YouTube To Stop Working On Older Apple TV And Other Devices
Apr21

YouTube To Stop Working On Older Apple TV And Other Devices

Google-owned video streaming website, YouTube, is winding down its services to some older devices including Apple TV. First spotted by MacRumors, the company notes that some devices made on or before 2012 will find out some app specially made by YouTube would no longer be compatible with their devices. This is based on a change in YouTube’s Data API, which it says opens it up to features like comments, flagging videos, captions, and...

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YouTube Records High Usage In Its VP9 Video Codec
Apr07

YouTube Records High Usage In Its VP9 Video Codec

Consumers want quality videos without increasing their bandwidth usage; this is one area most video streaming sites want to work on. As a matter of fact, some are already having a breakthrough in this area. Google-owned YouTube started encoding its videos in VP9 not quite long ago. VP9 is an open source codec that “brings HD and even 4 K (2160p) qualities at half the bandwidth used by other known codecs.” The company introduced it as...

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YouTube Reportedly Testing 60fps Ultra-HD 4K Video Streaming
Mar28

YouTube Reportedly Testing 60fps Ultra-HD 4K Video Streaming

After announcing support for smooth 60 frames per second video playback last October, TechCrunch reports that YouTube is testing a high frame rate 4K video. The TechCrunch report said the video streaming site’s experiment is restricted to a very small group at the moment; this of course, is understandable considering the fact it is still being tested and can only be viewed by users who have the rig. That shouldn’t be a problem...

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YouTube Launches YouTube For Artists, An Initiative To Give Musicians More Promotional Tools
Mar17

YouTube Launches YouTube For Artists, An Initiative To Give Musicians More Promotional Tools

YouTube on Monday added yet another service to keep it ahead of the rest. The service known as YouTube for Artists, allows musicians to connect with fans. The tool will help musicians promote shows and earn cash in return via the new YouTube Cards video annotations within a musician’s YouTube Videos. “Making great music is just like making great YouTube videos. It requires creativity, passion and the right resources, and that’s why...

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YouTube Replaces Annotations With A New Product It Calls Cards
Mar17

YouTube Replaces Annotations With A New Product It Calls Cards

After offering annotations as a way for video creators to add clickable text overlays to their videos for a couple of years, YouTube has decided to replace it with a new product it calls Cards. Cards will eventually replace annotations product with a new interface, which is designed to work across screens, mobile inclusive. YouTube describes Card as “an evolution of annotations,” which will continue to serve same purpose as its other...

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YouTube Now Allows You To Upload 360-Degree Video
Mar14

YouTube Now Allows You To Upload 360-Degree Video

We knew it was only a matter of time, and now YouTube has added support for 360-degree videos; the Google-owned company announced on Friday in a blog post. “You could let viewers see the stage and the crowd of your concert, the sky and the ground as you wingsuit glide, or you could even have a choose-your-own-adventure video where people see a different story depending on where they look. Only you know what’s possible. That’s why...

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