01/25/2013, Google had quite the 2012 on iOS as it released its dedicated Google Maps and YouTube applications onto a competing operating system, and were downloaded a ton of times by grateful iOS users. But would you believe five of their applications were ranked in a top ten list for the most-used applications on iOS? Of course you would. Even though Apple tried to rid itself of Google-related products from iOS, it […]
01/23/2013, Video streaming used to be a luxury, but not anymore considering how the network infrastructure in most developed countries offer speedy access at a negligible cost. Well, folks who own Apple devices like the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch might have enjoyed the service known as AirPlay before, where you can watch videos on your mobile device, press a button and continue watching it on your TV after that. Both […]
01/23/2013, The Gangnam Style fever isn’t over yet. After becoming the first ever YouTube video to hit one billion views, insanely popular South Korean artist, Psy, is earning millions of dollars, according to Google Chief Business Officer, Nikesh Arora. In a rare disclosure during Google’s fourth quarter earnings call, Arora revealed that Psy has generated a whopping $8 million revenue on YouTube alone. This goes to prove that YouTube can be a […]
01/17/2013, Yesterday, we reported on a rumor from The Korea Times which gave us a look into what the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 could include, which would be a 6.3-inch display and Samsung’s new Exynos 5 Octa processor. The article was probably one of the finest pieces of literature ever written on the Internet, which is why it pains us to see the content of that article make its way to a […]
01/15/2013, Officials from the Scottish Prison Service approved the request to post a 17-minute video of a convicted man passing a prison-administered polygraph test on YouTube. 24-year old Luke Mitchell of Edinburgh, Scotland, was charged with the murder of his 14-year old girlfriend in 2004.
01/03/2013, This past November, Google announced an update to its YouTube Android app that would allow users to stream videos from their mobile device to their Google TV device, adding a new layer of connectivity between your smartphone and TV. Not only that, but it also made it possible for multiple users to add videos to a queue which allows for everyone to get a chance to show off their favorite […]
01/03/2013, Before Windows Phone started making a splash, the smartphone platform wars was mostly between Apple’s iOS and Google’s Android, although in all fairness Google did roll out several official iOS apps that were pretty good, such as the recent Google Maps, Gmail, YouTube and etc. However it looks like the war between Android and Windows Phone is starting to heat up and according to a recent accusation by Microsoft, they […]
12/28/2012, With 2013 just around the corner, Google is starting early with its resolution to remove millions of fake views on its popular video streaming service, YouTube. According to Daily Dot, around 2 billion fake views were removed from YouTube channels belonging to Sony/ BMG, Universal Music Group, and RCA Records, following reports of black hat view count-building techniques. These techniques required using unethical search engine optimization tactics that increases view […]
12/21/2012, “Gangnam Style,” the K-pop single made by the South Korean artist PSY, has just reached one billion views. Sorry Charlie, you’ll have to bite more fingers to surpass this record. The feat follows after the video made its way into the Guinness World Record for the most number of YouTube likes – approximately 6,098,012 likes as of this writing. Expect the numbers to grow in the coming days.
12/19/2012, Once again, we’re inching closer to the end of the year and YouTube has decided to reflect on its news-sharing ability in 2012. In a blog post, YouTube shared some of its more popular topics this year, one of which took place just under a month ago in the Northeast, Superstorm Sandy. In total, 39,000 videos covering the storm were uploaded onto YouTube with The Weather Channel broadcasting 70+ hours […]
12/17/2012, YouTube has served as a great way for people to share their experiences with the world, and that experience is about to get easier with YouTube’s new Capture app for iOS. YouTube Capture was created for those users who want to shoot their videos and upload them with as little hassle as possible while also being able to quickly share the video through a person’s social networks. When a user […]
12/10/2012, Remaining complacent is one of the cardinal sins that companies and organizations should learn to avoid. After all, while you remain static, your competitors who are far hungrier than you, would definitely take the opportunity to “overtake” your current position and be top dog. Having said that, Google’s YouTube video sharing service has seen its fair share of changes in the past, and while the tablet viewing experience has been […]
12/07/2012, YouTube is now flying with Virgin America. YouTube has struck a deal with the U.S.-based airline on Thursday this week. The deal involves streaming YouTube content from partners to seat-back screens on Virgin America airplanes in the U.S. and Mexico. Beginning December 15th, passengers will be able to view shows including “H+ The Digital Series,” “Blue,” “Written by a Kid,” “Crash Course” and “The Key of Awesome.” “Bringing YouTube aboard Virgin America […]
12/07/2012, I don’t know about you, but virtually everyone I know who spends plenty of time with YouTube over the past few years would have watched the “Charlie bit my finger” viral video, and this has certainly added up over the years. In fact, Charlie bit my finger is the first user generated YouTube video to hit the 500 million views milestone on YouTube, making it the most successful user-generated viral […]