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Hands-on with Samsung Milk Video (pictures)

Check out Samsung's latest app, a video-streaming app for Galaxy smartphones only.

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Sarah Mitroff
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Milk Video

Samsung's newest streaming app shows you popular, trending and interest-based videos from all over the Web. It's a free app, but it's only available for select Samsung Galaxy phones.

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Videos from all over

 The app's main screen shows you videos from the users you're following.

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Channel slider

Design is a big part of Milk Video. To switch among themed channels, you slide your finger along the multicolored slider on the right side of the screen.

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Tap to play

Within each channel, you can tap any video to start playing it immediately.

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Rotate for fullscreen

One a video starts playing, rotate your phone to landscape to view the video full-screen.

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Sharing features

Tap and hold any video to bring up controls to repost it in the app, star it and share it to your social networks.

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Search

You can search for videos, and the results load as you type.

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Follow for videos

You can follow individual channels from popular websites and media companies to see their videos on the app's home screen.

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Social features

For most of the advanced features in the app, including creating a personalized channel, you need to sign in with Facebook. However, you can browse and watch videos without an account.

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