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Google Wallet adds PayPal billing so you can securely buy from Google Play Store

Google Wallet adds PayPal billing so you can securely buy from Google Play Store

By 15 May 2014

There are no shortage of payment options when it comes to buying content from the Google Play Store, but that hasn't stopped Google from adding yet another option: PayPal. Starting today, Android device owners can log into PayPal account to buy apps,... >>

Google Maps for desktop adds useful Quick Facts info cards pulled from Knowledge Graph

Google Maps for desktop adds useful Quick Facts info cards pulled from Knowledge Graph

By 15 May 2014

Google has integrated its powerful Knowledge Graph into Google Maps, with a new feature called Quick Facts. The Quick Facts feature, which is limited to the desktop version of Google Maps at the moment, appears as an informational card on the left-hand... >>

Google Search for iOS adds smart conversational search and more

Google Search for iOS adds smart conversational search and more

By 14 May 2014

Google has updated its Google Search for iOS app with new voice capabilities that let you ask conversational-type questions and receive a smart response. Open the app and simply tap the microphone or say "OK Google" to get started. You can then ask a... >>

Google Glass Explorer Edition fully goes on sale in the US for $1,500

Google Glass Explorer Edition fully goes on sale in the US for $1,500

By 14 May 2014

Following a limited one-day sale of Google Glass in April, Google has now completely opened the Explorer Program to all American consumers. Starting today, anyone in the US can buy an Explorer Edition of Google Glass. All you need is $1,500 and access... >>

Google Maps updated in UK to include every train, bus, tram and ferry

Google Maps updated in UK to include every train, bus, tram and ferry

By 14 May 2014

Google has announced an update to its Maps service which will be able to more intelligently guide users using public transport. The update now has access to the time and route of every train, bus, tram and ferry in the UK, claims Google. That's nearly... >>

Google's Spell Up Chrome Experiment is a voice-activated word game that teaches English

Google's Spell Up Chrome Experiment is a voice-activated word game that teaches English

By 13 May 2014

Google has launched a new Chrome Experiment that helps people learn English. It's a voice-activated game that is free to run and use. Called Spell Up, Google described the experiment as a "new word game" - sort of like a "virtual spelling bee, with a... >>

Google will give you £50 Google Play credit when you buy a Nexus 7

Google will give you £50 Google Play credit when you buy a Nexus 7

By 13 May 2014

Google has launched a promotion for the Nexus 7 in the UK. Customers buying the tablet from Currys & PC World, Tesco, Asda, Carphone Warehouse or Very.co.uk will, for a "limited time" also receive £50 worth of credit to spend on the Google Play store.... >>

Radical Gmail overhaul leaked in screenshots, revealing all-new interface

Radical Gmail overhaul leaked in screenshots, revealing all-new interface

By 12 May 2014

Gmail is about to look very different. And the way it works will be entirely new too, it's claimed. Geek.com has published some screenshots of a test version of Gmail that Google is supposedly trialing with a select group of users. The leaked screenshots... >>

Project Ara should feature Sennheiser audio thanks to Phonebloks partnership

Project Ara should feature Sennheiser audio thanks to Phonebloks partnership

By 12 May 2014

Sennheiser has announced its partnership with Phonebloks, the development group that helped create Google's Project Ara modular phone idea. The modular phone will feature "bloks" that can be removed and replaced to upgrade or fix the device without... >>

HTC emerges as possible manufacturer behind Google Nexus 8 (Flounder)

HTC emerges as possible manufacturer behind Google Nexus 8 (Flounder)

By 9 May 2014

HTC is rumoured to be the, perhaps unlikely, manufacturer of Google's next tablet device, the much-anticipated Nexus 8. A previous Chrome bug report cited a "Flounder" codename for the device many speculate as being the sequel to the Nexus 7. It appeared... >>