Tag: YouTube

YouTube on Android TV now supports 8K video playback

YouTube itself has supported the 8K resolution about five years ago and we’re now starting to see some 8K TV hit the market, and to meet that demand, YouTube has updated its app on Android TV to support 8K, up until now standard Android TV boxes have been capped at a maximum of 4K. The new version is 2.12.08 and according to Android Police, it is rolling out slowly. Android 10 is […]

YouTube on Apple TV is rolling out support for 4K

With tvOS 14 Apple finally opted to support Google’s own VP9 codec for UHD 4K content, as well as on iOS too. tvOS launched a few weeks ago and starting late last week, the official YouTube app on Apple TV was updated to support 4K videos. Previously the max was 1080p on the Apple TV and now users will have access to 1440p and 2160p (4K) videos on YouTube. tvOS […]

Google Play Music will be shut down at the end of this year

Google has always had a long history of starting something, then shutting it down and now Google Play Music is going to be shut down this year, with the recent launch of YouTube Music, which is included as part of YouTube Premium. Google will be shutting down and deleting data for Play Music in December with a four month plan in place, starting this month users will not be able […]

YouTube Kids app is now available on Apple TV

YouTube Kids, which is a separate app on iOS and Android is a customised, pared back experience for kids which provides a safe environment for parents to give to kids and be safe in the knowledge they won’t see anything age inappropriate by accident. The service uses humans to review the content, feedback from parents as well as automated filters. Parents can even restrict screen time in the app too. […]

Sonos speakers now support YouTube Music

Today, Sonos has announced that its speakers will now work with YouTube Music, which is Google’s relatively new streaming service which gives you access to offline YouTube videos and all the covers you can get on youtube.com. YouTube Music joins Apple Music, Spotify, Soundcloud, Tidal, Google Play Music, Amazon Music plus many, many more. YouTube Music is supported from today. Let us know if you have tried it in the […]

YouTube TV expands to 34 new areas, in the US

This week, YouTube TV has expanded to 34 new locations within the United States. When the service was first launched back in April this year the service was only available in 49 locations so today’s additions brings to total to 83 different markets where YouTube TV is available. The service has added support in Green Bat, San Diego, New Orleans, Tulsa, Tuscon and much more. Whats is YouTube TV? YouTube […]

YouTube now supports 4K on Xbox One

Last summer, in 2016 Microsoft launched the Xbox One S and while it was the first console the company had made which supported 4K, not every service did. Most namely is YouTube and just until today, both the Xbox One S and the brand new Xbox One X couldn’t stream 4K content from YouTube. This week, Microsoft is now rolling out a new version of the YouTube which supports 4K […]

Google is blocking YouTube on the Amazon Echo Show and Fire TV

In the last few months, Amazon and Google have been butting heads on the integration of YouTube on Amazon’s devices, specifically on the Echo Show and Fire TV. As of writing, Google has now actually pulled support for YouTube on both the Echo Show and all the Fire TV devices. The main feud is mainly over Amazon not selling some of Google’s own hardware products, such as Chromecast and the […]

YouTube unveil new logo and new desktop look is available to everyone

This week, YouTube has let loose the new look desktop site for every user, along with a new modern logo. The company has been testing the new look homepage on users gradually since it was first released back in May of this year, while also gathering feedback. New. Look. YouTube is used a lot, around 400 hours worth of video footage is uploaded to the site every minute, of every […]

Tech YouTuber, DetroitBorg shares retro themed original iPhone unboxing

As covered in nearly every publication, Twitter account and news website – this week was the 10 year anniversary of the very first iPhone, which was launched way back in 2007. We celebrated the actual day yesterday (29th June) with a post covering the industry at the time, what the iPhone did for the market and the specs of the phone. You can read that here. iPhone unboxing A lot […]