Google has resumed updating its main iPhone and iPad apps this weekend, beginning with YouTube.
9to5Google stories that model 15.49.6 of YouTube for iOS rolled out on February thirteenth. The newest replace fixes bugs and improves the app’s efficiency. It’s price noting that the majority of Google’s iOS apps haven’t been up to date since December.
Though tech giants could pause updates over the vacations, they normally problem them by mid-January. Some have speculated that the shortage of updates is an try and keep away from Apple’s new privateness labels, however Google has denied this declare.
Additional, the tech large beforehand outlined in a weblog submit that “as Google’s iOS apps are up to date with new options or to repair bugs, you’ll see updates to our app web page listings that embody the brand new App Privateness Particulars. These labels characterize the utmost classes of information that may very well be collected—that means if you happen to use each out there characteristic and repair within the app.”
Apple is requiring app producers to use these privateness labels earlier than they will replace their current apps, which has obtained backlash from some firms.
Hopefully we’ll see updates for the iOS variations of Google Images, Search, Docs, Chrome and Gmail within the subsequent few days or perhaps weeks.