Google tease an update to their Home smart speaker

After some info and pictures leaked via an FCC certification and Japanese regulatory filing, Google decided to share an image and teaser video. The Google Home (the one between the Home Mini and Home Max)…

YouTube have launched their own ‘Spotify for Artists’ type dashboard for music analytics

YouTube have just launched a brand new dashboard for artists featuring a lowdown of all the stats that matter about them and their music. Analytics for Artists is a welcome new platform for artists, labels,…

YouTube TV increases to $65/mo after adding new ViacomCBS channels

New and existing YouTube TV subscriptions are increasing after new channels from ViacomCBS are added. Launched in 2017, YouTube TV is the US only, online, live TV service from Google. After signing a deal with…

How have people listened to Spotify in Quarantine? Google found out

With everyone at home a lot more at the moment Google decided to see how people were listening to Spotify through their Nest and Google Home speakers. The whole Quarantine life has started slipping in…

The new Google Pixel Buds are experiencing cutouts

Users of the new Pixel Buds are reporting Bluetooth issues, resulting in audio cutouts. Google’s 2020 Pixel Buds are thought to be the Android equivalent to AirPods. Truly wireless earbuds, with easy connection and Google…

How to transfer your playlists and music library between streaming services

If you want to move to a different streaming service without losing your precious music collection and long-crafted playlists then thankfully there is a solution! You may be dedicated to a streaming service for years…

Google demo I/O Braid, a touch sensitive smart-cable

I/O Braid is research project from Google. Their demo shows how a headphone cable embedded with touch sensitive conductors could be used to control music with a pinch, pat, squeeze or swipe on the fabric…

Google’s Pixel Buds are here, are they a threat to Airpods?

Google’s long awaited TWS earbuds have launched with great sound, comfy design, and built-in AI. Are they better than competitors though? It’s been 6 months since Google announced their Pixel Buds, their triumphant entry into…

Discover new favourites on YouTube Music with their Explore tab

As Google move closer to making YouTube Music their one place for music streaming they’ve added a whole new discovery section. YouTube Music will at some point replace Google’s longstanding streaming service – Google Play…

YouTube are introducing ‘chapters’ that split videos into skippable segments

YouTube are taking inspiration from that long-forgotten format the DVD for a new feature being rolled out now. Do you remember the button on your old DVD player remote, usually next to the fast forward…