Topic: Google

Google Officially Ends Nexus 5 Production

Google Officially Ends Nexus 5 Production

Earlier this year, I switched mobile carriers and got myself a Nexus 5 smartphone, probably the best handset I’ve ever had since jumping into the smartphone world from my dear, departed Palm Centro. However, now that … [Read more...]

Project Ara Module Marketplace Announced

Project Ara Module Marketplace Announced

Google’s Advanced Projects and Technology (ATAP) division is still plugging away at making Project Ara, a modular smartphone, a reality. But while a marketplace for digital products like smartphone apps is easy to … [Read more...]

Google+ Adds Pinned Updates

Google+ Adds Pinned Updates

Remember Google+? If you're drawing a blank, let me fill you in. Google+ is a sort of social layer on top of Google -- one that looks like a sort of mix of Facebook and Twitter. And the fact that I'm worried people … [Read more...]

Waiting on Android 5.0? Google Just Released Android 5.0.1

Waiting on Android 5.0? Google Just Released Android 5.0.1

The rollout of Android 5.0 – aka Lollipop, aka Android L – has been slow, with the result being that most eligible Android users still haven’t received the new version of the mobile OS. However, even as most people … [Read more...]

Intel Reportedly Inks Google Glass Deal

Intel Reportedly Inks Google Glass Deal

It seems that the future versions of Google Glass will be powered by Intel processors, a development being reported by the Wall Street Journal today. The news comes by way of “people familiar with the matter,” who … [Read more...]

Competition to Oust Google on Apple Safari Heats Up

Competition to Oust Google on Apple Safari Heats Up

The word “Google” is synonymous with the idea of the web search, a fact that doesn’t really work too well for competitors like Yahoo and Bing. Now that the contract between Google and Apple to make Google the … [Read more...]

Chromecast Gets Nick, Comedy Central, and More

Chromecast Gets Nick, Comedy Central, and More

Whether you’ve got the Chromecast dongle or a Nexus Player, being able to cast your Android device to your TV screen is always great. Trouble arises, however, when apps don’t support casting natively, so it’s … [Read more...]

Review: The Nexus Player is Okay…Let’s Hope it Improves

Review: The Nexus Player is Okay…Let’s Hope it Improves

When Google announced the new Asus-made Nexus Player in October, it took a lot of us in the tech news world by surprise. We’d heard rumblings of a set-top box coming from Google that would run its new TV-optimized … [Read more...]

Mozilla Taps Yahoo to Replace Google for Firefox Search

Mozilla Taps Yahoo to Replace Google for Firefox Search

Google has been synonymous with “search” for many years now, but before Larry and Sergei came on the scene, Yahoo was the hippest search tool on the web. It seems that in an effort to combat a common foe, today … [Read more...]

Project Tango Tablet Appears on Google Play Store

Project Tango Tablet Appears on Google Play Store

One of the more interesting initiatives undertaken by Google has been Project Tango, which looks to imbue an Android smartphone or tablet with real-time 3D mapping capabilities. Back in June, Google announced the … [Read more...]