Snapchat is now making it so much easier to share YouTube videos in your snaps and stories. You no longer have to copy and paste the link and then attach it so it can be visible to other users! This new feature is already available to both Android and iOS users.
The New Snapchat Feature
What you can do from now on, is go to the YouTube video you would like to share, hit the “Share” button, and select Snapchat. The Snapchat app will open and the video will appear as a sticker, showing the name, the thumbnail, and the creator of the content. Once you take a picture or a video, you will be able to play around with the size and positioning of the sticker. Everyone who sees your snap or story will be able to click on the sticker and go straight to the YouTube video.
How Things Were Before
If you’ve tried to add a YouTube video link to your snap before, you probably recall having to go and copy the link, then open Snapchat and take your picture or video, and after that click the paperclip icon to attach the link. Then the video would appear as a banner you could resize, with a really small thumbnail.
A World of Possibilities
Currently, you can use both methods to add a link to a YouTube video in your snaps. However, the new option makes things a lot easier and it’s also more aesthetically pleasing. The new sticker option gives you a better look at the thumbnail of the video and it shows who actually made it. The sticker is similar to the one the Snapchat creators introduced for Twitter back in 2020, which saved so much time from taking screenshots of tweets and sharing them.
Apple Is Now Selling Touch ID-Equipped Magic Keyboard & New GPUs
A few peripherals and add-ons that may be of interest to some Mac users were released on Tuesday. A Touch ID-enabled Magic Keyboard (formerly exclusively available with the 24-inch iMac) and three new graphics card modules for the Mac Pro desktop are among the new products.
Apple Also Offers Upgraded Versions of Other Products
Apple’s shop also has upgraded product versions of the Magic Mouse ($79) and Magic Trackpad ($129), but these aren’t that different. The Magic Trackpad, for example, has a little modified form to better match the Magic Keyboard, which has undergone major changes. A USB-C to Lightning cable is included with each of the updated accessories for charging.
The keyboard includes a redesigned shape and additional functionality, such as a Touch ID fingerprint reader. Touch ID is a biometric authentication feature that was previously exclusively available on Apple laptops and smartphones.
The new Magic Keyboard was unveiled as an exclusive for the M1-equipped 24-inch iMac, which was released this spring. Because the all-in-one desktop was available in a range of colors, the keyboard is as well. However, it appears that the standalone Magic Keyboard will only be available in the regular silver and white color scheme found on many Apple peripherals.
How Much Will Apple’s Magic Keyboard Cost? The Magic Keyboard with Touch ID costs $149. The non-Touch ID version costs $99. Both the non-Touch ID and Touch ID keyboards are available with a numeric keypad ($129 and $179, respectively).
New Apple Mac Pro MPX Modules
The Mac Pro isn’t a mass-market consumer device; it’s designed for professional video editing bays and other such applications. However, if you’re one of the few people who own one (or manage IT for a group that does), you now have several new upgrade possibilities.
The Mac Pro includes an upgradeable graphics card; however, instead of off-the-shelf consumer GPUs, it employs prepackaged modules. Three new graphics modules for the Mac Pro are available for purchase.
Each is labeled as a Radeon Pro. Names and pricing are as follows:
- Radeon Pro W6800X with 32GB GDDR6 ($2,400 when configured, $2,800 when purchased separately)
- Radeon Pro W6800X Duo with 64GB GDDR6 ($4,600 for the configuration, $5,000 when purchased separately)
- 32GB GDDR6 Radeon Pro W6900X: ($5,600 for the configuration, $6,000 when purchased separately)