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We reported on the revelation a while back that Apple will not be including a YouTube app in iOS 6, the new version of its mobile platform. YouTube was a default app, although Apple rarely updated it and didn’t support all content or ads. Apple’s licensing deal expired and it wasn’t really clear whether the decision was based on animosity from Apple’s side or Google’s discontent at missing out on potential revenue.

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A new patent from Google could potentially change the way we publish videos onto the net in the future. What is this patent exactly? It’s known as “automatic large scale video object recognition.” The technology behind it works in a similar way to other face recognition techniques, but it takes things a step further — it can recognize the difference between objects.

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Apple will not be including a YouTube app in iOS 6. Ostensibly this is because the licensing deal with Google has expired, but it seems likely there’s a little more to it than that. Any YouTube... addicted Apple fans don’t need to panic just yet because they’ll still be able to access YouTube through the Safari browser. Google is also working on a new YouTube app which will be available in the A...

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In addition to posting the full changelog for Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, Google went one step further and released no less than 28 Google I/O Android sessions videos,... which are now available on YouTube.

Google I/O sold out in a matter of minutes this year (20, to be more precise), and there must have been plenty of Android developers that didn’t get a chanc...

YouTube App for Android

YouTube went through a major redesign last year and, after a long waiting period, the video-sharing website’s Android app has finally been updated to keep up with the desktop version. The... new app comes with a whole new UI, but also adds a few very important touches of functionality, making YouTube for Android better and cooler than ever.

The first thing you’ll notice about th...

flipboard-android

Flipboard, like Instagram, held off for a very long time from coming to Android, and it was unfortunate, because Flipboard is one of the apps that people like most on iOS. At the same time,... it’s one of the most popular newsreader apps out there, thanks to the innovative way it shows content from social networks and other sources.

Thanks to Samsung, Flipboard came exclusivel...

the-terminator

When Google rebranded Android Market as the Google Play, it seems it really wanted users to play more rented movies on their Android devices. Upon securing deals with several major movie studios,... the most recent being the deal that saw 500 movies from Paramount Pictures heading to Google Play and YouTube,  the latest licensing deal sees Google and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer cozying up together to bring a...

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In its bidding to become competitive against content provider/distributor juggernauts like Apple and Amazon, Google has been taking an aggressive stance to make sure that Google Play, the company’s... mobile storefront, has the goods necessary to keep the Android ecosystem attractive. This is true not just in terms of apps availability, but also for books, music, movies, and other entertainment products. Th...