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Lenovo Cloud Camera set to be a Dropcam rival, FCC photos reveal all

Lenovo Cloud Camera set to be a Dropcam rival, FCC photos reveal all

By 30 December 2014

Lenovo looks ready to take on Dropcam, the cloud-connected smart camera that Google's Nest Labs bought earlier this year. A new home security camera called Cloud Camera has just passed through the Federal Communications Commission ahead of CES 2015, where... >>

Chromecast now has a guest mode: Here's how to turn on the feature

Chromecast now has a guest mode: Here's how to turn on the feature

By 27 December 2014

Chromecast just got a little more powerful, thanks to a recent update from Google. The update essentially allows your friends to take control of your Chromecast, an HDMI dongle from Google that plays video content on a high-definition display by directly... >>

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

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

By 25 December 2014

We're leaving Android, for iOS (or, more specifically, for the iPhone 6 Plus). We're not platform-prejudice, as we've used everything from the Nokia Lumia 1020 to the HTC One M8, but lately we've strictly been toting around an Android phone. We're also... >>

The Interview gets its release after all, via Google Play

The Interview gets its release after all, via Google Play

By 24 December 2014

After all the debate about whether or not The Interview, the controversial film about North Korean leader Kim Jong Un staring James Franco and Seth Rogen, would get a cinema release in the US, Sony has now announced that it has done a deal with Google... >>

This is Google's 'first real build' of a self-driving vehicle

This is Google's 'first real build' of a self-driving vehicle

By 22 December 2014

Google has unveiled what it described as the "first real build" of its self-driving vehicle. The company unveiled a similar-looking car in May, though it now claimed that car was just an "early mockup" that didn't even have real headlights. Google has... >>

Germany's top car companies don't want Google in the driving seat

Germany's top car companies don't want Google in the driving seat

By 22 December 2014

Android Auto is a focus of Google, with recent news that Android M might be a more robust Android Auto offering, designed specifically for car integration. The report from Reuters, citing unnamed sources, says that Google's plan is to step beyond integration... >>

Google is close to launching 'OK Google' always-on voice commands for Chromebooks

Google is close to launching 'OK Google' always-on voice commands for Chromebooks

By 20 December 2014

You can now say "OK Google" to your Chromebook. Well, people running early release software can anyway. The latest early release of Chrome OS has an always-on feature that allows users to jump into voice command mode. All they have to do is get the release... >>

Android M, the next version of Android Auto, rumoured to be built straight into cars

Android M, the next version of Android Auto, rumoured to be built straight into cars

By 19 December 2014

Google has a plan for Android Auto that would make it much more robust than a version of Android that simply projects smartphone apps onto a car's infotainment display, it's claimed. According to Reuters, which cited unnamed sources, Google is now developing... >>

Android 5.0 Lollipop review: Sweet sweet Android refinement
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Android 5.0 Lollipop review: Sweet sweet Android refinement

By 17 December 2014

Android 5.0 Lollipop made its debut on the Nexus 9, Google's new tablet, and the Nexus 6, its latest smartphone. With Android 5.0 comes a range of changes that feel like a repositioning of Android, rather than a huge bump in forward-facing features. We've... >>

Microsoft is working on a service for streaming apps and games to Windows devices

Microsoft is working on a service for streaming apps and games to Windows devices

By 16 December 2014

Microsoft is developing a better way to compete with Google and its cloud-based apps and operating system. The company is building a experimental service for streaming apps and games on Windows, it's claimed. ZDNet has reported that Microsoft's Azure-based... >>


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