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…

YouTube reveals over 30 million paying YouTube Music and Premium subscribers in Q3 2020

During YouTube and Google’s parent company Alphabet’s latest earnings call, it was revealed YouTube Music and Premium have over 30m paying subscribers. YouTube announced 15 million global subscribers (including free trials) in May last year,…

Google introduce Hum to Search – “Hey Google, what’s that song that goes na na doo da?”

Image credit: Google A new feature in the Google app help you find the song stuck in your head. Search with a hum, whistle, singing or “da na doo ohh”. While Shazam can help when…

Google launches a YouTube Music app on Apple Watch

YouTube Music launches on Apple Watch with basic music browsing options, playback controls, casting and a watch face complication. As 2020 draws closer to an end, Google have been fading out their Google Play Music…

Turn any sound into an instrument with Google’s Tone Transfer Magenta project

Google’s latest Magenta project uses machine learning to take any inputted sound and convincingly output as a chosen instrument. Google’s Magenta projects use machine learning to create art and music, while providing open source data…

Google’s updated Recorder app allows for easy audio editing and sharing

Google announce new exclusive Android features for their Pixel phones, including their updated Recorder app. Editing audio is as simple as selecting words on the transcription. Google’s virtual Pixel event saw a Pixel 5, Pixel…

Google announce their new $99 Nest Audio smart speaker

The new Nest Audio speaker is Google’s updated mid-range smart speaker, replacing the Google Home and competing with Amazon’s new Echo speaker. Google held their virtual Pixel event yesterday. Alongside their new flagship Pixel 5…

‘Your News Update’ personalised local audio news briefing is coming to Google Podcasts

After launching Your News Update on Google Assistant last year, Google is bringing this personalised news feature to their podcast platform. Podcasts are currently growing more than ever, with news as the fastest growing category….

Google Magenta’s Lo-Fi Player is your customisable hip-hop beats producer

Lo-Fi Player is an AI web-based, pixelated, 2D virtual room, that’ll have you producing your own lo-fi beats in no time. Created by summer intern Vibert Thio as a project for Google’s Magenta. Magenta uses…