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First Look: Google Nexus Q streaming-media player

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First Look: Google Nexus Q streaming-media player

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Google's Nexus Q is a funky, orb-shaped media hub that lets you stream movies, music, and more from Android devices to your TV and speakers.

Here is one of the patent granted to -- the next few. And news media on the screens -- -- movies TV shows an art from your camera device to external speakers or televisions and I'm Sharon vaknin with a first look at the Google nexus -- Riley -- it's not typical home theater device it's got this magic eight ball like -- and is nine. Complete with an -- -- -- not lights up as deeply content. Weighing in at its new pounds this sucker is heavy but it excited about Wi-Fi Bluetooth and an -- There's also impressive 25 watt amp. And on the back you'll -- right if connections optical out. Micro HDMI ethernet. And a mini USB port but that's just -- -- -- Here at the top you have four speaker ports can be used to put -- speaker system using banana plugs. So the specs are cool but here's how it works. Once you've hooked it up to an external device like -- TV -- download the nexus Q app on your Android tablet or phone running 2.3 -- -- but. Can't sync it with -- -- Then you can start streaming music with a funky visualization on the TV screen. YouTube videos stream video content from Google play and even friends play music from their -- on ant control playback. The next is cute isn't attractive device especially for owners but at 299. It's actually going to scare people away. It's available for pre order -- officially be in stock in mid July for more details and a deeper dive check out the full review on cnet.com. For CNET I'm Sharon vaknin. --

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