YouTube are improving parental control for tweens and teens on the platform

YouTube announce they are creating a better viewing experience for those too old for YouTube Kids and too young for regular YouTube.

The best of Google from CES and Galaxy Unpacked 2021

With 2021’s virtual CES and Galaxy Unpacked wrapped up, Google run down their favourite pieces of new tech with their services built-in.

How to transfer my music from Google Play Music to YouTube Music

Google have continued to push YouTube Music as the go to place for all music streaming. As of the end of last year Google Play Music has officially closed. What does this mean for you and your music?

Google Arts & Culture: Blob Opera – Create a pitch-perfect opera quartet with your mouse

Prepare to waste hours of your day with Google’s latest experiment. Using machine learning Blob Opera replicate a four piece opera choir.

Google discontinue the Google Home Max, their larger smart speaker

Google have stopped manufacturing the Google Home Max smart speaker, with both the Chalk and Charcoal colours out of stock on the Google site.

Google share tips on how to spread festive music around your house with Google-Assistant smart speakers

Image credit: Google For those wanting to fill their house with Christmas music, Google share the four steps to maximising festive cheer, with help from their smart speakers. As December rolled around, Christmas has come…

Google now supports Apple Music on all Google-Assistant enabled smart speakers and displays

Image Credit: Google Apple Music subscribers with Google-Assistant smart speakers or displays in the U.S., U.K., France, Germany and Japan can now set the streaming service as their default. Two of the most powerful tech…

The 2020 UK Top 10 Google Searches for Musicians revealed

Image Credit: Nathana Rebouças Now that the finish line of 2020 is in sight, at Routenote we’re looking back over this endless year and pulling together some of the highlights from the music world. Google’s…

Google are giving away free Stadia Premiere Edition bundles to YouTube Premium subscribers

If you’re a subscriber to YouTube Premium in the US or UK, you are eligble for a free Stadia Premiere Edition bundle worth $99 including a Chromecase Ultra and Stadia Controller. Be sure to login…

YouTube generated over $5 billion in ad revenue in Q3 2020 alone

YouTube and Google’s parent company Alphabet’s recent earnings call revealed YouTube generated $5.04bn from ad revenue in a single quarter. Between July and September, YouTube generated $5.04 billion in ads. This is up $1.2bn on…