Google is well known for its shenanigans and easter eggs when it comes to search, just try a Google search for "askew" to see them in action. So when Google Now on Android gets a cool new voice activated feature, I wonder if it is an easter egg or a full blown feature. This time around, try following up "Okay, Google" with "play some music" and you'll get an "I'm feeling lucky" radio station fired up in the Google Play Music app.
Play Movies and Music get major global extension – is your country included?
Google has expanded their service area for Play Movies, Play Music and All Access. Over three dozen new countries around the globe now have access to Google Play Movies, bringing the total to well over 60. Four new countries gained access to Google Play Music, including the All Access subscription service, bringing the music to a total of 25 lucky countries.
This week in your world of Android: the new HTC One leaked in an extensive hands-on video, the Paranoid Android team revealed plans for the future, updates rolled out to several Google apps, the Galaxy S4 began receiving the KitKat update, the Oppo Find 7 was in the news, and Samsung introduced its new Milk Music service.
These are the essential stories, the summary of an entire week in just a few words. It’s Android Weekly.
Google Play Music now lets you start radio stations based on playlists