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Initial post: Jan 15, 2013 1:47:08 PM PST
A customer says:
Does anyone know if the YouTube app will be coming to the kindle fire in the near future? Somthing else that would be nice to see is a decent maps app on the kindle fire.

In reply to an earlier post on Jan 15, 2013 1:49:38 PM PST
Last edited by the author on Jan 15, 2013 1:50:11 PM PST
Jazzy_Jeff says:
Of course Google will not put up the YouTube app on Amazon its number one competitor. I wouldn't count on Google maps either.

In reply to an earlier post on Jan 15, 2013 1:53:16 PM PST
A customer says:
Well Apple is Android's number one competitor and the YouTube app is on the app store along with Google Maps.

In reply to an earlier post on Jan 15, 2013 1:55:54 PM PST
Jazzy_Jeff says:
Ask Google then since they are the ones who have to put the apps up. Apple really isn't a competitor since you can only get iPad apps from Apple and Android apps will not work on them.

In reply to an earlier post on Jan 15, 2013 2:02:22 PM PST
Last edited by the author on Jan 15, 2013 2:02:50 PM PST
Bixillarla says:
Apple really isn't a direct competitor with Google as the Apple devices are a different operating system.

Amazon Fire is a Android device and Google has thier own Android tablet the Nexus.

Posted on Jan 15, 2013 2:21:35 PM PST
There are some third party youtube apps, plus m.youtube.com works great as it only lists non-flash videos.

Rumor is that Amazon is working with Nokia on using Nokia maps. Rumor.

Posted on Jan 16, 2013 12:56:01 PM PST
A customer says:
I wonder if there is any chance Amazon would build its own youtube app like Microsoft is doing for Windows phone.

In reply to an earlier post on Jan 16, 2013 1:03:31 PM PST
You can easily get the YouTube app from 1mobile:

http://www.1mobile.com/youtube-199.html

It works fine on my Fire.
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