Google has unveiled a new Urdu language variant of YouTube in Pakistan. Users from the country will be redirected to the new web address YouTube.com.pk which will be a repository of local Urdu language videos from the country.
The launch of this new site is regarded as a step in the right direction to get the ban on the website revoked which has been in place since 2012. The new homepage, YouTube.com.pk, will boast of local language and content, but is presently not accessible within Pakistan. The blockade could be lifted in the coming weeks as the country’s Supreme Court is expected to come up with a decision whether YouTube should be accessible again or [...]
In what seems like a horrifying travesty of popular culture, Isis has incorporated numerous aspects of social media and the virtual world in its propaganda tactics. In the light of the recent speculations of having used PlayStation 4 to carry out the Paris attacks on the 13th of November, one cannot but discuss the tech-expertise of the extremist group.
It’s been quite a while to the use of #catsofjihad by individuals belonging to fundamentalists groups on social media now. No one is exactly sure if it is a mockery of the internet’s trend of obsessing over cats (because those seem to be the prime concern of religious extremists these days [...]
Watch out Apple Music and Spotify, YouTube Music is here. The world’s largest and most popular free music service has started rolling out a dedicated music app, which includes a paid subscription option.
YouTube has been dominating online video streaming for years and has become a household name today. Now the video giant wants to do what it does best – bring music to the masses. YouTube has stuck to free music videos for years to the dismay of some in the music business. The contention was that YouTube doesn’t generate nearly enough revenue when compared to the number of hits it gets on a daily basis.The YouTube Phenomenon
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The stories we talked about today include the following:
1. Samsung and Xiaomi to introduce 3D Touch like technology in future devices: 3D Touch has been in news ever since the new iPhones came out last month. Now Xiaomi Mi5 and Samsung Galaxy S7 are expected to include the feature as well.
2. The Apple Watch is set to arrive in India next month: Despite being globally launched as early as March this year, the Apple Watch is going up for sale in India on the 6th of November. Prices are expected to start from Rs. 35,000.
3. Nextbit comes out with a cool new smartphone called Robin, a fully [...]
Starting 28th of October, YouTube is introducing a new membership called YouTube Red.
For years, YouTube’s fans have been telling us they want more—more choice when watching their favorite content, more ways to support their favorite creators and, above all, the option to watch their favorite videos uninterrupted.
On October 28, we’re giving fans exactly what they want. Introducing YouTube Red — a new membership designed to provide you with the ultimate YouTube experience.
This membership involves a monthly payment of $9.99 and will give users access to videos across YouTube without ads, while allowing saving videos to watch offline on the phone or tablet [...]
Today is a new day and one more day when Facebook attempts to take over all of the social networking universe. How? Well this time it has revealed plans to take on the online video dominion, currently ruled by YouTube.
So, before we get into that, let’s have a short look at what Facebook has been doing in order to create a more stable video viewing audience. It has added support for interactive 360 degree videos and has also begun testing a feature called “suggested videos”. Here is what Facebook has to say about it’s new features –
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Google Nexus 5X and 6P Arrive in India on 13th October: The devices arrive in the country with the following price tags: entry level 5X is marked at Rs. 31, 900 while 6P at Rs. 39,999.
Sony Xperia Z5 and Z5 Premium Rumoured to Launch This Month: Sony is holding an event on the 21st of this month and it is rumoured to be the official launch of Xperia Z5 and Z5 Premium.
Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 Up For Pre-Order: Gamers, heads up! The newest Call of Duty edition is ready for pre-order on Flipkart. Time to prepare yourself for a whole new level of [...]
Recent reports suggest that Google has updated its YouTube iOS app with some basic in-app editing features. The new YouTube version 10.38 was released on Monday in the App Store for the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch.
The in-app editing features include trimming a video, applying filters, and changing background music. So, if you want to upload a video on YouTube you can now just film it using your iPhone and upload it accordingly, instead of going through the long process of uploading it on to your PC and then using a third-party editing app. However, the editing features on YouTube are still quite basic, so if you’re going in for some serious editing, then [...]
Google today has announced its first YouTube Space in Mumbai, India. This is a production facility for all those aspiring YouTube stars in India. It is the second of its kind in Asia and will be hosted by the famous Whistling Woods International film school.
The first project was launched in 2012 for budding YouTube filmmakers in order to provide them with high-quality equipment, mentorship and product quality content. This space is also used to host training programs, workshops and other creative events.
This move has been directed to help the new generation of YouTube potential in India with the country being amongst the “top contributors in Asia when it comes [...]
Today, Google has announced that the YouTube’s iOS and Android app will support HFR playback, meaning that you can watch Mario steer through obstacles at a smooth 60fps on your phone, just like you see it on your Xbox or PS4. The announcement follows the one Google made in October last year, as it rolled out HFR video for YouTube, allowing users to watch videos with a smooth playback on web browsers.
Over the past few years, High Frame Rate (HFR) video playback has been a craze around the world. The feature plays videos at 48-or-60 fps, as compared to the normal 24 fps playback. Videos playing in high frame [...]
Since YouTube was formed 10 years ago, founders, Chad Hurley and Jawed Karim, had no idea how the concept would work out. The first video, ‘Me at the Zoo’, showed Jawed Karim at a zoo watching some elephants, and since then, there has been no stopping for them.
YouTube has played a pivotal role in becoming a global phenomenon for viewing videos. 10 years down the line, YouTube has over 1 billion users and 300 hours of videos uploaded every minute.
We will see the top nine most viewed videos of 2015 on YouTube today:Jurassic World Super Bowl Trailer 6,737,966 views
Jurassic Park 2 never lived up to the expectations of the original film. Now, [...]
The video-sharing website YouTube has made some alterations, which is making its app dysfunctional on some aging devices. In a recent statement, YouTube announced to have upgraded its Data API, which implies that the YouTube app will not work on certain devices of 2012 model and older.
The upgrading of the Data API Version 2 to Version 3 will render the app inaccessible on the aforementioned models. The list of devices includes older iOS devices, Google TV running on versions 1 and 2, second-gen Apple TV, older smart televisions, and Blu-Ray players. Google said the app support for previous versions have already started [...]