Coupled with the Market update that was announced and subsequently leaked earlier today, Google released a new version of the Videos app, previously available only on certain tablets. Because the new Android Market adds support for movies, among other things, the much needed update to Videos opens up access to devices running Android 2.2 (Froyo) and 2.3 (Gingerbread).
Now to some bad news: as suspected, if you
are using a rooted device, you will be able to run the Videos app but
won't be able to play any content through it. Paranoid Google is
paranoid, some meme lovers would say.
It's interesting to point
out that if you don't install the Videos app, the new Market will simply
redirect you to YouTube in your browser when you press My Movies. Once
you install the Videos app, My Movies jumps directly into the app.
I'm going to leave this warning here: do not
purchase movies if you're rooted, as your purchase will actually go
through, and your credit card will be charged, yet you will be greeted
with this screen:
the form on this page.
the amount of rooted devices and Google's overall friendliness towards
rooting, I'm curious how long it'll take them to figure out a way to
take our money. I hope the answer is "soon," because the flood gates are
now open, and thousands of enraged Android fans are reaching for their
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