Google Chromecast lands…

Google Chromecast lands…

Google Chromecase lands.I’ve just ordered the long awaited Google Chromecast from Currys online. It’s also available at Amazon and the Play Store, despite earlier reports in the week, mostly by Currys, saying they weren’t selling it yet and it wasn’t on their store system. It’s the same price regardless of which retailer you choose and, it’s very reasonably priced at just £30 (much as quoted and expected). Of course I expect stocks to run out quickly given the long anticipated wait and the hoards who’ll descend on their local retailers today.

Now that the Chromecast is supporting more services with it’s SDK being out in the wild, I’m expecting a raft more services (and hacks) to be added in the coming weeks, more so now the UK market is finally flooded. Companies that are pledging future support include, Beats Music and Rdio so there’s more goodness to come!. Continue reading

Samsung Galaxy S3 review

Samsung Galaxy S3 review

Samsung Galaxy SIIIOk, so I got my new ‘Marble White’, 16GB, Gorilla Glass 2 (uses PenTile matrix technology) fronted, Samsung Galaxy S3 2 weeks ago (wasn’t able to get new Pebble Blue due to the paint issue Samsung is experiencing). So for the last fortnight I’ve been playing and experimenting with all these great new and exciting features. I had an HTC Desire previously (non HD) which was my first taste of Android and so initially I felt pretty spoilt with all the new features Samsung has boasted about during the pre-hype launch. I also know a few people who have the S2 and they’re more than happy with that handset so I was even more interested knowing that and to get to grips with things generally. Continue reading