Material Design is now used in Chromecast and Opinion Rewards

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Google has clearly embraced its Material design philosophy as the future look of Android. Material design is Google’s design language for Android 5.0 Lollipop and future versions. It uses grid-based layouts, responsive animations and transitions, and so forth. In addition to Chrome and ...

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Google offering $20 in Google Play Movies with Chromecast purchase

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Google, for a limited time, is offering $20 in Google play Movies with the purchase of a Chromecast. Should you buy one of the wildly popular HDMI devices you can take advantage of that, and several other, deals. The free $20 movie credit expires on, and must be added to a Google Wallet account ...

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[Exclusive] Avia gets a massive update with Material Design and Apple TV, Roku, WebOS support

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Avia Media Player from the State College, PA-based Videon Central was one of the first media streaming apps available with Chromecast support after Google released the SDK just one year ago. The company just released a massive update to version 7.2 that updates the design that was slightly ...

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MINIX NEO X8-H Review

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Internet TV is dominating the TV market. And with a dominating market, comes countless entries from companies all sizes to become a part of the market. The MINIX NEO is one of those entries. And a great one too. Coming with a great price-tag, notable Specs and Features, and a simplictic device. ...

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Google+ app updated with Chromecast support [APK Download]

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Amongst the various bug and stability fixes bundled into the latest Google+ update, Google have also added a pretty significant feature, allowing you to cast your Google+ stream to Chromecast. Whilst you’re casting the app, you can browse the posts on your feed like you would in the app. ...

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Reminder – Free 90 days access to Google Play music with purchase of Chromecast

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If you’re one of the few Android users who has still not picked up a Chromecast HDMI streaming media player yet, Google is now offering 90 days of unlimited music from Google Play with the purchase of the dongle. Amazon and Walmart are both offering the device for $29.99 with free shipping. An ...

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400 million casts later Google’s Chromecast turns one

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As hard as it is to believe, Google’s Chromecast is turning one year old today. And, to celebrate the occasion, Google is tossing in 90 days of Google Play Music All access for anyone (in the U.S.) who owns a Chromecast and is not already subscribed to the music service. Available in ...

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Republic Wireless offering free Chromecast with purchase of Moto X

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For a limited time Republic Wireless is throwing in a free Chromecast with the purchase of a Moto X smartphone. Starting from yesterday, July 22 and running while supplies last, anyone who picks up a white or black 16GB Moto X will get the Google HDMI media device at no cost. The Moto X retails ...

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Enable Android screen mirroring to Chromecast on your rooted device

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Google just flipped the switch to allow Android screen mirroring to Chomecast for a few devices, but if you don’t have one currently supported, you’ve been pretty much out of luck. Thanks to r3pwn over at XDA Developers forum, through an experimental app, you can now enable the beta ...

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Watch or cast Amazon Instant Video from your device, other Flash content too

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We all know how great Amazon Prime is with its free two-day shipping, Prime Music and unlimited Prime Instant Video steaming. The only problem with subscribing to the service is that unless you want to always use your desktop or laptop or have a Kindle Fire, iOS device, set-top box or gaming ...

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Get the lyrics to your favorite songs with musiXmatch [App of the Day]

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You thought you knew all the words to your favorite song until you were singing loud and proud one day, and had to be corrected by someone who actually knew the song.  musiXmatch makes it so you never have to worry about that again. musiXmatch gives you lyrics that play along with music from ...

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DroidTV is your own DVR in your pocket [App of the Day]

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Watch what you want when you want with DroidTV.  The DroidTV app by Northwest Digital Software Inc. aims to fill your pocket with your favorite shows without draining your pocket of your hard earned money. Use this amazing app as your own personal DVR, and record shows anytime any day of the ...

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Last minute gift ideas for dads and grads

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Question….You love your dad, right? That’s cool, we love him, too. He’s a pretty stand-up dude and he’s always got our back. Ok, another question… what did you get him for Father’s Day? With only a few days between now and Father’s Day you’d ...

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Android podcast apps with Chromecast support

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Here at AndroidGuys we love the Chromecast and were massive fans of all the cool casting apps that make this tiny device what it is but this little streaming dongle is not just limited to beaming photos and on-line media up onto the TV. If you’ve got any kind of sound system hooked up ...

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Android TV to debut at Google IO – report says

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It wasn’t that long ago that Google had plans get a place in your living room with a TV service , unfortunately that didn’t pan out quite as well as hoped with Google TV becoming a bit of a flop, mainly due to the half-baked integration of trying to combine apps and Pay TV ...

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