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Metro by T-Mobile now charges $15 every time you change your phone

MetroPCS was recently rebranded as Metro by T-Mobile while simultaneous unveiling some plans with seriously good value. $ 60 a month is the top tier plan from the rebadged service and includes unlimited data, 15GB of mobile hotspot, Google cloud storage, and Amazon Prime. You really can’t beat that. Looks like Metro is making up their […]

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Furhat is a social robot for every situation

Earlier this month, Furhat Robotics launched its face-swapping social robot after many years of development and prototyping, which began at the Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm, Sweden. Unlike the majority of robots, Furhat isn't built with…
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Every View Can Create Change: Introducing the 50+ new Creators for Change Impact Films

In anticipation of the International Day for Tolerance on November 16th, we are proud to celebrate the creators who are using the power of one view to open minds, inspire understanding, celebrate culture, and make a difference. From a beauty vlogger in California to a rapper in Sudan, a painter in Germany to a comedy collective in India, YouTube’s Creators for Change program brings together storytellers from around the world to share moments of hope, humanity, and acceptance. At YouTube, we believe that the world is a better place when we listen, share and build community through our stories. YouTube Creators for Change is a critical part of this mission and we are incredibly proud of the continued momentum of the creators from around the world who are using their voices to overcome divisiveness and hate.

Today, YouTube’s Creators for Change Ambassadors came together to release over 50 new films that aim to promote tolerance, encourage empathy, and spark dialogue, locally and globally.


In May we announced that 47 Global Ambassadors joined the Creators for Change program, a global initiative dedicated to amplifying and multiplying the voices of YouTube creators who are using their platforms to spread messages of positivity, hope and acceptance. Since the announcement, they’ve been working with mentors like award-winning filmmaker Eliot Rausch, the Founder of The Nzinga Effect, Eliza Anyangwe, and Anthony Robinson, the Director of Training & Public Engagement at the Truman National Security Project on persuasive storytelling and bridge-building to create inspiring Impact Films. Some highlights from this year’s films include:

  • US-based singer-songwriter MILCK composed “A Little Peace” in response to violence globally. As part of her project she created a music video where multiple singers harmonized with one another in the name of peace.  
  • Australian-based YouTube Creator and rapper, L-FRESH the LION created a project that follows his work with Manbir SIngh (Akaal Fauj – kirtan teacher) trying to preserve Sikh culture through hip-hop and traditional music. 
  •  UK-based skin-positivity Creator Em Ford created a follow-up video to her 2015 viral video “You Look disgusting” called “Redefine Pretty;” a short film detailing how beauty standards psychologically affect young women. 
  • India’s biggest female comedy YouTube creator, MostlySane’s video “No Offence” is a funny yet timely follow-up rap video to “Shameless”, focused on dealing with various kinds of hate speech – both online and in real life. 
  • Dentist by day, YouTube creator by night, Maha AJ created the “Salimmik” music video as a way to pay homage to her home country of Sudan. This love-letter to Sudan aims to show a side of Sudan that is not typically portrayed in media

Driving impact locally

In addition to the global program, creators around the world are using their voices to stand for positivity through our local chapter efforts in 9 countries. Through a combination of creator-led videos that opens minds to educational workshops that inspire critical though, local initiatives span 9 markets and continue to inspire local communities. For example:

  • in Asia, Creators for Change joined forces with the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) and social change agency Love Frankie to support emerging YouTube creators committed to tackling tough social issues in their videos through a regional Creators for Change Fellows program. Following a series of kick-off Boot Camps across Australia, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines and Thailand, a committee selected 15 regional Fellows from these 5 countries, collectively representing an audience of over 2 million fans. Armed with production funding and opportunities to work with civil society organizations, these up-and-coming voices have created over 15 inspiring videos
  • Be Internet Citizens, the United Kingdom’s local Creators for Change chapter, is on target to reach 20,000 students you the end of the year with content about responsible Internet use and empowering young adults to be positive voices online. 
  •  Israel hosted almost 100 top creators for a Tolerance Summit in connection with the local chapter initiative, #Ovdim_Al_Ze. The 2018 Tolerance Challenge was announced, an invitation for local creators to share meaningful and heartfelt videos for release on the International Day for Tolerance taking place on November 16th, 2018. 
  • The German chapter of Creators for Change, #NichtEgal, kicked off a nation-wide roll-out of school-focused workshops in October. Targeting 61 schools in all 16 German states, this program aims to train 200 teachers and 1,500 mentor students, who are forwarding their knowledge to 10,000+ students within the program until the beginning of December. These workshops are supported by our local YouTube creators who share their experiences and advise the students on how to have a positive impact in their communities. 
  • So far this year, 35 000 youth have benefited from anti fake-news and hate speech related workshops in France as part of the Toi-même Tu filmes program, working closely with partners like Les Petits Débrouillards and Génération Numérique to deliver trainings all over France. Additionally, YouTube Creators for Change has partnered with the United Nations Human Rights Office of the High Commissioner to sponsor the 2018 Mobile Film Festival, encouraging youth around the globe to create short films that celebrate the 70th anniversary of the Declaration of Human Rights.

To all the creators who participated in this year’s program: thank you. We are grateful for your passion and dedication.

— Juniper Downs, Head of YouTube Public Policy


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Amazon announces a slew of new Echo devices to bring Alexa to every room in your home

Amazon launched a ton of devices during its event at its Seattle headquarters, and besides announcing a refreshed Echo line-up, the e-tailer also unveiled a bunch of other smart devices ranging from a microwave with Alexa built-in to the Amazon Smart plug and other auxiliary devices, as well as the Echo Wall Clock. Join us […]

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The big stores that track your every online move

A study by Princeton researchers came to light earlier this month, revealing that over 400 of the world's most popular websites use the equivalent of hacking tools to spy on you without your knowledge or consent.
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When will every phone be water resistant? We asked an expert

Water damage is the second biggest cause of smartphone death, so why isn’t every phone waterproof? We spoke to water resistant coating specialist P2i to find out when we can expect water resistant phones as standard.

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The best iPhone 7 deals for every carrier, including free offers

Black Friday deals have passed you can still save on an iPhone 7 by taking advantage of the latest offers from top carriers. Before you pay full price for Apple’s latest phone, check out how you can get your iPhone 7 at a discounted rate, or even for free.

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Android is now used in nearly 9 out of every 10 smartphones in the world

As per a new report from Strategy Analytics, Android now represents 87.5 percent of global smartphone market share in the third quarter of 2016, crushing Apple’s iOS in the race to become the primary power in the mobile space.

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Every phone, TV, car, and streaming service LeEco announced at its first big U.S. event

LeEco is finally coming to the U.S. The Chinese company held a launch event in San Francisco to unveil the LePro3 and LeEco S3 phones, four TVs, a streaming service, and its concept electric autonomous car.

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14 devices, 6 years, 1 name: Revisiting every Google Nexus ever built

Google launched its first Nexus smartphone in 2010, and there have been 13 more Nexus-branded devices since then. We take a brief look at all of them, from the Nexus One and the Nexus Q, to the 6-inch Nexus 6 and the Nexus 6P.

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Now Google Cast is built into every Chrome browser

Like Gmail prior, it honestly seems like Google Cast has been in beta forever. Well, it's actually only been two years according to Google, and that test period ends now. Cast is directly built into Chrome as of today and anyone can use it without ha…
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Basis recalls every Peak fitness tracker ever sold after some users sustain burns

Basis has issued a recall for its Peak fitness tracker, due to the fact that the tracker was causing some users to get burned. Not only is the tracker being recalled, but syncing for the Peak will stop being supported after this year.

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Samsung 837 will hold free concerts every Thursday this summer

Bored on a Thursday in New York City? On the rare occasion that you are, Samsung has got your back with free music concerts every Thursday this summer at Samsung 837 in the Meatpacking District.

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Samsung’s Galaxy Surfboard is every bit as absurd as you imagine

Think the Gear VR is a cool accessory for your Galaxy S7? How about the Galaxy Surfboard instead? Slip your phone in the side, and you’ll get notifications while out on the waves. Yes, really.

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Load your iPad with the best apps in every category

We’ve completely overhauled our iPad apps list. Here are more than 100 of the best apps available in the iTunes App Store and beyond. We’ve got apps in every category, organized so you can find what you want fast and easy.

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Apple scores deal with MLB to get an iPad Pro in every dugout

Apple has inked a deal with MLB to equip every dugout of all 30 teams with an iPad Pro. The tablets will provide coaching staff with a slew of data “right at the touch of their fingers and when it matters most, during the game,” the tech firm said.

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Microsoft’s Hololens headset may need charging every couple of hours

Microsoft’s augmented reality headset, Hololens, may only last for around 2.5 hours on a single battery charge, if you use it for power-intensive tasks. The news, along with several other new features, has been revealed by a Microsoft technical evangelist.

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25 awesome laptop bags for every owner, from students to globetrotters

Choosing the right laptop bag is no easy feat. No one likes to second guess themselves. Here are some of the best laptop bags on the market — from backpacks to sleeves — so you can get it right the first time around.

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This little metal cube contains every collectible element on planet Earth

The Element Cube is made from all of the 62 collectible elements on earth. The cube is formed to include these diverse elements through powder metallurgy, so diverse and precious metals can come together in one shape.

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Garmin’s new Forerunner watches track every running stat you can imagine

Garmin has a bunch of new fitness-focused smart watches in its Forerunner series. The Forerunner 230, 235, and the 630 all track activity data with a focus on runners. The 235 has heart rate monitor, and the other two work with chest straps.

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