emTube brings YouTube to Symbian S60 3rd edition

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Playback_readyI routinely enjoy watching YouTube vids on my iPhone when I have a few minutes of downtime. My ten-year old son Tyler often checks to see how many views his Asus Eee PC video has. That li’l bugger has over 10,000 views, which easily trumps some of my prior efforts. Guess it pays to be a cute kid these days instead of an aging wannabe hipster…Other attempts to bring YouTube to handsets via third-party apps have been a mixed bag. Often, you’ll need to download the video onto a PC and then convert it for use on a mobile device. Not so with emTube, a freeware application for Symbian S60 3rd edition devices. emTube offers a searchable YouTube interface and will decode videos on the fly. You can stream them through WiFi or your cellular data connection, although the quality will be better over WiFi, just like the iPhone. Landscape support is there too and there’s even a special version of emTube that uses the accelerometer in the Nokia N95: just turn your device and it will automatically rotate the video to fit the screen whether it’s in portrait or landscape.(via All About Symbian)