Tag Archives: YouTube

YouTube returns after a short, widely seen outage

A brief YouTube outage on Monday was the one of the biggest recent glitches for the popular video site, according to a company that uses complaints on Twitter and other sources to measure the impact of online outages. Around 3 p.m. Pacific Time, the site started displaying a plain-text page with a “500 internal service [...]

Google adding download feature to YouTube mobile apps

If you want to watch any YouTube video right now you need to be connected to the Internet and have a good enough connection for the video to stream. Typically that isn’t a problem when using a laptop or PC that’s always in range of a router. But mobile devices move around a lot, and [...]

Nasturtium Player review: Put together iTunes and YouTube playlists with ease

Editor’s note: The following review is part of Macworld’s GemFest 2013. Every day (except Sunday) from mid-July until late September, the Macworld staff will use the Mac Gems blog to briefly cover a standout free or low-cost program. You can view a list of this year’s apps, updated daily, on our handy GemFest page, and [...]

Hands on: YouTube update brings picture-in-picture to iOS

If you like to scour the deepest recesses of the Internet for everything from culturally-significant documentaries to the best recipe for a grilled cheese sandwich, you’ll be happy to hear that Google has released version 2.0 of its YouTube client for iOS. Despite the major version bump, the app remains, at least on the surface, [...]

Gmail app update tightens Google’s iOS ecosystem with support for Chrome, Maps, YouTube

In a move that will only widen its foothold within Apple’s iOS, Google on Monday rolled out an update to its Gmail app, one that ties together Google-provided apps and services on Apple’s platform more so than ever before. Version 2.2.7182 of Google’s Gmail app for iOS contains a number of minor tweaks as well, [...]

YouTube iOS updated, adds live streaming, subscriptions, more

Ability to queue videos for TV playback also added On Monday, Google updated its YouTube app for iOS (free) with support for live streaming, one channel branding for video content creators, additional AirPlay and other wireless-video support for non-AirPlay devices such as smart TVs, a subscription feed to allow users to quickly find new videos [...]

‘Google Now’ for iOS Promotional Video Leaks on YouTube

Google Now, an Android-only app that aims to provide users with “the right information, at just the right time”, is coming to iOS, if a leaked video is to be believed. Google reportedly posted this promotional video to YouTube accidentally. It was quickly removed, but not before an Engadget tipster snatched a copy of it. [...]

NBC interview with Tim Cook reaches YouTube

CEO gives away little other than interest in TV, Jetsons As previously reported, tonight’s episode of the newsmagazine show Rock Center profiled Apple CEO Tim Cook in his first major TV interview since formerly taking the title of Apple CEO in August 2011. Host Brian Williams tackled various topics from the past year of headlines [...]