With everyone staying indoors and practicing social distancing in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, we’ve seen some sites and services degrade video quality to deal with the boost in traffic that they’re getting. As of right now it’s mostly just affected Europe, but Google has announced they’ll be throttling YouTube video streams across the […]
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5G was already the carrier’s favorite buzzword in 2019 and as coverage is slowly improving, it’s finally beginning to mean something to consumers. 2020 is going to be the year that smartphone manufacturers include 5G connectivity on all models in their flagship ranges, as we’ve already seen with OPPO’s X2 and X2 Pro that launched […]
Come comment on this article: OnePlus going all-in on 5G means fans can look forward to faster speeds and another price bump
Qualcomm is best known for their high-end mobile processors, typically in Android smartphones, but that’s not all they do. In fact, they play a pretty big role in Bluetooth connectivity for your phone, too. They’ve announced a new aptX Voice Audio implementation for smartphones that should drastically improve call quality for headphones and headsets. This […]
Come comment on this article: Qualcomm is going to make Bluetooth audio way better at CES 2020
Huawei’s latest flagship is officially confirmed to be only two weeks away, and it is set to debut Huawei’s latest silicon and circular camera hardware. Huawei‘s P-series has been seeing most of the spotlight for the company these days, however their true flagship full of all the features and the introducer of new technologies remains […]
Come comment on this article: Huawei Mate 30 is ‘going full circle’ and is launching on September 19th
Subscription game services are all the rage lately. The concept goes all the way back to Gamefly with physical discs, but it’s changed more recently to accommodate digital delivery. PlayStation Now was the first major entry into the space, but was plagued with connection issues since many users didn’t have internet fast enough to handle […]
Come comment on this article: Google’s going to give Apple Arcade some competition with Google Play Pass, a subscription service for games
Just in time for the Big Game, you can now bring together some tasty game day snacks with the full experience of YouTube TV. That’s exciting news for living rooms, cord-cutters, and cord-nevers in neighborhoods far and wide, from Bozeman to Gainesville, Anchorage to Yuma, and Erie to Topeka.
We’re rolling out YouTube TV to 95 markets starting today, covering over 98 percent of households in the United States. The remainder will follow shortly thereafter. You can see the latest list in our FAQs.
Since YouTube TV’s early days, it’s been important for us to create an experience that brings you the best of your favorite TV content. As part of that effort, we’ve offered local feeds from broadcasters, allowing you to catch up with the content that matters to you. With this national expansion, we’re providing complete local affiliate coverage by providing local feeds from the four largest broadcasters in over 90 percent of the markets where YouTube TV is available. Here’s what this means: more game-winners from your hometown favorite, more breaking news and stories you need to know, and overall, a more relevant TV experience.
Just as a quick reminder, YouTube TV offers cable-free live TV through a simple, best-in-class, and hassle-free experience. It includes:
So prep those buffalo wings, get ready for some memorable commercials, and kick back and enjoy the award-winning, cable-free live TV service people love. We’re excited and committed to continue making YouTube TV the live TV experience that’s tailor-made for you. And to all our new neighbors and members—welcome to the family!
Posted by Ben Moores, Program Manager, YouTube TV, who will be rooting for L.A. next Sunday
Turns out not everyone was in the dark about Elon Musk's plans to take Tesla private. A post from the board on the electric-vehicle manufacturer's investor relations site says the idea came up last week during a board meeting. "This included discussi…
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We love the new wave of cord cutting services like Sling TV and YouTube TV, but they’re not without their own set of problems. In this case, YouTube TV decided to take a nap on Wednesday in the middle of the World Cup semifinal match between England and Croatia. It’s one thing to go down […]
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Dell went private back in 2013 to reorganize without quite so much external pressure to perform. Now, however, it's ready to go public once again. The company has unveiled a plan to buy its own tracking stock in a $ 21.7 billion deal that, in exchan…
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Ask anyone what their biggest gripe with Android is, and one of the most common answers will likely be the updates. Or, rather, the lack of updates. Unless you’re rocking a flagship from a big manufacturer or a Google Pixel device, you’re probably not getting them as frequently as you’d like, and that includes monthly […]
Come comment on this article: Google will require regular security patches for smartphones going forward
The LG V30S ThinQ was announced earlier this year ahead of the LG G7 ThinQ in a very odd move, but it still hasn’t officially been released in the US. With this timing, it looks like the V30S will be available around the same time as the G7 in just a few months, which means […]
Come comment on this article: The LG V30S ThinQ is going to be really expensive in the US
Snapchat is teaming up with NBC to put the 2018 Winter Olympics in your pocket. Starting February 10th you'll be able to watch the Games live in the Discover tab. More than that, it sounds like there will be daily highlights as well. "Snapchatters ca…
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Popular space MMO Eve Online has been doing pretty well lately, bringing a massive map, galactic trade economies and the vastness of space to players over its 14-year history. It's made several moves to keep folks interested in its PC-based game titl…
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Razer wants in on the thriving mobile industry. Bloomberg reports that the company is eyeing an initial public offering for sometime around October. The value of Razer is expected to be $ 3 billion to $ 5 billion, and the money raised would be heavily allocated towards the development of a mobile device. Intel and Temasek Holdings […]
Come comment on this article: Going public will give Razer the funds it needs to create a phone
On Monday, some of the world’s finest athletes will descend upon Boston to run the city’s famous road races. Among them will be serial entrepreneur Fernando Albertorio, who by the way, is legally blind.
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The iPhone 6S is a great companion to fitness as a tracker, route map, or for motivational music, but carrying it while being active isn’t always convenient. Moshi’s Endura slim case mounts to compatible accessories that make taking your phone along easy and is rugged enough for outdoor sports and activities.
The post Want to go for a run? Snap your iPhone 6S into Moshi’s Endura case and get going appeared first on Digital Trends.
When you’re in a relationship, you should always try to keep that fire burning. Here are 10 romantic apps to help you stay closer to your loved one, whether you’re in need of a date suggestion or a safe space.
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Passers-by are really going to wonder what you’re searching for online if you partake in fashion brand Ted Baker’s latest gambit. Partnering with Google, and linked to a “shoppable” short film made with Guy Ritchie, this is shopping like we’ve never seen it before.
The post Ted Baker and Google want you to say weird things in public, but it’s going to be worth it appeared first on Digital Trends.
It’s not very common for a team to be acquired but not its technology, and that’s exactly what happened today between a photo sharing service and a keyboard replacement. Pinterest has announced it is bringing in the team behind Fleksy, which is a very popular keyboard replacement that’s used by millions of people on Android […]
Come comment on this article: Fleksy’s team is going to Pinterest, but its technology is going public
One year after its first Android Wear device was pulled from the Google Store, Samsung announced that the Gear Live will not get a successor. The company is finished with Google’s platform for wearables. Samsung executives told Fast Company that there are no devices in development that run Android Wear nor are there any planned in […]
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The London borough of Greenwich is set to be a test site for the GATEway project’s driverless public transportations pods. Anyone can apply to be a part of the trials, and survey data is also being collected to analyze popular public opinion about the concept.
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Your clothes are about to get real smart. Thanks to a brand new partnership between Fortune 500 packaging company Avery Dennison and Internet of Things startup Evrythng, we’ll soon be inundated with connected clothing.
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One of the unique features of Google Wallet was its ability to attach to a physical card in addition to the digital wallet. You had an account within Google Wallet that you could put money in, then use that physical card if somewhere didn’t accept NFC payments.
Hopefully you weren’t too invested in that physical card, as it looks like Google is going to phase it out sooner rather than later.
Some information inside of the APK for Wallet suggests that on June 30th, the Wallet card will no longer be supported. It makes sense from Google’s point of view, since the card was nothing more than a glorified prepaid account. It obviously didn’t make waves outside of early adopters, and now that Google’s focus is on Android Pay and contactless payments, it was hard to see that card lasting much longer.
Google Wallet as a service isn’t going away, so there’s no need to be worried about that. You can still send and receive money through the app, and you’ll be able to withdraw any money that’s currently stored in it. After the cutoff date, you just won’t be able to add any more money for storing or activate new cards.
Maybe they’ll be worth some money on eBay a few years down the line.
via: Android Police
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Three exciting tech projects from inside Samsung’s C-Lab innovation workshop will be on display at CES 2016. They include a cool smart belt that works like a fitness tracker, and a weird smart band that turns your finger into a speaker only you can hear.
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Google and Boston Dynamics’ latest robot is going through basic training thanks to the Marines, which have recruited the robodog for field trials.
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ZTE has announced the Axon smartphone will be sold internationally at the end of September. The The Axon Elite comes with a low price and a high spec, including a combination of voice, fingerprint, and eye scanning security technology.
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YouTube is built by one of the most engaged communities on the web, and you tell us when you want changes. Today, you heard from Google+ about upcoming changes based on user feedback. We wanted to give you an early look at what this will mean with respect to comments on YouTube, and to your overall YouTube experience.
The headline: we think you’ll like it.
Comments are super important to the relationship between creators and fans on YouTube. You love MyLifeAsEva and Kingsley. You thought that latest video from Tyler was his funniest yet. You want to tell Epic Rap Battles who their next match-up should feature. And these creators want to hear from fans like you, just as much as you want to communicate with them.
All of these conversations should be simpler and easier to have on YouTube, and we’ve been working on that.
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This one’s further off. In the coming weeks, YouTube will no longer require a Google+ profile when you want to upload, comment, or create a channel. If you’re happy with everything as it is now, then just keep on keepin’ on. If you want to remove your Google+ profile, you’ll be able to do this in the coming months, but do not do it now or you’ll delete your YouTube channel (no bueno). Please visit our Help Center for further details.
We’ve heard you. Keep talking to us.
The YouTube team