Tech-based news bites from across the web
Google has added paid subscription channels to YouTube. This doesn’t mean that all of the free stuff you’ve been watching will disappear. This change adds on-demand channels to YouTube for a monthly subscription fee. Time will tell whether or not this is successful. Via @TorontoStar
Smell-O-Vision on your smartphone. Currently in the prototype stage, I cannot imagine why anyone would want this. Can you? Visions of people sitting around sniffing their phones – weird! Via @engadget
This week’s top apps according to @mashable, including Disney’s Story, an app aimed at parents and designed to pull in the photos you’ve taken with your iPhone and use the location and time stamps to create a digital storybook. A more entertaining approach to sharing your photos.
Chris Hadfield creates the first-ever music video from space. A cover of Bowie’s Space Oddity, recorded on the International Space Station. Far out (couldn’t help myself). Via @mashable.
Wow! Faster and faster – Samsung is expecting to launch 5G by 2020. Not all of us have even moved to 4G yet. Mind you, 5G is still a few years away so we have time to catch up. Via @TechCrunch
In tribute to moms – some great lessons to be learned (or remembered) in this Op-Ed piece from @mashable – 6 Internet lessons I learned from my mom.
Have we missed anything important? Do you know of anything new and exciting in the tech world that you’d like to share? Please do so in our comments section. Until next time – have a great one!