Topic: Google

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...]

Will Samsung Produce the Oculus Rift?

Will Samsung Produce the Oculus Rift?

Yesterday’s news that Samsung’s mobile division might see an executive shakeup doesn’t seem to have affected the company’s partnership with virtual reality startup Oculus VR. Yesterday, CNET reported that Brendan … [Read more...]

Bad News, Amazon: FAA Mulls Tighter Commercial Drone Regs

Bad News, Amazon: FAA Mulls Tighter Commercial Drone Regs

As you may recall, last year’s 60 Minutes tour of Jeff Bezos’s magic factory – aka Amazon – included a portion devoted to showing off the company’s intention to start delivering packages to customers’ … [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...]

Facebook Aims at Social Networking for Work

Facebook Aims at Social Networking for Work

When it comes to social networks, Facebook is pretty much at the top of the heap. There are tons of choices out there, from Google+ to Twitter, from LinkedIn to the sparse Ello – but at the end of the day, everyone who … [Read more...]

Weekend Wrap-Up: Obama Supports Net Neutrality; Google Announces YouTube Music Key

Weekend Wrap-Up: Obama Supports Net Neutrality; Google Announces YouTube Music Key

Happy Sunday! It's Weekend Wrap-Up day, which means its time to catch you up on the biggest tech stories from the past week. Those in the tech headlines include President Obama, Google, and Sony. Let's find out … [Read more...]

Review: Nexus 9 is a Premium, Pricey Tablet

Review: Nexus 9 is a Premium, Pricey Tablet

The Nexus 9, made by HTC, is a pretty slick device. With a screen that just barely falls below nine inches, it’s a skinny slab that feels like a premium device without seeming like you need to treat it with kid gloves. … [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...]

Google Finally Announces YouTube Music Key

Google Finally Announces YouTube Music Key

After over a year of rumors and speculation, Google has finally announced the subscription-based music service spinning out of YouTube. Called YouTube Music Key, which costs $9.99 each month and provides ad-free, … [Read more...]