YouTube Remote App for Android

If Apple enables the iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad as remote control devices, why shouldn’t Google enable Android devices to be a remote control for Google TV. Well, they didn’t quite do that, but here’s something close:

Control YouTube on the desktop, or the TV… with the YouTube Remote app for your phone

I don’t really see YouTube as a “lean back” experience. The generally short form videos (a few minutes) doesn’t seem like lean back material even when seen on a large TV. It is more of a, “Hey, take a look at this funny clip” that brings together people for a minute or two before dispersing back to their other non-TV activities.