Getting the Stadia Controller Claw has been a bit of a saga. Earlier this week, it went on sale at Power Support before the manufacturer stopped taking new orders. It’s now available on the Canadian Google Store.
YouTube Premium today is comprised of ad-free and background playback of videos and music, as well as offline downloads. An upcoming perk could give subscribers paying $11.99 one free channel membership every month.
YouTube TV prompting frequent watchers to install Progressive Web App
Progressive Web Apps have a promising future rivaling native applications as the web become more feature-rich and powerful. Google has been fast to adopt, with YouTube TV prompting “every day” watchers to install the PWA.
Stadia app briefly lists, but doesn’t allow play on Android TV
In its roadmap for the first three months of 2020, Google revealed how Stadia will come to more Android phones. Testing for that is already underway, and the latest development sees the Stadia app list an Android TV device.
Google Camera 7.3 is rolling out this evening with some minor tweaks to the app. More notable is how this latest version hints at 24FPS video recording and the upcoming “mid-range” Pixel 4a.
Chrome ‘Tap to Search’ on Android picks up Material Theme tweaks
One underrated Chrome feature on Android performs a subtle Google lookup when you highlight anything on the web. Chrome’s Tap to Search has now gained some Material Theme tweaks.
Play Books for Android drops navigation drawer for Material Theme switcher
The last big update to Play Books saw the web client in August add beta features like “Custom shelves.” The Android app now has a Material Theme account switcher that replaces the navigation drawer.
Over the past several years, Google has moved to provide people with a direct answer when they search. These “Featured Snippets” power Google Assistant queries, and the company is now making a tweak to not repeat them in web results.