YouTube (and the internet in general) can be quite the daunting place for parents to have their kids roaming free on. Google has released a new YouTube app, specifically developed for younger audiences. It's a new portal for parents to have their children learn about various topics and discover exciting resources.
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Following its announcement of brand new music features earlier today, YouTube for iOS grabbed an update tonight. The update makes your music browsing experience better with the inclusion of a new dedicated music page that offers up listening recommendations. Also along for the ride is the ability to create an endless YouTube mix based on your favorite song or artist, as well as the option to stream full albums directly from search.
I like to use my iOS devices as extensions of each other. The Home screen of my retina iPad mini in many ways mirrors the one on my iPhone because these are the apps that I want to have access to no matter which screen I'm using. I use one of Apple's iOS 7 wallpapers, and I keep only a few of Apple's stock apps on my screen, but they are the ones I use constantly.
Google has released YouTube Creator Studio for iPhone, which lets you manage your YouTube channel wherever your are. The app lets you respond to comments, check stats, and get notified on channel updates.
Since all of the cool kids are doing it, I thought that I'd show you what's on my iPhone. My iPhone is the single most important piece of technology in my line-up. It goes with my everywhere, and is my primary method of communication. I keep the most important apps on my first Home screen. I don't use most of the stock apps enough for them to merit a place on my first screen. Those few that remain, however, I use every day without fail. Messages, Camera, Maps, and Safari all remain on my Home screen.
Looking for the best iPhone apps for cord cutters? Following the Vector podcast I did on cord cutting I've been getting a lot of questions about just that. How can cord-cutters still find shows and watch them, and fill in anything we might have missed? The answer is going to vary a lot depending on what equipment is being used, from antennas to streaming boxes, and where you live, from the plentiful bounty of the U.S. to the digital deserts of some other countries. These, however, are the best cord-cutting apps I've found to date!