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Google's Works with Cardboard aims to certify VR viewers and optimise app experiences

Google's Works with Cardboard aims to certify VR viewers and optimise app experiences

By 16 April 2015

Google wants you to know it's investing in virtual reality compatibility. The company's Cardboard VR viewer, which launched last year, has inspired a whole range of budget VR viewers made out of affordable materials, and in an attempt to make them work... >>

Want to find your Android phone? Now you can simply Google 'Find my phone'

Want to find your Android phone? Now you can simply Google 'Find my phone'

By 16 April 2015

Now finding your phone is easier than ever thanks to Google integration of search for Android devices. Google now allows you type into the search bar "Find my phone" and without even hitting enter it will be displayed on a map immediately. In our experience,... >>

Google's new handwriting input app for Android supports emoji and 82 languages

Google's new handwriting input app for Android supports emoji and 82 languages

By 15 April 2015

Google has launched a new keyboard app that lets you handwrite in Android. Google Handwriting Input is the new app. It's for handwriting messages and even emoji. The idea is that handwriting as an input method can allow for natural and intuitive input... >>

Google updates Chrome with native push notifications and more

Google updates Chrome with native push notifications and more

By 15 April 2015

Google Chrome just got more useful, or annoying, depending on whether you like push notifications. Google has long been implementing native push notifications within test versions of Chrome, but now it's released a finalised version of Chrome, called... >>

LG Music Flow wireless speakers now support Google Cast streaming

LG Music Flow wireless speakers now support Google Cast streaming

By 14 April 2015

A few months ago Google said it wanted to turn its Google Cast platform into an audio streaming standard, and now LG is throwing support behind that decision with its Music Flow speakers. There are seven speakers in the Music Flow lineup, with prices... >>

Google Project Fi network plans leak: Unused data refunds, Nexus 6 Nova finance, data across devices and more

Google Project Fi network plans leak: Unused data refunds, Nexus 6 Nova finance, data across devices and more

By 14 April 2015

Google has already confirmed it will be offering an MVNO network service, dubbed Nova, but now details have leaked. Google's Project Fi has leaked in an app called Tycho which was uncovered by Android Police in a Lollipop build not available to the public.... >>

Google X has a small group working on better batteries for the future

Google X has a small group working on better batteries for the future

By 11 April 2015

Google's research lab has its sights set on batteries. According to The Wall Street Journal, Google knows the world needs better batteries for powering consumer electronics, so it tapped a former Apple employee in 2012 (who is described as a battery expert)... >>

Google cuts price of Project Tango tablet in half but keeps it developer-only

Google cuts price of Project Tango tablet in half but keeps it developer-only

By 10 April 2015

You can now save $500 on a Project Tango 3D-mapping tablet. Project Tango is a project headed by Google’s Advanced Technology and Projects group and consists of phone and tablet prototypes capable of tracking 3D motion and creating a 3D model of the... >>

Google's premium YouTube is coming soon: Ad-free videos, offline viewing, and more

Google's premium YouTube is coming soon: Ad-free videos, offline viewing, and more

By 8 April 2015

YouTube isn't going to be completely free anymore. It's been rumoured that Google wants to offer a subscription-based version of YouTube by the end of this year, which would let you see millions of videos on YouTube without having to watch adverts, among... >>

Acer unveils the first all-in-one Chromebase with 21.5-inch touch display

Acer unveils the first all-in-one Chromebase with 21.5-inch touch display

By 1 April 2015

Not to be outdone by Asus' touchscreen Chromebook Flip, Acer has introduced a new Chrome OS device with a touch display. Acer offers several Chrome OS devices, such as a Chromebox, Chromebooks, and the Chromebase series, the latter of which has a new... >>