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MacRumors
Apr 15, 2013, 02:17 PM
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Google today updated its YouTube app for iOS (http://www.appshopper.com/photography/youtube) with a number of new features, including quick access to new uploads and support for viewing live streaming events.What's New in Version 1.3

* Quick access to new uploads from subscriptions via "My Subscriptions" feed on the Guide
* Access to Live streams
* Queue up videos to play on TV
* One Channel branding for video creator channels
* Stability and performance improvementshttp://images.macrumors.com/article-new/2013/04/youtube_1_3_ipad.jpg
A stock YouTube application had been included on iOS devices since the launch of the original iPhone in 2007, but with the debut of iOS 6 last year that application was discontinued. Google rolled out its own native YouTube app (http://www.macrumors.com/2012/09/11/google-launches-native-youtube-app-for-iphone/) for iOS last September just ahead of the iOS 6 launch and has updated (http://www.macrumors.com/2012/12/04/google-updates-youtube-for-ios-app-adds-ipad-airplay-iphone-5-support/) it several times (http://www.macrumors.com/2013/02/28/youtube-app-updated-with-send-to-tv-feature-now-pairs-with-smart-tvs-and-consoles/) since that debut.

YouTube is a universal app (http://www.appshopper.com/photography/youtube) and can be downloaded from the App Store for free. [Direct Link (https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/id544007664?mt=8)]

Article Link: YouTube for iOS Updated With Live Streaming and More (http://www.macrumors.com/2013/04/15/youtube-for-ios-updated-with-live-streaming-and-more/)



jacobss
Apr 15, 2013, 02:31 PM
I'd like to see top comments and be able to reply to comments, how difficult is that!
I already didn't like that "what to watch" is the first thing I see when I go to YouTube, now they added it to the YouTube app too :( I think "My subscription" is more important here.

daneoni
Apr 15, 2013, 02:34 PM
Still wont touch it till it stops automatically giving me eye cancer because I'm on a 3G network. Instead of giving the choice to stream in HQ.

vmachiel
Apr 15, 2013, 02:40 PM
Still wont touch it till it stops automatically giving me eye cancer because I'm on a 3G network. Instead of giving the choice to stream in HQ.

Try Jasmine. It's good, and way better with matching your quality to your speed.

daneoni
Apr 15, 2013, 02:46 PM
Try Jasmine. It's good, and way better with matching your quality to your speed.

Way ahead of you. Been using it for months :) awesome app.

OS X Dude
Apr 15, 2013, 02:47 PM
I think it's a great app, and much much better than the previous stock app. As another poster said, I'd like to be able to reply to comments, but other than that I'm not left wanting for extra features.

b.inazawa-fan
Apr 15, 2013, 02:54 PM
Can we play audio in the background with it yet?

CrimsonKnight
Apr 15, 2013, 03:22 PM
This is nice, I have wanted to watch some live events on youtube, and were unable to. Now, if I can just hope the Sprint 3G network to help me out a little bit too... ;-)

komodrone
Apr 15, 2013, 03:25 PM
YAY now I can watch KITTEN CAM ALL DAY!
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N_zD2swhQoc

iBreatheApple
Apr 15, 2013, 03:51 PM
Can we play audio in the background with it yet?

UGGGHHHHHHHH...!?!?

Does that answer your question?

Anonymous Freak
Apr 15, 2013, 04:00 PM
Strange - I successfully watched a live-stream on YouTube on my iPhone on Saturday... It wouldn't AirPlay, though. (And YouTube on the AppleTV won't do live-streams, either.)

ekwipt
Apr 15, 2013, 04:45 PM
umm would have been great for Coachella BEFORE the event was on :D

BFG86
Apr 15, 2013, 04:55 PM
So still no backgrounding or ability to turn HQ off?

Not all of us are on super speeds and can just hit play and the HQ video just goes. need to pause and let a buffer build and backgrounding would be nice

Sirious
Apr 15, 2013, 05:15 PM
I love it when an app that I use a lot recieves an update.

I wish the launch page of the YouTube app was my subscriptions instead of "what to watch". I'm more interested in watching new videos by my subscribers before browsing the rest of YouTube.

They have it that way on the desktop site and it annoys me a lot.

No big deal though, can live with it :)

bollyboy
Apr 15, 2013, 05:27 PM
Anyone else having this problem.

When watching new videos on subscribed channels, after pulling down to refresh its showing new videos although they have already been viewed ?

RoastingPig
Apr 15, 2013, 05:49 PM
the protube youtube app mops the floor with the official youtube app

Nikhil72
Apr 15, 2013, 07:52 PM
Too bad they still can't get streaming working over WiFi without constant buffering when the same video plays perfectly over 3G (and of course over LTE). WTF.

Gav2k
Apr 15, 2013, 08:14 PM
Too bad they still can't get streaming working over WiFi without constant buffering when the same video plays perfectly over 3G (and of course over LTE). WTF.

Think that's an iOS glitch personally

Nikhil72
Apr 15, 2013, 08:20 PM
What specific about iOS though? The other youtube clients (like Jasmine) work fine on WiFi and LTE. Bizarre.

sundog925
Apr 16, 2013, 02:02 AM
I HATE the youtube "app", it NEVER plays high quality for me on LTE.

I just browse youtube on safari and watch through that, always HQ, even on LTE.

Richal
Apr 16, 2013, 04:56 AM
Really want to try the feature of TV video queuing. But I haven't tested if it works well.

Am3r1ca16
Apr 16, 2013, 07:27 AM
The only thing I want them to add is the ability to reply to people's comment and ill be happy!

rickbrown
May 8, 2013, 05:19 AM
It has Better Design, Hidden Slider Menu, Fast and Smooth, Improved Video Pages, Better Sharing Options and Better Search.