Chromecast, but with much more ability. PLAiR 2 is, as the name would imply, a second-generation device and this time around there has been some added functionality as well as a drop in price.
Pandora recently rolled out the v5.0 update. That update actually arrived in the Google Play Store yesterday and while the screenshots were showing the Chromecast icon -- the support wasn't available. At the time the focus of the update was for tablets but jump ahead a day later and we are getting the official word on Chromecast support.
earlier in the week, this latest Pandora app update did not add Chromecast support. We suspect some may be disappointed about that, however this update did bring something that was long overdue -- proper tablet support. In fact, this update is being touted as one that has been "designed specifically for Android tablets."
Samsung dreams of becoming more than just a passive Android device manufacturer and wants to entice developers to target its devices instead of just the mobile operating system. As part of its crusade, the company is releasing a bunch of Software Development Kits (SDKs), one of which is meant to rival Chromecast and Airplay but also offer more.
Dell first brought mentioned Project Ophelia back in January, during CES. We learned some of the basics at the time, such as how this would be a 'computer on a stick' and how it would be running Android. The device then briefly turned up over the summer and now it looks like an FCC filing has been discovered.
earlier reports suggesting an Aereo app would be arriving in the Play Store in September, it looks like a release has been confirmed for later this month. The details are coming by way of Aereo CEO and Founder Chet Kanojia, who has said Aereo will arrive for Android (as a public beta) on October 22. The app will be available by way of the Google Play Store.
app update. The changelog for this particular update is on the shorter side, however even with fewer items listed -- it appears to be one that will be appreciated. This Stitcher update is adding support for offline listening and also adding a left-side navigation drawer.
CyanogenMod has returned to his Google+ page with another video teaser. This latest is showing 'AirPlay' mirroring from one Android device to another. In this case, that means an HTC One smartphone and Nexus 10 tablet. The video offers a look at Angry Birds, however as this is just a mirror of the content -- it could be used for audio, video or anything else you do on your phone.
Rdio has announced their latest feature that will be available for users in the US, Canada and Australia -- radio stations. This option will be available for those users beginning on Thursday. The good news here, these stations, which appear to be opening up as potential competition for Pandora and iTunes Radio, will be available for free. And on top of that, these stations will be advertising free.