• Microsoft Edge Android Browser Now Available As A Preview

    9 days ago - By Android Headlines

    The Microsoft Edge Android browser is now available as a preview, with the tech giant pushing it out to the Google Play Store in the form of an officially unreleased app. Microsoft's move comes shortly after its announcement of the new browser which is expected to hit the stable channel at some point next year and try to compete with the likes of Chrome, Firefox, and Samsung's own offering for exploring the World Wide Web. After installing the app, you'll be asked to sign into it with your Microsoft account, which is an entirely optional step and one Microsoft advises you to make to enjoy...
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  • Google Assistant now has Chromecast and TV functionality without Home

    Google Assistant now has Chromecast and TV functionality without Home

    9 days ago - By SlashGear

    Though Google Assistant expanded beyond the Pixel and onto Android handsets back in February, there remain a few tasks it can't accomplish without a Google Home backing it up. One of the most annoying limitations on the smartphone implementation of Assistant is that you can't use it to control smart TVs and Chromecast devices. If you want to control playback...
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  • Sony Xperia Touch projector hits America. for $1700

    Sony Xperia Touch projector hits America. for $1700

    9 days ago - By Liliputing

    There are a lot of portable projectors that use Google's Android operating system to let you beam apps like Netflix, YouTube, or Angry Birds to a wall or screen. Sony's Xperia Touch is something a bit different: it's not just a projector that runs Android. It also has sensors that supports 10-point touch detection... so...
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  • Google Assistant can now control Chromecasts from your phone

    Google Assistant can now control Chromecasts from your phone

    9 days ago - By The Verge

    The Google Assistant has always been able to control Chromecasts from a Google Home, but now that ability is expanding to the Google Assistant on Android phones, too. Android Police spotted the new feature , which seems to still be rolling out. It appears to work for traditional Chromecasts, Chromecast Audios, and devices with Chromecast built in. We were able to get it to play YouTube and turn on and off a TV.
    It's a really helpful expansion for a couple of reasons. For one, it means that there's less fragmentation between the Google Assistant across various platforms, which should lead...
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  • Google Assistant Support Comes To The Hulu Android TV App

    Google Assistant Support Comes To The Hulu Android TV App

    10 days ago - By Android Headlines

    The Hulu for Android TV app was recently updated with support for the Google Assistant, allowing users to control it by issuing voice commands to the artificial intelligence companion. The current version of the functionality isn't entirely comprehensive as it only works for basic actions like opening the actual app and launching a show, as well as navigation within episodes by fast-forwarding, rewinding, pausing, and skipping them. Hulu will presumably be looking to expand the capabilities of the service in the future but even now, the app's Google Assistant support is extensive enough to...
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