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vTap - search and play unrestricted online videos (Youtube ect...) Excellent!!

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11th September 2007, 05:07 PM   |  #1  
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A new startup company has come up with a great way to search and play online videos.

Download PPC version onto my Tytn and it works a treat!!

Try it from... http://www.vtap.com/
11th September 2007, 05:29 PM   |  #2  
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Cool, thanks.
12th September 2007, 09:52 AM   |  #3  
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Okay. This is cool.

- Has one of them "as you type" searchbars for video and wikipedia. Type in "kitten" and it shows in nanoseconds all the relative stuff about kittens.
- Really fast, as from software point and in downloading videos.
- Seems to have gazillion video sites.
- Plays videos really smooth. Has different quality settings and an audio only mode. (Tested with Wizard)
- Background and playlist mode for video downloading. Good if you're using cellular networks.

It does have few bugs and it doesn't really have a way to list videos like "top 10 from youtube", instead it shows a list of some news, sports and political stuff on the search page by default.
They also seem to be planning a java version for the functionally challenged phones
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12th September 2007, 11:50 AM   |  #4  
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I recorded a quick overview of the software
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SWm5YkNsB6A

Btw, sorry for the quality. I didnt know that the youtube-online recorder does that.
12th September 2007, 01:53 PM   |  #5  
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aside from just playing "unrestricted" video, this is pretty brilliant
12th September 2007, 02:41 PM   |  #6  
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Brilliant piece of software.

Just one thing I noted immediately after its installation.

1) I tried to install this on the storage card. But it actually installed in the programs folder of the main memory.

2) After I installed this software I keep getting the sound I have associated with the event "Connection Established" ever few seconds though actual connection does not take place. As a fix I have disabled any sound for the event "Connection Established". Anyone else noticed this. My device is the HTC Touch.

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12th September 2007, 03:01 PM   |  #7  
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Quote:

Demens: It does have few bugs and it doesn't really have a way to list videos like "top 10 from youtube", instead it shows a list of some news, sports and political stuff on the search page by default.

I agree, would really like to filter the results by site (i.e YouTube only).
Since it downloads the videos in order to play them - I nice feature would be to beable to save the videos for later repeat views.
12th September 2007, 08:13 PM   |  #8  
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Pretty good app so far.
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One way to filter clips in vTap
search youtube and select youtube group and then do search...pretty cool... they are doing search with in the group....
16th September 2007, 07:38 PM   |  #10  
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Quote:
Originally Posted by srmz

I tried to install this on the storage card. But it actually installed in the programs folder of the main memory.

I had the same problem... Is there any workaround to get it installed to storage card instead?

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