YouTube may place age restrictions on content, for instance if the content includes violence or disturbing images, nudity, vulgar language or the portrayal of harmful activities. This age restriction flag is placed by YouTube's review team. The flag prevents that users who are not logged in may watch the video, that logged in users who […]
Music and Video is one of our larger categories here on Ghacks Technology news. We cover music and movie industrry news here, websites that make available music or video contents free of charge or for a price, programs that help you download, convert or manage media collections, and of course programs that you can use to listen to or view media on all of your devices.
As far as Internet services go, we cover video hosting services like YouTube, Dailymotion or Gametrailers here, music streaming services like Spotify, databases like IMDB or Last.fm, and services that let you conver, download or identify media online.
We also review programs that you can use to download music or videos legally from the Internet, use to manage your media collections, and applications that let you convert, modify or share media in any form imaginable.
AIMP is a popular music player that looks and behaves in many regards as Winamp, one of the most popular music players of all times for Windows. AIMP 4.5 was released on October 30, 2017, and it is a new major update for the music player. The previous stable version, AIMP 4.13 was released in […]
Videolan released a new version of the media player VLC for Android yesterday. VLC 2.5 for Android is a major update to the media player for Google's Android operating system that introduces lots of new features and improvements. The new version of VLC for Android introduces support for 360° video, Android Auto, picture in picture […]
If you are prepping for an IT exam right now, or are just interesting in expanding your skills without taking exams, and are an Amazon Prime subscriber, you can watch a number of IT related training videos for free on Amazon's website. You find plenty of free IT courses on YouTube and other video hosting […]
A new design is being rolled out to YouTube's worldwide desktop audience right now that brings Google's Material Design style to the video portal. This new design has been available to select users but today marks the global launch of it to users from all over the world. Our new look applies Material Design to […]
Google plans to remove the two YouTube features Video Editor and Photo slideshows from the popular video hosting and streaming service. The company revealed the decision on two YouTube support pages. According to the information posted on the pages, both features will be removed from YouTube on September 20, 2017. The YouTube Video Editor provides […]
The developers of the free media player software Kodi announced that the upcoming Kodi 18 will ship as a 64-bit version for Windows. Kodi, which originated as a project to bring a better media player to Microsoft's first Xbox console, is a popular cross-platform media player thanks to its customization options and support for multimedia […]
Google launched a new version of the YouTube application today on iOS and Android which comes with major changes to the apps' interface. Changing the interface of an app that has been around for some time is always a daunting task. It is almost guaranteed that part of the user base will dislike the change. […]
Splash is a video and audio player for Microsoft Windows that is developed by Mirillis, makers of the screen recorder Action!. The media player vertical is quite crowded on Windows. You got dedicated audio or video players, as well as media players that support both audio and video formats. Programs like VLC Media Player, SMPlayer, […]
The web browser and/or device determines the highest quality level (resolution) that you get when you play TV shows or movies on Netflix. You get 1080p and 4k playback only in Microsoft Edge currently when it comes to web browsers. This means, that you get that only if your computer runs Windows 10, Microsoft's newest […]
Google Photos is Google's official photo management, storing and sharing solution for Android and iOS mobile operating systems. The company completed the roll out of a new video feature recently that lets you stabilize videos that you captured using the device, or that you have stored locally on it instead. All modern phones come with […]
Google runs a dark mode experiment right now on the YouTube video streaming platform that allows users to switch the light theme to a dark theme called dark mode. As is the case with all experiments that Google runs, anyone may join it provided that they are either invited, or add the cookie that distinguishes […]
Netflix enabled the downloading of -- some -- TV show episodes and movies in the company's application for Windows 10 recently. It allows you to download these shows and movies to the local device, and watch them at a later point in time. Ideal for adding some to your laptop before you spend the next […]
If you use the Netflix application on Windows 10, you may have received an update already that allows you to download shows to watch them offline. If you needed another reason to use the Netflix app on Windows 10, and not a web browser, this is probably it. Netflix enabled the option to download movies […]
Netflix announced on Tuesday that Linux users may use the Firefox web browser on their devices now to watch video streams on the website. Netflix started to work on HTML5 compatibility almost four years ago to improve the service's compatibility. The video streaming service relied on the use of plugins, most notably Microsoft Silverlight in […]
The SXSW music festival is a long standing event at which hundreds of artists perform each year to festival goers. Music is also made available on the SXSW website, and it is also made available as one huge torrent package each year. We talked about this back in 2012 in Download More Than 35 Gigabyte […]
Kodi 17 is the latest version of the popular cross-platform media center software that enables you to play media on all devices that it supports. Kodi's main features are the ability to play media streams from local and network storage, or from the Internet, adding information from various sources to media collections that you add […]