YouTube for Android four.zero ends buffering in your favourite movies with precaching, provides distant
As Google I/O 2012 rolls alongside, the YouTube group is updating its Android app to v4.zero with a load of latest options, however you will want Android four.zero+ to benefit from them (at the least for now, see under). Out there in forty seven nations, the brand new app brings a model new UI with help for channels that displays the redesign rolled out on the web site final yr (not the circle-centric look that it’s testing with a choose few), and it may possibly precache movies out of your favourite channels for viewing later. All it’s a must to do is choose “preload” within the setting menu and it’ll pull down movies out of your subscriptions and Watch Later queue when plugged in and on WiFi. To truly view them later you’ll nonetheless must be on-line, however they will load immediately from the system’s storage as an alternative of streaming.
One other new function is built-in distant performance to regulate playback on related TVs and different units. This apparently extends to greater than simply Google TV, as we’re advised to “anticipate extra updates later” on how this function will grow to be broadly obtainable. Should you’re not rocking the newest Android software program do not freak out but, because the group signifies these options will come to extra units later. Builders ought to be excited too as there is a slew of latest YouTube APIs out there, hit the supply hyperlinks under to verify them out or obtain the app your self.