• What Is Google Chromecast?

    7 monthes ago - By Tom's Guide

    Chromecast plugs into your TV and grants easy access to multiple streaming services, from Netflix and YouTube to Hulu and Google Play.
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  • Samsung Galaxy S8 owners will get a souped-up version of Google Play Music

    Samsung Galaxy S8 owners will get a souped-up version of Google Play Music

    7 monthes ago - By The Next Web

    Samsung's penchant for bloatware is notorious. Ever since... well... since forever, its phones have been loaded with half-baked applications that replicate and replace those found in the stock operating system. Samsung Browser, for example, is nowhere near as good as Google Chrome. Similarly, S Memo is overwhelming by the standards of notetaking apps, especially compared to the clean and simple Google Keep. And that's saying nothing of TouchWiz, which demonstrates that the company's fondness for child labor isn't just limited to its factories; there's probably a few toddlers working in its...
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  • Samsung's Bixby will help you shop, unless you have Verizon - CNET

    Samsung's Bixby will help you shop, unless you have Verizon - CNET

    7 monthes ago - By CNET

    A new camera feature on the Galaxy S8 that recognizes bar codes and products was delayed on Verizon phones.
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  • Google Music Play is now the default music app on the Samsung S8 and S8 Plus

    Google Music Play is now the default music app on the Samsung S8 and S8 Plus

    7 monthes ago - By TechRadar

    With the launch of the Galaxy S8 , Samsung has announced that it has partnered with Google to make Google Music Play the default music app on the device. This is the start of a long-term partnership, meaning that moving forward all Samsung phones and tablets will have Google Music Play as the default. There's a lot of competition in the music app market, with Apple Music, Spotify, Amazon Music and others all trying to win users over. Google has played a strong hand here - not only has it announced this partnership to coincide with the launch of one of the most hotly anticipated smartphones...
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  • Samsung will use Google Play Music as default music app, special features included

    Samsung will use Google Play Music as default music app, special features included

    7 monthes ago - By PhoneDog

    Today's the day that the Galaxy S8 hits store shelves, but that's not the only big Samsung news that's coming out today.
    Samsung and Google are teaming up to make Google Play Music the default music player and music service on all new Samsung phones and tablets around the world. That means that instead of a coming with a music player from Samsung or someone else, the Galaxy S8 and future devices will come with Google Play Music preloaded.
    Google Play Music is also getting some special features for owners of new Samsung phones and tablets. That includes the ability to upload and stream up...
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  • Google Play Music to Be Default Music Player on All Samsung Devices

    Google Play Music to Be Default Music Player on All Samsung Devices

    7 monthes ago - By Phone Scoop

    Google and Samsung today said starting with the launch of the Galaxy S8 and S8+, Google Play Music will be the default music player and music service on Samsung phones and tablets globally. Consumers who buy the S8 or S8+ will receive a free three-month trial of Google Play Music, which offers ad-free access to some 40 million tracks. The trial also includes YouTube Red, an ad-free version of YouTube. Moreover, Samsung device owners will receive special features from Google. To start, S8 and S8+ buyers will be able to upload up to 100,000 of their own tracks to Google Play Music for...
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  • Samsung partners with Google, names Play Music default for all things tunes

    7 monthes ago - By Talk Android

    If you bought a Galaxy S8 or Galaxy S8+, you may want to use Play Music as your go-to music streaming service. Both Samsung and Google want to reward people who buy 2017's most popular phone. It starts with making Play Music the default music player and music streaming service but doesn't end there. When [...]
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  • Starting with the Galaxy S8, Google Play Music is the only such service pre-loaded on Samsung devices

    7 monthes ago - By Pocketnow

    Google Play Music is the only audio player and music streaming service users of Samsung phones and tablets need starting with the Galaxy S8 today.
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  • Samsung Google Play Music team-up makes Galaxy S8 more vanilla

    Samsung Google Play Music team-up makes Galaxy S8 more vanilla

    7 monthes ago - By SlashGear

    The world's biggest Android smartphone maker Samsung has made a deal with Google to make Google Play Music their new default music player. The first place where Samsung will make Google Play Music their default music player is on the Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus. While Google Play Music is the default music player for devices like Google's...
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  • Galaxy S8 owners can upload 100,000 songs to Google Play Music

    Galaxy S8 owners can upload 100,000 songs to Google Play Music

    7 monthes ago - By Engadget

    Samsung has historically been guilty of loading up its smartphones with apps that duplicate features already found in Android. The company's software game has definitely improved over the years, though, and Samsung appears to be focusing
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  • Samsung Android owners will get special Google Play Music features

    Samsung Android owners will get special Google Play Music features

    7 monthes ago - By PC World

    Samsung has always been special as the world's largest Android smartphone maker, and on Friday Google made it even more special . The two companies are teaming up to make Google Play Music the default music app on Samsung Android smartphone and tablets starting with the Galaxy S8 and S8+ -both of which start shipping today. To read this article in full or to leave a comment,
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  • It's official: Samsung will scrap the Music app, use Google Play Music as default

    It's official: Samsung will scrap the Music app, use Google Play Music as default

    7 monthes ago - By Phone Arena

    Today is the day when the Galaxy S8 and S8+ become in major markets across the world and Samsung has taken the time to announce that it has entered a special partnership with Google. Sammy will no longer include its own Music app on phones and will instead use Google Play Music as a default player.
    Google Play Music, as you probably know, is not just a music player, but a portal to the Play Music service, which is a mix between a Spotify-like Internet radio and a cloud where you can store up to 50,000 of your favorite songs. It's fighting a pretty tough battle in ...
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  • Google Play Music Is Samsung Galaxy S8's Default Player

    7 monthes ago - By Android Headlines

    Samsung's Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus will be the first Samsung devices to have Google Play Music as their default music app, and according to a blog post from Google that's announcing its new partnership with Samsung, they won't be the last. Not only will Google's streaming music service be the default listening app on Samsung phones and tablets that run Android going forward, but Samsung is going to be helping Google develop the app. Naturally, this partnership is going to result in the creation of some Samsung-exclusive features in Google Play Music. While there are no new...
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  • ET deals: Try Amazon Music Unlimited for free, get a $10 Amazon Music credit

    ET deals: Try Amazon Music Unlimited for free, get a $10 Amazon Music credit

    7 monthes ago - By ExtremeTech

    Looking for a single service to download and stream your favorite tunes to your PC, smartphone, and tablet? Amazon is offering up an excellent deal on its Music Unlimited service, so now's the time to act. Get access to tens of millions of songs, entirely without ads, and your first month is gratis. Better yet, new subscribers get a bonus $10 credit too.
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  • Google Play Music becomes the default music app on Samsung phones and tablets

    Google Play Music becomes the default music app on Samsung phones and tablets

    7 monthes ago - By Android Central

    Samsung customers will get a three-month trial and ability to upload 100,000 songs to Play Music.
    Google has partnered with Samsung to offer Google Play Music as the default music player on the South Korean manufacturer's phones and tablets, starting with the Galaxy S8 and S8+ , which are going on sale in the U.S. starting today. The partnership includes exclusive features for Samsung customers, including a three-month trial to Play Music. The offer is available globally, but is limited to new subscribers and not current Play Music customers.
    Samsung customers also have the ability to...
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  • Samsung made its smartest software move yet choosing Google's music player for the Galaxy S8

    7 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    The default music app on Samsung's new Galaxy S8 will be Google Play Music.
    That's a boring sentence that has a lot of significance for the biggest Android phone maker in the world.
    The move shows Samsung is finally starting to realize that its homegrown software is not up to snuff compared to the excellent apps and services Google already offers with every Android phone. It was my biggest complaint with the Galaxy S8 and one of the key reasons I think the iPhone still has a slight edge over Samsung's latest device .
    Samsung likes differentiating its Android phones by packing them with...
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  • Samsung turns Google Play Music into phones' default player - CNET

    7 monthes ago - By CNET

    Starting with launch of the Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus on Friday, Google and Samsung are offering a couple free perks to customers with new devices.
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  • New partnership makes Google Play Music the default on all Samsung devices, with double the storage capacity

    New partnership makes Google Play Music the default on all Samsung devices, with double the storage capacity

    7 monthes ago - By TechCrunch

    Samsung and Google today announced a new partnership that will make Google Play Music the default music player and music service including on new Samsung phone and tablets worldwide, starting with the launch of the Galaxy S8 and S8+. The deal comes with an added bonus for Samsung users - they'll be able to upload up to 100,000 of their own songs to Google Play Music for free. This...
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  • Samsung will use Google Play Music as the default music app on its devices

    Samsung will use Google Play Music as the default music app on its devices

    7 monthes ago - By The Verge

    Samsung is giving Google Play Music a big push. Today, coinciding with the retail launch of the Galaxy S8, both companies announced that Google's music app will become the preferred music player on Samsung mobile devices. The partnership kicks off immediately with the S8. But it technically began a year ago; Play Music was also the default music playback app on the Galaxy S7 , a result of Samsung trying to cut down on duplicate apps that clashed with Google's services on Android.
    What's changed now is that Google is making enhancements to the Play Music service exclusively for Samsung...
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  • Google Play Music is now the default music service on new Samsung phones, tablets

    Google Play Music is now the default music service on new Samsung phones, tablets

    7 monthes ago - By Digital Trends

    Google and Samsung have announced that going forward, Play Music will be the default music player and streaming service on all new Samsung phones and tablets. Owners of new Samsung devices will get some extra perks, too.
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