Verizon Launches Stream Pass, a Free Sports Package for go90 That Includes Free NBA League Pass

Starting today, Verizon customers will have access to a new service called Stream Pass, “unmatched access and worry-free streaming to the best live sports through” Verizon’s go90 app. The streams are all free, for the most part, but depending on your monthly data plan you could land a really sweet free deal on NBA League Pass.  (more…)

Google Cast App Rebranded to Google Home, Different Icon and Everything

We hope you didn’t grow too attached to the Google Cast rebranding for the Chromecast app, as it is now going through yet another branding change. In a new update that will soon hit all users, the app’s name has been changed to Google Home, cementing its purpose as the go-to application for users of Google Cast and the soon-to-be-available Google Home device.  (more…)

Mini Metro, Build Subway Systems in Real-World Locations

In all my years playing video games, I didn’t think a title about building a subway system could be any fun. Well, publisher Playdigious found a way, thanks to a new game on Google Play called Mini Metro.

In Mini Metro, you are tasked with building subway systems in real locations around the world. Unlike a Bridge Constructor game, Mini Metro is extremely minimalistic. Essentially, your construction will look like an actual subway map you would see at a station, with the different colored lines and stations(more…)

Chrome App Updated With Article Suggestions, Background Media Playback

An update for Chrome is headed out, available for download now on Google Play. Inside Chrome 54, users can expect to see a few changes, such as the ability to view article suggestions from inside a new tab page.

Also listed in the changelog is support for background media playback, but only for sites that support it, as well as a feature for updating saved passwords when you change or reset them on Chrome.  (more…)

Chrome Canary Lands on Android With Its “Unstable” Self

Chrome, the browser you probably use on both your phone and desktop, comes in a variety forms. You have the stable channel – also known as Chrome – that is ready for widespread use. You have a beta channel – also known as Chrome Beta – which is somewhat experimental and often gets new features before stable, but could be somewhat unreliable at times. You have the dev channel – known as Chrome Dev – which is pre-beta, almost an alpha, and is certainly not-all-that-stable, but is a good place to look for upcoming Chrome features. And then you have Canary, which is for the most part unstable and untested and lives on the “bleeding edge” of browser innovation. Canary is now available on Android.  (more…)