YouTube app gets refreshed for Android, Eclair users need not apply
byChris Ziegler||October 27th 2010 at 3:35amOctober 27th 2010 3:35 am
In case you didn't already figure this out from the Gmail or Maps apps, Google's definitely getting into this whole separate-the-apps-from-the-platform thing -- and the latest to join the party is Android's in-built YouTube player. The updated version has been live for a few days in the Market now, though only Android 2.2 devices are getting in on the fun; the Android 2.1 riffraff is getting left out in the cold this time around, which notably means the lion's share of Galaxy S users aren't able to benefit just yet. That said, the new version seems like a nice boost with the addition of a portrait viewing mode, perfect for those times when you're too lazy to rotate your phone 90 degrees counter-clockwise (trust us, we've been there). So go on, grab it -- if you haven't already -- and watch your productivity drop to a nice, stable zero.