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Fly like Peter Pan over London Town with the Google Maps 3D update

Fly like Peter Pan over London Town with the Google Maps 3D update

By 17 July 2014

Google has painstakingly rendered much of London in 3D for its Maps service, giving you the option to explore the capital in ways you may never have before. Using the 43-degree angled satellite imagery, Google has crafted a 3D model of London for both... >>

Android Wear review
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Android Wear review

By 17 July 2014

Android Wear is a new platform for smartwatches designed to put the power of Google's Android onto 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... >>

Google is developing smart contact lenses that detect health and autofocus eyes

Google is developing smart contact lenses that detect health and autofocus eyes

By 16 July 2014

Google is working with Swiss drug maker Novartis to create smart contact lenses. The eye worn devices will be able to detect a user's health or autofocus a person's vision. The first contact lens will be for diabetics. It will be able to measure glucose... >>

Ex-Ford CEO Alan Mulally joins Google's board, following Android Auto debut

Ex-Ford CEO Alan Mulally joins Google's board, following Android Auto debut

By 15 July 2014

Google launched a pared-down version of Android for vehicles just last month, and now the company has welcomed Ford's former CEO to its Board of Directors. Alan Mulally retired from Ford Motor Company, an 111-year-old automaker headquartered in Michigan,... >>

Project Ara test kits are now available from Google

Project Ara test kits are now available from Google

By 15 July 2014

Google is now taking requests for its modular phone, Project Ara. The handset can be modified and upgraded by swapping out parts like the camera, memory, sensors and more. Test kits are going to ship this month. The pre-release testing isn't for customers... >>

Microsoft to give Chromebooks some stiff competition this Christmas, says cheap PCs are coming

Microsoft to give Chromebooks some stiff competition this Christmas, says cheap PCs are coming

By 14 July 2014

Those of you want to buy cheap computers for your kids will have more options to consider beyond Google's Chromebook lineup this Christmas, it's claimed. Microsoft shined a spotlight on several new Windows-powered laptops and PCs at its partner conference... >>

Google's Ingress comes to iOS, now iPhone owners can join the fight for real world control

Google's Ingress comes to iOS, now iPhone owners can join the fight for real world control

By 14 July 2014

iPhone owners can finally join their Android chums in wandering about European cities, phone in hand, searching for landmarks that have been designated virtual Ingress portals. A game by Google's Niantic Labs, Ingress has been around on Android for a... >>

Acer C720 is the first Chromebook to offer Intel Core i3, but it'll cost you

Acer C720 is the first Chromebook to offer Intel Core i3, but it'll cost you

By 10 July 2014

The Acer C720 Chromebook is a little less affordable now, thanks to a spec bump that includes a new Intel chip. Acer America has introduced the first Chromebook to come with a fourth-generation Intel Core i3 processor. The news shouldn't be too surprising... >>

Guess how much money your personal data is worth? A study has finally found out

Guess how much money your personal data is worth? A study has finally found out

By 10 July 2014

Tracking personal data and invading your privacy is one thing, but making money from it just adds insult to injury. That's what online companies have been doing for years. Now a study has been carried out to see just what your data is really worth. Data... >>

Here's a first look at Samsung Gear VR headset, and it works a lot like Cardboard

Here's a first look at Samsung Gear VR headset, and it works a lot like Cardboard

By 9 July 2014

Samsung's upcoming virtual reality headset is an Oculus Rift-looking device that functions sort of like Google Cardboard, according to a newly leaked image. Reports claimed in May that Samsung was working on a virtual reality headset, and now more details... >>