WATCH Disney, Twitch, iHeart Radio, and DramaFever Gain Support for Chromecast

A few notable apps today are gaining compatibility with Chromecast, Google’s venerable streaming media dongle. First up, WATCH Disney, WATCH Disney Junior and WATCH Disney XD apps are now cast-able, with a caveat – most content is locked behind a TV provider sign-in page, so you will need a cable or satellite subscription to take full advantage. Still, a few clips are available for free.  (more…)

Google Maps Engine Lite Becomes My Maps, Gains Upgrade Option for Old My Maps Creations

Last year in March, Google introduced Maps Engine Lite, a free and publicly available version of the search giant’s custom map creation tools for enterprise. It stood alone from Google’s My Maps, a simpler service, but the company promised the two services would eventually merge. A few months more than a year to the day, Google has finally delivered on that pledge. (more…)

Contest: Win a Moto 360 From Droid Life (Day 2 of 5)!

With over 26,000 entries in yesterday’s Moto 360 giveaway, it has become quite apparent that folks are interested in this device. So, without further ado, let’s give another one away to a lucky winner.

As a reminder, we are giving away a Moto 360 each day of this week, meaning that in total, you have 5 chances to win a new Android Wear device from Droid Life. You know, because we love you like that.

It is the same deal as yesterday; simply fill out however many entries you would like in the Rafflecopter below, sit back in your chair, and wait for tomorrow morning at 8:30am Pacific to see if you are winning a brand new Moto 360 in Black.

Let’s do this.  (more…)

Moto X (2nd Gen), Turbo Charger, and Hint Now Available for Pre-Order From Motorola, 360 Back in Stock

Like it said it would do, Motorola has gone ahead and made the new Moto X (2nd generation) available for pre-order this morning. Customers can choose either the AT&T version or the “Pure Edition,” which is an unlocked GSM model (this is the version to buy). The device is joined by the Moto Hint, Motorola’s new discreet Bluetooth ear bud, and the Turbo Charger, an accessory that can charge a depleted battery to 8 hours worth of juice in about 15 minutes.

Motorola has also re-stocked the Moto 360 in limited quantities.

We will have reviews of all products shortly. Stick with us!  (more…)