new pictures - YouTube and Dock

MomPOM

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This is probably a very stupid question but if the phone has Wi-Fi and the crappy EDGE stuff then why do we need a specific thing for YouTube? Can't we just go there via the connective programs we'll already have?
 

BWGrapher

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You mean...

This is probably a very stupid question but if the phone has Wi-Fi and the crappy EDGE stuff then why do we need a specific thing for YouTube? Can't we just go there via the connective programs we'll already have?
You mean Safari, right?
As I know, however, Safari on iPhone does NOT support Flash, and YouTube is running on Flash technology base. Therefore, we can watch YouTube video on Safari.
 

JnC

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About 10,000 YouTube clips have been converted to the h.264 protocol which is less processor intensive for mobile devices. They say "the remainder" will be converted in the fall. I dunno if they'll just convert on the fly as people post their vids in the future.

I don't know about you folks, but whenever I play a full screen YouTube video on my notebook, the cooling fans quickly come on full blast.

Chances are that Apple could have implemented Flash on the iPhone, but it would have quickly zapped the battery. Perhaps a future version of Flash will be more optimal.
 

Dre180

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This is nothing against Apple or the iPhone, but what is the big deal about youtube on your phone? The compressed quality is terrible on my 23 inch screen, and when i watch it on my nokia n80 which has a hi res display it is even worse, and i can barely make out the picture. Secondly, it's not even the full catalog, so i have to watch what youtube wants to show me, instead of what i want to see? Eventually when the full catalog is available, maybe i'll be happier, but right now i'm still disappointed. Maybe the h.264 quality will be better than the 3gp formats they currently use, so i'm still hoping. However, many of you will be extremely disappointed when you find out that it is near impossible to watch youtube on edge. i have just tried it and it buffers like you wouldn't even understand. wifi however is great!
 

TrippalHealicks

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This is nothing against Apple or the iPhone, but what is the big deal about youtube on your phone? The compressed quality is terrible on my 23 inch screen, and when i watch it on my nokia n80 which has a hi res display it is even worse, and i can barely make out the picture. Secondly, it's not even the full catalog, so i have to watch what youtube wants to show me, instead of what i want to see? Eventually when the full catalog is available, maybe i'll be happier, but right now i'm still disappointed. Maybe the h.264 quality will be better than the 3gp formats they currently use, so i'm still hoping. However, many of you will be extremely disappointed when you find out that it is near impossible to watch youtube on edge. i have just tried it and it buffers like you wouldn't even understand. wifi however is great!
I just hope you can customize the home screen's widgets / shortcuts / icons, whatever... Lose the stocks, lose the youtube. lol