New Google Leak Reveals Impressive Pixel Tablet Superpower

Pixel Tablet owners could be looking at a new feature for their Android tablet that will make it easier to share music and video from their smartphones to Google’s ambitious large-screened tablet for the home.

More details on the media handoff feature (potentially called “hold close to cast”) come from Mishaal Rahman, who has been exploring the latest Android code. To activate the feature, all you will need to do is hold your smartphone close to the Pixel Tablet, and the media will digitally jump from the phone to the tablet seamlessly.

Naturally, there are some catches here; both devices will need to be on the same private Wi-Fi network, and it will be restricted to specific applications – my suspicion would be Google’s first-party apps and media applications with significant inroads in multiple markets such as Spotify.

It’s not yet clear if there are any other caveats or quirks, such as the use of Ultra Wideband to facilitate faster data transfer and the relative positioning of both devices.

This feature would fit nicely with the Pixel Tablet. Google has made it clear that, unlike other manufacturers who see Tablets as productivity devices, the Pixel Tablet focuses on being a smart home device. Google took the unusual step of bundling a combined speaker and charging stand to emphasise this design choice.

With the new Media Handoff feature, the role of the Pixel Tablet in the smart home becomes a bit more practical. The next step for Google will be to get people interested in buying the largest Pixel device on the market.

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‘Earn and Learn’, Impressive culinary apprenticeship launching in The Springs

COLORADO SPRINGS — On the opening day of the new eatery Shovel Ready in downtown Colorado Springs there is anticipation further than producing wonderful food for consumers.

“Exciting, due to the fact this is a prospect to foster youthful men and women and move on what I have spent the last 25 several years discovering,” mentioned Executive Chef and Mentor, Ben Hoffer.

Hoffer will direct an innovative new method named Culinary Capstone that launches with the opening of Shovel All set.

It is an apprentice application with the intention of beefing up the pool of persons performing regionally in the culinary arts

“We need to revitalize, we want to get persons again into the workforce who are fired up and are energized and are educated and get our dining establishments staffed up so folks can carry on to assistance community independence,” reported Hoffer.

‘We are a workforce program that is using on 8 learners just about every 6 months,” mentioned system liaison Madison Ward

Ward is with the Group Cultural Collective which is the non-profit doing the job to revitalize and grow the historic Metropolis Auditorium as a hub for the arts in Colorado Springs.

Packages like Culinary Capstone are an extension of the Collective’s mission to develop and market the arts.

“Just incredible things arrives out of kitchens. And we want to see a lot more and more of that in our tradition in our local community,” explained Ward.

Since this software is also about strengthening the culinary and hospitality workforce it qualified for a federal workforce grant.

“We want to practice people,” said Ward, “But we also want to make absolutely sure they are paid out. So you, you get paid and understand is what we would say.”

Some apprentices might study the culinary earth is not for

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