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YouTube Music Premium & YouTube Premium get discounted Student plans in India starting at ₹59 (~$0.85)

As one of the fastest surging economies in the world, India is a key market for many global tech giants including Google. Being the second most populated nation in the world, India has more than 400 million smartphones (with many users with more than one device) and the number could skyrocket past the 800-million-mark by...

YouTube Music Premium and YouTube Premium land in India for ₹99 and ₹129 a month, Galaxy S10 owners get 4 months free

Google announced YouTube Music, YouTube Music Premium and YouTube Premium in May 2018, but the services were available only in selected regions at launch. Over the coming months, these were rolled out to more parts of the world, but they have been curiously absent from certain important regions like India, which otherwise has been in...

Students can now get discounted YouTube Premium and YouTube Music subscriptions

In a move which sees YouTube take aim at a new demographic, the platform will now offer discounted YouTube Premium and YouTube Music subscriptions for students, according to a report from TechCrunch. YouTube Red was rebranded as YouTube Premium earlier this year, with YouTube Music becoming more of a Spotify competitor and allow streaming of...

“Disable YouTube for guests” on Google Home rolling out for some iOS users

To the surprise of no one, Google Home devices have tight integration with Google services. That includes everything from Google Calendar to Google Play Music. The YouTube family of services, of course, is also included in the bunch. You can use Google Home to send videos to a Chromecast device, tune in to a specific channel...

YouTube Music and YouTube Premium now available in Canada & 11 European countries

YouTube Music and YouTube Premium were announced early last month. YouTube Music is a merger of YouTube Music and Google Play Music, while YouTube Premium is replacing YouTube Red. YouTube Music and YouTube Premium are now available in 17 new countries as of today. Both services are now available for everyone in the US, Australia,...

Google Play Music subscribers will get both YouTube Premium and YouTube Music Premium

With the recently announced rebranding of YouTube Red, there was some confusion about what would happen with current subscribers to Google Play Music. The Google Play Music support team has clarified what will happen on Twitter: Google Play Music subscribers will get both YouTube Premium and YouTube Music Premium as well.If you're already a Google play...

Google to launch revamped YouTube Music next week, YouTube Premium sometime later

We've been expecting Google's YouTube music and Play Music services to merge for some time now and next week Google will take a major step in that direction. On Tuesday, YouTube Music will launch a revamped mobile app and desktop player with a free ad-supported streaming service and a $9.99/month standalone ad-free subscription service.The primary...

YouTube picture-in-picture mode rolling out to some people without YouTube Red, doesn’t work in all videos

With the introduction of Android 8.0 Oreo, developers were finally able to design their applications with support for picture-in-picture mode. This works great with video playing applications as it enables the user to shrink the player down to a small square which can then moved around the screen while doing something else on the phone. Until...

YouTube Red and Google Play Music to Merge in the Future

Google is such a huge company and each service/product is run by a different team of people, so it can become difficult to keep things synced together and inline with each other. We see this quite often when application updates including new features get pushed to iOS before they arrive in the Play Store for...

Google Takes on Cable with YouTube TV

You now have one more way to watch your favorite content thanks to Google. The Mountain View technology giant has just launched its own online TV subscription service, called YouTube TV. This service will join the already popular streaming TV services such as Sling TV and AT&T-owned DirectTV Now. YouTube TV will include over 40 networks with...