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Google outs Nexus Q - a gleaming ball that streams media around your house

0. phoneArena posted on 27 Jun 2012, 12:51

Google is certainly starting to pay attention to the design of all products with its logo on them, judging by the just-announced Nexus Q streaming media device. The cool ball-shaped Nexus Q is powered by Android and can connect to all your content stored in the cloud, and stream stuff from your personal account or Google Play to your home stereo or HDTV...

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posted on 27 Jun 2012, 13:06 1

1. jmoita2 (Posts: 930; Member since: 23 Dec 2011)

This is waaay cool. I will wait a few months for the price to come down a bit, though... Now, THAT is innovation.

posted on 27 Jun 2012, 13:21 3

2. Jeradiah3 (Posts: 1121; Member since: 11 Feb 2010)

Yeah, I'll wait for the price drop as well

posted on 27 Jun 2012, 13:34

3. remixfa (Posts: 14605; Member since: 19 Dec 2008)

If it hooks into google TV, Netflix, and the rest to make it a bonifide advanced media center then it might be something to look out for. As a stylish google play device... not so much. My phone/tablet already does that.

on a side note, it looks like a stylized version of those octopus enemies from the matrix revolutions :)

posted on 27 Jun 2012, 14:27 1

4. SuperAndroidEvo (Posts: 4888; Member since: 15 Apr 2011)

The minute this comes out I am so there. I use Skifta, all the time at my place or my brothers place & it works insanely well. I love that this has NFC interaction because I can think of a million things to do. I can set it up like a NFC tag & just move my phone over it & start a movie or a party mix or anything.

Google X is the sh*t. This is such a great idea. I want one now!

posted on 27 Jun 2012, 18:07

5. Scyllax (unregistered)

This is something "NEW." Will wait for around six months after hooking up with this.

posted on 27 Jun 2012, 18:53

6. rockstarlive (Posts: 307; Member since: 19 Oct 2011)

Price is high, but it looks cool. As in, how it looks like a magic 8 ball. Media players are popular. I might try this. But I want to try it in person though.

posted on 27 Jun 2012, 19:56

7. InspectorGadget80 (unregistered)

Now this is a booming theatre system i like to have. i wonder what's the watts on this baby? My room is small can't have a sound bar but this would BE PERFECT!!

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