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SCEE unveils new PS3 YouTube app

11 February 2013

PlayStation 3 has today seen the release of a new YouTube application, Sony Computer Entertainment Europe (SCEE) has announced.

The app is available to download now free of charge, and can be grabbed via the XMB in 'My Channels.'

The new app has been designed specifically for use with a big TV screen and PS3’s controls, offering search tools to locate videos faster and more efficiently. In addition, users can now sign-in and control the app via smartphone.

See below for the full skinny:

General

Search: Finding videos is easier than ever, with search suggestions and instant video results while you type.
Access to subscriptions: Sign in to find the latest videos from your YouTube subscriptions, which now also includes official music videos.
Your smartphone as a remote: With a quick pairing process, you can control YouTube on PS3 with a smartphone. Find a video on your phone and with the click of a button it’ll play on the big screen. While the video is playing you can control it from the phone, or keep browsing YouTube for the next one.
The PS3 YouTube application is limited to 720p video.


Smartphone and Tablet Pairing

Browse and search for videos on phone/tablet while watching on PS3
Fling videos to PS3 from smartphone or tablet
Control video with smartphone
Comment on phone while watching


Signed In Experience

Sign-In and Channel Guide
User’s liked videos
Watch later videos
User’s playlists
Subscribed channels
Search History


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