Google has launched an update to their official YouTube app, adding new features and stability improvements. The biggest new feature is the ability to stream content from your iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch to share with your TV or Xbox 360 and Playstation 3 consoles. The “Send to TV” feature (as Google calls it) works similarly to Apple’s Airplay.
Pairing your iOS device is simply a matter of finding the video you want to watch in the YouTube app and hitting the television icon in the top corner. Within seconds, content will start playing on the big screen of a compatible device.
YouTube has also integrated YouTube Capture within the app, allowing users to record and upload videos to YouTube. There have also been improvements made for those looking to view content over slow Wi-Fi connections.
YouTube v1.2.1 is now available for free in the App Store, and is compatible with the iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch.