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Google’s List of Chromecast-Ready Apps Expands
/ July 16, 2014 3:56 pm
Google’s List of Chromecast-Ready Apps Expands

Broadcasting & Cable reports “More than 400 apps are now Google Cast-ready, meaning that they are optimized for the popular $35 Chromecast adapter, which lets users send streaming video, games and other content from mobile devices to the TV screen.” . Read More

Google Enlists Novartis To Ship Glucose-Sensing And Autofocus Smart Contact Lenses In As Little As 5 Years
/ July 16, 2014 3:56 pm
Google Enlists Novartis To Ship Glucose-Sensing And Autofocus Smart Contact Lenses In As Little As 5 Years

TechCrunch reports "Google has announced a new licensing deal with big pharmacy corporation Novartis to bring its “smart” contact lenses, with the power to help diabetics track their blood glucose level, to patients.". Read More

Google’s Chromecast Streamer Can Now Mirror Android Devices on your TV
/ July 10, 2014 5:08 pm
Google’s Chromecast Streamer Can Now Mirror Android Devices on your TV

VentureBeat reports that Google today added mirroring to its Chromecast Android application, allowing Chromecast owners with Android devices to “cast” mobile applications, videos, photos, and anything else from their device’s screen over to their television set. The company originally announced the feature at its I/O 2014 developer conference. . Read More

YouTube’s Revenue Surpasses $3.5 Billion in 2013
/ July 8, 2014 5:23 pm
YouTube’s Revenue Surpasses $3.5 Billion in 2013

VentureBeat reports that YouTube was profitable off $3.5 billion in revenue generated in 2013. Google owns YouTube, but the company has never stated the streaming service’s revenue figures within its quarterly or annual earnings reports. The $3.5 billion figure is also from a tad to a lot lower than analysts’ predictions. For example, eMarketer estimated that YouTube would make $5.6 billion in ad revenue for . Read More

Google Launches Music Apps for Smartwatches
/ July 7, 2014 6:44 pm
Google Launches Music Apps for Smartwatches

DigitalMusicNews reports that Google has announced applications for Android Wear, a platform for Motorola, LG, and Samsung Smartwatches. Thirty three Android Wear apps are now accessible in the Google Play store. There are a couple of dedicated music applications expanding on Smartwatches’ ability to play and control music on all Android phones. With Bandsintown, users can obtain notifications on their smartwatch. The application will also show significant event details and lets users RSVP to events directly from their watch. MusiXmatch is the other music-related Android Wear application. . Read More

Google Introduces Bizarrely Fun ‘Smarty Pins’ Trivia Map Game
/ July 2, 2014 4:43 pm
Google Introduces Bizarrely Fun ‘Smarty Pins’ Trivia Map Game

VentureBeat reports that search giant Google has launched the weirdly fun ‘Smarty Pins’ trivia map game. The first set of instructions that you get at the start of the new mapping trivia game from Google is “Ask as many questions as you can before you run out of miles.” . Read More

Google’s Android TV Controller Appears like an Xbox One Gamepad with PlayStation-style Sticks
/ July 1, 2014 5:01 pm
Google’s Android TV Controller Appears like an Xbox One Gamepad with PlayStation-style Sticks

VentureBeat reports that Google has its own Android micro console coming later this year on a variety of set-top boxes and televisions, and it appears that a gaming controller is going to be launched soon. Pictures of the Android TV gamepad leaked online today, and the input device appears a lot like Microsoft’s Xbox One controller. . Read More

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