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New Google campus to challenge Apple's spaceship office for coolest place to work

New Google campus to challenge Apple's spaceship office for coolest place to work

By 14 hours ago

Google has revealed an epic plan that involves redesigning much of its Mountain View campus to look like glass canopies. The New York Times first reported that Google was getting ready to submit a proposal for a new campus in the city where it has offices,... >>

Google Play Music: Now store 50,000 songs in the cloud to stream anywhere, free

Google Play Music: Now store 50,000 songs in the cloud to stream anywhere, free

By 26 February 2015

Google Play Music has extended its cloud storage offerings from 20,000 songs to a whopping 50,000 tracks. For those that want to keep their owned music files but also like to stream, rather than carry the files on their device, Google Play Music is ideal.... >>

Android Pay could kill off the real-world wallet, at last

Android Pay could kill off the real-world wallet, at last

By 26 February 2015

Google is expected to launch a new payment method called Android Pay at the Google I/O conference in May. According to the source of Ars Technica, Android Pay will compliment Google Wallet rather than replace the digital payment system. The exciting part... >>

Google wants to be the next BlackBerry

Google wants to be the next BlackBerry

By 25 February 2015

Google is starting to push companies and their employees to use Android smartphones while at work - a place that is overwhelming dominated by iPhone and BlackBerry users. Android is often widely panned as not being secure enough, but Google's Android... >>

Google is working on a new version of Chromebook Pixel, and it's coming soon

Google is working on a new version of Chromebook Pixel, and it's coming soon

By 24 February 2015

Google's £1,049 premium Chromebook is about to get refreshed. There's two types of Chromebooks you can get: really cheap, decent ones, and the Chromebook Pixel. It's a two-year-old touchscreen laptop at the high end of the Chromebook family. Although... >>

YouTube Kids hands-on: A parental-controlled app with friendly clips and no social stuff

YouTube Kids hands-on: A parental-controlled app with friendly clips and no social stuff

By 23 February 2015

It's finally here. After several months of rumours about Google planning to launched a dedicated version of its video site designed just for kids, the YouTube Kids app has just launched. There's just one problem: it's only available for Android and iOS... >>

Spotify move over, YouTube Music Key will give you offline music vids soon

Spotify move over, YouTube Music Key will give you offline music vids soon

By 19 February 2015

YouTube is preparing to launch its paid monthly subscription music service in a few months. YouTube Music Key, as it's called, was announced as imminent by Robert Kyncl, head of content and business operations, at the Code/Media conference. The service... >>

View-Master hands-on: The VR reimagining of a 50s classic

View-Master hands-on: The VR reimagining of a 50s classic

By 18 February 2015

As you have no doubt heard, Mattel wants to re-launch its classic View-Master toy with a fresh injection of virtual reality, Google Cardboard style. This leverages the iconic red viewer from the late 50s that used disc-mounted photos, one for each eye,... >>

Is Google Chromecast what we wanted it to be?

Is Google Chromecast what we wanted it to be?

By 18 February 2015

It's been nearly 20 months since Google Chromecast debuted, but after all this time, there's some growing doubts about whether the inexpensive HDMI dongle has lived up to all the initial hype. If you're keen to stream media content, you have many options... >>

As unlikely as it may seem, Apple has its own version of Google Cardboard

As unlikely as it may seem, Apple has its own version of Google Cardboard

By 17 February 2015

It's official: virtual reality headsets are "in". Although every tech company was jumping on the smartwatch bandwagon last year, it appears the new hot item on trend is virtual reality headsets. Oculus VR was among the first in recent years to make such... >>