The Daily Read – The Nexus Edition – 10/15/2014
So much Google and Nexus news today in The Daily Read it’s going to make my head explode!
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HBO Says Web Subscriptions Coming in 2015
“HBO says it’s finally ready: Sometime in the next year the pay-TV service will be selling a Web-only offering.”
Apple accidentally reveals iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3
“Apple has made an unusual blunder ahead of its Thursday press event; the company has accidentally revealed both of its new iPads: the iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3. An official user guide for iOS 8 (and 8.1) in the iTunes Store has updated its screenshots ahead of schedule; both new iPads are pictured, and the images reveal each will have a Touch ID fingerprint sensor.”
Google unveils Nexus 9 tablet, Nexus 6 phone, Nexus Player streamer
“he products will serve as the showcase devices for the latest version of Android, Lollipop, until now nicknamed Android “L.” Google’s Nexus family keeps on getting bigger.”
Anita Sarkeesian, Video Game Critic, Cancels Speech After Threats of Massacre
“Anita Sarkeesian, a feminist cultural critic who has become a target of harassment by gamers, canceled a public speech scheduled for Wednesday after the college holding the event received threats of violence. Ms. Sarkeesian was set to speak at Utah State University in Logan.”
Google announces Android 5.0 Lollipop
“After an extended testing and preview period, Google has announced the final release of Android L, its latest version of the world’s most popular mobile platform. Android 5.0 Lollipop is debuting on three new Nexus devices — the Nexus 6 smartphone, Nexus 9 tablet, and Nexus Player streaming media device — and will be available on the Nexus 4, Nexus 5, Nexus 7, Nexus 10, and Google Play Edition devices in the coming weeks.”