Tag Archive: YouTube


YouTube Kids app updated with new features

Everybody loves YouTube, especially little kids, thanks to the YouTube Kids app launched back in February. YouTube have recently announced it will introduce new features for both their kid viewers and their parents, making it easier for the whole family to enjoy their favorite videos.

YouTube Kids now supports casting, so that videos on the app can now also be watched on the big screen including Chromecast, Apple TV, gaming consoles and smart TVs. The update also introduces guest-curated playlists,  [Read More…]

Last chance to enter! Subscribe to the Kicked TV YouTube channel for a chance to win awesome prizes!

Today is the last chance to enter. If you haven’t already, watch the video and see what you can win and how to enter!

This summer saw the launch of the latest addition to Mobile Nations, Kicked.tv. Bringing you a weekly look at the top new and exciting crowdfunding projects out there as well as special behind-the-scenes episodes, Kicked.tv really helps weed through the thousands of Kickstarter, Indiegogo, and other crowdfunding projects that go live  [Read More…]

Subscribe to the Kicked TV YouTube channel for a chance to win awesome prizes!

This summer saw the launch of the latest addition to Mobile Nations, Kicked.tv. Bringing you a weekly look at the top new and exciting crowdfunding projects out there as well as special behind-the-scenes episodes, Kicked.tv really helps weed through the thousands of Kickstarter, Indiegogo, and other crowdfunding projects that go live every day. Each week’s video clocks in at right around 4 minutes to give you all the latest without taking up too much of  [Read More…]

YouTube live streaming coming to Playstation 4 in next update

If you do the majority of your gaming on the Playstation 4 (PS4) and are eager to broadcast your exploits to the whole world on YouTube, you’ll soon get your chance. Sony has just provided details on the upcoming 3.00 system update that is starting to roll out to beta testers, and included in the changelog is the addition of YouTube live streaming.

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YouTube Gaming goes live for Android, web portal to launch later today

Google is finally making its move to battle Twitch in the popular live game streaming market with the previously announced launch of YouTube Gaming. The new service aims to put the power and reach YouTube into the hands of game streaming content creators and fans.

Look out Twitch, Youtube is looking to take over video game streaming

Youtube is taking on Twitch, a live TV source for watching video games, head on starting today August 26th. Youtube was the first to bring us video-sharing back in 2005 and has since changed the way we watch videos, but it definitely missed the boat when it came to streaming video gaming.

Twitch on the other hand, launched in 2011 and brought live video game streaming to the masses. In just 3 years, Twitch grew exponentially, and was purchased in  [Read More…]

Hands-on with YouTube Gaming for Android

It’s not quite ready for prime time, but Google’s early efforts to compete with Twitch look promising.

Rumors of Google’s intent to compete directly with Twitch have finally started to wander into reality through an upcoming service called YouTube Gaming. The goal is to be be quite similar to YouTube in the way content is consumed, but to focus on game-specific browsing and search functions so users can more quickly discover and consume the video they  [Read More…]

YouTube changes up the views

For quite some time, YouTubers and users alike, have been frustrated by the algorithm behind calculating the amount of views a specific video has. Yesterday, YouTube revealed that the frustrating counter of “301+” was explained, as well as changes that will be put forth.

The YouTube Creators Google+ page and Twitter page posted an infograph of how the views counter worked before, as well as how the new views counter will work. Previously, the reason why viewers would see the  [Read More…]

YouTube ditches ‘301+’ in favor of real-time view counting

Google is taking a new approach when counting views on YouTube videos from now on, which will eliminate the infamous “301+” number that until now has shown up on most YouTube videos for the first few hours after they go live.

YouTube gets snazzy new transparent player controls on the web

Google has flipped the switch on a pretty great change to YouTube on the web that brings transparent player controls to all. The new controls — which you can check out in the embedded video above — appear transparently over the bottom portion of the video, allowing you to keep an eye on all of the action as you adjust volume, resolution, and more.

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