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YouTube launches HDR for live streams

YouTube has announced that creators can now live stream their content in HDR. Although Google began rolling out HDR support for recorded videos (very, very slowly) back in 2017, this is the first time that live streams have been able to show off those vivid blacks and increased color gamut. For anyone who has been living...

OnePlus 8, LG V60, and Motorola Edge are listed as YouTube Signature Devices

YouTube Signature Devices is a list of smartphones that meet a set of standards that Google thinks allows the phones to deliver the best YouTube experience. We first learned about this program back in 2018 alongside the launch of the Samsung Galaxy Note 9. At the time there were only 18 devices on the list....

OPPO Find X2 Pro certified as a YouTube Signature Device

YouTube recently launched a new Device Report website, where phones that can provide best-in-class YouTube experiences are listed down. These phones are listed after "rigorous testing", and the team at YouTube also works with the manufacturers to improve video playback performance. Considering how integral YouTube has become to the smartphone experience of the average user,...

Google Brings YouTube HDR Support to Pixel Devices via Software Update

Google is working to expand HDR support on YouTube and while it only actually works with special videos, the feature has become quite the buzzword these days. We recently reported on this feature coming to devices such as the Samsung Galaxy S8 and Xperia XZ Premium, and that was possible thanks to the hardware supporting it....

YouTube HDR Playback Support is Rolling out to the Samsung Galaxy S8 and Xperia XZ Premium

HDR video is an interesting new type of media that has slowly started to creep its way into the smartphone industry. Some platforms with HDR are littered with bugs right now (such as Windows 10), but a big drawback to the technology is a limited number of content sources. Netflix is slowly adding more smartphones...