Google took to its YouTube blog to announce today that NCAA March Madness is now on Google Search and YouTube.
Starting with this year’s tournament, you will be able to watch game highlights, pre and postgame shows, and more through the new NCAA March Madness channel. The channel will be populated with the latest news surrounding the tournament, including clips from shows on TBS, CBS, TNT, and truTV. (more…)
An updated version of YouTube is rolling out through Google Play, bringing with it two new important features for those of you who enjoy uploading videos while on-the-go.
In the update, uploaders will benefit from a video trimming tool, allowing you to control where exactly cuts in a video are made. In addition, inline video previews before uploading will give you a better understanding of what exactly you are sharing with the world. (more…)
Last week, a report surfaced which claimed Google was to release a kid-friendly version of YouTube in app form for Android devices on February 23. Today, that same application launched onto Google Play and Apple’s App Store for download by all, called YouTube Kids. (more…)
A kid friendly version of YouTube, called YouTube Kids, launches for Android on February 23, according to a USA Today report. In stats given from YouTube, the streaming site is becoming more of a family hotspot, so it is only natural that Google and YouTube would like to hide kids away from all of the evil things that take place on there. And by evil, I mean it. Have you read any YouTube comments recently? They cause cancer. (more…)
The NFL is partnering with YouTube, launching a special channel for fans to get their fill of highlights and gameplay. While the NFL won’t be streaming any games, the League intends to publish weekly content for viewers that highlight the best of what the NFL has to offer the viewing public. (more…)
Beginning tomorrow, the HTC RE camera will be able to live stream videos to YouTube, allowing its users to “easily share the moment.” Thanks to an update to the camera’s Android companion app, a quick sign-in to a user’s YouTube account is all it takes for someone to stream their life, live. (more…)
Update 2: Direct links – Google Play | YouTube
Update: Sony and Google announced this morning that The Interview will be available for rental ($6) or purchase ($15) starting today at 10AM Pacific (1PM Eastern). The controversial movie can be found through SeeTheInterview.com as well as Google Play, YouTube, and XBOX Video.
By now you have probably heard the story of Sony’s The Interview, a movie starring Seth Rogen and James “Flacco” Franco. And I don’t mean the actual plot line of the movie, I’m talking about Sony Pictures being hacked over the making of the movie, followed by threats of violence by hackers towards theaters and moviegoers who attended the movie’s showings, which led to the pulling of the picture by its makers, which eventually ended with President Barack Obama calling the move a “mistake.” We haven’t reported on the happenings of this Hollywood disaster, because well, it had nothing to do with Android. That is, until now. (more…)
An experimental YouTube feature, so far only spotted on a single channel, allows users to create 6 second GIFs from any part of a video. Using the feature is quite easy, having only to hit the “Share” button, then select “GIF.”
From here, simply drag the scrubber across the section of the video you want to be turned into a GIF. This could be done for when people make funny faces, someone hits a tree on a swing, or anything else that might be funny. (more…)