Google Revamps YouTube for Android
Google today made a new version of YouTube available to the Android platform. The revised video app has a new user interface that makes use of cards for controlling and queueing videos. Videos can be dragged around the screen, as well as minimized/maximized. The app lets users browse for other videos while watching and adds the ability to search for specific playlists. Last, the new version of YouTube includes a new preview screen, a new app icon, and better support for landscape mode on tablets. YouTube for Android is free to download from the Google Play Store.
YouTube Music App Launches for Android and iOS
YouTube's stand-alone music app is now available for download. The app includes a home tab for recommended artists, as well as user-configurable stations based on individual tastes.
YouTube Adds VR Video Content for Google Cardboard
YouTube today kicked off widespread support for virtual reality video content in the Android YouTube app. Android handset owners can find VR content in YouTube and watch it through the Google Cardboard viewer.
YouTube Revises Recommendations for Android and iOS Apps
YouTube is pushing out a new version of its mobile app to Android and iOS devices with changes to the home screen. The home section of the app offers more relevant personalized recommendations, says Google, that are generated by neural network technology.
Google Refreshes Youtube for iOS
Google has pushed out an update to the iOS version of its YouTube application. The app now uses more elements from Google's Material Design, which Google says makes certain features easier to find and use.
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