Google announces Nexus Q, streaming-media ball
Google announces Nexus Q, streaming-media ball
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Google announces Nexus Q, streaming-media ball

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We're really excited to unveil nexus -- -- to small Android powered computer that's designed to live in your home. It plugs into the best speakers in TV in your house and it's always connected to the cloud. Nexus -- tightly integrates with Google play so you can easily stream music and video. You use your Android phone or tablet to control it but you're not actually streaming content from your device to it. Instead nexus pupils are content directly from Google play. Here we can see his entire music collection. We can see -- play lists. As he scrolls around we can also see his artists albums and so on all stored in the cloud. Now. Randall is going to choose a room to start playing music. And he's making those living. Let's see what music -- -- It looks like he picked the needs superficial by Odyssey. -- very good taste. And it's very appropriate because building -- has been a bit of an -- You know mobile devices have made music more of a personal and sometimes isolating experience the music. Is often best enjoyed with friends. That's why we made nexus -- the first ever social streaming device it's a cloud connected jukebox where everyone brings their own music to the party. And so Matt is gonna use his device to add a song to the Q and there is -- Chris when you have that. I think coming out this really great -- rockabilly guitarist Stephen McPherson that I'm not instant and waiting around so I think I'm hesitant apron over. So. So this is a great example -- it at any time anyone can move songs around Q. And anyone can take control of listening experience. Everyone can see the -- in real time on their devices it's pretty cool that my friends can now play their music in my living. So -- music on nexus -- with multi room playback and social streaming. -- great amplifier built right in with digital output so you can hear music on the best speakers in TV in your house. And speaking of TV wouldn't it be cool if you could bring all of your movies to a friend's house. Well with Google play -- always carrying your entire digital library with -- And as a social streaming device nexus -- lets anyone connect and start playing videos from their phone right away if you guys seen any movies lately. What do you guys think about transformers. Dark of the moon do we have that movie had in my library right here. I was watching at home last night I'm gonna start it up here and it's gonna pick up. At the very same spot where I left off. When I was playing it at home. Last night. It's always fun to watch YouTube videos with friends and nexus -- works great to keep him. Just like with music you and your friends can play your favorite YouTube videos right on nexus here again the content comes from the cloud there's this. Cool video of these guys beat boxing on Google+ hangout. On the Galaxy Nexus. Let's play that -- -- -- and yeah. That's not -- hear how amazing hardware with an integrated -- It streams music movies and TV from Google play as well as YouTube. And what's really cool is that it's the world's first ever social streaming device. Nexus -- will sell for 299 dollars it'll be available in the US to start and you'll be able to purchase it right from Google play. You can place a pre order starting today and will begin shipping -- in July.

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