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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...

Creating Your First Simple Android App [Video Guide]

Follow along with Rawad in this new series on XDA TV which takes you through the basics of creating an Android app. In this first video, we see how to setup Android studio and how to create a simple "Hello World" app.    

Google Talks About YouTube’s New Logo, Recent Changes and Future Ideas

YouTube was launched 12 years ago and since then they've essentially had the same logo. Sure, the logo has evolved from one with a more 3D-esque red tube for the word Tube to sit in to a flat one, but for the most case the idea behind the logo hasn't changed. Today, the company has...

Why the Honor 9 is a Great Gaming Phone

In this XDA TV video, we check out why the Honor 9 is one of the best phones for Android gaming. Honor put a lot of effort into delivering a high-performing device that can create immersive gaming experience, and the main contributing factors to this are the high end specs paired with the 1080p screen....

Creating Custom Video Filters on Android

This XDA TV video shows you how to create a "look" and turn it into a video filter using the camera on your Android phone. These filters can be applied to your video clips using Adobe Premiere Clip. Create a New Look with Adobe Capture Adobe Capture is a very underappreciated app. It has several powerful tools...

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...

Unofficial LineageOS for the Honor 8 Pro

The development community is starting to pump out some ROMs for the Honor 8 Pro. This unofficial OpenKirin LineageOS ROM is a great way to replace the EMUI stock system. This custom ROM is pretty bare bones and it doesn't come with many mods baked in. Everything is very stable and performance is great. Not Working: Encryption ...

Latest NewPipe Update Lets You Control the Playback Speed of YouTube Videos

For those unaware, NewPipe is an open source, light-weight front-end for YouTube. It's not using any of YouTube's APIs, nor does it require you to have Google Play Services installed on your device. Instead, it simply parses the YouTube website so it can extract the data and play the videos you want directly on your...

Game Live is a New Samsung Application to Live Stream to Twitch, YouTube and Facebook

Live streaming games is so popular right now that Amazon acquired Twitch, and is continuing to grow its platform with new features for its users. Not only is it bringing more people into Amazon's ecosystem with services like Twitch Prime, but it has also enabled live streamers to make a living doing nothing more than...

Google Embeds Videos and Recipes into Google Image Search Results

Google not only wants to be your one stop source for finding websites that are available on the internet, but they also want to deliver as much of that content directly to you as well. We've been seeing this trend over the years as Google search results have started to embed actual content from a 3rd-party...

Android TV’s YouTube App Gets a Refreshed UI with Latest Update

Android TV will be receiving a massive refresh to its user interface later this year when Android O is released, and while we still have some time to wait for the overall platform to get a fresh coat of paint, Google finally updated the YouTube app for the big-screen version of Android after more than...