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Google's Project Tango will launch into space this week, for use with NASA robots

Google's Project Tango will launch into space this week, for use with NASA robots

By 7 July 2014

Google and NASA announced last spring that Project Tango would be integrated into volleyball-sized robots called SPHERES. These robots are designed to hover around the International Space Station and assist astronauts, and starting next week, they'll... >>

Google Chromecast tips: Ten ways to enhance your streaming experience

Google Chromecast tips: Ten ways to enhance your streaming experience

By 5 July 2014

You're probably reading this because you own a Chromecast but don't know what to do with it beyond casting YouTube or Netflix videos from your device to a TV. Well, just know you're not alone - and that Pocket-lint is here to help. Google released the... >>

Google not working? Here are five alternative search engines

Google not working? Here are five alternative search engines

By 4 July 2014

Google in the UK has been troubled by intermittent outages recently, essentially stopping users from searching the web or even using some Google services linked through the main website. According to the public outcry on Twitter, Brits who are using desktop... >>

Android Wear app explained: Here's how to get started with your watch and find the first apps

Android Wear app explained: Here's how to get started with your watch and find the first apps

By 3 July 2014

Google has finally made it easy for people to find, download, use apps for its new Android Wear operating system. The company has simultaneously updated all Android devices to Google Play Services 5.0 and launched an Apps for Android Wear section on the... >>

Android L, with Project Volta, should add at least 36 per cent more battery to your device

Android L, with Project Volta, should add at least 36 per cent more battery to your device

By 3 July 2014

With every release of Android Google likes to focus on fixing a certain issue and in Android L it's battery life. Recent testing, by ArsTechnica, of the Android L beta has revealed that Google has had a massive success. The test used the same mobile device... >>

Is ECJ search removal ruling being abused to kill good journalism?

Is ECJ search removal ruling being abused to kill good journalism?

By 3 July 2014

When the European Court of Justice ruled that search engine providers must offer a way for individuals to effectively prevent articles or online activities about themselves from being found, it was easy to find the positives in such a move. Few of us... >>

Google buys Songza music curation service for $39 million, iOS app included

Google buys Songza music curation service for $39 million, iOS app included

By 2 July 2014

Google has acquired Songza for a reported $39 million. The music curation service offers ad-supported playlists of tunes chosen around topical themes and while Google does not plan to change it in the immediate future, it is thought that Google Play Music... >>

What can Android Wear do? Here's all the best features explained, with tips and tricks

What can Android Wear do? Here's all the best features explained, with tips and tricks

By 28 June 2014

The world's first Android Wear watches have begun to launch for consumers, and that means it is time to review all the best features and hidden gems buried within Google's operating system for wearables. This is everything you need to know. Let's just... >>

Project Tango LG tablet to release next year for consumers, says Google at I/O

Project Tango LG tablet to release next year for consumers, says Google at I/O

By 26 June 2014

Google's Project Tango will become a reality for consumers by 2015, it's claimed. According Forbes and several other publications, Google announced at the I/O developer conference on 26 June that it is working with LG on a consumer device. The announcement... >>

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... >>