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Google Officially Charged Fadell With Making Glass “User Ready”

Google Officially Charged Fadell With Making Glass “User Ready”

While Google’s plans with Glass have never been overly transparent (haha), the wearable’s path has become a lot clearer with a Wall Street Journal report published today. According to Google, Tony Fadell’s job is simple: … [Read more...]

Google to Use USB-C on Upcoming Android Phones

Google to Use USB-C on Upcoming Android Phones

On Monday, Apple unveiled its newest MacBook, which has only one port: a USB-C port that users will employ for everything including charging the battery, to video output, to data transfer. A couple days later, Google … [Read more...]

Signs of Life: Google Looking for Glass Engineers

Signs of Life: Google Looking for Glass Engineers

When news hit last month that Google was shutting down its current Glass team and moving the project to Nest’s Tony Fadell, it seemed as though it might be a while before we hear anything else about the underwhelming … [Read more...]

Google Unveils New Chromebook Pixel

Google Unveils New Chromebook Pixel

There’s a new Chromium OS ultrabook in town, and it beats the heck out of the last one from two years ago. Google today announced a refresh for the Chromebook Pixel, its flagship laptop running its homegrown operating … [Read more...]

Google Working on New Android VR OS

Google Working on New Android VR OS

The Wall Street Journal today reports that Google has a new virtual reality operating system based on Android in the works, meant apparently as an upgrade for the relatively low-power Cardboard app that’s been available … [Read more...]

Google’s MVNO is Real, and Coming Soon

Google’s MVNO is Real, and Coming Soon

Today at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Google’s Android boss Sundar Pichai confirmed rumors that the company has plans to launch its own wireless carrier as a mobile virtual network operator, or an MVNO. Codenamed … [Read more...]

Google Said to be Reviving Wallet in Time for I/O

Google Said to be Reviving Wallet in Time for I/O

A new report out of the Wall Street Journal today says that Google is looking to wake up its Wallet mobile payments app from its catatonic state. By the time its annual I/O developers’ conference rolls around this … [Read more...]

Mattel and Google Team Up on New VR View-Master

Mattel and Google Team Up on New VR View-Master

Google is partnering with major toy maker Mattel to reinvent the View-Master for a new generation – and to continue supporting the Google Cardboard virtual reality platform. According to a post on CNET today, the two … [Read more...]

Google is Developing Apple Pay Rival Called “Plaso”

Google is Developing Apple Pay Rival Called “Plaso”

New reports have hit today, revealing that Google is cooking up a competitor to the popular Apple Pay feature for users of Android devices. Called “Plaso,” the new system will apparently allow users to pay for items … [Read more...]

Google Acquires Odysee Photo Platform

Google Acquires Odysee Photo Platform

Google continues to buy its way through Silicon Valley, having acquired photo backup platform Odysee this past weekend. According to a post on Odysee’s website, the company’s app will continue to run for the next couple … [Read more...]