YouTube has released a beautiful and fast performing new design for their desktop website. The new design brings a cleaner look, a dark theme as well as faster framework which would support quicker roll-out of features in the future. The new theme was initially limited to a select group of users using Google Chrome but now most users can enable the new look with a …
The live video streaming arena welcomes a new contender today with YouTube announcing its live video streaming for its smartphone apps on iOS and Android.
After a long time, YouTube’s iOS app has been updated with Google Cardboard support. This enables the app to playback videos in a virtual reality mode for users who have a Google Cardboard or a VR headset based on its specs, that can work with iPhones.
YouTube has updated its Creator Studio app for iPhone and iPad to let users watch their own videos inside the app. Before this update, users had to switch to the YouTube app to watch their videos which was less than convenient.
Google has give its YouTube app for iPhone and iPad a fresh redesign based on the material design language. Almost every nook and corner of the app has been touched up and looks fresh. But, instead of improving the app experience, Google has taken many steps back with the YouTube app.
Opera Max helps save data by compressing photos and other media on any website, over 3G or Wi-FI. It does this by routing your web traffic through Opera’s proxies and claims to save up to 50% data which means that your data plan is extended for free. In a new announcement, Opera has added support for video to Opera Max, allowing it to shrink videos …
Google I/O 2015 is taking place today at Mascone Center West, San Francisco, California, in about a few moments. Google is expected to announce the next Android update along with other products and platform announcements. Google I/O alway has some amazing announcements and is full of innovations to watch out for.
YouTube supports a number of formats for video streaming. One of the most popular video streaming formats in the world is h.264, but Google supports and prefers streaming videos from YouTube in VP8/VP9 video format. It apparently brings better compression while maintaining good quality.
YouTube has support for almost all types of popular video formats now: HD, 4K, 3D and 360. However, YouTube does not allow you to set a default setting to play videos in either format. For people with fast Internet connections, this is a let down as more often than not, they have to manually update the quality of each video.
4K displays on phones, tablets and TVs are all the rage nowadays but sadly, there is not enough content to enjoy in ultra high definition. YouTube has been quick to support 4K videos though since some time. Now, through TestTube, it has rolled out experimental support for 60 frames per second 4K videos along with a redesigned nifty video player.
YouTube Kids is a new app by Google, for iOS and Android which makes it easy to find and watch children friendly shows, channels, playlists and videos.
YouTube app for Android has received a minor new update which gives it some useful new features which include video trimming, inline video preview before upload and faster video uploads.