The long-running feud between Amazon and Google — at least part of it — has ended. Starting today, the YouTube app will be available on Fire TV devices, andwill be available onand Android TV devices.
Until now,owners who wanted to access YouTube had to do so through a browser, which was an imperfect solution, and didn’t always work. Now, they will be able to more easily access YouTube, and even useto search for videos.
, they did not set a date as to when their services would be available on each others’ devices.
It should be noted that this agreement is more of a detente rather than a complete ceasefire. The YouTube app will only be available on the Fire TV Stick (2nd generation),,, and Fire TV sets from Insignia, Element, Toshiba, and Westinghouse. Not included are Amazon’s smart displays, such as theand.
There are fewer restrictions when it comes to Prime Video; Amazon’s streaming service will be available on Chromecast, Chromecast built-in devices, and Android TV devices.
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