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New Google Chromecast will get Apple TV app next year

The brand new Chromecast with Google TV was launched recently and one of the main apps missing from it was Apple TV and now Google has announced that it’ll come in 2021 bringing Apple TV+ original shows, iTunes purchases, Apple TV channels and more. The app will be coming in 2021 with no hard date set from Google, but once launching on Chromecast with Google TV it’ll then be available […]

YouTube and other Google services down (Fixed)

This morning, a handful of Google’s services including YouTube, Google Analytics and Gmail are down and the outage looks to be affecting everyone worldwide. No information from Google has yet been provided, but we’ll be sure to update this post once the services have restored. Update 12:26 BST: It seems to be Google’s Authentication servers causing the issue, according to Rene Ritchie on Twitter, if you log out you can visit YouTube […]

Apple Music is now available on Google Nest speakers and displays

Today Google announced that Apple Music is now coming to its range of Google Nest speakers and displays in the US, UK, France, Germany and Japan only at this stage, it is unclear if there is plans to bring it to more countries down the line. Apple Music will be available on the newer models Google makes, the Nest Audio, Nest Hub Max and Nest Mini to name a few. Users […]

Google TV app is not showing Netflix content anymore

Google TV which is the company’s new app on Android and the new Chromecast is designed as a one stop shop for looking for new shows, films to watch as well a keeping track of current shows you’re watching across multiple different services. However when the app launched recently, it was surprising as it had access to Netflix content which is something the company is famously not happy in partaking […]

YouTube on Android TV now supports 8K video playback

YouTube itself has supported the 8K resolution about five years ago and we’re now starting to see some 8K TV hit the market, and to meet that demand, YouTube has updated its app on Android TV to support 8K, up until now standard Android TV boxes have been capped at a maximum of 4K. The new version is 2.12.08 and according to Android Police, it is rolling out slowly. Android 10 is […]

Waze is testing support for CarPlay Dashboard

Apple added the CarPlay dashboard last year with iOS 13 and so far, only Apple Maps and Google Maps support it, and Google only added it a few months ago. Now popular maps app Waze is testing support to it, according to users in the beta testing process. The Verge also reported the news, and as the feature hasn’t been officially announced yet, information is limited but it looks like it […]

Even though Windows 7 isn’t supported anymore, Google has had to extend Chrome support for now

Official support for Windows 7 ended back in January this year and at that time, Google said that Chrome would be supported until 2021 but due to this year and its conditions, Google has had to extend the support until 2022 because whatever upgrade plans companies had have been on pause. Google has spoken to some enterprise customers and the upgrade plan from Windows 7 to Windows 10 hasn’t been […]

Google Assistant can now schedule smart lights

Google has recently updated the Google Assistant to now support the ability to schedule smart home devices to turn on at certain times, such as smart lights. Simply ask Google to turn on something at a specified time, such as “Hey Google, Turn on the porch lights at 7pm.” This news came from Android Police today and while the feature works for some things, the ability to cancel that scheduled command isn’t […]

Asus announces new 4th generation Chromebox

Asus has recently announced its all new Chromebox 4, a desktop PC box that runs Google’s Chrome OS, something which is more typically found on Chromebooks etc. The new Chromebox is visually, very simile to the outgoing model but the real change here is on the inside, with the move from 8th generation Intel processors to 10th generation. The Chromebox 4 is available with an Intel Celeron 5205U, i3-10110U, an […]

Google has a new version of Chrome designed for Apple Silicon Macs

This week, to coincide with the release of the brand new line of M1 Macs from Apple, the MacBook Air, MacBook Pro and Mac mini – Google is releasing a new version of Chrome to run natively on Apple Silicon Macs, with Chrome version 87. Instead of releasing a universal app, Google has chosen to offer two different versions, both offered at the download page. When you visit the webpage […]