December 31, 2017

How to stream the New Year’s Eve Ball Drop in Times Square on Chromecast, Android, Chrome OS, and Android TV

This is it, everybody. Today is the last day of 2017! For many who stay home when the clock hits midnight, it’s a tradition to watch the ball drop in Times Square in New York City on television. In case you aren’t in front of your TV or don’t have a cable/satellite subscription, here are a couple of ways to stream the festivities on your Android handset, Chrome browser, or Android TV…

HQ Trivia is now officially available for Android users

At long last, HQ Trivia is finally and officially live for all Android users to download and play. And if you hurry, you should be able to have it set up and ready to go before tonight’s special New Year’s Eve game at 8:45PM PT / 11:45PM ET in which the winners have a chance to win up to $18,000…

One of the most essential features for most smartphone owners is the camera. Because of this, Google focused on image quality when it launched the Pixel 2 and introduced new features such as portrait mode. But while the search giant’s latest and greatest got new features, the original Pixel and the last Nexus devices were left in the dust.

Thanks to the developer behind Camera NX, PixelPixel XLNexus 6P, and Nexus 5X owners can now enjoy taking portrait mode photos by merely sideloading an APK…

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With Fuchsia, Google is creating an operating system designed to run on everything from Internet-of-Things devices to desktops. In the works since 2016, the latest development sees Google adding support for the Pixelbook as a “target device.”

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December 29, 2017

Tablets aren’t exactly a thriving breed; people who want a high-performance tablet for whatever reason are pretty much stuck at this point with choosing between one of Apple’s iPad models (and there are many) or a Samsung Galaxy Tab. But now that it’s discontinued, I think it’s time to a take a look once again at Google’s Pixel C tablet, which was announced way back in 2015… a time long, long ago… before Google (seemingly) gave up on the idea of a tablet running Android.

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