Lilbits (3-07-2014): Download music on your Tizen smartwatch?

Wondering if there will be any decent third-party apps for upcoming devices running Tizen software? Samsung’s new smartwatches run Tizen, and eventually we could see Tizen phones and watches… and you’ll be able to buy music on any of them. 7digital has announced it’s bringing its digital music store with 25 million tracks to Tizen […]

Lilbits (2-12-2014): LG G2 shrinks down, becomes a G2 mini

Mobile World Congress is just a few weeks away, and you can expect an onslaught of smartphone and tablet news to come out of Barcelona in late February. But plenty of companies are getting a head start by announcing that they’ll be have announcements. Case in point: Meet the LG G2 Mini. While LG hasn’t […]

Lilbits (12-05-2013): Seeing the world through Google colored glasses

Google has been promising to deliver a version of Google Glass that will work with prescription lenses for a while, and now we’ve got a first glimpse of what that will look like. The company is reportedly working to partner with at least one eyewear company, and there may be more — so we could actually […]

Running Google Apps on the Amazon Kindle Fire HDX (Gmail, Play Music, etc)

Amazon’s Kindle Fire HDX 7 and HDX 8.9 tablets have high-resolution displays, fast processors, and tight integration with Amazon’s app, music, book, and video stores. But they also let you side-load third party apps that don’t come from the Amazon Appstore, and Android Cowboy has figured out how to use that feature to give Amazon’s […]

Lilbits (6-14-2013): Kindle Fire HD for India, Retina iMacs on the way?

Apple’s new MacBook Air laptops with Intel Haswell chips are designed to offer better performance and longer battery life than last year’s models. We can thank the new energy efficient chips for part of the improvement, but Apple also tucked some higher-capacity batteries under the hood. Now you can see what they look like, thanks […]

Google’s subscription music service coming soon to iOS

Apple CEO Tim Cook recently said there’s nothing stopping the company from releasing apps for Android… if the company saw any reason to do that. Meanwhile, Google has long been offering apps that run on Apple’s mobile devices, including official Google Maps, YouTube, and Gmail apps. Now it looks like Google’s “All Access” subscription music […]

Google Music Android app hacked with black, white, and gray color scheme

The Google Play Music app for Android is a powerful music player that you can use to listen to tracks on your device, music uploaded to Google’s online music service, create instant mixes based on a single song, and more. But the app, which was first released nearly two years ago looks like an app… […]

Google Music gets matching feature, saves you from uploading 20,000 songs

Google Play Music lets you upload as many as 20,000 songs to Google’s servers and then stream them to any device with a web browser or mobile app. You can also re-download songs you’ve uploaded, which makes it a useful service for backing up your music collection. But uploading thousands of songs takes a lot […]