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Streambells, one of the finest media streaming apps on Android, is now even better after receiving a new update that adds support for the Google Chromecast. It makes Streambells the first Android app to fully support all popular media streaming platforms — including Apple AirPlay and DLNA.

And if that wasn’t enough, you’ll also love how easy it is to use, and the fact that it’s completely free.


We’ve known for some time that LG’s been working on a new Android-powered tablet, and we had a feeling it might get its unveiling at IFA 2013 in Berlin next month. And now that looks increasingly likely after LG began teasing the new G Pad 8.3 on YouTube and the tablet’s first press shot was leaked online.

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Sceptre’s Sound Bar 2.1 turns your standard HDTV into a Smart TV with quite a bit of help from the Android operating system. Once connected, the hardware allows you to connect to the internet and download apps from Google Play, as well as surf the web and play your favourite games on the big screen.


Amazon has today launched a new music service called AutoRip, which offers customers a free MP3 version of every album they’ve bought on CD from Amazon since 1998. The service currently boasts more than 50,000 digital albums from all the major record labels, and Amazon insists that new titles are added on a regular basis.

At LG’s press event today, LG announced its new lineup of Smart TVs featuring Google TV. Not much was detailed about the LMG860 and LMG620, but both will feature Google TV integration as well as LG’s own Smart TV setup. Just as I predicted, more native integration of Google TV, and I couldn’t be happier. I can’t wait until it almost becomes standard to have a TV with GTV, but until then, let’s just enjoy what CES has to offer. Alongside their Smart TV announcement, came the announcement of their newest 4.5″ True HD IPS display smartphone, the LG Spectrum.