Amazon Prime Video Lands On Apple TV

YouTube cracks down on disturbing videos of children

YouTube cracks down on disturbing videos of children

Prime Video has been available for some time on iPhones and iPads, however it had never been available on any of Apple's streaming TV boxes.

Back at a 2016 Code Conference, Amazon CEO and richest man in the world Jeff Bezos said, "We want our player, our Prime Video player, to be on the device, and we want it to be on the device with acceptable business terms..."

The app officially started to roll out to Apple TV devices.

Amazon and Apple launched the Amazon Prime Video on the Apple TV yesterday, this is one app that many people have been waiting for on the Apple TV.

Why such good news for Apple TV owners, and such bad news for Fire TV and Chromecast owners?

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Obama ratified the Paris agreement in 2015, and President Trump said in June that the US would pull out of it. Both French leaders have criticized Trump's decision to ditch the climate accord.

The beef between these two companies now runs much deeper than streaming video, which makes swift resolution hard to envision.

For those willing to abandon Fire TV, just about any other device will play YouTube. You can't get access to Sky's 4K sports coverage (although that holds true on any platform save Sky Q), and although there is a Now TV app, this only provides access to Sports via day passes. There's money to be made from selling the hardware, with the least expensive 4K Apple TV going for $179. For now, it's a bit hard to find in traditional Apple TV search. Where movies are not available for streaming via a Prime subscription, the app often says that the content can instead be purchased or rented.

The Prime Video app for the Apple TV supports numerous Apple TV features, this included Siri and the TV app, this allows you to search for videos on Prime from the main TV interface.

In a statement to Variety, an Amazon rep said: "Google is setting a disappointing precedent by selectively blocking customer access to an open website". Both have also been pushing their own video and music-streaming services as well as competing video-control platforms. Now they are not available direct from Amazon, although earlier this year the company did briefly list the latest version of the device for sale on its USA site (but it has since been removed).

These kinds of disputes can be confusing for consumers who probably just want to watch the things they like on the devices they've bought. Google is threatening to pull YouTube from Fire TV by January 1, the latest round in a fierce battle between the two tech heavyweights.

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