YouTube, more removals from TVs and devices. Amazon Fire too

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Update. It's a fight. Google vs. Amazon. We lose.
"The Amazon vs. Google Feud, Explained (and How It Affects You)"

"We’ve been trying to reach agreement with Amazon to give consumers access to each other’s products and services. But Amazon doesn’t carry Google products like Chromecast and Google Home, doesn’t make Prime Video available for Google Cast users, and last month stopped selling some of [Google-owned] Nest’s latest products. Given this lack of reciprocity, we are no longer supporting YouTube on Echo Show and FireTV."

"Users Lose as Amazon and Google Fight

There’s nothing illegal about any of this. Google can block Amazon’s products from accessing YouTube if they want to, and Amazon can refuse to sell specific products if they want to. But it sure is bad for users."


Post was last edited on December 9, 2017 9:35 AM PST

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It sure is bad for users. This is the truth.

No matter who wins, users will pay for this. And the inconvenience it caused will affect the user experience, this is undoubtedly bad news.Hope they will think about it and correctly handle this matter.

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(NT) seems like they don’t think about their users. It would be
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They do think about users.

But the thought is about how to make money most of the time.

As to Google, YouTube and devices, the TV makers BLEW IT by falling into the trap of not developing the apps in house where they could fix it.

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Maybe they can mix up together for a better solution?

Youtube is the ultimate place for watching videos and movies but it is also true that it is not as much fun as TV. And you can get a smart tv where android features are available and enjoy youtube videos on a large screen. I personally prefer watching movies on my smart tv which i recently bought from bdstall. Believe it or not, watching a horror movie on a 4k display is way more exciting than ever. You should try sometimes!

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