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Want Cardboard? Here’s how to make (or buy) Google’s DIY VR headset at home

Want Cardboard? Here’s how to make (or buy) Google’s DIY VR headset at home

By 26 June 2014

Clear off a space on your work desk. It's time to get all MacGyver with Google Cardboard. Google gave developers who attended I/O a cardboard do-it-yourself kit that turns into a virtual headset. The company said it wanted everyone to experience virtual... >>

Step aside, Oculus Rift: Cardboard is Google's DIY VR headset for Android devices

Step aside, Oculus Rift: Cardboard is Google's DIY VR headset for Android devices

By 25 June 2014

When you think of virtual reality today, you probably think of the Oculus Rift or some mammoth setup that involves heavy machinery for your head, lots of wires, and a person fumbling around in another realm. But Google had something else in mind: cardboard.... >>

What's new with Android L? Seven things to be excited about

What's new with Android L? Seven things to be excited about

By 25 June 2014

Google has kicked off its I/O developer conference, with an event that previewed the next version of Android. The company is really excited about the upcoming upgrade to its mobile operating system. And you should be too. We were on hand at the event,... >>

Google Fit announced as Android version of iOS 8 HealthKit, Nike and Adidas onboard

Google Fit announced as Android version of iOS 8 HealthKit, Nike and Adidas onboard

By 25 June 2014

Google has announced in detail its Google Fit platform. The fitness hub means that multiple data inputs, from smartwatches to heart rate monitors, can be processed all within Android. This should make tracking fitness data all in one place a far easier... >>

HTC: Working to bring Android L to HTC One M8 and M7

HTC: Working to bring Android L to HTC One M8 and M7

By 25 June 2014

HTC has said that it is already planning on bringing the new Android OS, Android L, to the HTC One family including the M8 and the M7: "HTC is excited about the new features in Android L and we can't wait to share them with our customers. We are committed... >>

Android Apps come to Chromebooks as lines blur even more between the two operating systems

Android Apps come to Chromebooks as lines blur even more between the two operating systems

By 25 June 2014

Google has confirmed that it will soon allow Chromebook users run Android apps on the desktop operating system, blurring the lines of what Chrome OS and Android is. Google demoed Evernote, Vine, and Flipboard Android apps working on a Chromebook Pixel... >>

Android Auto takes on Apple CarPlay: Here's everything you need to know

Android Auto takes on Apple CarPlay: Here's everything you need to know

By 25 June 2014

Google isn't going to let Apple steal your attention, not even for one second. So it has just outlined a new plan of attack that aims to keep you tied to Android, even from behind the wheel. Patrick Brady, the Director of Engineering at Android, announced... >>

Android TV replaces Google TV, as living room gets more attention

Android TV replaces Google TV, as living room gets more attention

By 25 June 2014

Android is heading to the living room, as Google looks to rebrand its failed Google TV service with Android TV. Accusing smart TVs of being pretty dumb, Google is planning on reinventing its Google TV offering as it attempts to beat devices like Apple... >>

Google details Android Wear at Google I/O, demos Dick Tracey talking option

Google details Android Wear at Google I/O, demos Dick Tracey talking option

By 25 June 2014

Google has detailed its smartwatch operating system called Android Wear at Google I/O, its annual developer conference in San Francisco. The bottom line? You can expect to start talking to your watch to give it instructions.  Created because people... >>

Android L Developer Preview ushers in new Material Design for Android

Android L Developer Preview ushers in new Material Design for Android

By 25 June 2014

Google has announced that the next version of Android, currently codenamed the Android L Developer preview, that will drastically change the way Android looks and reacts to interaction.  At the heart of the new design is something that Google is calling... >>