YouTube’s VR 180 and Daydream cameras bring immersive video to traditional creators

Even if you’ve never strapped on a virtual reality headset, if you’re a heavy YouTube user, you’ve probably stumbled upon a 360 video on the site and thought: This looks interesting, but very weird and hard to watch in my browser.  YouTube has been obviously been paying attention to these kinds of comments and has […]

This famous YouTuber is making the leap into esports

Shonduras, a high-profile content creator of Snapchat and YouTube fame, is tackling a brand new endeavor: running his very own esports team. He joins other sports and media celebrities who have made the jump into esports team ownership. Read more… More about Youtube, Gaming, Snapchat, Social Media, and Esports Source link

OnePlus 5 unveiled: Here’s how to watch

There’s been an awakening. Can you feel it? I’m not talking about a new Star Wars trailer, but the OnePlus 5. The OnePlus 5 is one of the most anticipated phones of the year. The startup’s expected to blow the roof off this year and go all the way with its latest flagship.  But will […]

Google posts Financial Times op-ed outlining YouTube plans to combat terrorism

Image: Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images By Adario Strange2017-06-18 22:05:14 UTC Following a wave of terrorist attacks in the UK in recent months, Google’s senior vice-president and general counsel, Kent Walker, used one of the leading publications in the country to outline a plan to combat the use by terrorists of Google’s tools.  On Sunday, Walker […]

YouTube broke for a hot sec and the internet couldn’t handle it

UPDATE: June 16, 2017, 10:16 a.m. EDT YouTube is back up, and life is ALL GOOD again. Carry on! The original story follows below. The world’s largest online video platform is not loading… and ahhhh… what the heck are we gonna do? YouTube went down on Friday morning and sent the internet into a tizzy. […]

Deciding where to post on social media is too damn hard now

Social media used to be so easy. You put your photos on Facebook and your definitely-not-million-dollar shower thoughts on Twitter. It was nice, simple, and stress-free. It’s not like today where you waste half of your day deciding where to post shit to.  It’s a classic case of too much choice. There are just too […]

YouTube expands mobile livestreaming capabilities to more users

YouTube is making it even easier for people to livestream from their mobile devices (as if we needed another way to share our lives in real time.) Android Police reported on Wednesday that YouTube is making livestreaming accessible to more users by doing away with the “1,000 subscriber or more” requirement to utilize the feature. […]

You’ll soon be able to have YouTube viewing parties in VR

Image: raymond wong/mashable By Raymond Wong2017-05-18 17:27:53 UTC VR is often slammed for being an isolating experience, but companies like Facebook and Google are making strides to make it more social. At Google I/O, Google previewed an upcoming YouTube VR feature for Daydream 2.0 (also called Euphrates) that’ll let you and your friends watch YouTube […]

My favorite college professor was YouTube

As I get ready to walk at my college graduation next week, I have more gratitude for one thing above all: YouTube. YouTube was my go to while doing homework, prepping for exams or just when I needed to refresh what a term meant. It’s also the first place I go when I want to […]

Houzz gets an AR update, Strava goes social and Spotify launches QR codes

Gmail’s massive phishing scam and Microsoft’s new Surface laptop debut may have distracted you from reading about some of this week’s best new apps. Don’t sweat it. We got you.  Each week, we round up the latest app news, along with a few of our favorite new and updated apps, to keep you in the loop […]