Google Play Music

Weekly Update 62 (Rockhampton Edition)

This is going to be a couple of weeks of polar opposite updates: This week I'm in Rockhampton, a regional centre in my home state where I'm …

U.S. Congress

Google Play Music’s most frustrating problem gets fixed

One Redditor described it as the reason they “switched back to Spotify,” while another said they had been “scarred” by the issue. It’s one of the main talking points of Play Music’s Google Play Store reviews. The popular music app had suffered from this particular problem for some time, but an …

Technology

Cheapest Google Home deals for Black Friday as price war ignites across the high street

Google's version of aptly named voice controlled speaker Google Home caught the eyes of the nation over the past year, and now that Black Friday is …

Amazon

AO has one of the best Google Home deals you'll find this Black Friday

If you're looking to add some smarts to your dumb home then there's never been a better time than this Black Friday weekend. AO has knocked a …

Google Home

6 Places to List Your Podcast When Getting Started (And How)

If you’ve put a whole lot of work into creating a podcast, how do you get people listening? Submitting to the distribution platforms is, of course, …

Podcasting

Google’s Black Friday deals include some must-see price cuts

While many companies announced their Black Friday deals last week, Google made us wait a little while longer. With the clock winding down, Google …

Shopping

Google Play Black Friday deals include four months of free Play Music

Google wouldn’t miss out on Black Friday 2017, and so there are plenty of deals coming to the Play Store.<p>There are discounts in place for eBooks, …

Android News

Three ways losing net neutrality will screw you over if FCC ends regulations

Slower internet and fewer services for more money.<p>That could be your future on the internet if the Federal Communications Commision (FCC) follows …

Net Neutrality

Google Play's Black Friday 2017 Deals Are Here, So Android Users Rejoice

If you're not traveling to your Thanksgiving destination on the Wednesday before the holiday, then you might be stuck in the kitchen prepping all the …

Shopping

Happy Hour Podcast 148 | HomePod misses holidays and iMac Pro rumors

This week Benjamin and Zac unpack the HomePod delay a week later, detail the competition going in to the holiday season, discuss expectations and potential challenges for Apple’s upcoming smart speaker, fresh iMac Pro rumors including Hey Siri support and much more.<p>9to5Mac’s Happy Hour podcast is …

Podcasting

Google Play Black Friday deals: 80% off games, 50% off movie purchase, $1 rentals, & more

In time for Black Friday, Google Play is hosting a number of offers on apps, movies, TV shows, and books. Many of the deals start today and end on Cyber Monday, but some of the best savings come into effect this Saturday.<p>Many of the Android app discounts are already live. “Premium games” are …

Shopping

Learn how to play YouTube in the background on iOS and Android

YouTube’s content is so varied, you can find anything from tutorials to TV shows, and even the latest music videos. You may have run into a situation …

Google

Need-to-knows before buying Google Home or Amazon Echo - Salon.com

If you've seen the commercials, you know that Google Home and Amazon Echo – the sleek, voice-activated home assistants that do everything from turn off your lights to read your kids a story – are being touted as the smartest things since sliced bread. With their kid-targeted games, activities, …

Entertainment

Sonos One users can now ask Alexa to play Spotify music

In October, Sonos launched the Sonos One, raising the bar on what is already the gold standard in wireless whole-home audio. The big new feature? An integrated microphone that added support for Amazon’s Alexa.<p>However, there was one big caveat: While Alexa was integrated to control music services …

Startups

10 best craft apps and crafting apps for Android!

Arts and crafts is one of our oldest pastimes. People craft things all the time. Sometimes it’s silly little things with clay or popsicle sticks. Other times it’s a spice rack or a DIY home project. You can find all kinds of ideas for whatever your crafting needs are. We’d like to help too! Here …

Crafting

Epi 214 World Champ Gezary Matuda is Cruising With Grappler’s Escape

This week we have two interviews!!! The first interview is with multi time world champion Gezary Matuda. The second interview is with Kathryn from …

Martial Arts

Apple TV Vs. Roku Vs. Amazon Fire Stick Vs. Chromecast: Which Streaming Device Is Right For You?

<i>Forbes Finds covers products we think you’ll love. Featured products are independently selected and linked to for your convenience. If you buy something using a link on this page, Forbes may receive a small share of that sale.</i><p>For years, consumers were at the mercy of cable companies, paying …

Televisions

How much storage have you used so far on your Pixel 2?

Thank goodness for generous storage amounts.<p>One of the smaller changes that Google made this year with the Pixel 2 was the amount of storage …

Android News

Weekly Update 61

A bit of a "business as usual" week this one, but then this business is never really "usual"! I start out with a talk at McAfee's MPOWER conference …

Face ID

Mother Knows Best?

<b>Subscribe: iTunes | Google Play Music</b><p>In The New York Times Book Review, James Wolcott reviews “Raising Trump,” by Ivana Trump, and “The Kardashians: An American Drama,” by Jerry Oppenheimer. Wolcott writes:<p>There are those who have fame thrust upon them, and those who thrust themselves upon fame …

Books

How to Use Radio Stations to Make the Perfect Party Mix

Have you ever wanted the perfect radio station for an artist, genre, or even one to match your mood? Luckily, Google Play Music has an extensive …

Gear & Gadgets

Best gift ideas for music lovers

Music is in our lives every day. But for some of us, music goes beyond that. Music is a passion, and only the best sounding music will do. The audiophiles in our lives need some love during the holidays, so we have compiled a list of the best gifts for the music lover in your life.<p>In this list we …

Headphones

Vinci 2.0 are standalone sports headphones with Alexa built-in

Vinci 2.0 are wireless workout headphones that can access Alexa, Spotify, and more – all without needing your phone.<p>Last year, you might have caught …

Android News

Amazon brings Alexa, and Echo speakers, to Canada

The Echo speakers, and Alexa, are coming to Canada at awesome introductory prices.<p>After what seems like years smuggling grey market Echoes north of …

Amazon

Google Home app update revamps user interface and adds new features

Google has updated its Google Home app, adding new features and updating its overall look.Google’s Home app is used to manage the company’s smart …

Google

podcasting tips, podcast tricks, and how to podcast better: The 2017-2018 List of Podcast Directories Your Podcast MUST Be Listed In [Ep 79]

I thought it was about time I did something REALLY helpful and did the research required to tell you exactly - step by step - how to submit your show …

Podcasting

Play Music v8.5 drops 2 MB of dead weight by unbundling Wear app and fixes app shortcut adaptive icons [APK Teardown]

Article Contents<p>1 What's New<p>1.1 App shortcut icons<br>• 1.2 Smaller APK<p>2 Download<p>A new version of Play Music is available this afternoon and it's making a …

Android News

Holiday Giveaway: HTC U11 Life & Google Home!

Now’s the time of year when you’re rushing around to buy things for everyone in your life. Don’t forget about yourself, though. We know you’ve worked …

HTC

Google Pixelbook: Day Two Awkwardness

In the harsh cold light of the morning, I’m turning back to Google’s Pixelbook and addressing some feedback and some day two awkwardness.<p>The feedback …

Google Drive

Anyway. Android?[#acpodcast]

Audio-only stream below<p>Download it directly with this link<br>• Subscribe with your favorite Podcatcher: Audio feed | Google Play Music | Pocket Casts | …

Android News