YouTube TV

Here are the best iPhone apps of 2017

2017 has been a pretty great year for apps. Live trivia gameshow HQ Trivia burst onto the scene, and apps like Ikea Place took full advantage of augmented reality. Here are the best apps of 2017, in no particular order. The following is a transcript of the video.<p><b>HQ — LIVE TRIVIA GAME SHOW</b><p><i>Category:</i> …

Mobile

YouTube to try again with new paid music service, aiming for March launch

Multiple past efforts by YouTube to take on the likes of Spotify and Apple Music have ended in failure, but the Google-owned company is clearly not …

Smart TV

DirecTV Now announces new features for 2018 as it passes 1 million subscribers

Just over a year after the service launched, live TV streaming service DirecTV Now has topped 1 million subscribers, Variety reports. To celebrate, …

Televisions

YouTube TV App for Samsung TVs Announced

On Tuesday, November 21, 2017, Samsung announced that it’s now offering a new YouTube TV app for Samsung TVs. The new app gives viewers the ability …

Televisions

AT&T Says Time Warner Merger Would Boost Over-The-Top Offerings, Ad-Supported Video

Defending itself against antitrust claims, AT&T says its proposed $85 billion merger with Time Warner will enable the company to better compete …

Time Warner

AT&T responds to Justice Department lawsuit

AT&T isn't going down without a fight. Faced with a lawsuit from the Justice Department over its planned merger with Time Warner, the telecommunications giant on Tuesday released a point-by-point rebuttal to the case government regulators have laid out.<p>The filing, submitted to the U.S. District …

Antitrust Laws

YouTube TV updated with Picture-in-Picture mode

Youtube TV was initially developed to take over cable TV. It was introduced last March and since then, we’re excited for what new channels and …

Smart TV

YouTube TV gets picture-in-picture support

Google’s YouTube TV app has received a recent update that allows for picture-in-picture on Android phones running Nougat or Oreo.<p>Google first announced YouTube TV back in February, and rolled the service out in April, launching in five major U.S. cities. YouTube TV is meant to kill the cable box, …

Apps

YouTube TV v1.11 adds picture-in-picture support

Google's TV streaming service is still continuing it slow city-by-city rollout in the US, but those who have access to YouTube TV are getting a nice …

Android News

YouTube TV now has a picture-in-picture mode on Android phones

If you're going to watch YouTube TV on your phone, there will probably be a point when you'll want to do something else. But how will you keep watching? If you have Android Oreo, it's now relatively easy. An update is rolling out that adds picture-in-picture support on Oreo devices. All you have to …

Technology

YouTube TV 1.11 adds Picture-in-Picture mode on Android Oreo

The latest update to YouTube TV for Android is rolling out and brings a major features from the main YouTube app to the cord cutting service. With version 1.11, Oreo users can finally watch video using Picture-in-Picture mode.<p>PiP is one of Android 8.0’s marquee features, with YouTube being one of …

Android Oreo

YouTube TV gets picture-in-picture support on Android Oreo

One of the bigger additions in Android Oreo was picture-in-picture support, but a new software feature is only as good as the applications that support it. And now, with the release of YouTube TV 1.11 on Android, you’ll be able to use Oreo’s picture-in-picture feature to keep watching shows — even …

Technology

Here's How to Watch the 2017 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show

Model after model has posted about the journey to Shanghai, China for the 2017 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show—from castings to workouts to the actual travel to this year's destination. And though we've fallen into many Instagram holes following in their each and every step (strut?) leading up to …

Fashion Modeling

YouTube TV's about-face on TV apps is the right move

There’s something commendable about a company that can publicly admit to being wrong. That’s exactly what Google did when it recently announced a …

Smart TV

YouTube TV app goes live on Samsung and LG smart TVs

YouTube TV has enjoyed a slow and steady start to life in its debut year. Google has gradually rolled out its over-the-top live TV streaming service to more and more US markets in the months since launch, as well as adding additional channels and support of Google Home voice commands.<p>This careful …

Televisions

YouTube TV arrives on some Samsung, LG smart TVs

YouTube TV is the streaming giant’s latest attempt to be the one-stop shop for all forms of moving pictures, and sometimes video-less music as well. …

Smart TV

YouTube TV now viewable on recent LG and Samsung TVs

Since launching earlier this year, live TV streaming service YouTube TV has been slow to expand its availability. It has yet to roll out nationwide, …

Televisions

YouTube TV app arrives on select LG and Samsung smart TVs

Back in October, the YouTube TV team announced that its app would expand in a big way, adding support for Android TV, Xbox One consoles, and Apple …

Televisions

YouTube TV is now available on recent Samsung smart TVs

2016 and 2017 models only<p>YouTube is continuing to roll out YouTube TV apps, and it just reached an incredibly important platform: Samsung’s smart TVs, which now have an app for accessing YouTube’s over-the-top TV service.<p>Given that Samsung is the world’s top-selling TV company, that’s a big …

Televisions

YouTube TV app now available on 2016, 2017 smart TVs from LG and Samsung

Last month, Google announced dedicated YouTube TV apps for its cord-cutting streaming solution. Having launched first on Android TV and Xbox, the client is now available on 2016 and 2017 LG and Samsung televisions.<p>YouTube TV can now be controlled with a traditional television remote or game …

Televisions

Here’s How YouTube TV’s Groundbreaking, but Controversial World Series Partnership Paid Off

Fox Sports had a successful World Series last month, landing an estimated $635,000 per 30-second ad for the seven-game matchup between the Houston …

Televisions

YouTube TV app arrives for newer Samsung smart TVs

YouTube TV arrived in April of this year, making it Google's de facto live television service. It's available in over half of the homes in the US, and we've been waiting patiently for the rumored big screen TV app so we could stop sending live TV from our phones to our Chromecasts and Apple TVs. …

Smart TV

‘SLIN TV’: a challenge to SVOD?

Live and linear streaming services provided by OTT players could have at least 60 million subscribers in the US by 2022.Speaking at the Ottv World …

Televisions

YouTube Says World Series Ad Campaign Drove "Double Digit" Lift In YouTube TV Brand Awareness - Tubefilter

During the 2017 World Series, the only thing more constant than a Brandon Morrow relief appearance was the sight of YouTube’s bright red play button …

Advertising

Philo charges just $16 for 35 channels, but no sports or locals

Headlined by AMC, Comedy Central, HGTV, TLC and A+E, the inexpensive new streaming service aims for cord cutters who don't care about sports, news or local broadcast channels.<p>Cut out the sports, news and local channels, and suddenly live TV is cheaper than ever.<p>A new multichannel live TV streaming …

Televisions

If you don’t like sports, cut the cord with Philo

Philo isn’t like Sling TV, Hulu with Live TV, DirecTV Now, PlayStation Vue, and YouTube TV. It doesn’t care about the thing Americans watch most: …

Smart TV

How Much Longer Can Netflix Defy Gravity?

Netflix is an excellent company with an impressive track record and competent leadership.<p>But there is trouble ahead. While strong growth may continue …

Business

Quick Look: YouTube TV Comes Home to the NVIDIA SHIELD

When YouTube TV first launched earlier this year, it had one huge factor in its favor compared to competing subscription streaming services: local …

Smart TV

20-qubit IBM Q quantum computer could double its predecessor’s processing power

IBM has long been one of the organizations at the forefront of research into quantum computing, especially when it comes to offering commercial …

Quantum Mechanics

Disney Mum On Fox Deal, Revenues Dip 3%

As with 21st Century Fox the day before, Walt Disney executives declined any questions regarding the possible purchase of some of Fox's entertainment …

Walt Disney Company