Google (re)introduces YouTube Music and rebrands YouTube Red as YouTube Premium

YouTube is already one of the best resources for finding music, whether you’re looking for official music videos, live performances, or full albums that somebody’s uploaded with or without the publisher’s permission. But a few years ago Google decided to make it a bit easier to use YouTube as a music app, by launching YouTube […]

Brave Browser for Android now plays YouTube videos in the background

Brave is a mobile web browser for Android with a built-in ad blocker. And up until recently, that’s been the browser’s primary claim to fame, other than the fact that it comes from Mozilla cofounder Brendan Eich. But now Brave has picked up a new feature which could make it a more attractive alternative to […]

OGYouTube app is calling it quits (unofficial YouTube app with background audio streaming)

YouTube may have gotten its start as a hub for user-generated videos, but over the years it’s also become a go-to destination for streaming music fans. Type just about any song or artist into the online video site and odds are that you’ll find a video. But if you use the official YouTube app on […]

YouTube Red launches Oct 28th: Ad-free YouTube for $10 per month

Love watching videos on YouTube, but hate sitting through (or waiting 5 seconds to skip) the ads? Google is launching another option. Starting October 28th, you’ll be able to pay $9.99 per month for a YouTube Red subscription. It provides access to all YouTube content on all your devices. But you’ll never see an ad […]