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YouTube's experimental 4K, 60 frames per second video will crush your computer
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A little over six months ago YouTube did gamers a solid by supporting HD video uploads at 60 frames per second . If you thought that looked amazing, well, you ain't seen nothing yet. Google's popular video site is now quietly playing around with 4K videos at 60fps. This is only a trial and YouTube's 4K/60fps experiment is limited to just six clips. The 4K/60fps videos have two different ...
 
Google may revamp YouTube live streaming as a games-focused Twitch competitor
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Remember when everyone thought YouTube was about to buy games-streaming service Twitch last year—like, really thought it was going to happen —and then the deal fell apart at the last second and somehow Amazon emerged with the big purple crown ? Apparently YouTube's been busy since then. The Daily Dot reports that in the wake of its stymied buyout, YouTube has apparently decided to relaunch its ...
 
YouTube Testing 60 FPS 4K Videos
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Your computer is going to hate you, but these videos sure look good—if you can run them.
 
YouTube debuts videos for second music awards
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YouTube on Monday premiered videos from 14 musicians as it tried a new, virtual-only format for the second edition of its music awards. The giant video-sharing site had searched for a new approach after a mixed reaction to its inaugural event in 2013, which featured a livestreamed show from New York that appeared aimed at creating a new-media rival to the MTV Video Music Awards. For the second ...
 
YouTube Gunning for Twitch With Gaming-Focused Overhaul - Report
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Google-owned video giant will reportedly announce a major, gaming-focused overhaul of its livestreaming platform at E3.
 
Why Does Nintendo Want This Superfan’s YouTube Money?
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YouTube game reviewers and gaming publishers battle back and forth over copyright issues, and YouTube's policies favor the big guys. The post Why Does Nintendo Want This Superfan’s YouTube Money? appeared first on WIRED .
 
Report: YouTube to Take on Twitch With Live-Streaming Service
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The online video giant is looking to take on its former acquisition target with a new and improved YouTube Live service.
 
These 17 YouTube Stars Probably Make Millions Playing Video Games
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If your parents said you'd never make a living playing video games, these YouTubers prove prove 'em wrong (sorry, Mom!)
 
YouTube Is Going After Twitch with New Game Streaming Focus: Report
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YouTube has been experimenting with live streaming for many years, finally letting any channel in good standing participate in live streaming in December of 2013, and the YouTube Live channel currently features livestreams of sporting events, music, news, and more. …
 
Watch YouTube’s first 4K, 60FPS videos here
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Youtube has begun some early trials of running 4K UHD videos at 60 frames per second and it looks good, but there's still some work to be done. The post Watch YouTube’s first 4K, 60FPS videos here appeared first on Digital Trends .