Amazon Music
Subscription music services have yet to profit but that hasn’t stopped some of the internet’s biggest media distributors from jumping into the business. Amazon, the web’s biggest retailer, is the latest to inquire with various music companies about starting a subscription service, multiple sources have told The Verge. Details are few and the talks have Continue Reading →
Google Play
It looks like Google is planning to establish a section in its Google Play Store for newspapers and other subscription-based news providers, à la Apple’s Newsstand. The blog Android Police uncovered a bit of Javascript on the Google Play Store website, which references “Google Play News.” The code suggests users will be able to subscribe Continue Reading →
Google Play
According to a story at Android Police, a number of developers of Android apps which have the capability to block ads in web browsers have received notifications from Google that their apps have been kicked out of the Google Play store and are no longer available for download. The notifications from Google clearly note that Continue Reading →
RemotePlay
This is neat: A new app called RemotePlay makes it easy to beam photos, music, videos and even documents from your mobile device to other devices in the same network. RemotePlay’s Android version launched on on Google Play Thursday, and an iOS version is close to being launched as well. I had a chance to Continue Reading →
The week of big tech announcements keeps on coming. Yesterday was Google’s turn to make us drool when it announced a new Chromebook laptop: the Pixel. Available now in the Google Play store for $1,299, the Pixel has a 12.85 inch touchscreen that packs a 2560×1700 resolution, the same as the 13” MacBook Air. The Continue Reading →
Chromebook Pixel
Google has just announced the release of the Chromebook Pixel, its first touchscreen display computer starting at $1,299. It is available today in the Google Play store. This new Chromebook comes complete with a Gorilla Glass multi-touch screen, 12.85-inch display, 2560 x 1700 screen, 4GB of DDR3 RAM, 32GB solid state drive and 1TB of Continue Reading →