A few days ago we have been commenting on the duel to death between Amazon and Google for the blocking of services and products in their stores, today Amazon goes a step further and advances to the announced cut of the YouTube service in FireTV devices. In this new episode, Amazon has opted for a simple solution releasing the Amazon Silk and Firefox web browsers in your app store to have YouTube through the website without application so that Google does not block them.
With this Amazon movement simplified his life since before was to maintain its own web tool to use YouTube, at practical purpose is exactly the same only that a generic web browser is used instead of a custom web app. When we start the YouTube app on Amazon we get a message that sends us to web browsers Silk or Firefox and from there we can see YouTube with hardly any differences with the classic app.
This movement was already sensed days ago with the sudden exit of the Silk and Firefox browsers to Amazon App store, besides at starting them we get a direct link to the Youtube website appears in order to use that service in a simple way. Apparently although Amazon seems open to negotiate allowing the sale of Chromecast devices in its online store the agreement will not arrive before January 1 date when Google would turn off the tap to the Amazon app for YouTube, we will see if these two giants they make an agreement quickly and offer a better service to their users.