Google WebVR now compatible with Cardboard

Google has made WebVR experiences in the Chrome browser available to view with Google Cardboard viewers. The move means that anyone with an Android phone and Cardboard headset of phone holder can “experience virtual worlds just by tapping a link”, according to Google. “To explore what’s possible with WebVR, we’re launching WebVR Experiments, a showcase of […]

Google Cast now ‘fully built into Chrome’

Google Cast is now fully built into Chrome, allowing anyone to Cast content to their TV “without having to install or configure anything”, according to the company. Announcing the move on its Chrome blog, Google said that when users visit websites that are integrated with Cast, the Cast icon will now appear allowing them to […]

Beamly adds social layer to iPlayer, ITV Player and 4oD

Beamly, the service that was recently rebranded from Zeebox, has launched a new Chrome extension that displays Tweets as part of the UK’s leading catch-up services.  The Beamly OnDemand extension adds a social panel to the BBC iPlayer, ITV Player and Channel 4’s 4oD on-demand services, displaying tweets and comments that were made about a […]

Google adds offline Play functionality to Chromebooks

Google has launched a new app Google Play Movies & TV Chrome app, that will let Chromebook users watch movies and TV shows when they are offline. The Chrome OS offline mode comes alongside an improved local playback experience for anyone watching movies through the Chrome browser and better performance for Google’s Chromecast HDMI streaming […]