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Google Cardboard Brings Street View to VR

Google Cardboard Brings Street View to VR

At Google I/O this past summer, the company sent everyone home with Cardboard – a somewhat tongue-in-cheek take on virtual reality. By folding a piece of cardboard into a headset with a slot for a person’s phone, users … [Read more...]

Spanish News Sites Regret “Google Tax”

Spanish News Sites Regret “Google Tax”

Spanish news corporations are saying that the recent announcement that Google would shut down its News service in the country will “undoubtedly have a negative impact” on their business. The reason it’s shutting down, … [Read more...]

Google: Nexus 5 Still Available in 2015

Google: Nexus 5 Still Available in 2015

Yesterday, we learned that Google was ending the production of its former flagship smartphone, the Nexus 5. In the wake of that news, we saw that the product listing for the Nexus 5 on the Google Play Store was also out … [Read more...]

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 won't … [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 still … [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 say … [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 default … [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 always good … [Read more...]