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YouTube for Android gets a refresh (pictures)

The new YouTube for Android app looks better and has added some big-time features, including picture-in-picture viewing.

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New YouTube offers picture-in-picture

To get to the new picture-in-picture mode, just drag a video down to the bottom of the screen. From there, you can drag up to expand or drag left or right to close a video.
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Multitask

With the picture-in-picture, you can continue to watch a video while scrolling through your menu or searching for more content.
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Lists and Favorites

It's easy to add videos to your Watch later list, Favorites, or any of your playlists.
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Optimized for tablets

The new YouTube includes a landscape mode that's optimized for tablets. From here, you can expand to full screen or drag the video down for picture-in-picture mode.
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High-quality video

HD-quality content looks crisp in the YouTube app.

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