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Google Video Player for the Mac now available
Old 06-07-2006, 08:03 AM  
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Google Video Player for the Mac now available

And the Google parade continues...

Google just released an offline video player that has the following features:
  • Watch videos downloaded from Google Video
  • Browse scenes within a video using thumbnails
  • Skip to anywhere in the video, even if that portion hasn't downloaded yet
  • Sit back and watch videos in full screen mode
  • Resume video downloads automatically

Get it here.

MTC Take: Of late, it seems only Apple and Google have been taking turns pushing innovation's edge. Must be frustrating for the competition as the two companies keep leapfrogging ahead.

Both companies have *Nix in their DNA (Darwin in OS X, and hundreds of thousands of Linux boxes in Google's datacenters), and you can sense that there's a bit of a lovefest between the two as Google has gone out of its way to support Safari.

Other worthwhile Mac-friendly Google offerings are:
And here are some other third-party Google/Mac nuggets:
If I were Apple, I'd just get out of the .Mac business and fully integrate iSync and iLife with Google. That would be a marriage made in heaven!
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