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YouTube Android Player API finally bringing proper YouTube content to Android apps

YouTube Android Player API finally bringing proper YouTube content to Android apps

Richard Devine 9

Quick question -- how many of you used the I/O 12 Android application to stream the live developer sessions from Google I/O? If you did, as it turns out, you were taking advantage of a brand new, as yet un-released YouTube Android Player API. The API was 'pre-announced' during one of the YouTube developer sessions, with a full announcement and release in the coming months. At present,...

YouTube app update brings HD quality to capable Froyo and Gingerbread devices

YouTube app update brings HD quality to capable Froyo and Gingerbread devices

Richard Devine 19

It seems that Google have gone and snuck another little YouTube update into the Android Market. This one is directed towards anyone on Android 2.2 and 2.3, and brings HD video streaming to anyone on those platforms with a capable device. That isn't going to be a good portion of you, but if you're one of the lucky ones then with this update you should see some better looking videos.  It...