Tag Archive: YouTube


How to get the YouTube app for your Oculus Go

A couple of weeks ago, Oculus announced that an official YouTube app would be coming to your Oculus Go headset. Today the official YouTube VR app is finally live and available for download on every headset.

YouTube VR includes videos that range over a number of different genres. You can rock your socks off to 360° concerts, fly to the moon in a simulated flight, watch amazing documentaries, and so much more. Here’s how to grab it for  [Read More…]

It’s not just you — YouTube TV is down

Yes, again.

If you’re thinking to yourself “Ya know, you guys never mention the 99.9 percent of the time that YouTube TV is working just fine …” Well, you’re right. We don’t. But this isn’t one of those times and so we’re going to mention (again) that YouTube TV (and YouTube proper, along with YouTube Music, apparently) is struggling a bit this evening.

That in and of itself is not the end of the world. On the  [Read More…]

YouTube TV’s DVR feature is now a lot more powerful

You can now pause, fast forward, and rewind shows for many more channels.

YouTube TV is jam-packed with features to help you get the most out of your cord-cutting lifestyle — one of which is a cloud DVR that allows you to record shows and watch them at a later date. On October 4, YouTube TV announced that it’s partnering with a bunch of networks to make its DVR even better.

YouTube TV has announced on Twitter  [Read More…]

NBA League Pass is now available on YouTube TV

The add-on channel costs $ 40 a month, or you can get the full 2018-19 season for $ 249.

Way back when, YouTube TV teased that NBA League Pass was coming to the streaming service. Today, it is a reality.

You can get all out of market games — without commercials — for $ 40 a month. Or for $ 249 you’ll get the entire 2018-19 season.

NBA League Pass is just one of a number of add-on channels available  [Read More…]

Can Amazon Music Unlimited’s discounts beat YouTube Music’s selection?

We’re a virtual company made up of tech experts from across the globe. After years of using, abusing, and testing music services of every kind, we can say for certain which service is best for you.

YouTube Music

Bigger (beta) Selection

$ 12/mo at YouTube

Pros Truly unrivaled music database powered by YouTube. Easy controls and playlist sharing. YouTube Premium unlocks features in six apps. Cons Still working out a lot of bugs. Features needed before  [Read More…]

YouTube Gaming app is shutting down in March, moving to a web portal

There’s a new place to watch all of your favorite gaming YouTubers.

Back in 2015, Google launched its YouTube Gaming app to give gamers their own platform for separate features like Game Pages, Super Chat, and Channel Memberships. Since then, many of those features made their way to YouTube as a whole, and it seems as though YouTube Gaming no longer needs its own standalone app.

The YouTube Gaming app will be shutting down as of March  [Read More…]

YouTube has over 245 million monthly active users in India

Over 95% of YouTube’s video consumption in India is in regional languages.

At the 2018 Google for India event, Google announced key usage metrics for YouTube. The video streaming service has seen a monumental uptick in usage in India over the last two years on the back of affordable 4G plans, which in turn led to a wave of new creators joining the platform. YouTube started prioritising local language content in recent years, and the result is  [Read More…]

YouTube app now shows how much time you’ve spent watching videos

Google’s Digital Wellbeing initiative is all coming together.

During its I/O conference in May, Google spent a good chunk of time talking about its Digital Wellbeing efforts. Many of those tools are now available in Android P and the YouTube app already recommends taking a break now and then and gives you tools to help limit the number of notifications you receive.

Now, as part of an update that’s rolling out to the YouTube app, users can  [Read More…]

How to watch YouTube videos on the Lenovo Smart Display

This might be your new favorite way to binge YouTube.

Of all the smart home gadgets that have come out in the past couple of years, one that I’ve been particularly enthralled with is the Lenovo Smart Display — essentially Lenovo’s take on Google Home that just happens to have a 10.1-inch screen slapped onto it.

There are a lot of use cases for the Smart Display’s screen, but out of all of them, one of the  [Read More…]

What is a YouTube Signature Device and what phones are certified?

If you’ve never heard of a YouTube signature device until the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 launch, then you’re not alone. For many of us, that was the first time we ever heard of this certification. Join us as we dive deeper into what exactly a YouTube signature device is and what devices are currently certified.

What is a YouTube Signature Device?

In short, it is a device which has been certified by YouTube to provide you with the best video  [Read More…]