It’s that time of the year again. Jack Frost is nipping at your nose, the smell of cinnamon and spice fill the air, football is on the TV and you’re trying to figure out what to get your brother for the holidays. Fear not, Android and Me reader, you’ve come to the right place.
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Roku continues to assert their dominance as the cross platform king of streaming media with the addition of a Google Play Movies & TV channel now available for Roku owners in the US, UK, Ireland and Canada.
The app mirrors the functionality of the Google Play Movies & TV experience on ... Read More »
It’s been an extremely up and down year for Amazon with their Fire products.
The Fire phone has proven to be an unmitigated disaster with serious losses for the company including $83 million in unwanted phones just laying around.
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One of the best things about the Chromecast is how well it continues to work with little to no fuss since its release. It doesn’t need to be updated in any way. It keeps working with any and all new content you can throw at it. For $35, the Chromecast will theoretically continue to ... Read More »
Welcome back to our weekly Top 10 Android App Updates column, where we take a look at the most frequently upgraded apps for the week. We’ve found that one of the best ways to discover useful apps is to find the ones that are actually being updated by the developers rather than selecting the apps with the ... Read More »
Whenever your Chromecast is hooked up to your TV and you’re not actually using it, you may have noticed your Chromecast will cycle through beautiful fullscreen photographs, turning your TV into a digital picture frame. Wouldn’t it be great if you could take advantage of that feature and easily display pictures of your own? ... Read More »
Here at Android and Me, we are huge fans of Twitch.tv (at least I am). Recently in the limelight for being swooped up by Amazon, Twitch.tv is a live game streaming service that lets gamers of all kinds share their adventures and connect with anyone around the world. Announced via blog post on the official ... Read More »
It’s your best bud Chromecast’s birthday. You go to their birthday party, only to open the door and have a present wrapped with a big bow and your name on it shoved into your arms. You furiously unwrap it and what do you find? Three free months of Google Play Music All Access. Thanks, Chromecast!
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If you’re a Republic Wireless customer, or you’ve been looking to switch, here’s your incentive. The carrier is offering a new deal: with your purchase of a Moto X, you’ll receive a free Chromecast. This will save you $35 on the little streaming dongle, though you’ll have to shell out $299 for the Moto X ... Read More »
It looks like a very common exploit was found within the Chromecast that can be used to take over the stream, displaying anything the person wants. It’s actually pretty funny, as long as it isn’t happening to you. Security analyst Dan Petro built the device and has called it the Rickmote.
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