Microsoft's updated Windows Phone YouTube app won't address all of Google's concerns

Earlier this month, Windows Phone users were the recipient of a new YouTube app that instantly made moot all of those third party YouTube apps like MetroTube; but the new app did violate three Google regulations. One, it blocked ads from appearing on the videos, and two, it allowed users to download videos onto their devices...
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54. chaoticrazor

Posts: 2347; Member since: Aug 28, 2012

see ive answered this so many times yet android fans just wont everything android nokia arent following the swarm and falling into the crowd of androids. they want to stand out and be top player which there doing with wp8 which is a capable os thats keeps growing. samsung dominates android, sony, LG, HTC etc arent doing great with android. HTC do both os's yes but they focus more on android right now and there only just coming back. just because you and a few android fans want nokia android and keep going on about it doesnt make it the right choice for the company. there making decisions people on here have know idea about and it seems to be paying off

55. freebee269

Posts: 542; Member since: Aug 10, 2012

you want me to use logic right yet you're comparing cell phone oem's using different operating systems to countries and wars? LOL thanks for showing us how messed up your logic is. people with weak logic often have to step out of the realm of the conversation to try and add to their logic which ends up being apples and oranges comparison.

57. Reluctant_Human

Posts: 913; Member since: Jun 28, 2012

freebee that was an outrageous example of how you took my example and used your logic to blow it out of proportion. Hence why I said "That's like saying". Thank you for taking things too literally and giving a good explanation on how you "step out of the realm of the conversation to try and add to their logic which ends up being apples and oranges comparison". chaotic. Nokia is a business like Samsung, Google, HTC, etc. Their main purpose is to make money. The fact that you have to constantly tell people like me that means that there is a market for a Nokia Android phone because people like me want to spend our money on it. At the end of the day Nokia will do what they want just like I will spend my money where I want. It may not be the right choice in my opinion but it might not also be the right choice ignoring a huge chunk of the market.

60. freebee269

Posts: 542; Member since: Aug 10, 2012

wasnt anything outrageous about it. i used what you typed. if it's outrageous then i guess you're saying what you typed is outrageous. i can agree with that. and i'm glad you finally came to the realisation that nokia will do what they want. which was the point of me and chaoticrazor. clamoring to this idea that nokia should be making android phones also is a no win situation for you, since as you say, they will do what they want. and what they have been doing with windows phone is alot better than what they were doing right before they decided to go with windows phone.

61. Reluctant_Human

Posts: 913; Member since: Jun 28, 2012

First three sentences I'm going to ignore since they are once again nonsensical logic.. Yes it is true that they will do what they like, it's not a realization I knew that all along. You and chaotic were not making that point or else you would have said it and unless you go back and edit your comments you did not at any point. My initial point is that Nokia is being far more loyal than MS is by allowing other manufacturers to make Windows phones. Meanwhile Nokia is being loyal to them by only making W8 phones. Plus given the sales figures of other W8 manufacturers, Nokia does hold the power. None of us can know who is right unless they make an Android phone and it either tanks or sells tons of units. They have improved since going with Windows but you cannot deny that have also gone back to making great phones. Ignoring large markets is also what got them into this mess. They ignored the US market for years when people like me were dying to get our hands on those those initial N series phones and look where that led them. On that note I don't care anymore about this argument because we obviously differ and not going to change each others opinions. I offer you a good day sir (tips hat and walks away).

67. freebee269

Posts: 542; Member since: Aug 10, 2012

"My initial point is that Nokia is being far more loyal than MS is by allowing other manufacturers to make Windows phones. Meanwhile Nokia is being loyal to them by only making W8 phones. Plus given the sales figures of other W8 manufacturers, Nokia does hold the power. " of course nokia is, they are the only oem making windows phones that only makes windows phones. and they are the only windows phone oem that gets money from microsoft on a yearly basis. who cares if other oem's are making windows phones? is nokia crying about it? you seem to be the only person hurt by this. "Ignoring large markets is also what got them into this mess. They ignored the US market for years when people like me were dying to get our hands on those those initial N series phones and look where that led them." if they ignored the u.s. markets with the n80 and i live in the u.s., then how did i have an n80? taken from wiki "The Nokia N80 Internet Edition is a new version of this handset with the same hardware as the normal N80. It has been released in Q4 of 2006 and is available in Patina Bronze or Pearl Black, and has the following[citation needed] additional software included. As of January 2007, the Pearl Black model is available for sale in the US for $499". them using symbian is what got them where they were, and symbian at the time was more popular than android in 2007. even windows mobile was more popular than android then. it's good you dont care anymore, because you arent making sense.

66. papss unregistered

Well it appears you tube and Microsoft are going to play nice. Seen news on window central
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