The Chromecast has become a popular little device. Despite talking about it so much and recommending it endlessly, we can’t really claim too much credit for that. But according to Sundar Pichai, head of Android and Chrome, the Chromecast has sold “millions” of devices. No solid number was given, but that’s impressive nonetheless.
Ah, it’s Valentines day, the day of couples and sad people at their computer. It’s a day of romance, so Google is getting in the spirit with a new “labs” feature in Google Play Music. Labs features are experimental features deemed not ready for regular users by Google, but most of them still work great.
The Chromecast came out as a very limited device, but for a meager $35, it was still amazing and super useful. People tried to get around its limitations with features like the ability to stream local content, but Google didn’t care for that and ended up blocking those efforts until the official release of the ... Read More »
Have you ever sat down to watch something on your phone and thought, “Man, I wish I had a bigger screen to watch this on.” I’m willing to bet that many of us have. For years, there hasn’t been a very elegant or cheap solution to this problem. Sure, you could get a micro-USB to ... Read More »
If there’s anyone that can take on the streaming giants like Hulu, Netflix and Amazon, it’s Redbox Instant by Verizon. Announced today, consumers will finally be able sign up for Redbox Instant and download the Android app this March.
Redbox’s answer to subscription based movie streaming has been in beta for several weeks now, with ... Read More »
There are a plethora of options out there when it comes to listening to streaming music on your Android devices. One of our staff favorites has been Slacker Radio, which allows users to create custom radio stations based on a song or artist that you like.
We’ve partnered with Slacker Radio to give ... Read More »
In an attempt to differentiate itself from the plethora of cloud-based music services hitting the net lately, Amazon is now offering unlimited storage space for MP3 and AAC music files for all persons who purchase a paid Cloud Drive account. Cloud Drive is a cloud storage system that allows you to upload many types of ... Read More »
Cloud music services are blowing up, and the competition is fierce. Major players currently offering these services include Google, Amazon and Sony. Each service has certain benefits over the others. (We made a comparison last week). Today, we have a new player stepping up to the plate: Best Buy. Very interesting. And it ... Read More »
If you recall, last week we reported that HBO would release HBO GO for Android, iOS, and laptops, and if you have been waiting for this new service, today is your lucky day. HBO GO is now available in the Android Market and the service is free of charge for HBO ... Read More »
Are you an Android enthusiast who also happens to own a Slingbox? Well, tonight we have some wonderful news for you folks, as the greatly anticipated SlingPlayer Mobile for Android is currently available on the Android Market (though it will set you back a cool $30).
For those of you unfamiliar with SlingPlayer, it is ... Read More »