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Google Search now plays artist in music app of choice

It used to be that when we searched for something on Google, it would take us a few clicks to get to either the book you wanted to read, the movie you wanted to watch or the music you wanted to listen to. But it seems that now they know that people’s attention spans have gotten even shorter so now everything has to be easy access or can be played right then and there. Google Search is the latest to do so, at least for US residents for now.

Kick With Chrome lets you be a soccer star on your browser

With the whole world still in the midst of World Cup fever, every child (and some adults too, for sure) is now dreaming of becoming the next football superstar for their country. But if you’re sitting in front of the computer, you can still take the first step towards that with the newest Chrome Experiment called Kick With Chrome.

Android source code says goodbye to Dalvik

Google has finally done it! It has completely flipped the switch and has removed Dalvik from Android's master source code. This will pave the way for only one Android runtime, and that will be ART, which is expected to be pushed in the next major Android version, whenever that is.

Google Glass Alamo Drafthouse ‘ban’ further clarified

Google Glass once again made headlines when a movie theater owner "officially banned" the wearable. The details of the ban were shared by Tim League, who is the theater owner. But while the Glass being banned aspect was caught in many headlines -- it seems League didn't draw a firm line. Not to mention, Glass isn't the only item he bans from use while the movies are playing.

Hexoskin body metric wearables gain Android support

We tend to think of small gadgets such as a fitness tracker as a wearable these days. And while that type of device may define the wearable space for many -- there are some items making more accurate use of the term. Enter Hexoskin, the body metrics wearable. Some may remember the Hexoskin name from an earlier Indiegogo campaign, however the initial launch didn't win many fans on the Android side.