‘Airplay’ for Google TV? You need a $300 TRON bowling ball for that

Today, Google announced its slick-looking media streamer the Nexus Q, which allows people to share the digital media from their Android devices on a television. This is a feature that Apple began offering nearly a year ago via the Apple TV, but for some reason Google thought it would be a great idea to create an entire device for it that only works with Android-based smartphones and tablets.

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Google Play adds smart app updates, can now download movie & TV shows

The Google Play app and media store has added new functionality that will help developers improve their apps, including smarter app updates and encryption that will improve security. Google also added the ability to buy movies and TV shows. The company made the announcements at its annual Google I/O developer conference in San Francisco today.

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Google officially announces Android 4.1 ‘Jelly Bean’

Google has just unveiled some fascinating new details on Jelly Bean, the latest version of Android, at Google I/O, the company’s developer conference taking place in San Francisco this week.

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It’s a twofer: Google releases I/O video and liveblog gadget

In the lead up to Google I/O, the search giant’s sold-out developer conference, Google has released a liveblogging gadget that lets armchair quarterbacks everywhere toss up their commentary alongside a live stream of conference keynotes and sessions and official show announcements.