Today, we explore the US Supreme Court's decision to pull the plug on Aereo, take a look at Android Auto, ponder Google's new cardboard VR headset and happily welcome Android device mirroring on the Chromecast. Read on for Engadget's news highlights from the last 24 hours.
Aereo's been fighting an uphill battle for a while, but it looks like the final judgement has passed. Today, the US Supreme Court ruled that this live TV-streaming internet service was indeed illegal under copyright law.
Nope, what you're looking at isn't a corrugated paper View-Master, it's an origami-style VR headset. Appropriately dubbed Cardboard, Google's new DIY gadget uses your phone as the brains of an inexpensive virtual experience, which you can build from several household materials.
Want to show off some vacation photos without passing your Android handset around the room? Well, thanks to a few upgrades to the Google Chromecast, you can. The $35 HDMI dongle now supports Android device mirroring.
Today at Google I/O, the Open Automotive Alliance announce Android Auto: a completely voice-enabled, contextually based system that projects your phone's OS and apps onto your vehicle's screen. What's more, its APIs are shared by Google's Android Wear platform.