Google is finalizing its next acquisition, while OUYA tries to keep itself alive. Meanwhile, the Galaxy Tab S series is announced in India.
Rumors of Google planning to acquire Songza have proven to be true. The Search Giant has just announced the acquisition of the popular music streaming service. Gogole promises the app will not be axed any time soon, but they will be looking at ways to bring Songza’s awesome features to Google Play Music.
They also plan to bring the team’s talent to other areas, like YouTube and other Google services. The price for Songza’s acquisition has not bee announced, but previous rumors say Google was aiming for $15 million.
Opinion: Based on competitors’ appraisals, Songza should be worth much more. We can expect some great features to come to Google thanks to this acquisition, so stay tuned for more updates on this.
OUYA hasn’t had the best success, but their latest deal may turn some heads. How much do you tend to spend in video games? OUYA is testing a new service called All-Access Pass. The $60 subscription offers access to OUYA’s entire game collection for a whole year.
Sadly, the trial is now sold out, but you can go ahead and sign up to be notified when the offer is available again. Stay tuned to the OUYA store for more details!
Opinion: OUYA is struggling to stay relevant, and this trick may very well do it. Android games are nearing console-quality gaming more than ever. Casual gamers may find a great deal in this All-Access Pass.
Hot on the heels for those awesome new Samsung Galaxy Tab S pads? Our fellow Indian techies will soon be able to get them, as well! Initially, Samsung has launched the data enabled versions, which do come with a pretty hefty price.
The Galaxy Tab S 8.4 is running for a whopping 37,800 Rupees (around $630), while the Galaxy Tab S 10.5 costs 44,800 Rupees ($745). As an incentive, carrier Reliance is offering 9 GB of free 3G data for 3 months, along with BigFlix.
Opinion: This price goes right in line with the iPAd Air’s prices in India, so it’s not as bad as it sounds. After all, these tablets are amazing devices, and a great option for those looking to get a high-end tablet.