Although Google Chromecast devices are immensely helpful to content viewers who have existing hardware that need the support, Google is making the technology, Google Cast, that drives their dongles available outside of those devices. We are seeing more support for Google Cast built directly into televisions. Now Google is adding one of their own, in-house products, by making Google Cast available via their Fiber TV set top boxes. Read more
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Samsung is launching a special offer for Father’s Day giving buyers of several Samsung Galaxy devices a free Gear VR. The special promotion applies to the new Samsung Galaxy S7, Galaxy S7 Edge, Galaxy S6, Galaxy S6 Edge, Galaxy S6 Edge+, and the Galaxy Note 5. The deal will be available for purchases or device leases through participating retailers and if you happen to go through Best Buy, you will be able to walk out the door with your new Gear VR in hand with your new Galaxy smartphone. Read more
If you’ve ever used a device that skimped on internal storage, you probably know the struggle of running out of space for new apps. I’ve even run into the problem with 16 GB Samsung phones that only leave about 10 GB of room left to the user, and it’ll definitely happen if you play multiple games at a time on your phone. Fortunately, Google has a solution. Read more
It may seem like it has been around much longer, but Google’s My Account hub is only one year old today. My Account is Google’s tool to consolidate a variety of security and privacy tools in one place. During the past year, Google says over one billion people have used My Account to make use of tools like the Ads Settings or the Privacy and Security checkup tools. Now Google is announcing three new tools being added to the My Account suite. Read more
Google Home is one of the coolest gadgets to come out of Google I/O this year, but it might be a simpler piece of technology than we thought. Instead of running a full-blown Android installation, it’s actually based on Google’s wildly successful Chromecast. Read more
LG’s mid-range Galaxy Note competitor, the LG Stylus, has just gotten a refresh. The new Stylus 2 Plus offers a big, bright screen with a few key enhancements in the hardware department with a faster processor, more RAM, and a better camera. Read more
Samsung has filed for two new trademarks in the US and South Korea that may or may not be a hint at what’s coming for the company. The two trademarks are the Galaxy Iris and the Galaxy Eyeprint, both of which sound like they’ll play into the iris scanning features that we’ve been hearing about for a few months. Read more
Amazon back in October stopped selling both the Apple TV and Chromecast. No one knew why, but now Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos has shed some light on the subject at ReCode’s Code Conference on Tuesday night.
It seems that Xiaomi and Microsoft are cozying up nicely with the news that the Chinese handset maker has purchased around 1,500 patents from the American software giant in what has been called the beginning of a long-term partnership between the two companies. The partnership also means that Xiaomi will pre-install a bunch of Microsoft apps on future Android devices, much like its agreement with Samsung. Read more