YouTube

How to turn any YouTube video into an animated GIF

This website makes it quite easy to turn any YouTube video into a GIF for your viewing and sharing pleasure. We'll show you how to pull it off in a handful of easy steps.

Computing

YouTube live-streaming sets from Coachella, catch the acts here

YouTube is now live-streaming sets from this weekend's Coachella shindig in Indio, California. Music fans around the world can catch big-name bands across three live channels for free – not bad for an event that costs $375 a ticket.

Music

Flip through YouTube music like it’s vinyl on Cratedigger.fm

This new music discovery web app lets you explore YouTube’s vast music ‘crates’ in search of hidden gems.

Music

Netflix Watch video has a bit of fun at the Apple Watch’s expense

Netflix pokes fun at the Apple Watch, while promoting its services, with the hilarious parody video for the fictional Netflix Watch, a device that lets you watch Netflix wherever you are.

Movies & TV

DT Daily: India police to deploy pepper spray from drones

Today on DT Daily: The latest job for drone quadcopters? Dispensing pepper spray. YouTube eyes a subscription model and it’s Tesla versus Hellcat, the rematch.

DT Daily

YouTube is close to launching an ad-free subscription program

YouTube is close to offering a subscription service that removes ads and lets users watch videos without an internet connection. It's expected to live alongside Music Key.

Web

Rand Paul’s campaign could use a YouTube tutorial after presidential announcement flagged, removed

Someone in the Rand Paul campaign must have forgotten how YouTube works, because the senator's presidential announcement video was flagged and promptly removed by the service's Content ID system.

Web

Twitter removes hostage images to end Turkey’s ban on its site, but YouTube is still blocked

Turkey lifted its nationwide ban on Twitter after the social media site agreed to take down images and accounts related to an Istanbul prosecutor's abduction. The ban on YouTube, however, is still in effect.

Mobile

How Money & Violence conquered YouTube with no money and only a little violence

In just a few months, indie drama Money and Violence has become a YouTube phenomenon, with more than 13 million views, and counting. But what's next? To find out, we spoke with the creator of "Money and Violence," Moise Verneau.

Movies & TV

Watch YouTube’s first 4K, 60FPS videos here

Youtube has begun some early trials of running 4K UHD videos at 60 frames per second and it looks good, but there's still some work to be done.

Computing

YouTube reportedly prepping launch of game-streaming service to take on Twitch

Google was close to buying game-streaming startup up Twitch last year, but in the end Amazon inked a deal. Apparently still interested in the space, Google-owned YouTube is reportedly developing a Twitch competitor for launch later this year.

Gaming

Vessel, the subscription YouTube alternative opens with year free trial

After launching an invite-only beta earlier this year, Vessel, the new subscription video website from former Hulu CEO Jason Kilar, is now officially open to the public. Sign up in the next 72 hours for a free one-year subscription.

Web

How an Aussie viral video launched Bohemian Rhapsody to the Billboard charts

This female comedy trio from Australia sang a silly rendition of Bohemian Rhapsody — and it landed the classic rock song from 1975 onto the Billboard top streaming songs chart.

Music

These 5 ‘Broad City’ YouTube episodes will help you endure the wait for season 3

Comedy Central's "Broad City" began as an amateur YouTube series from Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer; it should return to its roots for Season 3. These 5 YouTube episodes would make a great start.

Movies & TV

Is YouTube looking to add a subscription tier for top content?

Sources indicate that YouTube has expressed interest in developing its own video-on-demand (VOD) service to compete with the likes of Hulu and Vimeo.

Movies & TV