YouTube, the World’s most popular video sharing service has been around for more than a decade.
But the Google owned website has been lacking basic features, despite numerous users asking it to add them.
One such missing feature, was endless playback aka repeated playback, or more commonly referred to looped videos. There have been many third-party websites, which have been offering this basic option. But they were hosted away from YouTube, which naturally was not something that users would have preferred.
What is a looped video?
It’s quite simple really, as the name suggests, it is a video which has been toggled to play endlessly. Once [...]
Google has launched a themed interface for its web services, to celebrate the new Star Wars movie, The Force Awakens, which is launching next month.
And for this very purpose, Google says it worked with Lucasfilm and Disney, to offer fans of the sci-fi franchise a new experience. The themes are just eye candy obviously, and do not add or change the functionaility of the srvices in anyway.
The new themes are available for a plethora of services including Gmail, Google Maps, YouTube, Chrome and more.
How to enable the Light Side or Dark Side theme in Gmail and other Google services (on the web):
1. Visit the official Google Star Wars webpage. 2. [...]
YouTube has officially announced that its global versions has now expanded to support various European countries.
These are the new countries which will have a local version of YouTube.The Baltics (Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania) The Adriatics (regions in Italy, Croatia) Bulgaria, Georgia, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan and Belarus.
Local versions of YouTube are region specific, and often have their own country specific domain such as youtube.by, youtube.kz, or youtube.bg. These domain extensions, merely redirect to the main YouTube website, but use the user’s geo-location (network location based) to feature their local content on the site.
Ever wanted to watch videos while you were browsing other websites?
Because who has the time to do both, right? Jokes aside, there actually is a way to do that right now, at least in Google Chrome, and the video you want to watch is on the Mountain View company’s video sharing service.
Normally, I use Windows 10’s Snap feature to put the browser with the video of the live event on one side of the screen, while taking notes in a text editor on the other side. But this extension may just allow users to do that within a single browser.
The app we are talking about, is in an extension called Sideplayer. And as the name obviously suggests, the [...]