Apple removed Google Maps from iOS this year, replacing it with its own Maps application as part of a process to remove Google branded applications from iOS. But the removal of Google's video clips site was for another, more innocent reason. Apple said that the reason for the removal of YouTube was because its license to include YouTube on iOS has expired. Still, YouTube hasn't completely disappeared for Apple iPhone and Apple Pad users. Those iOS users who want to view YouTube clips can use the Safari browser and go to the mobile YouTube site and Google is said to be working on a YouTube app for the App Store, says the Cupertino based company.
Other changes in OS 6 beta 4 include a request for an iCloud password during the initial sign in, new security controls for Bluetooth devices that share data, and Passbook now has a link to the App Store so that users can find which apps work with the application. In addition, the Shared Calendar Alerts toggle has been moved to the bottom of mail, and Apple's new Maps application has been improved and is now quicker with improved map data and rendering. One way streets now have a blue arrow showing the correct direction, and labels show more address numbers.