Apple Dropping YouTube from iOS
Updated: fixed iOS version typo / updated with Apple confirmation of third-party app
Apple has removed the YouTube app from the base installation of iOS in the latest beta version distributed to developers. The app has come standard with iOS since the original iPhone, before Apple allowed third-party apps. Apple has confirmed that Google will offer a standalone YouTube app that users will be able to download from the App Store. Apple has been distancing itself from Google apps and services since Google launched Android, making itself a major competitor with Apple. iOS 6 also includes an Apple-developed Maps app to replace the Google Maps app included with previous versions of iOS.
Apple Retunes Apple Music for Android Devices
Apple today released Apple Music 2.0 for Android handsets and the app introduces a number of features found on the iOS version. To start, Apple Music for Android drops all elements of Google's Material Design in favor of Apple's app design language.
Apple Says Final Version of iOS 10 to Be Available Sept. 13
Apple today revealed that iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch owners will be able to upgrade to the latest version of its iOS platform come September 13. iOS 10 focuses on integrating Siri into third-party apps and makes significant changes to the Apple Photos, News, Maps, and Music apps.
Apple's 'Move to iOS' App to Simplify Switching from Android
Apple revealed a new app meant to help people switch from Android devices to iOS devices called Move to iOS. The app can be used to transfer contacts, message history, photo/videos, browser bookmarks, email accounts, calendars, and music from Android handsets to an iPhone.
Apple Seeds Fourth Beta of iOS 10 to Developers
Apple today made iOS 10 Developer Beta 4 available to registered app developers. The beta, which Apple says contains bug fixes and other improvements, can be downloaded and installed over the air.
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