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Google is testing wireless charging for self-driving cars

Google is testing wireless charging for self-driving cars

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Google is not only working on driverless cars without steering wheels or pedals, but with wireless charging too. According to a leaked FCC filing, Google wants its self-driving cars to recharge without wires. This could mean cars that never need to stop... >>

Google driverless cars set to hit UK roads soon

Google driverless cars set to hit UK roads soon

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Google's autonomous cars have been getting plenty of US testing and now they look set to begin driving trials in the UK. The UK government is currently in talks with Google about testing the self-driving cars on the roads of the UK. Deputy mayor for... >>

Google is going big on VR in 2016: Here's how it will top Cardboard and Gear VR

Google is going big on VR in 2016: Here's how it will top Cardboard and Gear VR

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

Could the next Nexus phone be a Pixel phone?

Could the next Nexus phone be a Pixel phone?

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Google could be set to change the way its Nexus phones are made, taking control from hardware manufacturers. That could mean that the next Nexus could be more like a Pixel, with Google exerting end-to-end control. Until now the Nexus smartphones have... >>

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... >>

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.... >>

This is what the next version of Google Glass looks like

This is what the next version of Google Glass looks like

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It looks like Google Glass 2 is close to hitting the workplace. Project Aura, not to be mistaken for modular phone Project Ara, is a division at Google responsible for wearable technology, and it's been working on the latest versions of Google Glass.Google... >>

Google's best Android apps and games of 2015

Google's best Android apps and games of 2015

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It's that time of year when companies announce year-end statistics and name their "best of" award winners, and Google is the latest to join the crowd, with its annual round-up of the best Android apps, games, and more.The company didn't specifically... >>

Making the switch? How to change from Android to iPhone 6S or 6S Plus

Making the switch? How to change from Android to iPhone 6S or 6S Plus

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We're leaving Android. For iOS. More specifically, for the iPhone 6S. We're not platform-prejudice, as we've used everything from the Nokia Lumia 1020 to the Nexus 6P, but lately we've strictly been toting around an Android phone. We're also using a LTE-enabled... >>

Best 10 gadgets for a more connected home

Best 10 gadgets for a more connected home

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Connected homes used to be something you'd associate with the future but that's no longer the case. Over the last few years we have seen several smarthome gadgets and devices appear and they have really come into their own in 2015.Smart heating and lighting... >>

Best 8 gadgets for entertaining the kids this Christmas

Best 8 gadgets for entertaining the kids this Christmas

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This year has seen some amazing gadgets and devices make their way through the Pocket-lint offices, from the new Chromecast and Amazon Fire TV with 4K capability to the Samsung Galaxy S6 edge and the Apple iPad mini 4.Whether you are looking for the... >>

Google and Ford teaming up to create the self-driving cars you could own

Google and Ford teaming up to create the self-driving cars you could own

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During the CES trade show in January, it is rumoured that Google and Ford will announce a partnership to build autonomous, self-driving vehicles for the future. The companies have individually been active in the field for a while, with Ford revealing... >>

Experience Christmas at the White House thanks to virtual reality

Experience Christmas at the White House thanks to virtual reality

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Christmas is a pretty big deal at the White House. There's an official indoor Christmas Tree - and it's given a new and specific theme each year. Plus, there are a tonne of holiday traditions and interesting decorations, which you can read about here.... >>

What's Android Wear really like on iPhone?

What's Android Wear really like on iPhone?

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Smartwatches are now a thing. It doesn't matter if you love them or hate them, think they are great or entirely pointless, there are new models launching every month and this is only set to continue. It wasn't all that long ago that options were more... >>

Want to name Android N? You could pick Google's new mobile OS title

Want to name Android N? You could pick Google's new mobile OS title

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The Android operating system name is always a point of excited discussion ahead of its reveal. The next name might be talked about even before it gets decided, as you could be the one choosing. Google SVP Sundar Pichai, speaking at Delhi University, suggested... >>

Self-driving cars: 14 automakers betting on driverless vehicles

Self-driving cars: 14 automakers betting on driverless vehicles

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Stop thinking about self-driving cars as something far-off or futuristic. They're here. They're now. They're being made and tested and shown off by companies like Google, BMW, and Tesla - the latter of which has already released self-driving features... >>

Huawei Nexus 6P camera tips and tricks

Huawei Nexus 6P camera tips and tricks

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The Huawei Nexus 6P is the best Nexus device to date, and one of the key reasons we like it so much is the brilliant camera. When it comes to taking pictures, the device is hard to fault. Whether it's the 12.3-megapixel Sony MX377 camera sensor on the... >>

How to lose belly fat… Ask Google, everyone else did in 2015

How to lose belly fat… Ask Google, everyone else did in 2015

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The results are in, and it looks like people both in the US and outside of the country were really interested in the welfare of Lamar Odom. And in the UK specifically, people were super concerned about how to lose belly fat. Google releases a series of... >>

Google with its driverless cars wants to become an Uber

Google with its driverless cars wants to become an Uber

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Google is making an entire, standalone business for its self-driving cars, and the purpose of this unit is to offer Uber-like rides. According to Bloomberg, Google's ride-for-hire business will launch under its parent company, Alphabet Inc, sometime next... >>

Android Wear review: The smartwatch platform?
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Android Wear review: The smartwatch platform?

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Android Wear is the platform for wearables designed to put the power of Google on your wrist. It keeps you always connected by delivering tailored alerts from your smartphone, but also acts as a point of input for interaction with your apps. It's designed... >>

Fight stormtroopers in this Google game that turns your phone into a lightsaber

Fight stormtroopers in this Google game that turns your phone into a lightsaber

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Okay, this is probably the coolest Chrome browser game yet. Google does this thing every now and then in which it releases new "Chrome experiments" that can only be accessed, viewed, or played with using the Google Chrome web browser on Mac and PCs. Well,... >>