Topic: Google

Trouble at HTC? Two Execs Resign
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Trouble at HTC? Two Execs Resign

This year saw the release of the HTC One M8, one of the most talked-about Android smartphones to come out in some time. All that talk seems to have helped steer the company’s finances in a better direction, but that … [Read more...]

Project Ara Developer Boards Ship in July
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Project Ara Developer Boards Ship in July

Today, Google announced that it is now accepting applications from third party developers to receive Project Ara development boards later this month. This is the first real shot developers will have to start figuring out … [Read more...]

After Samsung Z’s Latest Delay, is Tizen DOA?
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After Samsung Z’s Latest Delay, is Tizen DOA?

About a month ago, Samsung announced the Samsung Z, its first smartphone running Tizen, the Linux-based mobile OS that it had a hand in developing. Set to debut in Russia in Q3 2014, new reports say that Samsung has … [Read more...]

Google’s Project Tango is Heading Into Space
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Google’s Project Tango is Heading Into Space

In almost all science fiction stories, there are little autonomous spheres that go around and do things for people. It’s just how the genre works. NASA’s project SPHERES (Synchronized, Position Hold, Engage, … [Read more...]

Dropbox and MIT Alums Create “Inbox,” The Potential Future of Email
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Dropbox and MIT Alums Create “Inbox,” The Potential Future of Email

Alumni of both the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and cloud-storage company Dropbox have pooled their talents to launch a new web service called Inbox. It’s goal? To be the new force in email, and buck the … [Read more...]

Google Shoots for the Moon With Its Lunar XPrize Competition
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Google Shoots for the Moon With Its Lunar XPrize Competition

You know someplace where humans have been already? The Moon. Someplace else we’ve been? Stonehenge. Do we stop going? No, they’re both still awesome. The Google Lunar XPrize is a competition where teams of … [Read more...]

Weekend Wrap-Up: Google Buys Songza; Facebook Messes With Newsfeeds for Science
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Weekend Wrap-Up: Google Buys Songza; Facebook Messes With Newsfeeds for Science

It's Sunday, and you know what that means -- time to get caught up with our Weekend Wrap-Up, where we summarize the big tech stories from the past week. During the week of a holiday, news typically slows down. When … [Read more...]

Android L Provides Huge Smartphone Battery Boost
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Android L Provides Huge Smartphone Battery Boost

Google showed off the latest version of its mobile OS, codenamed “Android L,” at its I/O event last week. There, the company talked about some of the major aesthetic changes Android users would see when the new OS … [Read more...]

Follow the Beats: Google Buys Songza
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Follow the Beats: Google Buys Songza

A few weeks ago, we’d heard that Google was mulling the purchase of a music streaming company, seemingly following in the footsteps of Apple, which recently dropped $3 billion to buy Beats Music (and, more … [Read more...]

Google Locking Down New Android Offshoots, and Why That’s Fantastic
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Google Locking Down New Android Offshoots, and Why That’s Fantastic

Android is a really great mobile OS. It is not, however, quite as great after tech companies like Samsung, HTC, Amazon, and more get their hands on it and start monkeying around. The Kindle Fire Tablet in particular … [Read more...]