Helio Brings Desktop Features To YouTube Mobile
Helio today is launching a new version of YouTube mobile exclusively for their Ocean messaging phone. This new version of YouTube gives users far more options than just viewing and rating videos by letting them sign into their YouTube accounts. Once signed in, users can comment, leave video responses, and subscribe to or favorite videos which they can access on the Ocean as well as on their computer. They can also record or upload videos in addition to video responses. YouTube Mobile for the Ocean has access to most videos, not a small subset. It is available for free to Helio's all-in members.
Google Creates YouTube Go with Slow Networks In Mind
Google today released YouTube Go, a version of the mobile video app that has been optimized for slow and inconsistent wireless networks. The idea, says Google, is to allow people to get the most from YouTube even under poor network conditions.
YouTube to Automatically Adjust Playback Size to Fill Your Screen
Google is about to make it easier to watch videos shot in different aspect ratios. With an update scheduled to arrive in the coming weeks, the YouTube mobile app will "dynamically adapt to whatever size you choose to watch it in.
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 Brings Blocking Tool to Kids App
Google today updated its YouTube Kids application and gave parents a little bit more control over the content that's available to their youngsters. The latest version of the app lets parents block videos or channels when they are signed into the app.