Google Again Finds Fault with Microsoft's YouTube App
Google has once more blocked the Microsoft-developed YouTube application for violating YouTube's terms. "Microsoft has not made the browser upgrades necessary to enable a fully-featured YouTube experience," said Google, "and has instead re-released a YouTube app that violates our Terms of Service. It has been disabled. We value our broad developer community and therefore ask everyone to adhere to the same guidelines." Microsoft said it is working with Google to resolve the issue. Google blocked Microsoft's YouTube app for Windows Phone earlier this year for a similar reasons. Google did not spell out exactly how the new app is violating YouTube's terms.
Google Shows Off YouTube VR App for Daydream
Google today announced YouTube VR, a version of YouTube dedicated to virtual reality. It will be among the first apps to support Daydream, Google's new VR platform for Android devices.
Google Releases Dedicated YouTube VR App for Daydream
Google today made available YouTube VR, a separate app for Daydream View owners to find and consume virtual reality video content. Google says the content available within the app was all shot in 360-degrees to create immersive videoscapes and environments for exploration.
YouTube Brings Blocking Tool to Kids App
Google today updated its YouTube Kids application and gave parents a little bit more control over the content that's available to their youngsters. The latest version of the app lets parents block videos or channels when they are signed into the app.
YouTube Music App Launches for Android and iOS
YouTube's stand-alone music app is now available for download. The app includes a home tab for recommended artists, as well as user-configurable stations based on individual tastes.
YouTube Kids Can Be Paired with YouTube Red Accounts
Google's YouTube Kids app now offers an ad-free experience to young viewers thanks to new compatibility with YouTube Red. Google says parents who have a YouTube Red account can sign in via the settings menu, thereby allowing their kids to have an ad-free experience when watching videos.
The Solution is Obvious
You may be wondering what happened to the YouTube app for Windows Phone. Last May, after we launched a much improved app on our platform, Google objected on a number of grounds. We took o...
Google really is turning evil.....Google is becoming what Microsoft was back in the 'bad old days'