Third-gen Chromecast and Home Mini “Smart TV kit” leaks

Reddit A retail employee leaked an image of a new Smart TV kit. The combo includes the updated third-gen Chromecast and a Google Home Mini. It’s not clear which stores will sell this kit. Over the weekend we saw Best Buy accidentally sell a customer an unannounced third-generation Chromecast. Now, a retail employee from an […]

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3rd-generation Chromecast leaks again as part of Google ‘Smart TV kit’

Over the weekend, the third-generation Chromecast leaked after early retail availability at Best Buy. The Made by Google streaming puck leaked again today as part of a rebranded “Smart TV Kit.” A retail employee this evening posted a new picture on Reddit (via Android Police) of the Google Home Mini & Chromecast bundle already available as a Wal-Mart exclusive. […]

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SuperSU has been removed from the Play Store

<p><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/nexus2cee_supersu-100mln-hero2.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-445859" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/nexus2cee_supersu-100mln-hero2-728x524.png" alt="" width="668" height="481" /></a></p> <p>For years, SuperSU was one of the most popular root applications for Android. Chainfire, the creator of SuperSU, <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2015/09/29/chainfire-transfers-ownership-of-supersu-to-ccmt-will-remain-involved-in-the-project-for-two-more-years/">handed over development to CCMT</a> in 2015. He <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2017/10/03/chainfire-announces-end-involvement-supersu/">ended his involvement with the app</a> last year, so CCMT has been in full control of it since then. For reasons currently unknown, SuperSU has now vanished from the Play Store.<span id="more-518797"></span></p> <p>The app's <a href="https://twitter.com/_SuperSU">Twitter</a> and <a href="https://plus.google.com/u/0/100815346763148635724/posts">Google+</a> accounts for SuperSU haven't made a post since last year, the <a href="https://www.facebook.com/pg/SuperSUofficial/posts/">Facebook page</a> has been inactive since March, and <a href="http://forum.supersu.com/">the official...

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Google ‘Smart TV Kit’ with Home Mini and next-gen Chromecast gets leaked

<p><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/EmVGGtP-hero.jpg" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-518793" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/EmVGGtP-hero-728x410.jpg" alt="" width="668" height="376" /></a></p> <p>Over the past year, Google has been adding <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2018/08/30/assistant-triggered-visualizations-coming-chromecast-plus-per-device-casting-defaults-google-home/">more Assistant functionality to the Chromecast</a>. You can ask your Google Home to play a movie on your TV or <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/2017/10/04/nest-camera-support-coming-google-homechromecast/">see who's at the door</a>, and the result appears on your TV. Google has already been selling <a href="https://www.walmart.com/ip/Google-Home-Mini-and-Chromecast-Bundle-Walmart-Exclusive-Deal/268716494">the Chromecast and Home Mini in a bundle</a>, but now the package is being renamed to the 'Smart TV Kit.'<span id="more-518792"></span></p> <p>The below image was posted to the Google Pixel subreddit by <a href="https://www.reddit.com/user/LitheBeep">user LitheBeep</a>, with the caption "Just got these bad...

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MoviePass Is Back to Screwing Its Customers

<p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.technobuffalo.com/2018/10/01/moviepass-is-back-to-screwing-its-customers/">MoviePass Is Back to Screwing Its Customers</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.technobuffalo.com">TechnoBuffalo</a>.</p>

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Former Facebook VP of News Feed announced as new Instagram boss

Photo, from left to right: Instagram co-founder Mike Krieger, new Head of Instagram Adam Mosseri, Instagram co-founder Kevin Systrom. Last week, Instagram founders Kevin Systrom and Mike Kreiger announced they were departing the company, with reports suggesting that the two had become frustrated over Facebook not allowing Instagram to operate as independent entity. Now, Systrom and […]

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148: Pixel 3 teaser, Project Stream, 3rd gen. Chromecast leaks | 9to5Google Daily

Today we’ve got yet another teaser for the Pixel 3 out of Japan, Google announces Project Stream for playing games in Chrome, and a 3rd gen. Chromecast leaks. 9to5Google Daily is available on Google Play, iTunes and Apple’s Podcasts app, Stitcher, or through our dedicated RSS feed for Pocket Casts and other podcast players. https://9to5google.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/4/2018/10/9to5google-daily-148.mp3 Deal: Get Pixelbook at 25% off: […]

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Google made an artsy Instagram account to showcase Pixel camera samples

<p><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/Screenshot_20181001-161236.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-hero-size wp-image-518760" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/Screenshot_20181001-161236-728x410.png" alt="" width="668" height="376" /></a></p> <p>Google already has an Instagram account that shows off Pixel camera samples quite often (<a href="https://www.instagram.com/madebygoogle/">@madebygoogle</a>), but apparently that wasn't enough. The company has created another account, @googlepixel, for a pretty eye-catching showcase of 100 Pixel camera samples that takes Instagram collages to the next level.</p> <p><span id="more-518755"></span></p> <p style="text-align: center"><a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/Screenshot_20181001-161236-1.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-smallish-size wp-image-518765" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/Screenshot_20181001-161236-1-217x434.png" alt="" width="217" height="434" /></a> <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/Screenshot_20181001-161245.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-smallish-size wp-image-518766" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/Screenshot_20181001-161245-217x434.png" alt="" width="217" height="434" /></a> <a href="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/Screenshot_20181001-162338.png" class=" no-style"><img class="alignnone size-smallish-size wp-image-518767" src="https://www.androidpolice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/Screenshot_20181001-162338-217x434.png" alt="" width="217" height="434" /></a></p> <p>The account is marked under the...

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