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Google Quietly Shuts Down YouTube Subscription RSS Feed

Google Quietly Shuts Down YouTube Subscription RSS Feed

RSS feeds are a fantastically organized way to cope with the daily deluge of information coming our way, and until a few days ago, anyone could add a feed from any YouTube account to their reader. You can still subscribe to channels within YouTube, and by doing so you will receive notifications for the latest activity on them, but off-site notifications, via the RSS feed look to be no more.

13 Essential (and Not so Essential) Chromecast Apps

13 Essential (and Not so Essential) Chromecast Apps

Chromecast is a handy little device but if you want to get the most out of it you are going to want to install a ton of apps that will let you stream and beam content from your PC or mobile device straight to your TV screen. Luckily, there are already some great apps on the market, with the promise of more to come.

Microsoft Wages War On YouTube Ads with New App for Windows Phone?

Microsoft Wages War On YouTube Ads with New App for Windows Phone?

Microsoft has created a YouTube app for Windows Phone that blocks ads and allows users to download videos. While these things are frowned upon by YouTube API standards, the question becomes, “Is Microsoft breaking the law by doing this?”

The YouTube Live Stream Tease: Game Developers Conference Causes Rumors

The YouTube Live Stream Tease: Game Developers Conference Causes Rumors

There are some whispers about the availability of YouTube Live Stream for everyone. No, no…we must settle down. Only people who already have it can use it, and it’s merely improvements to the service as-is. Still, we’ll discuss why this rumor took shape.

Stupeflix Reworks Video Creation API Access To Commoditize Video Creation

Stupeflix Reworks Video Creation API Access To Commoditize Video Creation

Stupeflix announced today, at the Business Video Expo, that they are changing the way they connect to developers and allow access to the Stupeflix video creation suite API. Whereas it was somewhat cost prohibitive in the past, they are now lowering the price of both …

Future Proof Your Online Video Library With Vid.ly Integration with Encoding.com

Future Proof Your Online Video Library With Vid.ly Integration with Encoding.com

Some time ago I wrote about Vid.ly – one upload, universal URL, fire and forget sort of encoding service where you could upload video, grab one single URL and it would work just about anywhere. Today, they're announcing that everything Vid.ly offers will be directly …

Google Plus Open To Everyone, Adds Killer Video Features To Hangouts

Google Plus Open To Everyone, Adds Killer Video Features To Hangouts

Google Plus, the social networking service that has long been in a restricted field test, is now officially in beta. That's right, folks, you can stop leaving comments on this post asking people to invite you and just head on over and sign up yourself …

Google TV To Be Central Device In Home For Cable, Internet, Automation & More?

Google TV To Be Central Device In Home For Cable, Internet, Automation & More?

See, I told you it probably wasn't dead. Several months ago I wrote Android Apps May Save Google TV's Ass though I did then later write The Death Knell For Google TV? Logitech Revue Drops Price To $99 Admittedly, in that second one I did …

Leanin Launches Customizable “Social Video Player” For Brands

Leanin Launches Customizable Social Video Player For Brands

Leanin today announced the launch of something the company calls the first of its kind: a social video player. The Leanin service is a hosted solution, integrates smoothly with YouTube & Facebook, and aims to help brands better understand video engagement through an arsenal of …

Vid.ly Grows Up, Goes Pro – The Universal Video URL Slam Dunk

Vid.ly Grows Up, Goes Pro   The Universal Video URL Slam Dunk

When I hop on a conference call and say "Go Team [INSERT BRAND] Woo!" you can be pretty sure that I dig your product. So Jeff Malkin and the team over at Vid.ly should be well aware of that fact now since I both opened …

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