Tag Archive: Premium


Sony Xperia XZ2 Premium goes up for pre-order in the US

Update: Launched in April, the Sony Xperia XZ2 Premium is finally available for pre-order in the US.

Interested parties can pick up the premium phone from Amazon for a whopping $ 999.99. There are two colors to choose from, Chrome Silver and Chrome Black.

The phone is sold unlocked and is compatible with GSM carriers such as AT&T, T-Mobile or Cricket Wireless.

We should also note that customers who place a pre-order for the Sony Xperia XZ2 Premium now, will  [Read More…]

How to disable background playback on YouTube Premium

Playing videos on YouTube without the screen on is a great feature, but it’s not one we all want turned on all the time.

Background playback is quite possibly the best part of YouTube Premium. Being able to start a fun playlist or a long discussion panel, turn off the screen, and listen while you keep going about your day is indispensable, but there are times where it can get annoying. For instance, you tap a Reddit  [Read More…]

YouTube Premium, Pokemon Go, and Datally (Podcast #14)

It has been another quiet few days in the world of smartphones, but there’s still plenty to talk about today. In this episode of the AndroidGuys podcast, we discuss a number of Google endeavors as well as major new features to Pokemon Go. Listen in as Scott and Andrew tackle Android Messages, Datally, YouTube Premium, and more.

Topics YouTube Premium and YouTube Music are live Pokemon Go gains friends and trading Google’s Datally app adds features Android Messages comes to  [Read More…]

How to change from YouTube Music to YouTube Premium

Sign up for YouTube Music but want Premium instead? Here’s how to switch.

YouTube Music and YouTube Premium are Google’s two premier subscription services for digital music and video content, and while YouTube Music isn’t necessarily a bad deal at $ 9.99/month, you might as well go all the way with YouTube Premium at $ 11.99/month.

The added benefits and features that come with YouTube Premium for just $ 2 more each month is more than worth  [Read More…]

How to sign up for YouTube Premium

YouTube’s $ 12/month subscription gets you a lot for your money.

YouTube Premium is finally here, and if you’ve got $ 12/month to spend, it’s absolutely worth the cash.

For that monthly fee, YouTube Premium grants you access to ad-free videos across all of YouTube, offline downloads, YouTube Original content, and all of the perks that come with YouTube Music.

Signing up for YouTube Premium is as easy as can be, and to get started, here’s what  [Read More…]

YouTube Music, YouTube Premium go live in 17 countries

Google on Monday confirmed that its new YouTube Music and YouTube Premium apps and services are available in 17 countries.

As we previously learned, YouTube Music is a music service designed around streaming with revised recommendations, playlists, stations, search, new and trending videos, offline playback, and other exclusives. A paid service, it costs users $ 10 per month.

YouTube Premium, on the other hand, is essentially a refreshed approach to its YouTube Red service. Included in the bundle are  [Read More…]

LG Q Stylus series is announced with mid-range specs and some premium features

LG has been quite prolific lately. After launching the V35 ThinQ last week, the company is back yet again with another new smartphone.

The company pulled the wraps off the LG Q Stylus, a mid-range handset coming with some premium features, which LG hopes will help differentiate it from the rest of the crop.

The Korean device maker will be offering three versions depending on market: the standard Q Stylus, Q Stylus+ and Q Stylus α.

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YouTube Music Premium doesn’t make sense, and that’s exactly why it exists

Audio-only and casting to Google Home are Premium features, but please don’t pay YouTube Music Premium to get them.

Let’s call a spade a spade: This is a price jump.

YouTube made several announcements this month, from the announcement of a “brand-new” YouTube Music to the evolution of YouTube Red into YouTube Premium. There were many things to get excited about in the new YouTube Music, but one thing made absolutely no sense: the pricing for  [Read More…]

How to get the most from YouTube Premium: Top tips and tricks

Need a helping hand with YouTube Premium? We’ve got your back.

If you’re a hardcore YouTube user, chances are you’re thinking about or already have subscribed to YouTube Premium. YouTube Premium offers an enhanced version of the YouTube you know and love for just $ 11.99/month, and for that price, you get a heap of benefits and perks to check out.

Knowing how to access these and tweak them to your exact liking will ensure you get  [Read More…]

What is YouTube Premium? Everything you need to know!

The service costs $ 11.99/month and gives you access to a ton of stuff.

Back in 2015, YouTube Red launched as a way for people to get an even better YouTube experience than what was offered in the free version. For $ 9.99/month, YouTube Red gave you access to ad-free videos, all-new original shows, and much more.

YouTube Red is now being replaced by YouTube Premium, and for folks that are hardcore or just moderate YouTube users,  [Read More…]