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Android Wear 5.1.1 now rolling out with Wi-Fi support and ability to draw emoji

Android Wear 5.1.1 now rolling out with Wi-Fi support and ability to draw emoji

By 20 May 2015

Google has begun rolling out an update to Android Wear just hours after Apple released the first update to Watch OS, and it appears as though the LG G Watch and LG G Watch R are among the first devices to get the software. According to Android Police,... >>

Google app for iOS and Android now serves up tweets in search results

Google app for iOS and Android now serves up tweets in search results

By 19 May 2015

After a long period of rumours, Google and Twitter have confirmed they signed a deal that'll allow tweets to show up in the search giant's results on mobile devices. Google and Twitter had a similar deal that ended in 2011 when Google first kicked off... >>

Google self-driving cars to hit the public roads this summer

Google self-driving cars to hit the public roads this summer

By 15 May 2015

Google has announced that the general public will be driving on roads with its self-driving cars from this summer. Despite recent news of reported accidents with its autonomous vehicles, Google is confidently moving forward. The public of Mountain View... >>

Google Fit now tells you calories burned and distance travelled without needing a fitness band

Google Fit now tells you calories burned and distance travelled without needing a fitness band

By 14 May 2015

Google has added new algorithms to its Android fitness app that help you keep track of daily calories burned and how far you've walked, cycled or run without the need for a fitness band or other step-counting wearable. Although it can be argued that Google... >>

After Android KitKat, Nestlé turns to YouTube for new chocolate bar rebranding

After Android KitKat, Nestlé turns to YouTube for new chocolate bar rebranding

By 12 May 2015

Although Android has moved on from its KitKat tie-in days, being currently on its Lollipop generation, Nestlé has again turned to the tech world and Google as part of a rebranding promotion for its chocolate bars. It has replaced the KitKat logo on... >>

Google Map Maker editing put on hold as the big G struggles to keep up

Google Map Maker editing put on hold as the big G struggles to keep up

By 12 May 2015

Google Map Maker, which lets the public edit Google Maps, has been disabled officially. Google has issued a statement making it clear that allowing the public to edit Google Maps is proving to be a problem. It claims this is a matter of resources since... >>

Google's self-driving car crash: Is media coverage just hype or should we know more?

Google's self-driving car crash: Is media coverage just hype or should we know more?

By 11 May 2015

UPDATE: Google has announced, via Backchannel, that it's self-driving cars have been in 11 accidents in the last 6 years, none of which were the fault of the self-driving cars. Self-driving cars are currently being tested in the US where 4 of the 48... >>

Nexus Player review: A first step in Android TV
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Nexus Player review: A first step in Android TV

By 11 May 2015

The Nexus Player is Google's set-top box. Built by Asus and announced alongside the Nexus 6 and Nexus 9, the Nexus Player brings Android Lollipop to your TV. It acts as a bridge, giving Google an avenue to providing content for your TV and leverages... >>

Google's next Nexus phone might be Huawei-made, with Samsung's 2K display

Google's next Nexus phone might be Huawei-made, with Samsung's 2K display

By 8 May 2015

Google is likely hard at work on its next Nexus, and the latest leak indicates it is considering partnering with a Chinese manufacturer to get the job done. Gizmo China has claimed Huawei is on-board to produce the next Nexus phone, which will replace... >>

Android Wear 5.1 explored: One small step for Android Wear...

Android Wear 5.1 explored: One small step for Android Wear...

By 8 May 2015

Google announced an update to Android Wear in April, making its debut on the LG Watch Urbane and rolling out to other devices in the family. It's the most significant Wear update so far, a step change in functionality. Android Wear has spent its time... >>