The best 360-degree stories on YouTube

Sometimes it is nice to just kick back and watch a beautiful video in 360. Here is some of the best.

New MyTube! Beta picks up background audio

The beta version of the third-party YouTube app MyTube! has been updated for Windows 10 for PC and Mobile. The new version supports the Windows 10 Anniversary Update with support for background audio and more.

Top Xbox One apps to snap

Snappable apps are one of the Xbox One's most distinguishing features. While you play a game or use an app, you can snap and use another app on the side of the screen. Read our guide to learn the best free Xbox One apps (and one paid one) to snap.

It turns out T-Mobile really is throttling all video through BingeOn, according to the EFF

The EFF has produced a series of tests that reveal T-Mobile's BingeOn service really is throttling all video that comes through its network.

Perfect Tube brings another way to watch YouTube, designed exclusively for Windows Phone

Perfect Tube is a new YouTube player that was designed exclusively for Windows Phone. The app lets you upload videos, subscribe to channels, and watch videos, all with easy to use gestures.

YouTube Gaming is set to duke it out with Twitch with live game streaming and more

Google is making a big push into the live game streaming space with YouTube Gaming, a dedicated portal for video gaming content.

Spotify rumored to enter the video business, holding press event on May 20

A new report claims Spotify may be planning to enter the Internet video content business, and could be going after popular YouTube content creators. The rumor comes at the same time Spotify announced plans to hold a press event on May 20 in New York City.

MetroTube and myTube for Windows Phone updated with YouTube v3 API support

Two popular third-party YouTube apps for Windows Phone, MetroTube and myTube, have both been updated today. Both now support Google's new YouTube v3 API and will now work as planned.

Some third-party Windows Phone YouTube apps won't work now due to API change

Google is making some changes in its YouTube API today, and that could mean your favorite third party YouTube app on Windows Phone and Windows 8.1 may no longer be working, at least until the developer switches to the new API.

How to stream Youtube videos from Windows Phone to Google Chromecast

We know Google doesn't develop apps for the Windows Phone platform, but Windows Phone developer community fills in quite well. While we don't have an official YouTube app for Windows Phone, we've got terrific third-party YouTube apps like MetroTube and myTube since quite a while.

But my latest crush is Tubecast because it offers the ability to cast the YouTube video onto your TV screen using a Chromecast. Watch our video to see it in action.

Here is what is new in today's big Tubecast update for YouTube lovers

Although YouTube is once again changing their API for developers and third party apps, one of our favorite apps Tubecast is getting a big update today, including fixing some recent bugs.

If you recall, a few weeks ago Tubecast for Windows 8.1 joined the ranks with its Windows Phone brother to become a universal app. Today is the first update for both apps, bringing some improvements and new features. Let's take a look!

Xbox 360 YouTube app gets a design overhaul in latest update

The YouTube app for the Xbox 360 has scored a pretty major update, bringing with it a completely new and revamped design.

Tubecast brings 480p with 60FPS, HD Audio, and faster app launching with the latest update!

Third party YouTube client Tubecast has taken the Windows Phone platform by storm recently with numerous high-level updates. Today, version has gone live and with it, numerous new features driven by user requests (aren't those always the best?).

Besides being able to flawless stream YouTube through DLNA, Xbox One, Airplay and more, Tubecast has pushed the boundaries with 2K video support and many other YouTube management features. The latest update adds another resolution and yes, it does feel faster.

Tubecast brings Full HD, 60 FPS and QHD (2k) support for YouTube on Windows Phone!

One of our favorite YouTube clients for Windows Phone goes by the name of Tubecast. Besides being a full-featured, beautifully designed YouTube app for managing and playing videos, it can also DLNA and Airplay stream content to your TV at the touch of a button.

Version 2.9.8 of the app brings some significant viewing improvements, including some ultra-high resolution support! Best part, there are no audio de-synchronizations.

Microsoft is also closing the Windows Phone YouTube channel

In the wake of Microsoft transferring its official Windows Phone Facebook and Twitter pages to the new Lumia branding, the company is also closing down its official Windows Phone YouTube channel as well, in favor of a new Microsoft Lumia channel.

Microsoft inadvertently caused YouTube to take down some Windows videos

A misunderstanding has caused a number of videos on YouTube, many of which show third party Windows tutorials, to be taken down on copyright violations. In fact, it was something in the videos' comments section that was under Microsoft's concern, rather than the clips themselves.

Amazon will reportedly buy Twitch for over $1 billion [Update: It's official]

Update Twitch has now made the official announcement on their acquisition by Amazon via a post from their CEO Emmett Shear. He stated, "We chose Amazon because they believe in our community, they share our values and long-term vision, and they want to help us get there faster. We're keeping most everything the same: our office, our employees, our brand, and most importantly our independence. But with Amazon's support we'll have the resources to bring you an even better Twitch." Amazon has also issued its own press release, stating that it is purchasing Twitch for $970 million in cash. It added that the acquisition will officially close sometime in the second half of 2014.

Original story Amazon may be about to make an end run around Google in a bid to purchase the game video streaming service. The Wall Street Journal reports that Amazon will acquire for over $1 billion, according to an unnamed source.

Xbox One YouTube app gets revamped interface

If you own an Xbox One and checked out the console's dedicated YouTube app sometime in the last 24 hours or so, you may have noticed that the app has an all new user interface. Today, Google offered more details about the YouTube TV app revamp, which will be rolled out to other set-top boxes, game consoles and smart televisions in the coming weeks and months.

How to record Xbox One gameplay videos and share them on Youtube

Gameplay videos are really popular on YouTube especially the ones with commentary. It's a fact that many people love watching them. For example, you might have heard of PewDiePie who makes $4 million a year sharing gameplay videos on YouTube with his 27 million subscribers. Want to start sharing your own Xbox One gameplay videos on Youtube? We'll show you how to do it without buying additional hardware or accessories.

Head past the break to watch the tutorial!

The first YouTube uploader app for Windows Phone 8.1 gets a nice update, more to come

Sending your video recording to YouTube on Windows Phone has always been a bit of a kludge, especially since Google doesn't play nice with Microsoft. Luckily we have some dedicated third-party developers to fill in the gaps.

'Upload to YouTube' is a relatively new app designed from the ground up for Windows Phone 8.1. Can you guess what it does? Being built for Windows Phone 8.1 gives is the ability to grab videos right from the Camera Roll for easy sharing to the app. That means you can just select your recording, share and fill in the details without any complications.