Google expected to unveil Android for your car at I/O dev conference next week

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Android coming to your car’s dashboard was inevitable.

The plans have been pretty much laid out already, and the market is definitely clamoring for it. Apple is even releasing CarPlay to rival the upcoming system from Google.

As of now, it’s going by the name of “Auto Link OS,” (possibly a developmental-stage name — we say this because it doesn’t sound as pretty as “CarPlay”) and Google will be unveiling it at its I/O developers conference in San Francisco next week.

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YouTube plans to launch paid music streaming service by end of summer


Video killed the radio star, and YouTube killed the video star. (Wait, you guys don’t still watch MTV, do you?)

All of us have watched a music video on YouTube before. Some of us even use YouTube as our primary music service. It’s free, after all, and has pretty much every song you’d ever want to hear.

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YouTube live events now supported by Chromecast via mobile device


If you were watching a live YouTube broadcast via your computer in the past, you’ve had the ability to push it straight to your Chromecast if you wanted to. But if you wanted to do the same from your mobile device, you were not able to.

But today, Google has updated the feature, now letting you push live events on YouTube straight to the TV screen via Chromecast on your mobile device.

While the feature apparently has been out “a little while ago,” Google hasn’t mentioned it until a post on Google+ today.

Source: +Google Chrome

Snapchat slingshots back at Facebook, launches “Our Story” social sharing feature


Yesterday, Facebook launched Slingshot, its own version of Snapchat, in an effort to try to steal back some of the market share it has lost to various social startups in the past few months.

But Snapchat was prepared, and launched a new feature to its own app yesterday as well, to try to combat Facebook’s efforts. The feature is called “Our Story,” and does not require an update to the app.

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Samsung one-ups itself with Galaxy S5 LTE-A, let the buyer’s remorse begin (in Korea)


Brace yourself — prepare to be annoyed. Or not.

So, you bought the Galaxy S5 the day it came out. You couldn’t wait to get your hot little hands on the “next big thing.”

Well, unfortunately for you, Samsung has a new “next big thing,” just two months after it released the last one. Disappointed? Confused? Furious? Don’t be, because fortunately for you, the device will be exclusive to South Korea.

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Samsung Galaxy S5 Prime pops up in the Netherlands without QHD display


Samsung has apparently shown off the upcoming Galaxy S5 Prime in the Netherlands at an event by Dutch carrier KPN. While the device did appear at the event, Samsung did not confirm the name of the device.

An interesting thing about the device that was presented is that it includes a 1080 x 1920 pixel resolution, despite previous rumors that the display would be 1440 x 2560. This is strange because of the fact that many were expecting the device to challenge the QHD display on the LG G3.

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TalkAndroid Daily Dose for June 17, 2014


With hectic schedules, it can be hard to keep track of everything in your news feed. That’s why we created the TalkAndroid Daily Dose. This is where we recap the day’s hottest stories so you can get yourself up to speed in quick fashion. Happy reading!!


Garmin launches new premium navigation app called víago

Terrain Home, backed by Samsung Accelerator, aims to simplify your Android device

Sony partners with YouTube to allow live broadcasting from new app

Slingshot, Facebook’s Snapchat competitor, lands in the Play Store

Nike+ FuelBand app for Android finally arrives, “optimized” for six devices

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Moto X+1 leaked in video ahead of September launch


Recently, TK Tech News offered $25,000 to anyone willing to leak Motorola‘s follow up to the popular Moto X, the Moto X+1. It seems that the offer has been claimed.

The video dates back to February, and is a beta boot animation found on test devices. While the video has been seen before, TK Tech News is confident that the leaker actually does own the device. In fact , the leaker claims that the display is “amazing” and features a microSD card slot, which wasn’t found on the original Moto X. Hit the break for the video!

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