‘Your News Update’ personalised local audio news briefing is coming to Google Podcasts

After launching Your News Update on Google Assistant last year, Google is bringing this personalised news feature to their podcast platform. Podcasts are currently growing more than ever, with news as the fastest growing category….

Google Magenta’s Lo-Fi Player is your customisable hip-hop beats producer

Lo-Fi Player is an AI web-based, pixelated, 2D virtual room, that’ll have you producing your own lo-fi beats in no time. Created by summer intern Vibert Thio as a project for Google’s Magenta. Magenta uses…

Get a free Google Nest Mini speaker with Spotify Premium in the UK

All Spotify Premium, Family, Duo and Student subscribers in the UK are eligble for a free Google Nest Mini smart speaker. In an attempt to dominate the smart speaker market, Google gave away free Google…

Google’s Music Week on Inside Guide gives you fun ways to play, collab and learn music

Inside Guide brings together four weeks of fun activities to fill your summer days spent indoors with music, art, nature and culture. Google have been building small applications since 2009, that test new web and…

Google to host audio ads tool for publishers on Spotify, Pandora and iHeartMedia

Google to support audio ads for publishers to advertise on streaming services such as Spotify, Pandora and iHeartMedia. Google Ad Manager are adding audio ads for ad-supported music services such as Spotify Free. This allows…

Google Play Music will stop streaming music in the next 2 months

It’s finally happening: Google Play Music is being shutdown and will stop streaming in the coming months to be completely replaced by YouTube Music before December. It’s been years in the making and finally Google…

Watch Netflix on your Google Nest Hub & Nest Hub Max now

We can’t always sit down on the sofa and relax to watch the shows we love so Google are letting us take Netflix with us no matter what we’re doing at home. Well, that’s what…

New Amazon Echo Buds firmware causes overheating issues

According to Amazon, a recently issued firmware update for their Echo Buds can cause overheating while in the charging case. The email from Amazon urges users to update again as soon as possible to fix…

Indian music streaming service JioSaavn’s parent gets $4.5 billion investment from Google

As part of a huge investment in India from Google, the country’s huge Spotify rival may benefit from a multi-billion dollar investment. Google have announced an astonishing $10 billion (equivalent) investment which they will make…

Google Pixel Buds 2020 come to 9 more countries and new colours

Google’s 2nd generation Pixel Buds come to more countries, as well as three new colour varients. Google Pixel Buds 2020 have been available in the US only since 27th April. As announced by Google, the…