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YouTube for Android TV v2.12.08 brings limited 8K streaming support

While there are a number of 8K TVs with Android TV support, standard Android TV boxes were capped at 4K when streaming YouTube content — even if higher resolution videos are available on the platform. 8K video streaming support is now rolling out in a limited fashion for Android TV with YouTube for Android TV…

Free YouTube Music users can now use Android Auto app to play uploaded songs

Ahead of the Play Music shutdown, Google has been working to add key functionality to the YouTube-based alternative, especially for free users. The YouTube Music app for Android Auto now works to play uploaded tracks. YouTube Music’s Android Auto and CarPlay apps have always required a paid Music Premium or Premium membership to access. Zero…

YouTube Music gets simple Apple Watch app before Wear OS client

To follow a big Android TV update yesterday, Google has just released an Apple Watch app for YouTube Music. It provides basic playback controls and browsing of what’s on your phone. The Apple Watch app is rolling out with version 3.88 of YouTube Music. Modeled after the default Apple Music experience, it starts with your…

How to watch 4K YouTube videos on iPhone, iPad, and Apple TV

This year’s major software releases from Apple bring a nice upgrade for watching YouTube videos on many of its devices. Follow along for how to watch 4K YouTube videos on iPhone, iPad, and Apple TV. Update 10/2/2020: YouTube 4K support is rolling out to Apple TV 4K. While iPhones and iPads don’t have 4K displays,…

YouTube TV is now ‘YT TV’ on Android homescreens as icon tweaked on Google TV

A minor update to YouTube TV for Android today sees Google change the app name to “YT TV.” Additionally, the Android/Google TV app icon has also been ever so slightly tweaked. Version 4.40 for Android (phones and tablets) sees the app name change from “YouTube TV” to “YT TV.” This change is reflected on homescreens…

YouTube brings a new video interface to Android TV, Fire TV [Gallery]

YouTube has essentially the same app across TV platforms, and over the past week it’s been rolling out a revamped video interface to some platforms. Here’s a quick look at the new YouTube UI rolling out on Android TV, Fire TV, and probably other platforms. Over the past two weeks or so, a server-side change…

YouTube for Android adding big ‘create’ button to bottom bar

For most, YouTube — especially on mobile — is primarily for content consumption. The app can also be used to upload video or go live, and Google is now better emphasizing that with a giant “create” button in YouTube for Android and later iOS. A video camera icon in the top-right corner — between Cast…

YouTube Music tweaks in-app branding on Android and iOS

YouTube Music has seen a flurry of changes in recent weeks ahead of Play Music shutting down by year’s end. A smaller change sees YouTube Music for Android and iOS revamp its branding. YouTube Music has always maintained two logos. There is the homescreen app icon where the white play symbol is at the center…

iOS 14: How to watch 4K YouTube videos on iPhone, iPad, and Apple TV

This year’s major software releases from Apple bring a nice upgrade for watching YouTube videos on many of its devices. Follow along for how to watch 4K YouTube videos on iPhone, iPad, and Apple TV. While iPhones and iPads don’t have 4K displays, they can show higher-quality video than the 1080p that they’ve been limited…
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Google Maps 18 AU/NZ Shopping Centres with Street View

Posted by Jason Cartwright on November 27, 2020 Most of us have used Street View to virtually walk down the streets of destinations we plan on visiting, or relocating to, but have you ever considered virtually walking around shopping centres? This week Google released the first 18 locations across Australia and New Zealand that have…
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Review: Unistellar eVscope reveals the excitement of astronomy with iPhone and Apple TV

Astronomy is a field that is often complex for the casual observer. In combination with the iPhone and Apple TV, the Unistellar Enhanced Vision telescope demystifies the complexities and provides an approachable viewing experience. Read more to see our experience. What is an eVscope? Technically, the eVscope is a telescope, but on the inside, it…

Black Friday Android app deals: Lumino City, Iron Marines, Pocket City, Kingdom Rush, more

Black Friday 2020 is here and the Google Play app store has now exploded with even more top-notch Android app deals. We have been seeing major price drops on the best titles for Android over the last couple days, with just about everything else going on sale this afternoon. Highlights of today’s collection include Lumino…

Review: Mecool’s KM3 Android TV box is only for the power user on a budget

Media platforms have existed for your TV for years, but Android TV is perhaps one of the most powerful. It has more potential you can unlock compared to a Roku or an Apple TV, but a lot of that depends on the hardware available. “Power users” demand a lot of ports and capable specs, and…

Government must hold technology companies to account on e-waste

MPs urge UK government and global technology companies to deal with ‘tsunami of electronic waste’, which is throwing away valuable resources vital for building a sustainable future By Sebastian Klovig Skelton , Reporter Published: 26 Nov 2020 16:00 Government action is needed to ensure multinational technology companies such as Amazon and Apple take more responsibility…