Megaupload’s Kim Dotcom will live-stream his extradition appeal on YouTube

Determined to avoid extradition to the U.S. on copyright infringement charges, Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom will begin his appeal in a New Zealand court on Wednesday. And he's just won the right to live-stream the whole thing on YouTube.

Professional YouTuber shares crash course for shooting quality videos

Want to try your hand at creating better content for YouTube to promote your business or just for fun? Check out these tips from a professional YouTuber, Austin Evans.
Social Media

YouTube to launch the social networking features you’ve always wanted

YouTube will soon let you interact with creators like never before thanks to the rollout of a new social timeline for channels. The social networking features in the pipeline include text posts, polls, photo, and video sharing.
Home Theater

Does your YouTube TV app look different? New version rolled out

The YouTube TV app has just gotten a big upgrade. The company rolled out an update to the app that is meant to make it more searchable and easier to navigate. It includes multiple new features.
Movies & TV

Amazon puts pilot episodes of 10 of its original shows on Facebook and YouTube

Amazon has placed 10 pilot episodes of its original series -- five for adults, five for children -- on it's YouTube channel, and will post them to Facebook video soon in an effort to boost subscribers.

Forget pricey pro cams, this YouTube star filmed a viral hit on a midrange DSLR

Viral video maker Scott Winn put his Red Epic aside to shoot his latest production entirely on Canon's midrange EOS 80D DSLR. The result is impressive, and proves it's more about the person behind the camera than the camera…

Towels make a cheap solution for DIY sound-absorption panels

For the YouTuber on a budget, old bath towels can improve the recording acoustics of a room by absorbing sound and reducing reverb. And if you follow the steps in this video, they won't look like garbage when hung on your walls.

Casio enters the 360-degree camera game in a really unique way

Casio's EX-FR200 could find a niche in the outdoor adventure market. It uses a unique, modular camera body that controls two separate lens/sensor units. It is also waterproof, freeze-proof, and impact resistant.
Cool Tech

YouTube video pits freeze ray vs. flamethrower. Need we say more?

Popular YouTuber The Backyard Scientist has pitted a homemade freeze gun against a flamethrower. The winner? All of us. Even if we're still not entirely sure what we're meant to have learned from the experiment.

YouTube Red's benefits — no ads, ability to download — now apply to YouTube Kids

Wish the kids didn't have to watch those pesky ads? Or that they could download videos for offline viewing? Well, you're in luck -- YouTube Kids now integrates with YouTube Kids, meaning that kids can browse YouTube ad-free just like you.
Social Media

Facebook and Twitter reportedly offering YouTube stars lucrative ad revenue deals

Facebook and Twitter are implementing lucrative revenue sharing models in order to attract YouTube stars with the promise of advertising money. The strategies will include adverts being inserted into longer videos on Facebook.

Immerse yourself in Rio (minus the Zika) with Google’s new Olympics features

Google is introducing a slew of features across its various properties in preparation for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio. Among the highlights are YouTube live-streams for selected events and a new Street View collection.