A teardown of the latest version of the YouTube app this afternoon has possibly revealed the existence of a new subscription service. The new “YouTube Plus” string appears to coexist with the current Red service, though how they differ is currently unknown.
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YouTube TV updated with new icon, animation to match recent YouTube redesign
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YouTube is now officially available on Comcast’s Xfinity X1 cable boxes
Cable and streaming services don’t always get along very well, and that’s especially true when it comes to Comcast. However, the company has slowly started paving the way for merging cable and streaming media, and now it’s integrating YouTube with its “X1” boxes.
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HDR support on YouTube was added entirely by software for Pixel/Pixel XL
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Update (2:18 PM PT) — Since originally publishing this article, Google has also started to push out HDR YouTube support for the Google Pixel, LG V30, and Sony Xperia XZ Premium. I’m personally not seeing the new addition on my Pixel, but if you have any of the above devices, be sure to head to the YouTube app try watching an HDR-compatible clip!
Last November, Google announced that it was officially supporting HDR video content on YouTube. HDR videos on YouTube have previously only been available to watch on Google’s Chromecast Ultra and select Android TV devices, but it appears that HDR YouTube videos are now available on the Samsung Galaxy S8, S8+, and Note 8
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