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What is YouTube Gaming and could it kill Twitch?

What is YouTube Gaming and could it kill Twitch?

By 12 June 2015

Google just unveiled something a lot like Twitch. It's called YouTube Gaming. At an event held at YouTube Space LA on 12 June, Google previewed a new initiative called YouTube Gaming. It's both a mobile app and website meant to showcase YouTube's gaming... >>

Forget 4K this YouTube video is 8K: Bet you can't run it though

Forget 4K this YouTube video is 8K: Bet you can't run it though

By 10 June 2015

A video able to run in 8K has appeared on YouTube. It is also labelled as such and has a 4320p resolution (7680 x 4320). Of course, considering you need a beefy computer and display to get 4K video to work it's highly unlikely you'll get 8K video to run... >>

How to help your kids watch YouTube safely

How to help your kids watch YouTube safely

By 29 May 2015

When children ask to go on the internet they usually mean "go and watch YouTube videos". And while this opens an Aladdin's cave of characters, ideas, stories and adventures to young minds, for parents it can also ring alarm bells. Unlike the safe-zones... >>

YouTubers get their own action figure range… no, really!

YouTubers get their own action figure range… no, really!

By 20 May 2015

YouTube stars are getting their own action figure range, with early versions already hitting Toys R Us stores in the States. That's not to say you'll be able to pitch PewDiePie up against a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle any time soon - more's the pity -... >>

Watch this 360-degree, VR-like video to experience a Formula E race from the driver's view

Watch this 360-degree, VR-like video to experience a Formula E race from the driver's view

By 12 May 2015

Imagine experiencing a Formula E motor race, but without ever having to leave your house. Now you can. The Formula E series uses electric cars, and some of those cars were recently fitted with 360-degree cameras, with the purpose of allowing you to experience... >>

After Android KitKat, Nestlé turns to YouTube for new chocolate bar rebranding

After Android KitKat, Nestlé turns to YouTube for new chocolate bar rebranding

By 12 May 2015

Although Android has moved on from its KitKat tie-in days, being currently on its Lollipop generation, Nestlé has again turned to the tech world and Google as part of a rebranding promotion for its chocolate bars. It has replaced the KitKat logo on... >>

Is Spotify really thinking about becoming the next YouTube?

Is Spotify really thinking about becoming the next YouTube?

By 8 May 2015

It looks like you might be able to use Spotify for your daily dose of cat videos, starting later this month. A new report has claimed Spotify is getting ready to launch a video service that would make it directly compete with YouTube, and in a move that... >>

The Last of Us mini series lets non-gamers enjoy it as a show

The Last of Us mini series lets non-gamers enjoy it as a show

By 1 May 2015

If you're not a fan of watching people play games, we understand. But when it comes to The Last of Us things are different. That game is so cinematic that a well executed playthrough could be as good as a TV show. That's why a super fan has edited and... >>

YouTube takes on Hollywood: Set to back feature films and original series, starring YouTubers

YouTube takes on Hollywood: Set to back feature films and original series, starring YouTubers

By 28 April 2015

YouTube has officially begun moving away from a site that hosts billions of clips to a Hollywood-like company that green lights feature films and original series, but of course, these productions will premiere on YouTube first and star some of the biggest... >>

YouTube apps will retire on some smart TVs, Apple TV, iOS devices: Here's what to do

YouTube apps will retire on some smart TVs, Apple TV, iOS devices: Here's what to do

By 21 April 2015

Are you seeing a strange warning video on your YouTube app? It might be that your device is using an older version of YouTube that's about to expire. In March 2014, YouTube announced that it was moving from something called Data API v2 over to Data API... >>