Once again, we have arrived on the most magical of holidays - the annual unveiling of HalfLife 3, and day on which co-workers believe it is appropriate to duct tape air horns behind doors. I speak, of course, about April Fools Day. As has become their custom, Google launched lighthearted "pranks" for each of their various services (with other tech sites following suit), and we have done our best to round up the humorous products and tweaks surfacing thus far. Warning: spoilers...
AirBubble Turns Your Mobile Device Into a Lean, Green, Android-Powered Airport Express Streaming Machine!
Now, some of us Android users have spent a little bit of time in a certain walled garden at some point. Yes, that one. Luckily, enjoying the fruits of Steve’s garden (see what I did there?) no longer has to be mutually exclusive with using everyone’s favorite little green robot. Thanks to XDA forum member bubbleguuum, we now use our Android phones as AirPlay clients.
As stated by the developer, the application can:
- stream audio from AirPlay clients (itunes, iOS, airfoil, …)
– run in the background as a service
– configurable network name
Are you interested in getting your streaming on? If so, be sure to continue on to the application thread to get your hands on a copy of the latest beta version!
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We are delighted to announce that starting on April 20th, a finalized deal with Google will make XDA Developers a software development division for the beloved search giant. This exciting transition will start as early as next week, where new XDA Talent Scouts from Google will browse our forums and reward the best contributors and offer them software development or design positions as well. A new set of XDA Forum Moderators from Google’s Legal Department will also make sure that...