YouTube Red subscription announced, what’s new in Android M for developers, New York Times delivers one million Cardboard and more!
This is part 11 in the Latest from Google series.
YouTube Red was announced! Watch videos without ads, save videos to watch offline on your phone or tablet, play videos in the backgroiund and more. It will cost$9.99 a month and will be available across all your devices. This will go public Oct 28th and is initially available in the US.
Also, early next year, we anticipate to launch YouTube Originals with shows and movies.
What is new in Android M?
Great slides, tips & tricks and I highly recommend takling a look:
Tools and infrastructure for hackable projects
A week prior we also had a Google Tech Talk Meetup on Tools and infrastructure for hackable projects by my colleagues Patrik Höglund and Henrik Kjellander, talking about testing and working with scaling. I recommend going through their highly useful slides and taking a look at the video from the talk:
New York Times & Google Cardboard
The New York Times Launches NYT VR, a virtual reality project in collaboration with Google, and delivers Over One Million Google Cardboard Viewers to subscribers.
Beta channel for the Android Google app
Google launched a beta channel for the Android Google app, where you can get a preview and test out new features for the new home screen, app drawer, Google Now & on Tap and more.
Some other quick interesting news:
- Google Chrome for iOS now supports Split View multitasking
- Google Maps for Android displays quick stops along your route – Gas stations, restaurants, coffee shops, grocery stores.
- Watch a test of Google’s Project Wing delivery drone
- Stanford Researchers Treat Autism With Google Glass