APPLE-GOOGLE FIERCE RIVALRY
From long time it has been around in different circles that there is something going on between these two giants. Their associations started to get worse when the Google with its android system started to dent Apple’s demand in the smartphone market
It has just been just revealed that Apple has also dropped Google’s YouTube app from the new system – which has been key part of the home screen experience since the first iPhone launched in 2007. An Apple spokesman said: “Our license to include the YouTube app in iOS has ended, customers can use YouTube in the Safari browser and Google is working on a new YouTube app to be on the App Store.”YouTube fans will now need to download the app like they would for every other service they want access to on their phone. The de facto YouTube app will remain on the current Apple operating system, iOS 5.Below is the image showing the home screen of the I phone
A YouTube spokesman said: “We are working with Apple to ensure we have the best possible YouTube experience for iOS users.”
Speculation has been mounting among technology pundits and analysts about what is the reasoning behind the change of strategy .There is a strong consensus among the analysis that the move is the move is a sign of YouTube wanting to take control of its own mobile destiny and have total control of developing all of its apps.
Apple’s new mobile operating system, iOS 6, will no longer include a YouTube app as a default part of the experience, in a major step which signifies another snub to Google. The YouTube app has been part of the iPhone experience since the first one went on sale in 2007.Earlier this year at WWDC, Apple’s annual developers’ conference, it was announced that the technology giant would be dropping Google Maps from the new version of its hugely popular iOS mobile operating system – and would be creating its own maps app instead. In June 2012, Apple announced the details of its new maps app, which will replace Google Maps, and form part of the free software update for iPhone and iPad owners and also include details 3D models of major cities.
Posted on August 8, 2012, in Android Phones, Android Tablets, i Phones, News, Windows Tablets and tagged APPLE, applications, board, ceo, cook, directors, google, jobs, maps, patent, schmidt, technology, Uncategorized, wwdc. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.