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Google's virtual reality headset: What's the story so far?

Google's virtual reality headset: What's the story so far?

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You might've heard by now: Google is going big on virtual reality in 2016. We're in early-days territory still, so it's hard to be sure, but several reports about executive-level shakeups at the company, as well as VR talent poaching, and now VR-related... >>

Google just beat Facebook to the punch at teaching a computer to master Go

Google just beat Facebook to the punch at teaching a computer to master Go

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Ouch. Facebook is probably hating on Google so much right now. Okay, here's what's up: Google published a blog post today as well as the fancy video below, which is narrated by Demis Hassabis, a British researcher from Google's DeepMind artificial intelligence... >>

Best smarthome cameras: See inside your home anytime

Best smarthome cameras: See inside your home anytime

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A smarthome consists of all sorts of exciting gadgets from app-controlled lighting and heating to robotic vacuum cleaners, but there is one gadget that is likely to be picked first for the smarthome cool team - the camera. Smarthome cameras will not only... >>

Will the next Google Nexus phone be HTC?

Will the next Google Nexus phone be HTC?

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For the last few years Google has used LG, Huawei and, when it was its own brand, Motorola to build Nexus phones. Samsung preceded those. But the first manufacturer of a Nexus smartphone, released six years ago, was actually HTC. Now it is heavily rumoured... >>

Apple HomeKit explained: Is it available yet and how does it work?

Apple HomeKit explained: Is it available yet and how does it work?

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Apple wants to streamline home automation. In other words: it wants to make it easier for smart accessories to communicate, and for you to connect and manage all the smart accessories in your home from various manufacturers (Philips Hue lights, for instance,... >>

Don't forget Cardboard: Google is going big on VR in 2016

Don't forget Cardboard: Google is going big on VR in 2016

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Google is tackling virtual reality this year. Like, for reals. Or at least that's what Re/code has reported. The search giant is putting together a "dedicated division" solely for virtual-reality computing, and the whole thing is being run by a "key deputy"... >>

Google I/O 2016 conference to kick off 18 May in Mountain View

Google I/O 2016 conference to kick off 18 May in Mountain View

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The CEO of Google has taken to Twitter to announce when this year's I/O developer conference will be held. According to Sundar Pichai, the annual conference has been scheduled for 18 May 2016. It'll run until 20 May. The chief executive also confirmed... >>

Project Tango hits smartphones, Lenovo and Google announce 3D scanning handset

Project Tango hits smartphones, Lenovo and Google announce 3D scanning handset

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Google's Project Tango, which captures 3D images of the real world and converts them into virtual, is coming to a smartphone made by Lenovo. This is the first time a manufacturer and Google have been linked for a consumer smartphone with Project Tango.... >>

Casio WSD-F10 Android Wear smartwatch: Google wearable goes rugged

Casio WSD-F10 Android Wear smartwatch: Google wearable goes rugged

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Casio has revealed an Android Wear powered smartwatch at CES in Las Vegas, but added its own design ethos on to the experience to help it stand out from the crowd. The new WSD-F10, which harks plenty of the G-Shock qualities from the company's rugged... >>

Which is the best movie streaming box for under £100? Apple TV vs Fire TV vs Chromecast 2 and more

Which is the best movie streaming box for under £100? Apple TV vs Fire TV vs Chromecast 2 and more

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Apple has finally, after three years, released a replacement Apple TV set-top-box and there has been a lot of interest from multiple sectors of the entertainment industry. Amazon too has recently replaced its successful Fire TV box with a new model.... >>