Tag Archive: YouTube


YouTube went down earlier today, but it should be fixed now

Users are reporting trouble loading videos and the home page.

YouTube is one of the most visited sites on the internet, and seemingly everybody’s favorite way to learn new information or just kill time … and for many, it’s down today.

A number of users have been reporting error messages and problems loading YouTube’s home page and videos over the last hour; for some, thumbnails and text won’t load on the main feed, while others are having  [Read More…]

Ready to be a YouTube star? This $29 training bundle will kick start your influencer career

Like it or not, YouTube has become a tried and tested way to earn income. Whether you’re a grease monkey mechanic recording your tune-ups and oil changes or an established brand with a multimedia empire, YouTube is a platform worth investing in.

There are people making thousands of dollars per month from creating YouTube content. Some folks are earning millions per year; take a look at 7-year-old Ryan, who earned more than $ 22 million last year, reviewing toys.

How  [Read More…]

Shield TV gets Amazon Music and 5.1 audio for YouTube with latest update

Google Assistant is also now available in three new countries.

Whether you’ve owned an NVIDIA Shield TV for a while now or are thinking about picking one up as a Christmas present (Pst, it’s on sale for just $ 142 right now) everyone’s favorite Android TV box is about to get even better thanks to the new SHIELD Software Experience 7.2 that’s rolling out to users now.

One of the biggest things included with this update is  [Read More…]

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…]