Google is constantly improvising YouTube's video streaming experience by switching to optimized video formats and enhanced streaming technology. This enhancement in the YouTube experience may help some users but in the meanwhile also annoys quite a few users on slow Internet connections.
One of the things which annoys me and probably many out there about YouTube, is restricting from being able to buffer the video when it is paused. Yes, I hate this. I have a slower Internet connection and I always prefer quality content (at least 480p) but YouTube's adoption of Dynamic Adaptive Streaming over HTTP (DASH) does not allow me to buffer the video when it is paused. Due to this problem I end up watching low quality videos.
'Game of Thrones' is no doubt one of the epic TV Shows ever made and the user response it gets is immense. Huge amount of people from the realm hooked on to HBO Go during the premiere of 'Game of Thrones' Season 4 which resulted in HBO Go crashing for thousands of users.
The video was taking lot of time and for some it displayed an error saying - "Fatal error - Failed to load the service error definitions."
Amazon jumped into the video streaming business by launching its own set-top box called Amazon Fire TV on Wednesday in an event held in New York City.
Amazon's VP Peter Larsen led the proceedings of the event instead of the CEO Jeff Bezos. The theme of the event was that of a living room with couches and popcorn.