Droid Daily 5/23/13: Broadcom 5G Wi-Fi, Gmail, Google Drive, Galaxy S4, and More

May 23, 2013 - Written By Alexander Maxham

MediaFire, Streaming music and Video to mobile Apps

Today, MediaFire promised that they would bring streaming of stored music and video to their iOS and Android apps soon enough.

Galaxy S4 coming in Aurora Red on June 14th


AT&T is getting ready to release a new color of the Galaxy S4 on June 14th. The Aurora Red Galaxy S4 is hitting the nation’s second largest carrier in a couple of weeks. But will you buy it?

Drive and Calendar Search Integrates with Gmail


Today, Google began integrating Google Drive and Calendar into search of US Gmail accounts. Google started the field trial back in October, and now they are bringing it out to everyone in the US.

Chrome Beta Gets updated

Today, Chrome Beta got updated to version 28, here’s what the Chrome team has changed:

  • Google Translate: When you come across a page written in a language that isn’t in the same language as your phone or tablet, look for the translation bar
  • Fullscreen on tablets: Simply scroll the page to dismiss the toolbar
  • Support for fullscreen API
  • New graph showing your estimated bandwidth savings when you use the experimental data compression feature
  • Mobile friendly error pages

Broadcom working on a 5G Wi-Fi chip?


Broadcom has introduced a new 5G Wi-Fi chip for entry-level consumer devices. Only a few devices currently use Broadcom’s technology, which include the HTC One and Samsung Galaxy S4.