Google Play Movies and TV Finally Comes to iOS

First Google Play Books made its way to iOS. Then Google Play Music undertook the pilgrimage. So, it should be little surprise that today Google Play Movies and TV has finally made the jump. This is significant not just because it brings Google's formidable library of content to iOS, but because of the capabilities it finally bestows upon iPhone-using Chromecasters. Read More >>

A Glimpse at Intel's Future: Being Inside... Everything

Intel is known as a manufacturer of chips that power your laptop. Simple enough. But it wants—it needs—to be more if it wants to come along for the mobile, wearable, hybrid-fuelled world. Tonight, it gave insight into its ambitions. They're huge. Read More >>

how to
How to Make the Switch from iOS to Android

You've been hanging back, waffling back and forth. Android or iPhone? But it's decision time, and you've made the call: it's time to trade in the apple pie for some Kit Kats. Here's how to do it right. Read More >>

Genius New YouTube Feature Could Fix Your Browser's Most Annoying Habit

YouTube just added a simply little feature you'll wonder how you ever lived without. YouTube tabs that are playing video now show a little play icon so you can tell which one of your bajillion tabs is making noise in the background. I'm so happy I could cry. Read More >>

Google's Pre-Paid Android Gift Cards Priced for UK Launch

Google's been teasing us about its US-only Google Play gift cards for months, with a "redeem" page available for UK users since late last year -- but no cards to buy and actually redeem in any way. That may be about to change soon, with Google's support pages now specifying UK prices, revealing we'll be able to buy £10, £25 and £50 gift cards... at some point in the future. [Android Authority] Read More >>

Microsoft Sticking Xbox Live Arcade Games on Windows 8

Microsoft's gaming studio has implemented one of our wildest, most futuristic and joined-up tech dreams, by bringing a select few Xbox Live Arcade games to Windows 8 as part of its PLAY conversion attempt. Read More >>

Play's Shutting Up Shop and Turning Into Ebay

That Jersey tax loophole that the government shut last year was essentially the life-blood of many a cheap DVD shop. Now's bitten the dust, as it can no longer sustain direct sales to the UK. It'll be reborn from the ashes to be a market place, just like Ebay or Amazon Market Place. Read More >>

Google UK (Sort of) Launches Magazine Sales on Google Play

Users idly browsing Google's Android Play app this morning saw a link to digital version of T3 magazine listed on the front page, with links inside its listing letting mag buyers view a decent list of other UK magazines. But you can't buy them yet. Read More >>

how to
How to Make the Switch from iOS to Android

You've been hanging back, waiting for the dust to settle around the iPhone 5 debut. Now that the reviews are in, you're out. It's time to trade in the Cupertino Kool-Aid for some Jelly Beans. Here's how to do it right. Read More >>

The UK's Getting Screwed Out of Google's Nexus 7 Magazines, Music and TV Shows

Perhaps unsurprisingly, the UK isn't going to get every wonderful thing Google showed off with its new Nexus 7 tablet. The UK simply won't get Google Play's fancy new library of magazines, music and TV shows. Read More >>

This Augmented Reality Sand Box Is More Fun Than Anything You Had as a Kid

Technology is transforming the way kids play and learn. But this new sand box is a complete revelation: using Kinect to gather depth information it teaches kids about topography and can even simulate water without making a mess. Read More >>

Pretend It's the Olympic Crush Already With This Awesome London Tube Tent

It’s going to be so unbelievably rammed in London by the time the Olympics roll around; hell for anyone who lives or works in the capital that's for sure. Why not get some pre-conditioning in before the tourist hordes descend with this fantastic kiddy-tent – all that's missing are pictures of people’s faces squashed up against the glass. Read More >>

Google's Getting into the Tablet Business Later This Year

Normally an unmitigated disaster on the scale of the Nexus One would give a company pause, but not Google. The search giant is jumping back into competition with Apple and Amazon with plans to hock Android tablets on its website. Read More >>

Google May Add a Very Retro "Buy" Option to its Play Store Film Rentals

Google may soon add the option to buy copies of films through its Google Play Store, with the search giant apparently talking to Hollywood studios about the likelihood of being able to offer digital downloads of titles for its users to keep. Read More >>

Greedy Government Forces DVD Prices Up

For ages now, we’ve been able to get our DVDs, games and Blu-rays on-the-cheap from Jersey, thanks to a little tax loophole called LVCR. Of course the government has been clamouring like a fat kid after cup cakes for all that missed tax. Now it’s been given the go-ahead to crush LVCR, meaning discs are going to get pricier from next month. Read More >>


Don't have a Gizmodo UK account?