23 Nov 2020, by TheAssassin
The NewPipe project recently had a few debates on advertising, its ethics and how Team NewPipe decides whether or not a certain form of advertising is acceptable.
In this article, we present our position on advertising in general, show the difference between ethical and unethical advertising, and explain why we do not intend to support technologies like SponsorBlock.
22 Nov 2020, by tobigr & Opusforlife
The last update contained dozens of changes. Although we provided release candidates for testing to a wider audience, some regressions slipped through. This small update addresses critical bugs introduced in the last release, re-adds the option to hide the thumbnail on the lock screen when playing a stream in background mode, and brings a few optimizations “under the hood”.
18 Nov 2020, by Opusforlife & Poolitzer
30 Oct 2020, by Opusforlife
By now, most of you must be aware of the youtube-dl repo on Github being suspended because of a DMCA notice. Team NewPipe member @TheAssassin has written a detailed analysis of the situation. You can find the article on his blog!