Google optimises YouTube for mobile and TV

Monday 12 July 2010 | 09:23 CET | Author: Tim Poulus | Market Commentary
YouTube has introduced new versions of its website for mobile users (YouTube Mobile) and for TV (YouTube Leanback). YouTube Leanback, currently in beta, was presented already on 20 May at Google's I/O conference, when Google TV was also first unveiled. What's good about YouTube Mobile is it's based on HTML5, making a special YouTube application unneccesary. As a result, YouTube on a mobile works just the same as on a computer. The service uses MPEG4, and streaming is set up for use over a 3G network, taking around 250Kbps. YouTube Leanback is an important part of Google TV (for an

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