YouTube App for Windows Mobile Gets a Big Thumbs Up

I didn’t have high expectations of the…

New YouTube App for Windows Mobile and Nokia S60 phones

But, I was more than pleasently surprised after pointing my Windows Mobile web browser at m.youtube.com/app and installing it. The interface is finger friendly even on a relatively tiny touchscreen. Its side scrolling browsing mode is intuitive. And, the little expanding twirling animation from a portrait mode text interface to video playback mode is both attractive and effective. Video playback over a WiFi connection was smooth and clear even on an older Windows Mobile phone model (Touch Pro).

The only criticism I have is that I couldn’t find an option to have video fill a landscape mode screen during playback.