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YouTube returns to the Amazon Echo Show

When the Amazon Echo Show debuted, it included a YouTube feature, as it should be for a device with a screen capable of playing videos and connecting to the Internet . But Google quickly blocked the Echo Show's YouTube player because it was a non-standard presentation of the elements of the company that did not comply with their terms of use.

Now, YouTube is back on Echo Show (via Voicebot), and it looks a lot different. It looks a lot more like what you expect from YouTube on the web or on a tablet, and the new look is clearly intended to bring the YouTube app on Echo Show in line with the stated requirements for its use by Google and YouTube .

The original look was probably best suited to a device designed to be used primarily by voice, but the new one feels more like the people of YouTube know and love, so it's a bit of a mixed bag. Still, it's good that he's back – the Echo Show was born for YouTube, as an unused consumer device that often lives on kitchen countertops.

Amazon Echo Show now also offers Vimeo and Dailymotion video access, notes the company. A spokesman made the following statement:

We are excited to offer customers the opportunity to watch even more video content from sources such as Vimeo, YouTube and Dailymotion on Echo Show. More video sources will be added over time.