1. sniffs's Avatar
    So apparently the Youtube app bases it's video quality not on available bandwidth.. but on whether or not you have WIFI enabled and connected or not.

    I have a DroidX and a Surround next to me.. doing BW tests I see my Surround getting like 2-3x speed as the DroidX.. (this is because my office has AT&T micro cells that give us perfect 3G on the entire floor, thanks AT&T!)

    play a youtube video, and it sucks badly.. small screen, blocky, pixelated, horrible quality.

    Turn on my DX 3G hotspot, connect my Surround to it, play the same video, and mysteriously it plays in HD, full quality, even though my DX has less bandwidth available.

    Can anyone say, lame?
    11-15-2010 11:57 AM
  2. sanka07's Avatar
    not even going to call it an app, its a disgrace. extremely lazy of M$ in my opinion, why even bother pre installing that on a device?? all it does is save the time it takes to type in the web address.
    11-15-2010 03:44 PM
  3. sniffs's Avatar
    The OS seems a bit rushed, so here's to hoping it gets better with the updating in January.
    11-15-2010 05:16 PM
  4. gibbyhome's Avatar
    I beleave it will get better, here is one thing to think of
    YouTube is based on Flash, WP7 does not support Flash while the DroidX does
    in fact have flash on the system ? I'm hoping that adobe is still working on Flash for WP7 eventhough they seem to work directly with Google and eveyone else basicly has to wait I think that is one reason Apple has given adobe the cold sholder and if they dont get flash on WP7 soon Microsoft should as well do the same ...with adobe
    12-04-2010 09:04 PM
  5. Rich Edmonds's Avatar
    I don't see why the YouTube app for WP7 is just a mobile version of the website. If it is able to play the .flv files that are streamed off the giant social site, surely they would integrate the app and wrap it in Metro UI?
    12-13-2010 05:27 PM
  6. Melk's Avatar
    Hey guys, try out the other YouTube app. It does use the "YouTube" app but for the menus, it uses the metro theme and all. It's called "YouTube by LazyWorm".
    12-15-2010 10:34 AM
  7. action_efn_jackson's Avatar
    Hey guys, try out the other YouTube app. It does use the "YouTube" app but for the menus, it uses the metro theme and all. It's called "YouTube by LazyWorm".
    I use that one as well. I really like the sorting options it gives you.
    12-15-2010 01:29 PM
  8. action_efn_jackson's Avatar
    if you have a htc device they just came out with a new you tube app that does hq and full screen. really nice lay out too.
    12-16-2010 09:06 AM
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