Nov 11, 2015

Google Updates Its Container Services With Focus On Speed, Scaling And Authentication

Docker Google With its Docker Registry and Container Engine, Google has made a big bet on containers for its Cloud Platform this year. Today, the company is launching updates to both of these services. The Container Engine, Google’s service for automatically managing clusters to run and orchestrate container deployments, now supports the latest version of Kubernetes (version 1.1). This new version… Read More

from TechCrunch

Nov 7, 2015

You Can Now Watch Any YouTube Video In Google Cardboard

You Can Now Watch Any YouTube Video In Google Cardboard

Remember that scene in Back to the Future where Marty Jr. was rudely watching TV at the dinner table in giant glasses? Now, you can do that same thing with YouTube and Google Cardboard.

No, this new update doesn’t turn every video into one of those awesome 360-degree videos that you can view in every direction. Instead, this update turns your VR headset into a personal home theater. You can see a virtual screen “floating” in front of your face, no matter where you look.

This is similar to the Netflix virtual theater app that the company released a couple months ago. While it’s little more than a novelty right now, it is a neat way to isolate your viewing experience and have a mini-home theater to yourself. The question is whether you’d really want to sit around with a VR headset strapped to your face just to watch YouTube. But now you can at least find out!

YouTube Now Supports Cardboard VR Mode On All Videos | Android Police

from Lifehacker

Nov 5, 2015

How to Turn an Old Laptop Into a Chromebook with CloudReady

If you haven’t used a Chromebook in a while, they’ve come a long way . But you don’t need to shell out cash for a new laptop just to run Chrome OS. You can install it on nearly any laptop with an application called CloudReady.


from Gizmodo