If you’ve got yourself a Google Chromecast, you can now enjoy HBO Go content streamed via the app for iOS and Android devices. This opens up a whole extra world of entertainment for fans of HBO content
For this holiday shopping season, Google has announced that it will be popping up special Winter Wonderlabs showrooms in six major US cities: New York City, Washington DC, Chicago, Los Angeles, Paramus (New Jersey), and Sacramento.
You may have heard how the new Smart Dialer in Android 4.4 will automatically list your most frequently contacted contacts toward the top of the list, but there are a few more tricks up that KitKat sleeve.
As has become tradition on the Internet, the brave crew at iFixit have taken it upon themselves to rip the new Nexus smartphone apart to discover all of its innards.
As its name implies, the Helpouts system works in much the same way as video chat over Google Hangouts, except you get connected with teachers and experts for the questions that you need answered.
When it comes to the world of tech and consumer electronics, there are few names and personalities that reach the same kind of level as the Woz. The Apple co-founder sat down for an interview BBC Click where he discussed some of his thoughts on Google, Apple, smartphones and the rest of the tech industry.
Google is thinking outside of the box again by going into the box. Or several boxes, in the form of shipping containers on a barge, floating around in San Francisco Bay.
Let’s be fair. The Samsung Galaxy S4 has been out on the market for several months already and the Google Nexus 5 has only been out for a day. If they’re both flagship-caliber devices, it would make sense that the Nexus 5 would be more powerful and more compelling, but is that really the case?
With the imminent arrival of Android 4.4 KitKat, you’d think that Google would hold off on any major updates until that was released. And you’d think wrong. Seemingly unrelated to KitKat, Google has gone ahead and updated 16 of the primary apps on its Android platform.
In an era filled with WhatsApp, BBM, Facebook Chat and all sorts of other protocols, Google still wants to be your de facto messaging choice. To this end, Google Hangouts has now been updated and improved with some new features.
Have you ever had the experience where you come across a public Wi-Fi hotspot, you go through the splash page to accept the terms and enter your login information, and then you arrive at a related hotspot later on and have to go through the same song and dance again?
Google is sending out some special invitations to a special event on October 24 in New York City and, as cryptic as it sounds, they say it’s going to be a “night out with Google Play.”
Starting on November 21, if you visit the Play Store from a tablet, your default view will show the apps that are “designed for tablets.” You can still open up the options to see the rest of the Android apps in the marketplace too, but that’s where your default view will lie.
Do no evil… unless it helps you push product. In that case, feel free exploit as many people as you like. It seems that this has slowly but surely become Google’s way of doing business
Google’s upcoming Chromebooks will be powered by Intel’s new 4th generation CPUs, so the devices are coming with strong computing power and improved battery life.
Apparently, Apple was working on a VR handset of its own years ago – something semi-similar to Google Glass – but abandoned the project due to other more important projects.
Engaging in a video chat with a bunch of your buddies from around the world is fun and all, but it’s not so great when everyone is a blurry, pixelated mess. Google has heard your cries and they will soon be offering 720p HD video chat to everyone. In fact, a few select users have already gained access.
Earlier this month we reported on a GPS glitch that affected the new Nexus 7’s ability to secure and maintain a GPS connection. As it turns out this isn’t the only issue affecting the Nexus 7 (2013). Numerous reports have come in about the multi-touch display as well. Apparently some users are experiencing issues with pinch to zoom, ghost taps and other odd behavior.
Back in May, Business Insider reported that Google was planning a retail store experience dedicated solely to Google Glass.
Earlier this year, Google took to the air in New Zealand to test its Project Loon balloons, blanketing remote rural areas with Internet access. The testing continues this month as Google’s Project Loon expands to California.
Since Google Glass’ popularity has been on the rise, it certainly won’t be a surprise when companies come out with products to go with the search giant’s wearable tech. One such accessory is Remotte, which will be a Bluetooth joystick for the Glass.
Google’s much anticipated next-generation Nexus 7 tablet should be unveiled this week, but that doesn’t mean we won’t see any more leaks related to the device. This latest leak, which seems to be a press image of the Asus-made tablet, comes from @evleaks.
Google has something to show/tell us come July 24th! We’ve also learned that Sundar Pichai will be hosting the event at 9am in San Francisco.
A new rumor suggests that the next-gen Nexus 7 will be available by the end of this month with Android 4.3 and a 7” 1980×1200 display.
Google reportedly is working on an Android powered games console, low cost smartphones, a smart watch, and a new Nexus Q device. The company might introduce at least one of those devices this fall.
That’s according to a new report published by Forrester Resarch, which found that 21.6 million US online consumers are willing to wear the augmented reality glasses on a daily basis.
Project Loon has been launched (no pun intended) by Google to provide high-speed Internet to more remote areas on the planet. And they’re doing it with balloons.
Continuing with this trend, Google has now announced that it will be launching Google Web Designer in the “coming months.”