Apple Music on Android now supports music videos and family membership. Photo: Killian Bell/Cult of Android

Apple Music on Android. Photo: Killian Bell/Cult of Android

Apple has released a major update for Apple Music for Android that adds support for music videos to the app. The app, however, continues to remain in beta.

Google's newest VP, Rich Osterloh. Photo: Motorola

Google’s newest VP, Rich Osterloh. Photo: Motorola

Google has created a whole new hardware division that will bring Chromecast and Nexus devices under the stewardship of one man while taking Glass away from Tony Fadell.

Former Motorola president Rick Osterloh has returned to Google, two months after leaving the company that was sold to Lenovo around the same time. Osterloh will head up a new hardware team and report directly to CEO Sundar Pichai.

Now ultimately responsible for the Chromecast, Google Glass and the Nexus lineup, Osterloh managed to drag himself through the ranks at Motorola while it was under Google’s wing, moving from head of product management to president during that time. Osterloh eventually left Motorola following its purchase by Lenovo as part of a wider reorganization of the company’s management team.

Google Photos

If you’re still not using Photos, you’re missing out. Photo: Google

Google is rolling out a major Photos update that adds a greater search experience, and the ability to customize movies that were created automatically. The release also makes it possible to rename, create, and delete folders on microSD cards.


It’s even made of aluminum. Photo: HP

HP has another answer to the super sleek Apple MacBook, and despite similar specifications, it costs less than half the price.

The new all-aluminum Chromebook 13 boasts an Intel Core M processor, up to 16GB of RAM, and a battery that lasts up to 11.5 hours in between charges — and it starts at just $599!

Samsung's working to make TouchWiz even better. Photo: Ste Smith/Cult of Android

Samsung’s working to make TouchWiz even better. Photo: Ste Smith/Cult of Android

Samsung hopes to improve battery life on its latest devices with a more efficient TouchWiz launcher.

The South Korean company has already begun testing a version that uses the Vulkan API coming in Android N to improve performance and reduce battery drain.

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