Use Chrome Recovery Utility to Flash microSD cards

If you’re a developer using a ChromeOS device, such as a Google Chromebook (laptop) or Chromebox (desktop), you might periodically have need to flash microSD cards with Linux operating systems. For example, I wanted to use my Asus Chromebox 3 to flash a microSD card so that I could run the Raspbian Linux operating system … Read more Use Chrome Recovery Utility to Flash microSD cards

Record a Screencast on a Google Chromebook

If you’re a content creator, you might need the ability to record your screen and microphone as you narrate what you’re doing. On Windows or MacOS, I typically use TechSmith Camtasia for this purpose. However, Camtasia isn’t available on Chromebook at the moment. At first, I was concerned that I might not be able to … Read more Record a Screencast on a Google Chromebook

Introduction to Google Music Beta

The Introductory E-mail

Hello Motorola XOOM user,
We’d like to tell you about some changes to the Music player on your tablet. The latest app update now supports Music Beta, a new service from Google. As a Verizon Motorola XOOM user, you’ve been extended an early invitation to beta test this service.
Music Beta lets you store your personal music collection online and access it instantly without the hassle of wires or syncing.

· Enjoy your music anywhere — listen on any web browser, your Motorola XOOM, or any other device running Android 2.2 or higher.

· Save your favorite albums, artists, and playlists on your smartphone or tablet so you can keep listening even when you’re not connected.

· Create your own custom playlists or build them automatically from a single song.

To get started, click the button below and sign in with your Google ID:

Get Started

The Android Team

©2011 Google Inc. 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043

Music Beta is available by invitation only in the U.S. and is free for a limited time. You have received this mandatory email service announcement to update you about important changes to your Android OS.

Read moreIntroduction to Google Music Beta

Review: T-Mobile HTC G2

Introduction The T-Mobile G2 is a brand new handset from HTC, that was released in early October 2010. I just purchased one this week, as I was seeking out a full-featured smartphone handset, combined with an affordable mobile plan. The non-contract price for the device is $499 pre-tax, and the contract price is $199. I … Read more Review: T-Mobile HTC G2