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Google offers a week of free credit after YouTube TV outage, but not for long

Earlier this month, YouTube TV went down for users all around the world, and to make up for it, Google is offering affected users a week of free service. But if you want to grab the credit, you need to act quickly.
Computing

Google Chrome 70 is finally getting a picture-in-picture mode

Picture-in-picture mode is finally coming to Google Chrome 70 on Mac, Linux, and Windows. The feature not only applies to YouTube but also any other website where developers have chosen to implement it.
Social Media

YouTube is back after crashing for users around the world

It's rare to see YouTube suffer serious issues, but the site went down around the world for a period of time on October 16. It's back now, and we can confirm it's loading normally on desktop and mobile.
Web

Feed your fandom: These are the best YouTube channels for sports lovers

If you're a cable cutter who still wants to enjoy quality sports highlights and analysis, YouTube is the place to go. There are plenty of great sports-centric channels on YouTube, each of which provides great highlights and top-shelf…
Computing

Here's how to download a YouTube video to watch offline later

Learning how to download YouTube videos is easier than you might think. There are plenty of great tools you can use, both online and offline. These are our favorites and a step by step guide on how to use them.
Computing

Download music from YouTube in seconds with these great tools

Ripping audio from YouTube has never been easier, but with so many tools out there, which is the best? In this guide, we teach you how to download music from YouTube with a couple different tools -- just proceed with caution.
Home Theater

Sick of unskippable commercials? YouTube TV’s DVR just got a lot more friendly

YouTube TV has lifted DVR restrictions on channels from Disney, Fox, NBCUniversal, and Turner, meaning viewers no longer have to deal with video on demand versions with unskippable commercials.
Social Media

From pranksters to pop stars, these are the 10 biggest YouTube channels

For better or worse, YouTube celebrities have had a profound impact on popular culture. From comedy to Ed Sheeran, Justin Bieber to Bollywood music, these are the most subscribed channels on the video-sharing platform.
Music

YouTube Red is now YouTube Premium -- what's changed, and should you subscribe?

Thanks to Google, YouTube Red is now YouTube Premium. We explain what exactly a YouTube Premium subscription gets you, how much it costs, and break down if it's a good choice for you.
Movies & TV

Save a few bucks with the best free feature-length movies on YouTube

Bank account emptier than you thought? Check out our curated list of the best full-length movies on YouTube to find feature-length flicks that are free, legally uploaded, and actually worth watching.
Photography

Musicbed gives YouTube creators a legal soundtrack option

YouTube flags videos that use copyrighted music in them -- so music licensing platform Musicbed is launching a new subscription plan and a way to tell YouTube's bots to back off with those flags.
Gaming

YouTube has a new destination for gamers as it plans to shutter gaming app

YouTube is shuttering its gaming app early next year and turning its attention to developing a brand-new gaming destination on its main site. The app launched in 2015 as part of efforts to take on video-gaming platform Twitch.
Computing

How to easily record your laptop screen with apps you already have

Learning how to record your computer screen shouldn't be a challenge. Lucky for you, our comprehensive guide lays out how to do so using a host of methods, including both free and premium utilities, in both MacOS and Windows 10.
Web

10 viral video celebrities from the past and where they are now

Ever wonder what happened to William Hung after his less-than-stellar American Idol audition? We take a look at 10 of the most popular viral video celebrities and see what they are up to today.
Mobile

How to turn on YouTube’s Dark Theme for Android and iOS

After the release of Dark Theme mode on the YouTube app for iOS, it's now rolling out for Android devices. The feature turns the background dark to cut down on glare, which allows users to take in the true colors of the videos they're…
Computing

With net neutrality gone, carriers throttle YouTube, Netflix, other streamers

If you stream Netflix and YouTube videos on your phone, you may be among the first to experience the result of an internet without net neutrality protection. Carriers are targeted video-streaming services for throttling.
Movies & TV

The 7 best TV episodes you can watch on YouTube for free

TV networks have made a habit of putting episodes from popular series on YouTube for free. From premium platforms like Amazon Video to experimental newcomers like Viceland, we've compiled a few of the best episodes available on YouTube.
Mobile

YouTube is making it easier to track how much time you spend watching videos

Google is making it easier to track exactly how long you spend watching videos on YouTube. The company has updated the YouTube app on Android and iOS to now feature a new Time Watched section.