.tv, Starting Tomorrow

Google’s YouTube Gaming Streaming Site to Take on Amazon’s Twitch.tv, Starting Tomorrow

YouTube Gaming is all set to go public starting tomorrow and users can directly access the services by pointing their browsers to http://gaming.youtube.com. Users can check out who all are streaming and they can also start a stream by themselves. Coincidentally, this move comes exactly after one year after Google sold its Twitch.tv to Amazon. As of now, the site still […]

     
 
 

YouTube Will Soon Allow You to Make GIFs From Videos

YouTube Will Soon Allow You to Make GIFs From Videos

Nowadays, it seems that many changes are coming to YouTube, as only yesterday have we reported about the offline viewing feature for mobile users. Now new reports speak of another feature that has become increasingly popular recently – the transformation of videos into gifs. Along with the rise of such websites like 9Gag and other meme-aggregating communities, .gif files have […]

     
 
 

YouTube Makes Offline Video Viewing Available for Indian Mobile Users

YouTube Makes Offline Video Viewing Available for Indian Mobile Users

Google has started rolling out offline video playback for YouTube mobile users, but it’s currently available only on mobile devices in India, Indonesia or the Philippines. Google doesn’t mention on its official blog that the new feature is limited to Android devices only, but considering the countries in which it is launching at the moment, there’s a chance that this could be […]

     
 
 

Google to Launch Child-friendly Versions of Search, YouTube and Chrome

Google to Launch Child-friendly Versions of Search, YouTube and Chrome

Google seems to be working on child-friendly versions of some of its services, with YouTube, Chrome and the search engine said to be remade into new products, according to a recent story from the USA Today publication. Google’s vice president of engineering Pavni Diwanji, explained during a recent interview that the company wants to make children under the age of 12 are […]

 
     
 
 

Indian Android Users can Watch YouTube Videos Even When Offline

Indian Android Users can Watch YouTube Videos Even When Offline

In an interesting development, Google has announced that YouTube is going offline in India in the next few weeks, allowing users to save some videos to watch them even when they are not connected to the Internet. At the launch event of Android One in India, company’s executive, Ceaser Sengupta said: YouTube is popular here. You watch some videos again […]